Wimbledon Gallery Holds Charity Fund-Raiser

Art in the village event is fun for all

The Curzon Gallery in Wimbledon Village was the venue for a charity fund-raising event in aid of Shooting Star CHASE last weekend.

Newly-established property consultants, Curzon Simpson, based on the first floor of the gallery, hosted the 'Art in the Village' event which featured an exhibition from students of the Wimbledon College of Art curated by Fine Art students James Taylor and Rhian Whitty.

Wimbledon restaurant Sticks 'N' Sushi provided food for the event whilst a charity raffle helped to raise £475. The Park Vintners, based in Wimbledon Park, provided wine-tasting and local musician Zoe Connick entertained the 110 guests, who included The Mayor of Merton Councillor Krystal Miller and her consort, Councillor Henry Nelless, Merton Council Leader Stephen Alambritis, Chairman of the Merton Chamber of Commerce, Andrew Wakefield, and local business owners.

The following day the gallery hosted a child-friendly interactive art experience for local families with face-painting provided by The Strawberry Studio, and arts and crafts activities led by The Wimbledon College of Art, the centre-piece of which was the production of a Shooting Star community canvas, which is currently on display at the gallery.

October 4, 2013