Sunday, 20 July 2014

Poppleton Artists Exhibition

News from Glynis Learmonth and June Hardy about an exhibition in Poppleton over the upcoming August Bank Holiday.  The official press release and contact details are reproduced below.

Poppleton Artists Exhibition (14th Year)

More than 200 pieces of art work will be on sale at the Poppleton Artist’s Exhibition and Sale, which is being held at The Tithe Barn, Church Lane, Nether Poppleton over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

A percentage of all the art sold at the event is donated to the Tithe Barn. Over £12,000 has been donated since the first exhibition in August 2000 held to help raise funds for the maintenance of this historic building. Both established and up-and-coming artists exhibit at the event, which is now in its 14th year and attracts an increasing number of visitors.

June Hardy, Chair of the Poppleton Art Exhibition Committee said: ‘We are very excited about this year’s event. The standard and diversity of art we receive becomes more im-pressive each year so we are sure the public will enjoy the exhibition.  There are art works available for sale from around £25 to £500 so there is something for everyone.  The lovely home-made refreshments are also very popular with visitors.'

If you are an artist living in Poppleton and would be interested in showing your work at the exhibition, please contact June Hardy, (Chairman) on 01904 797217.

The Exhibition is open from 22nd - 25th August. A preview evening will take place on Friday 22nd from 6:30 pm. to 9:00 pm.  Tickets for the preview are available from 01904 797217 at a cost of £5 which includes wine and canapes.  The exhibition will be open from 10:00 am. to 6:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday and from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm on Monday.  Entry is free and refreshments are available. There is free parking and wheelchair access.

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