Thursday, 28 April 2016

"Art By Offenders" For Sale at Wormwood Scrubs on 21 May

The Koestler Trust is a UK charity that specialises in "Art by Offenders", working with prisoners all over the UK to create beautiful artwork. May 21 is their Spring Sale at Wormwood Scrubs prison - come along and buy some artwork done by members of our least-represented and least visible local community - prisoners in Wormwood Scrubs.

Wormwood Scrubs
What's this all about?
This event is a chance to buy art from previous Koestler Award years and the Koestler Collection, including paintings, drawings and sculpture to buy and take home on the day. It is also a chance to gain insight into offender art and explore Koestler HQ.

How much does the art cost?
Prices from £1 - £500

What is happening?
There will be a Silent Auction, tea and cake, and a "sneak peak" at 2016 Koestler entries

How much does it cost? 
Entry is free!

Where can you park?
Easy & Free parking on Du Cane Road

Where is it happening?
Koestler Trust is based on the site of HMP Wormwood Scrubs and a 5 minute walk from East Acton Train station.

Were and when?
21 May, 11am until 4pm.
HMP Wormwood Scrubs, Koestler Art Centre, 168a Du Cane Road W12 0TX

To see more about the event, follow the link to the official FaceBook page below:

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