Wildlife art exhibition in King’s Lynn raises funds for RSPCA wildlife hospital at East Winch

An exhibition of wildlife art at King's Lynn Arts Centre this week will raise money for the RSPCA Wildlife Centre in East Winch.

The exhibition opened to the public on Saturday and will run until this Saturday.

It features 117 pieces of art in a range of styles, includes the work of professional and amateur artists and 10pc of each sale will go to the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre.

The winners of a junior art competition held at the RSPCA centre in July, named Hannah Smith, Lillie-Grace Henry and Rebecca Shaw, are also on display.

Meanwhile, a major celebration event is to be held at King's Lynn Art Centre on September 24-25 to mark the start of the King's Lynn Arts Centre Trust, made up of volunteers who have saved the venue from closure.

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Organiser of the wildlife exhibition Peter Borrmann, who is chairman of St Germans Art Club, said: 'This is the second time we've run an exhibition here for the local RSPCA centre and there has been a lot of interest.

'There is a real buzz about King's Lynn Arts Centre at the moment and a lot of excitement about the up coming launch event.

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'I just hope the local community continues to support the centre.'

Three other exhibitions are being run at the venue until Saturday: a Helena Anderson solo exhibition, St Germans Arts Club's 18th annual exhibition, and the West Norfolk Artists Association Small Works exhibition.

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