Sealed bid auction of painting to boost RNLI branch’s fundraising efforts

Ian Rangeley, chairman of Seaton and Beer RNLI, with volunteers at the Beer lifeboat week. Ref shb 2

Ian Rangeley, chairman of Seaton and Beer RNLI, with volunteers at the Beer lifeboat week. Ref shb 27-16TI 3453. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

An original painting by an artist from Beer, worth up to £1,400, is up for grabs in a sealed bid charity auction.

Andrew Coates has donated an original abstract oil painting, called Light Works China Trip 2015, to the Seaton and District Branch of the RNLI.

Wendy Cummins, secretary of the branch, thanked Andrew for his support and said the group was inviting bids starting from £400.

The painting can be viewed at Marine House Gallery.

Sealed envelopes should be dropped into the Marine House Gallery in Beer, or emailed to wac500@htomail.co.uk, before tomorrow (Saturday).


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The envelopes will be opened in the Dolphin Hotel at 7.30pm tomorrow night.

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