Artistic students’ work goes on display at Babylon Arts Gallery in Ely

PUBLISHED: 12:06 10 January 2020 | UPDATED: 14:05 13 January 2020

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

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It was the 11th year of artistic students from across East Cambridgeshire displaying their pieces at Babylon Arts Gallery in Ely.

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

More than 120 talented youngsters from across the district had their work framed on the walls of the community craft centre at Waterside.

The exhibition is supported by Ely Hereward Rotary Club and its president, Christine Gascoigne, was there on Januaryt 9 to announce the prize winners, from six key stages, ranging from children aged four to 18.

Each prize winner received vouchers for art materials, donated by Tindalls Ltd and Ely Hereward Rotary Club.

The exhibition showcases the work of children from ten schools and includes drawings, paintings, textiles, photography, ceramics and multi-media work.

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

It will run from January 10 to January 25.

The event was started by local artist Ted Coney in 2009 as a chance for teachers and parents to celebrate their child's work.

Foundation Stage

1st Prize - Martha W, Mepal & Witcham Primary

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

2nd Prize - Freya H, Lantern Community Primary

3rd Prize - Jack, Littleport Community Primary

Key Stage 1

1st Prize - Alice S, Littleport Community Primary

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

2nd Prize - Ella GR, Mepal and Witcham Primary

3rd Prize - Eli F, Lantern Community Primary

Key Stage 2

1st Prize - Charles SP, Littleport Community

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

Primary

2nd Prize - Zeynep D, Weatheralls Primary

School

3rd Prize - Dainton W, Littleport Community

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

Primary

Key Stage 3

1st Prize - Eleana SQ, Soham Village College

2nd Prize - Freya A, Soham Village College

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

3rd Prize - Erin V, Ely College

Key Stage 4

1st Prize - Meagen A, Ely College

2nd Prize - Milena J, Kings Ely

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

3rd Prize - Freya R, Bottisham Village College

Key Stage 5

1st Prize - Justyna G, Ely college

2nd Prize - Mia Wang, Kings Ely

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

3rd Prize - Stella Wang, Kings Ely

The schools are:

Bottisham Village College

Ely College

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

Kings Ely

The Lantern Community Primary School

Littleport Community Primary School

Littleport & East Cambs Academy

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

Mepal & Witcham Primary School

Soham Village College

The Weatheralls Primary School

Witchford Village College

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE
Wonderful display of local schools art at the Babylon Gallery in a new exhibition sponsored by Ely Hereward Rotary. Picture: BABYLON GALLERY/ MIKE ROUSE

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