My Gloucestershire – Past and Present

Gloucestershire Rural Community Council, in partnership with Age Concern Gloucestershire and Artshape, are joining forces to celebrate and showcase older people’s creativity by building an exhibition of items which illustrate what Gloucestershire has meant and continues to mean to them. This is an initiative of the Bishop’s Breakfast, an occasional gathering hosted by the Bishop of Gloucester, of Chief Executives from the voluntary, statutory, public and business sectors.
The exhibition will consist of a wide range of items – photography, needlework, painting, collage, ceramics,  to name but a few – and will tour the county following its debut in Gloucester.   Contributions can be pieces that have already been completed in existing art classes/sessions at clubs and day centres; individual pieces of work completed at home; or new items which have been made in one of the forthcoming workshops planned for each of the six districts of the county.
There will also be opportunities for the general public to take part in workshops around the county – the first being held at Gloucester Resource Centre, City Works, Alfred Street, Gloucester on Wednesday 16th April from 10.30 to 12.30.  Some places are still available. Please contact Harriet West on (01452) 307684 for more information.

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