Hundreds stop by to admire skill of woodturners at Ely exhibition

08:15 20 August 2014

Art In Wood exhibition, by Ely Guild of Woodturners, at the Cathedral Centre, Mark Wardle, with his work.

Art In Wood exhibition, by Ely Guild of Woodturners, at the Cathedral Centre, Mark Wardle, with his work.

Archant

The Ely Guild of Woodturners is hosting its annual exhibition at the Cathedral Centre in Ely.

Art In Wood exhibition, by Ely Guild of Woodturners, at the Cathedral Centre, Malcolm Arter, with his grandson Connor Arter.Art In Wood exhibition, by Ely Guild of Woodturners, at the Cathedral Centre, Malcolm Arter, with his grandson Connor Arter.

Since the exhibition opened on Saturday, hundreds of visitors have dropped into the centre, in Palace Green, to admire some examples of members’ work which ranges from lacquered bowls, to inlaid plates and turned vases.

Many of the items on display are also for sale, with dozens of items being sold over the course of the 10-day exhibition. The event comes to an end on Monday.

Members will be on-hand throughout to offer advice about the guild while there were live open-air demonstrations for members of the public to enjoy.

Art In Wood exhibition, by Ely Guild of Woodturners, at the Cathedral Centre, (l-r) President Dick Brown, with Deputy Mayor John Yates.Art In Wood exhibition, by Ely Guild of Woodturners, at the Cathedral Centre, (l-r) President Dick Brown, with Deputy Mayor John Yates.

Guild chairman, Christine Robinson said: “We had a lot of people come through the doors at the weekend but there has also been a good number in the week as well, which is nice to see.”

To find out more about the guild, visit www.elysuildofwoodturners.co.uk

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Yesterday, 16:44
Stephen Talbot

A former Cambridgeshire police chaplain has been has been jailed for possession of indecent images of children.

Yesterday, 12:21
Left: Tim Wildbore and Andrew Thornewell.

Inquests have been opened into the deaths of two men who suffered fatal injuries in a crash on the A10.

Yesterday, 08:20
Witchford Village College head teacher, Chris Terry

Pupil progress at Witchford Village College is “not good enough” in some subjects and the school requires improvement, according to Government inspectors.

Yesterday, 15:40
Cambs Election 2015 logo

The general election in May looks set to be a two horse race in this area according to a new poll produced this week on how people will vote on May 7.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition today E-edition