Probability to win cash in neighborhood artwork undertaking at The Howard Centre

Chance to win money in community art project at The Howard Centre

PUBLISHED: 16:56 02 October 2020 | UPDATED: 16:56 02 October 2020

Hand-drawn lockdown stories from the public will be featured in the ‘Hive’ community art project organised by The Howard Centre and Digswell Arts Trust. Picture: Supplied

Hand-drawn lockdown tales from the general public can be featured within the ‘Hive’ neighborhood artwork undertaking organised by The Howard Centre and Digswell Arts Belief. Image: Provided


The Howard Centre and Digswell Arts Belief have launched a neighborhood artwork undertaking and are inviting for folks to submit contributions for an opportunity to have their work featured and win a £100 reward voucher.

Kids and adults throughout Welwyn Backyard Metropolis are invited to point out their creativity and submit a drawing that sums up how their time in lockdown has been spent.

It may very well be an image of the household spending high quality time collectively, an outline of help for key employees and even kitchen chaos following a mammoth baking session.

For the final six months, households throughout the nation have develop into entire worlds for a lot of, taking this as inspiration The Howard Centre has enlisted the abilities of Digswell Arts Belief artist Muna Zuberi to create a brand new tackle her ‘Hive’ paintings, which bears a honeycomb design.

A choice of entries will then be featured within the Hive set up, with every honeycomb cell representing one family.

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Will probably be displayed within the window of the unit subsequent to Claire’s within the North Mall of the procuring centre till the tip of October.

One fortunate entrant will scoop a £100 voucher of their option to spend at a Howard Centre retailer, with two runners-up to obtain £50 every.

Carley Beck, centre supervisor at The Howard Centre, mentioned: “The way in which during which the pandemic has impacted us all has been difficult on many ranges however all through these troublesome instances, Welwyn Backyard Metropolis’s incredible neighborhood spirit has proven us as soon as once more how sturdy, inspiring and resilient its individuals are.

“The procuring centre and Digswell Arts Belief needed to spotlight tales from the native space in a method that gives reflection time, discovery and embracing of similarities and variations and to additionally hopefully carry smiles of recognition.”

Artist Muna Zuberi, who specialises in glass to create appliques, drawings, work and architectural stained glass, mentioned of the undertaking: “The pandemic has been an excellent trial for Welwyn, the nation and the entire world – however one constructive facet to return out of it, has been of communities pulling collectively and supporting one another.

“After I made the unique ‘Hive’ drawing, I considered how each one in every of us will play our half in defeating the virus. We may be divided within the sense that we can not work together as we’ve got executed prior to now, however we’re nonetheless supporting each other,”

To enter, merely go to The Howard Centre web site at and ship in a drawing both on a chunk of paper or on the downloadable template.

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