As part of Southend Borough Council’s 125 celebrations we were very proud to host our first event – Pretty as a Picture. The day was a huge success with artists ranging from 3 – 78 years old. Artists chose their position and put brush to canvass and indeed pen to paper to create wonderful works of art. Younger children enjoyed the freedom of trying different medium and three A-Level art students used a day in the Gardens to do their homework.The day ended with our guest judges having the very difficult decision of choosing winners.