King’s Lynn Arts Centre paints the Bigger Picture

Local masterpiece to be created from hundreds of sections

Artists are being asked to help paint the Bigger Picture to support Lynn Arts Centre.

The new trust which is running the centre is asking hundreds of artists from clubs and associations to paint a section of a mystery picture.

None of them know what the final giant masterpiece will be - it will be unveiled in September.

Each participant will receive a photocopy of a section of the painting they will contribute, along with a board to paint on.

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The finished work will be a copy of a local work of art which is owned by the town's museum.

The large scale version will be revealed during a special Champagne reception on September 25.

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Everyone who takes part is also invited to exhibit one of their own pictures which will be installed as part of the Bigger Picture Exhibition at the Fermoy Gallery.

Each piece of work will be no bigger than 35cmx35cm and the exhibition will be open until October 29.

Artistst and groups have until July 18 to register and take part in the event.

For further information phone 01553 779095 or emial

Lynn's historic Arts Centre has been taken over by a trust which recently announced its patron as Brendon Coyle - who starred in Downton Abbey.

The award winning actor, who lives in West Norfolk, said he was honoured to be patron for performing arts.

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