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Posted on: December 17th 2020

Artwork lights up Theatre

Castle Primary School pupils in Stoke sub Hamdon were delighted to be invited to take part in an exhibition being displayed at the Octagon theatre in Yeovil to celebrate their reopening following lockdown.

Corfe, Totnes and Dunster classes all provided artwork which has been put on display in the foyer areas. The theme of the children's artwork is very apt at this time and is entitled "The Show Must Go On".


The Duty Manager; Arts Engagement Assistant, Katherine Hoskins said: “Thank you to the Castle Primary School pupils for providing us with some artwork to display
around the Octagon for our reopening! We are absolutely delighted with the amount and
quality of artwork which we received and it has really brightened up our venue!”


Pupils have been encouraged to visit the venue (where safe to do so!) and when the venue is open. Information regarding the Octagon opening times over the Christmas period are on their website.


The artwork can be viewed here:
https://www.octagon-theatre.co.uk/news/community-artwork-display-for-the-octagons-
reopening

A spokesperson from The Redstart Learning Partnership said: “We are absolutely delighted to hear about this great partnership and opportunity for the pupil’s at Castle Primary School. We’d like to thank the pupil’s for their fabulous artwork and
to the Octagon for allowing our pupil’s to display their artwork for public display”.

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