Friday 3rd May to Monday 6th May
2019 Arts Festival
Fifty Fantastic Females Exhibition
Organised by THE HERO PROJECT – an Ashby and Coalville based community organisation – this exhibition can be seen inside Coalville’s Cooperative Supermarket until the end of December.
Artists and community groups were invited to participate by decorating a life-sized, figure-shaped cut out to represent an inspiring female. The response was amazing and you can see the 50 resulting females and learn their stories as well as thinking about the values they represent.
A number of Ashby based artists and groups participated. Ashby Arts Festival Committee chose to represent the artist Frida Kahlo. Ashby Art Club chose to celebrate the life of local artist and conservationist Pollyanna Pickering. St Helens Church, Ashby C of E Primary and Woodcote School also created fantastic females for the exhibition.