Events Leyton

Made in Leyton

Forty percent of each sale will be donated to a local mental health charity

A new exhibition of six paintings “made in Leyton” is now showing in the local High Road.

Made in Leyton by Leytonstone artist Mary Knight is showing at Elms Window Gallery, run by mental health charity ELMS, until 11th April.

Both the original paints and prints of each are available for sale, with 40% of the price going to the charity.

Mary said: “I wanted to represent Leyton and chose to work from studies taken in Coronation Gardens for four of my paintings. In the end, I covered the four seasons of the year showing its changes from early August to March.

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“I also painted a local fox having a snooze in Grove House near the Lion & Key Hotel. We all know our urban foxes and in some places they are almost pets!”

ELMS, based in the borough, offers supported housing, a counselling service and out of hours daycare for people with mental health needs across East London.

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