Search

Art exhibition’s 100 pictures to celebrate Thanet’s coastline

PUBLISHED: 12:46 17 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:46 17 August 2017

Margate Bay

Margate Bay

Archant

The display will be put up by All Saints Art Group

An art group from Thanet will be holding their annual art exhibition in the church hall where they meet every week.

All Saints Art Group will be holding the Exhibition of Traditional and Comtemporary Art featuring pieces made with oils, acrylics, and watercolours over the August Bank Holiday weekend next week.

There will be over 100 pictures for sale and what the group say are “reasonable prices”.

The main feature of the exhibition will be a recreation of every bay around the Isle of Thanet, by all 18 members of the art group.

The 18 individual paints of the coastline will be exhibited around walls of the church hall and will all be for sale. There will be a map of Thanet accompanying the display to show where the bays are and their names.

Art is being used as a big regeneration tool across Thanet and since the Turner Contemporary opened in 2011 on Margate’s seafront, over 1.5 million people have visited the gallery, showing a rise in popularity of art as a leisure activity.

The vision of the Turner Contemporary organisation is Art Inspiring Change, using collaboration, learning, ambition and transformation to give everyone to access to world-class art.

Local historian, Jenny Burgess, will be photographing the paintings and producing pamphlets about all the indiviual bays of Thanet during the event.

The All Saints Art Group started in October 2013 and they meet evert Friday at the All Saints church house in Birchington, where the exhibition is being held.

Opening times for the display are from 10am to 4pm from August 26-28, and is open to everyone including dogs and kids.

The exhibition is free entry, and there will be refreshments, homemade cakes, tombola and of course, art.

For more information and enquiries on tickets contact Mick Cairns from Midas Leisure - the craft and gift fair organisers acrosss the borough - on 0796622517 or Lesley on 01843 841936.

Latest news

Yesterday, 13:09

Biggin Hill Airport in Bromley held its annual Festival of Flight over the weekend and saw more than 15,000 people attend the event.

Yesterday, 09:36

A Bromley man surprised his wife on the 32nd anniversary of the night they met by taking her to the same nightclub on Widmore Road where their story began in 1986.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Overcast conditions and a lively pitch ensured the bowlers were very much on top as the first day of the Specsavers County Championship match between Leicestershire and Kent ended with honours approximately even.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Police and medical professionals investigating the death of an 18-year-old in Chislehurst have confirmed no one will be charged in relation to his death.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Bromley Technical School will be holding a special tribute concert to celebrate musical legend David Bowie.

Most read

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bromley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bromley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24