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Town Centre Display for Junior Boys’ Artwork

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Stunning artwork from forty eight Junior Boys at Bolton School is currently being displayed in the The Market Place in Bolton town centre. 

The Year 6 boys, having received tuition and guidance from their specialist Art, Design and Technology teacher Mr Dickinson, produced the colourful acrylic landscape paintings as part of their Art curriculum. As in previous years, the work proved so good it was displayed first in the School’s Arts Centre for parents and friends and then in the Upper Hall of Bolton’s Market Place, where it will remain until mid-March. 

10 year old Tom Simpson said: “It has been a great experience and a bit of a journey. Sometimes you go wrong but this is all part of the learning experience. I have learnt some new techniques and I like Art so I look forward to learning more about the subject in Senior School." 

Tom also played his part in an Art Committee, which was made up of Alfie Birkett, Amaan Broughton, Jude Hill and Tom.  Alfie explained: “We basically took care of the exhibition at the School’s Arts Centre, booking a slot for it and organising the refreshments for parents.”


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Mr Dickinson and the Art Committee show off the boys

Mr Dickinson and the Art Committee show off the boys' acrylic landscape paintings

The boys' artwork will be displayed in the Upper Hall of Bolton Market Place until mid-March

The work, produced by 10 and 11 year olds, was very advanced and included a variety of landscapes, including views of mountains, waterfalls, country paths, rivers and seascapes