May 25 2013 Latest news:
Saturday, January 26, 2013
A GROUP of 40 talented artists from Ely College had work on display at the city’s Babylon Gallery as part of the annual ADeC & Ely-Hereward Rotary Club East Cambridgeshire Schools Art Competition.
The exhibition of the area’s young artistic talent included a record number from primary schools and featured more than 140 entries.
The competition was judged by art professionals and the prizes, sponsored by Tindalls and other local shops and businesses, were presented by Gary Gardner, president of Ely-Hereward Rotary Club, at a special preview for all entrants and their families.
Ely’s students came away with a clutch of awards, including first and second place in the Key Stage 3 category, won by Agatha Zwolinksa and Morgan Brown respectively; third place in the A-Level category, won by Thomas Lomax; and a Hereward Rotary Prize for Freya Neighbour.
The Babylon Gallery is open, free of charge, Tuesday to Sunday, from noon-4pm. Details of the exhibition are available on the ADeC website www.adec.org.uk