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Terry Coppin of the Technical School, sketched by Art teacher David Freeman in 1955.  It was Mr Freeman who designed the College badge.

Wells harbour, painted by Miss Margery Colls.  Miss Colls taught Art at the College in the 50s and 60s, and was East (later Wells) Girls' housemistress.  A photo of the picture was sent to us by Chris Thatcher, who writes:

"Some (many!) years ago my mother bought the picture, mainly because she remembered the artist's name, but also because it's a popular location and still reminds me of where we lived for a while. I don't recall quite when she bought it, but it was in the early 70's, I assume. Views of Wells quay and similar coastal spots are favourites with many artists."

A watercolour painting of Beeston Hill (Sheringham) by Margery Colls.  "My late sister knew Margery through the Sheringham Preservation Society and bought the picture at one of their fund-raising events.  I thought it would be appropriate for it to go to one of Margery's girls, so it now resides with Moira Scott (Greenlee) in Calgary."  Bill Atkins
Golf Links Road, painted by Terry Coppin (above).

Baz on the Plinth

One & Other was a live artwork by sculptor Antony Gormley that took place over 100 days during the summer of 2009.  2400 people, picked at random from nearly 35000 who applied from as far afield as the Shetland Islands and Penzance, occupied a plinth in Trafalgar Square for sixty minutes each.

During the Project's 100 day span it became the subject of photos and blogs, tweets and newspaper articles and the website received over 7 million hits.  It provoked plaudits and vitriol - in short, it became part of the cultural fabric of the UK.

Old Wymondhamian Barry (Baz) Hipwell (plinth name radeeboi) was one of the selected few and appeared on 1st October in unseasonably fine weather.  He undertook to do some construction work in miniature and the full performance can be viewed, with comments and plichés, at ('may contain offensive content').

[I just couldn't take my eyes off the table leg brackets - Ed.]










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