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coweslibraryAn Isle of Wight library has been chosen as a venue for a UK touring art display which is all about the Titanic.

Cowes Library will host a exhibition called ‘Funnels and Butterflies’ between 25th October and 19th November.
The display has been created by artist Bonny Cummins and features original paintings and prints of the Titanic by Bonny as well as specially commissioned music.

Also on display in the children’s library will be vibrant butterflies and memory gardens created by Bonny and the pupils of Medina House School.

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On Monday 28th October, Bonny will also host a free art workshop for over eights at the library between 14:00 and 16:00, with the theme being animation and stained glass. Booking is essential in person at the library. For more information call 293341.

The workshop will also be held at Ryde Library on Wednesday 30th October between 10:00 and 12:00. Again booking is essential at the library and more information is available by calling 562170.

Bonny will be at Cowes Library on Tuesday 29th October giving visitors a tour if the exhibition. Also on this day between 19:00 and 21:00, she will give a free talk about the installation and show a film featuring her friend Millvina Dean who is the last survivor of the Titanic. She will also share with the audience some of her Titanic collectibles.

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