Gallery set for ex­cit­ing few weeks

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DON’T miss a pro­gramme of ex­cit­ing events tak­ing place at the Chapel Gallery in Orm­skirk over the next few weeks.

From Satur­day, April 1 to Satur­day, May 6, vis­i­tors can en­joy the pres­ti­gious in­ter­na­tional Il­lus­tra­tion Awards Ex­hi­bi­tion from The As­so­ci­a­tion of Il­lus­tra­tors. This ex­hi­bi­tion will fea­ture work from some of the best il­lus­tra­tors in the United King­dom.

The Chapel Gallery is the only venue in the North to host this tour­ing show which orig­i­nates in Som­er­set House, Lon­don.

The dis­play fea­tures work from the very best il­lus­tra­tors and de­sign­ers from across the globe, in­clud­ing Le­vante Sz­abo who de­signed the front cover of the Bri­tish Academy of Film and Tele­vi­sion Arts (BAFTA) Film Awards brochure.

Dave Tilleray, Di­rec­tor of Leisure and Well­be­ing, said: “We are re­ally pleased to wel­come the in­ter­na­tional Il­lus­tra­tion Awards Ex­hi­bi­tion from The As­so­ci­a­tion of Il­lus­tra­tors to the Chapel Gallery.

“This pres­ti­gious event is one of a num­ber of ex­cit­ing Gallery events over the next few weeks so come and take a look.”

Back by pop­u­lar de­mand, The Read­ing Room book swap li­brary will be found in the main gallery space.

With plenty of books pro­vided by Water­stones, Orm­skirk, you can bring a book and swap it for an­other, or take a seat and read at the gallery for a while.

The open­ing event takes place on Satur­day, April 1.

Peo­ple can visit to en­joy free, fam­ily friendly ac­tiv­i­ties.

Cre­ative Easter fun be­gins on Tues­day, April 4 with cre­ate a Bunny Box.

Other events in the pro­gramme are:

Fancy Fab­ric Eggs, Fri­day, April 7.

Spring into Spring Box, Tues­day, April 11.

Su­per Hero Bunny Masks. Thurs­day, April 13.

Each work­shop is suit­able for chil­dren aged five and over and will be ac­com­pa­nied by plenty of games and cre­ative ac­tiv­i­ties for all ages.

The work­shops cost £2 per child per ses­sion (adults free) and there are morn­ing and af­ter­noon ses­sions to choose from.

As a spe­cial treat for the hol­i­days the per­for­mance ‘Amaz­ing Card­board Car­ni­val’, by Lem­pen Pup­pets, will take place on Satur­day, April 15 with per­for­mances at 11am and 2pm. This is an ex­tra­or­di­nary pup­pet show, where the char­ac­ters are cre­ated as the story un­folds!

Tick­ets are £4 for in­di­vid­u­als and £15 for a fam­ily ticket.

For more de­tails call 01695 571328 or email chapel. gallery@west­lancs.gov.uk or visit www.chapel­gallery.org. uk.

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