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Mythical monsters on show at Cromer Juniors’ annual Live Arts Week

PUBLISHED: 12:25 22 June 2018 | UPDATED: 14:20 22 June 2018

Kai, 10 and Olivia, 9, with artwork they created as part of Cromer Junior School's annual Live Arts Week
Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Kai, 10 and Olivia, 9, with artwork they created as part of Cromer Junior School's annual Live Arts Week Photo: KAREN BETHELL

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Unicorns, dragons and Green Men were among the weird and wonderful creatures created by youngsters at Cromer Junior School, as part of an annual ‘Live’ arts week.

Bertie, 9, and Savanya, 11, with mosaics created by pupils with the help of aritsts Kat and Chris Hall of Arts Generation.
Photo: KAREN BETHELLBertie, 9, and Savanya, 11, with mosaics created by pupils with the help of aritsts Kat and Chris Hall of Arts Generation. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

The event, which is now in its twelfth year, culminated in a two-day exhibition open to parents, friends and community members.

This year’s theme, myths and legends, saw pupils work with teachers and artists Kat and Chris Hall to produce artworks including unicorn mobiles, dream catchers, scratch art Greek vases, cross stitch dragons and mythical creatures modelled in clay.

Eight-year-old Cromer Junior School pupils Mina and Henry with cardboard tubing fire-breathing dragons created as part of an annual Live Arts Week
Photo: KAREN BETHELLEight-year-old Cromer Junior School pupils Mina and Henry with cardboard tubing fire-breathing dragons created as part of an annual Live Arts Week Photo: KAREN BETHELL

They also helped Mr and Ms Hall produce a series of circular mosaics, which will go on permanent display outside the school.

Cromer Juniors deputy head Suzanne Ashpole said the arts week was one of the highlights of the school year.

Ten-year-old Eloise shows mum Kelly around Cromer Juniors School's Live Arts Week exhibition
Photo: KAREN BETHELLTen-year-old Eloise shows mum Kelly around Cromer Juniors School's Live Arts Week exhibition Photo: KAREN BETHELL

She added: “There is a real sense of community, we always have staggering results and we see some wonderful moments of mentoring where children really help each other.”

Jack, 10, and Hazel, 9, admiring artwork created as part of Cromer Junior School's annual Live Arts Week
Photo: KAREN BETHELLJack, 10, and Hazel, 9, admiring artwork created as part of Cromer Junior School's annual Live Arts Week Photo: KAREN BETHELL

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