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Yvonne Jerrold at Prickwillow Phone Box Gallery

Yvonne Jerrold has paintings on display in the Phone Box Art Gallery in Prickwillow Village, just outside Ely until 4th July 2013
When May 30, 2013 01:00 AM to
Jul 04, 2013 01:00 AM
Where Prickwillow, ELY
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Contact Phone 01223-357642
Attendees Not applicable. The Gallery is on permanent public display
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Yvonne Jerrold's paintings in Prickwillow Phone Box Gallery

 

The Phonebox Gallery, Main St., Prickwillow

This was the brainchild of villager and gallery curator Nick Edell who received enthusiastic backing from Prickwillow Village Council, back in the Autumn 2010, when the council purchased the phone box from BT for just £1 with the only restriction on the sale being that it was not moved. With no funds available for the restoration, a number of villagers stepped in to offer their services for free. Local builder Dave Simpson carried out the bulk of the work using red and black paint leftover from a refurbishment of the village hall. The door lock was fitted by Council Member Richard Raine and the box was cleaned by East Cambs District Councillor Jackie Petts.

“We are hoping that this phone box – an iconic English space – will capture community imagination and we’re already very excited about the level of enthusiasm the idea has received.” The gallery... continued at:    http://prickwillow.org/?page_id=42

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