We are very sad to report that one of the artists closely associated with the pier project has passed away suddenly. Art has been very important to the project, as the pier position makes it easy to appreciate the sunsets and the river environment.
Christine Hillier had been involved in the art of the pier from the earliest stage, her wonderful moody blue piece and other items being sold at our first fund raiser event, our Art Auction in 2017. She went on to provide art for our first coffee morning at the Red Lion in December 2017, which proved so successful that the owners offered to host a monthly “artist of the month” event at the Red Lion. Christine’s art was chosen to launch this event due to the popularity of her work at the previous events.
Her next piece “Love Me” will eventually hang in our visitor centre.
Our sympathies to Christine’s family.