Cranleigh Arts Centre
West Surrey Area
Museums & Art Galleries
Arts Projects - November 2011
Despite delays due to the weather, the sculpture at
St Joseph's School eventually had all its tiles cemented in place and grouting
was started. Completion is due in early 2012.
The Lantern Parade by
our local children heralded the start of Christmas Celebrations in Cranleigh and
many of us enjoyed the spectacle for ourselves.
fun the children had on the evening itself, but that was only half the story.
Young Arts recognizes the value of fostering artistic endeavour in young
people aged 8 to 18. By sponsoring the Lantern Workshops at the Arts Centre
during half term, CDFAS provided local children with an opportunity for artistic
creativity. There, as our photographs testify, while making their lanterns from
scratch and decorating them attractively, they experienced the pleasure of being
involved in the "Applied Arts".
look at the concentration and joy on the children's faces while making the
lanterns and holding the finished articles aloft. Proof enough that the CDFAS
workshops fulfill their aim. And we had fun too!
Jan Fricker and Pat