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Spring Art Exhibition at Bishops Manor

Some of the region’s finest artists will come together for an exhibition at Bishops Manor in Howden this month.

The exhibition will give you a chance to explore the 700-year-old ancient monument as well as view exhibits from a range of local artists in the nine refurbished rooms.

The event takes place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March from 10am to 4pm and entry is free.

Some of the exhibiting artists include Rebecca Macfarland, a self-taught artist specialising in graphite and charcoal, Julie from Fwootpot Ceramics, who makes one-of-a kind pieces incorporating dolls, faces and Elizabeth Stead, who creates individual, handmade necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

Simon Cooper from Cooperillo Art and Illustration will also be exhibiting. Simon has enjoyed a rich and varied career in book and editorial illustration for many years and, in 2017, he launched Cooperillo, selling limited edition prints direct to the public online and at art shows. Gwen Kitching has painted and drawn from an early age and now she’s retired she spends a lot of time creating her art and this year she has had her graphite pencil work ‘Bristlecone Pines’ accepted for the Ferens Art Gallery open exhibition.

Connie Howarth from Constance Isobel Jewellery will be showing her unique jewellery pieces, which draw on her interest in ancient adornments and artefacts as well as her love for the natural world and Angela Bell, a mixed media artist who loves to experiment with colour and texture, will be exhibiting her works.

More artists will be announced in the next few weeks. For further information, search for @bishopsmanorhowden on Facebook.

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