An exhibition showcasing local school children’s artwork was officially opened by their local Member of Parliament.
James Duddridge, MP for Rochford and Southend East, cut the ribbon to launch SECAT’s Community Art Exhibition at Shoeburyness Leisure Centre on Friday.
The exhibit showcased drawings, paintings and sculptures by youngsters from six local schools.
There were displays from Bournes Green Infant and Junior School, Hinguar Primary School, Richmond Avenue Primary School, Thorpedene Primary School and Shoeburyness High School.
Commenting, James said:
“It was fantastic to officially open the Community Art Exhibition at Shoeburyness Leisure Centre on Friday.
“I was incredibly impressed with the artwork on display, and I would like to congratulate all of the children and young people who took part.”