Search

Gallery: Youngsters display artwork celebrating culture of the Commonwealth

13:23 17 July 2014

Haseer Riaz and Sarina Bainf with their art at the exhibition

Haseer Riaz and Sarina Bainf with their art at the exhibition

Archant

Drawings and artwork inspired by the countries of the Commonwealth were displayed at an event yesterday evening.

Musab Azeem and Etana Hobbs with their art at the exhibitionMusab Azeem and Etana Hobbs with their art at the exhibition

Following on from its successful Commonwealth-themed carnival in June, Highlands Primary School, in Highlands Gardens, Ilford, hosted an exhibition of its pupils’ work.

The event opened with a performance by musicians, before youngsters and their families had the opportunity to look around the displays.

Countries and regions represented by the artwork included Canada, New Zealand, Africa and the Caribbean.

The exhibition was also held to celebrate the school receiving the Artsmark Gold award for the third time.

The art exhibition was opened by musiciansThe art exhibition was opened by musicians

Artsmark is an Arts Council England scheme which sees schools and other organisations improve and celebrate their arts provision.

See our gallery of pictures from the exhibition on this page.

Read more:

Gallery: Culture of the Commonwealth celebrated by Ilford schoolchildren at annual carnival

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 15:00
LFB cadets give the thumbs down sign after Danny O'Brien's talk this week Picture credit: LFB Fire Cadets

Fire cadets were given an hour-long talk on the consequences of knife crime this week.

Yesterday, 12:00
 Children from South Park Primary School,  had an artist come to the school to conduct a mosaic workshop and now the finished article has been put on the wall near the entrance.

Children at a primary school took part in a workshop which ended in the creation of a huge mosaic.

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Aeroplanes at Hainault Farm aerodrome in 1917, where 44 Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps was based

The pilots who risked and gave their lives battling the Zeppelins which unleashed terror on London’s streets are to be remembered 100 years on.

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Redbridge music lounge organiser Chris Wyatt is welcoming budding musicians to get involved Picture: Paul Bennett

The latest news from Redbridge’s clubs and societies.

Most read news

CCTV pictures capture the youngster’s early morning outing to satisfy her craving.

People are not happy with Hopkins’ comments, yet again.

There’s going to be more than 4,000 people standing for election – and other fun facts.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ilford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder