Plaque celebrates town centre mosaic

Fran Newton (left) with town clerk Jo Duffy, teachers and pupils of Golden Valley School and Ian Mor

Fran Newton (left) with town clerk Jo Duffy, teachers and pupils of Golden Valley School and Ian Morrell. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

A plaque was unveiled under a community mosaic in Nailsea to thank all those who helped to create it.

Nailsea Community Mosaic Project on the side of New Look. Plaque installed under mosaic. Picture:

Nailsea Community Mosaic Project on the side of New Look. Plaque installed under mosaic. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Pupils from The Whiteoak Academies of Hannah More Infants and Grove Juniors, Golden Valley Primary School and Nailsea School helped to design a picture for the mosaic, along with artist David Bowers from Mosaic Madness.

More: Pupils create mosaic for Nailsea town centre.

Fran Newton (left) with town clerk Jo Duffy, teachers and pupils of Golden Valley School and Ian Mor

Fran Newton (left) with town clerk Jo Duffy, teachers and pupils of Golden Valley School and Ian Morrell. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Children enjoyed researching local history and transforming each class' designs into mosaics.

The piece of artwork was installed on a wall in Crown Glass Shopping centre in October.

Fran Newton came up with the idea of the mosaic to brighten up the town.


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She said: "It was lovely. The children had a wonderful time.

"Up to 300 children were involved and asked to place certain pieces on the mosaic."

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A number of organisations have supported the project including Nailsea Town Council and Nailsea Community Trust.

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