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Cafe's art exhibition will support people with mental health problems

PUBLISHED: 15:05 10 June 2019 | UPDATED: 15:06 10 June 2019

Summer Showers, by Paul Darley, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind.
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Summer Showers, by Paul Darley, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind. Picture: submitted

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Work by more than 40 north Norfolk artists will be on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, this month, as part of an exhibition organised to raise cash for mental health charity Mind.

Basket, by Linda Roast, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind.
Picture: submittedBasket, by Linda Roast, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind. Picture: submitted

The show features more than 90 paintings, prints and sculptures, with subjects ranging from the beach and countryside, to the area's wildlife.

It is part of a series of personal fundraising challenges organised by cafe staff members Chelsie Stewart and Sam Rose, who are also planning to run the Norwich 10k in July and walk the National Three Peaks Challenge in August.

Sunrise at Wells, by Rachel Parker, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind.
Picture: submittedSunrise at Wells, by Rachel Parker, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind. Picture: submitted

The pair will be raising cash for Mind, and for the Nancy Oldfield Trust, which provides sailing and other water-based activities for people with disabilities.

The Sentinel, by Kate Green, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind.
Picture: submittedThe Sentinel, by Kate Green, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind. Picture: submitted

Ms Stewart said raising funds for charity was an enjoyable way of giving something back to the community.

"She added: "We are both lucky to have wonderful families surrounding us, including our extended cafe family, and we want others to be able to have the same support that we do."

The Wave, by Suzanne Lakin, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind.
Picture: submittedThe Wave, by Suzanne Lakin, one of the paintings on show at the Art House Cafe, Cromer, as part of an exhibition raising funds for mental health charity Mind. Picture: submitted

Art and Mind runs at the Art House Cafe, High Street, Cromer, until June 28. For more information, visit www.arthouse-cafe.co.uk

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