Sidmouth Society of Artists opens doors to new exhibit

Members of Sidmouth Society of Artists at Kennaway House before their exhibition. Ref shs 27 18TI 71

Members of Sidmouth Society of Artists at Kennaway House before their exhibition. Ref shs 27 18TI 7102. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

A charity exhibition has opened showing casing the best work of artists from across Sidmouth.

Sidmouth Society of Artists is exhibiting their work until July 18 at Kennaway House.

Exmouth Town Crier, Roger Bourgein attended the opening today (July 5) to announce the event was open.

The group has chosen the Admiral Nurse Campaign as its cause of the year and will be raising money through raffles and other activities.

Ahead of the opening day, Duncan Watt, chairman of the board of trustees at Sid Valley Memory Café, chose his ‘best in show and runner ups for the Marion Ovens Award.


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Ann England, from the group, said: “The hard work to complete the paintings ready for handing in and hanging is over.

“Members hang the pictures in the best possible way to display them to best advantage.”

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Members of the public are encouraged to come along and vote for their favourite painting in the exhibit.

A prize will then be presented to the winning artist.

Entry is £1 a person and free for under 18s.

The exhibition is open from 10am to 5pm each day apart from July 18 where it will close at 4pm.

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