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Tue, 2 April 2019
From 10:00am to 17:00pm
An Art Exhibition, featuring the works of professional artist, Richard Rayner, who lived in Somerset Road between 1887 and 1908. The Exhibition runs over two days and starts at 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday 18 May and 12 noon to 5 pm on Sunday 19 May. Refreshments will be available and copies of the paintings may be ordered and purchased.
The exhibition features over 80 paintings of Orpington and the local area.
It shows Orpington when it was a village and features many well known local roads such as Bark Hart Road, Broomhill Road, Chislehurst Road, Church Hill, Forest Way, The High Street, Kent Road, Knoll Rise, Lockesley Drive, Moorfield Road, Mountview Road, New Road, Poverest Road, Ramsden Road, Vinson Close and White Hart Road. There are also paintings of Chelsfield, Downe, Eynsford, Footscray, St Mary Cray, St Paul's Cray, Shoreham and Well Hill.
During the exhibition, there will be a film comparing the views in Richard's day to their modern perspectives.