THE Willis Museum has hosted an exciting children's art exhibition, which has been opened by the mayor.

The display featured work produced by pupils from the area who attend the Vyne School, applauded by the mayor, Cllr Dan Putty for its superior quality.

At the event Cllr Putty said the work was of an "outstanding quality."

The exhibition was a collaboration between the Arts Society and local schools, showcasing the diverse projects accomplished this year.

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The mayor went to see the work (Image: Supplied) 'Beneath Our Feet', a Winklebury Junior School initiative, saw children exploring stories of their locality, both past and present, through mapping and object exploration.

The school is near to an Iron Age Hill fort which is about to be turned into a housing development.

The project commenced with a field trip connecting art, history and geography together in an educative experience.

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The exhibition also exhibited 'Printing like William Morris', created by St Bede’s Catholic Primary School pupils, helped by artist Vanessa Rolf and the Arts Society volunteers.

The project saw Year four children creating prints on fabric bags derived from designs inspired by natural forms.

Adding to the public art spectacle, Art @ The Station, created by The Arts Society, offers local young artists the opportunity to display their work in a public space, under a 'real exhibition'.

This initiative has showcased work from various institutions such as BCOT, QMC, Everest Community Academy, and the Vyne Community School.