Art For Macmillan at Dobbies Garden Centre Southport 

By Anton Dolders

Dobbies Garden Centre on Bentham’s Way in Kew will host a series of weekend exhibitions by Art For Macmillan Cancer Support’s fundraising artists. They will also be demonstrating their creative skills in return for donations to their cause of providing care and counselling for those whose lives have been effected by a terrible illness. The first exhibition will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June in The Pavilion located to the rear of Dobbies store.

Art and craft demonstrations will be performed by water colour master: John West; ceramics painter: Nancy Marriner and I will be working on a current painting project portraying a local landscape or street scene. Dobbies has proved to be a successful location for art and craft events because of its varied range of stock and gifts and also its spacious proportions. Arts and craft correlate well with Dobbies  multifaceted vision of providing for all categories of shoppers including those with an interest in unusual items; customers requiring practical household goods and people who have come purely to browse. Art For Macmillan’s activities inspire interest in visitors of all shopping denominations whether local or from outside the Town. A trip to Dobbies guarantees something of interest for all and there is even a children’s play area.


For full details of Art For Macmillan’s demonstrations and displays:

The exhibition opening times are: Saturday 18th June 10am – 5pm and Sunday 19th June 11am – 5pm.

Dobbies Garden Centre, Bentham’s Way, Southport, PR8 4HX


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