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St Edmundsbury Cathedral hosts cloisters art exhibition 'A Show of Hope' from West Suffolk College students




West Suffolk College students are to be the first to showcase artwork within the cloisters of St Edmundsbury Cathedral this week, something that has not take place for more than a year.

The exhibition on the Bury St Edmunds site, called 'A Show of Hope', will see students on the UAL Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies course show their creative skills to produce a series of artworks in connection with the cathedral responding to the theme of hope.

Sarah Friswell, visitor experience manager at the cathedral, said: "We are delighted to host this exhibition as the Cathedral re-opens to visitors, after this long period of lockdown.

Some of the artwork from West Suffolk College students that will be on display in the cathderal cloisters. (47237355)
Some of the artwork from West Suffolk College students that will be on display in the cathderal cloisters. (47237355)

"The theme of Hope has clearly caught the imagination of the students and we hope that it will in turn inspire visitors to think about the signs of hope all around us, after such a difficult year."

The exhibition of framed images will be open to the public from Saturday, May 22, to Saturday, June 5, with the cathedral open Mondays to Saturdays from 10am to 4pm and Sundays from 12.30pm to 3pm.

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