The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to visit special Fiji exhibition at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich

The Queen. Picture: Ian Burt

The Queen. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will be making a special visit to a landmark exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts this month.

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Picture: PETE HUGGINS

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Picture: PETE HUGGINS - Credit: PETE HUGGINS

They will be shown around the exhibition Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific, at the Norwich gallery on the University of East Anglia (UEA) campus on Friday, January 27.

Director of the Sainsbury Centre, Prof Paul Greenhalgh, said: 'It is a huge privilege to welcome The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. I am sure they will enjoy this extraordinary show.'

Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific includes more than 280 objects and works of art on loan and shows off the art and cultural history of Fiji.

During the visit the Royal couple will meet the exhibition's curators Prof Steven Hooper, Dr Karen Jacobs and Ms Katrina Talei Igglesden, Sainsbury Centre staff, representatives of UEA Student's Union, and Fijian students currently enrolled at the university.


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They will also meet the Fijian High Commissioner to the UK, Mr Jitoko Tikolevu.

For more on this story see tomorrow's EDP.

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