Art masterclasses held on the prom at Felixstowe

Plenty of art to look at along the prom Picture: BARRY PEACOCK

Plenty of art to look at along the prom Picture: BARRY PEACOCK - Credit: BARRY PEACOCK

Felixstowe’s seafront was packed as art-lovers enjoyed one of the highlights in the resort’s calendar of events.

Children enjoying some of the activities on along the prom Picture: BARRY PEACOCK

Children enjoying some of the activities on along the prom Picture: BARRY PEACOCK - Credit: BARRY PEACOCK

More than 20,000 people visited Art on the Prom yesterday, which was blessed with seaside sunshine.

Pavel Kricka's stand part of the Art on the Proms Picture: PAVEL KRICKA

Pavel Kricka's stand part of the Art on the Proms Picture: PAVEL KRICKA - Credit: PAVEL KRICKA

Around 120 artists had stands exhibiting a wide range of work – including paintings, ceramics, glass work, jewellery, photography, textiles and more.

Pavel Kricka's stand part of the Art on the Proms Picture: PAVEL KRICKA

Pavel Kricka's stand part of the Art on the Proms Picture: PAVEL KRICKA - Credit: PAVEL KRICKA

People were able to have-a-go at art at a variety of workshops, plus drawing classes with professional artist Malcolm Cudmore.

One of the many pieces on display Picture: BARRY PEACOCK

One of the many pieces on display Picture: BARRY PEACOCK - Credit: BARRY PEACOCK

In addition there was live music with 1940s band Chocks Away encouraging visitors to dance alongside the prom, plus the Ipswich Hospital Band and Felixstowe Harmonies.

Art on the Prom is an annual event Picture: LAURA BEARDSELL-MOORE

Art on the Prom is an annual event Picture: LAURA BEARDSELL-MOORE - Credit: Archant


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Organiser Stephen Wyatt said: “Art on the Prom is a fantastic platform for artists to showcase their work and offers a wonderful opportunity for visitors to see how much creative talent is on our doorstep.”

Art enthusiasts enjoying the open air exhibition Picture: LAURA BEARDSELL-MOORE

Art enthusiasts enjoying the open air exhibition Picture: LAURA BEARDSELL-MOORE - Credit: Archant

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