Public votes for favourite artist

Hundreds of people turned out to admire the artwork of local painters when the 34th annual Matlock Bath Pro Loco Art competition took place.

Art was exhibited in the Pump Room of the Grand Pavilion and on Sunday, the public got to vote for their favourites.

In the adult category, first prize of £150 – sponsored by Sir Richard Arkwright Masson Mills was awarded to Lynda Turner. Second prize of £100 also sponsored by Masson Mills was awarded to Les Mooney and the prize of £50 sponsored by The Heights of Abraham was awarded to Mavis Allen. The Best Villager prize of

£50 sponsored by the Parish Council went to Jonathan Shepherd. First prize Young Artist – Jemma Smith; first prize Junior – Ellen Hollands; first prize Infants – Georgia Davies.