ART & PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION
Live from Worktown and Bolton Community Rail Partnership are coming together this summer to host an exhibition.at the Interchange: In the Heart of Bolton, it will be open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1st July to 24th between 10 and 4 at the Platform Five Gallery on Bolton Railway Station, Trinity Street and will feature a mix of photos by Julia Uttley and cartoons by Dave Burnham.
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In addion, Live from Worktown are showcasing twelve winning photographs submitted by local people in response to a competition run throughout May, all on the single, complementary theme of How Bolton is Changing.
Judged by Ray Jefferson and Mike Williamson of Bolton Documentary Photography. a wider selection of the 30 best entries will also be featured on the Live from Worktown website.
Live from Worktown’s Dave Burnham said, “The breadth of ideas and quality of the photographs has been amazing. We’re so pleased this competition has captured the interest of so many people in the town”.
Examples of competition winner’s work, included in the accompanying press pack, are:
The entries, along with the Dave’s cartoons and Julia’s photographs will be available to view on
the Live from Worktown website from July 1st.
The images will show Bolton as it is today, offering contrasting images of our town. Julia said, “The Interchange is such a hub, it's almost like a barometer of how the town is doing at any 6me, so it’s great that we’ve been asked by the Bolton & South Lancashire Community Rail Partnership to hold this exhibi6on in the Platform 5 Gallery.”
How to visit: The Platform 5 Gallery is accessed from the main entrance to Bolton Railway Station. If you let the staff at the barriers know that you are visiting the gallery, then they will let you through.
Follow the signs down to Platform 5 either by the stairs or via the lift and then proceed to the end of the buildings on Platform 5, where you will come across blue double doors which is the entrance to the gallery.
Current Covid social distancing guidelines apply.