Art sale and raffle attended by 1,200 people raises £1,250 for charity

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

A charity sale and raffle held in Ely as part of the 10th annual Art Unequalled event raised £1,250.

45 craftspeople from across the country were able to showcase their work as part of the art and craft fair, which brought 1,2000 visitors to The Maltings at the weekend. 

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

The money - raised mostly from the sale of items donated by exhibitors - will be split equally between the two nominated charities: Arthur Rank Hospice and Mind.

Sally Thomson, event organiser, said: "A huge thank you to all that visited Art Unequalled at the weekend.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

"I hope you enjoyed the event and went home happy with some beautiful new items.

"I am very proud to host an event that brings together so many talented makers."

She added: "I was beyond tired on Saturday night, but the effort is all worth it.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

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"See you all back in Ely next year. Watch this space for confirmation of dates."

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

Lisa Verrinder Photography, who was one of the exhibitors, said: "I met and spoke to lots of lovely people and it was so nice to see people supporting great British and local craft."

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity.

Art Unequalled 2021 at The Maltings in Ely raised £1,250 for charity. - Credit: MIKE ROUSE


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