Get Involved: Memorabilia Charity Art Exhibition

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6th and 7th July at Norlington Road Studios E10 6LA

From Bill and Ben to Buzz Lightyear, Barbie to My Little Pony, Rubik’s Cubes to Wombles, Elvis to Adam Ant, and everything in between! Norlington Road Studios in East London hosts an exhibition of Art and Artefacts based on Childhood Memories, Nostalgia and Memorabilia in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Memorabilia will recall precious moments from childhood, conjuring an atmosphere of nostalgia and reintroducing you to some gems from the past, all through the work of some of the UK’s most influential artists.

The event will take place at 66 Norlington Road, Leyton E10 6LA on the weekend of the 6th and 7th July, 12-5pm as part of the Leytonstone Arts Trail.

Saturday night from 8pm will see a party hosted by the artists at Norlington Road Studios during which visitors will be encouraged to try out some of the games of yesteryear, indulge in a fine selection of retro food and drink, and catch some audio-visual gems from a golden age.

Over 60 artists have been invited to contribute artwork, with each artist donating between 30 and 100% of sales to Great Ormond Street Hospital. Originals, prints, toys and sculptures will be exhibited alongside items of memorabilia, including toys, music, games, food and fashions of the 1950s 60’s 70’s 80’s and 90’s.

Memorabilia’s all star cast features artists, David Bray, Chris Cunningham, Ben Slow, Danny O’Connor, Carrie Reichardt, Lewis Bannister, Nigel Cox, Carne Griffiths, Infinity Bunce, David Hensel, Tim Goffe, Julia Colquitt Roach, Ben Oakley, Jewel, Eleanor Bedlow, Gillian Swan, Carlos Martyn Burgos, Mason Storm, Carl Smith, Raj Kaur Phull, Anna Stiles, Nina Farrell, Mark Dickson, Asa Medhurst, Lorna Holdcroft, Louise McNaught, Neil Benjamin, Blair Zaye, Jeff Cox, John Clair, Sarah Carpenter, Lynne Blackburn, Roseanne Artisan, Rachael Berry, Stuart Harris, Francesco Jacobello, Matt Gee, Darth Art, Square Foot, Julie Caves, Kerrie Jane Stritton, Cos Ahmet, Warren Fox, Rachel I’Anson, Natalie Percy, Sean Worrall, Jonny Burt, Elliott Ashton, Paul Cummings, Maria Slovakova, Cathie Hubert, Amelie Peace, Caroline Zaian, Sarah Jane Whittaker, Orson Kartt, Shaun Davin and many more!

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About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the founder and editor of FAD Website, a curation of the world’s most interesting culture, and Creative Director of FAD Agency, a strategy & creative agency working with brands to solve business problems using cultural tools. In 2008 following his passion for art he founded what has grown to become FADwebsite. FADwebsite is internationally recognized as a key figure within the emerging and contemporary art world, and has been selected as official partner by organizations as diverse as Moving Image, Volta and Christie’s. In addition Mark is a columnist for City and Canary Wharf Magazines and expert advisor to art fair Strarta.

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