Good turnout for Sidmouth art show despite rain

PUBLISHED: 15:32 31 August 2011

John Evans (exhibition officer) with his painting of Sidmouth at the Sidmouth Society of Artists exhibition in Connaught gardens on Saturday. Photo by Terry Ife ref shs 9937-35-11TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

John Evans (exhibition officer) with his painting of Sidmouth at the Sidmouth Society of Artists exhibition in Connaught gardens on Saturday. Photo by Terry Ife ref shs 9937-35-11TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Annual open-air art show at Sidmouth’s Connaught Gardens will aid Sidmouth Voluntary Services

THE annual Sidmouth Society of Artists exhibition has taken place in Sidmouth’s Connaught gardens.

The event on Saturday, August 27, from 10am to 4pm, showcased work from more than 30 artists, writes Gregory Carter.

Throughout the day several hundred people visited the open air exhibition.

John Evans, exhibition officer said: “Considering the bad weather we had a really good turnout.”

He added: “Unfortunately the rain did affect us, but overall the event still went well and everyone enjoyed the day.”

The exhibition helped raise money for local charity, Sidmouth Voluntary Services.

An annual coffee morning is due to take place in October and the takings from both events will be presented to a representative from the charity soon after.


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