21 May 2014
Bristol Grammar School students’ photo exhibition on show at the BRI
Students of all ages from Bristol Grammar School have
contributed to a photographic exhibition on display at the Bristol
The exhibition is made up of the winning photos from the
school's annual wildlife photography competition - now in its 10th
year - and includes shots from children in the infant and junior
school as well as from old Bristolians. The competition encourages
photographers of all ages to get outside and appreciate the natural
world, while developing the creative flair and technical skills for
The exhibition is on show in the public corridor which joins the
Bristol Heart Institute to the Bristol Royal Infirmary.
Bob Pepper, director of facilities and estates at University
Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol), and chair of
UH Bristol's arts group, says: "We are delighted to be able to
exhibit these wonderful photos from the talented students at
Bristol Grammar School, which are brightening up one of the main
public routes in our hospital.
"This is the first time that the hospital has displayed an
exhibition from a local school. We hope that this is just the start
for us to work more closely with the wider community to open up our
hospitals in this way."
Justin Harford, competition organiser, assistant head and
director of sixth form at Bristol Grammar School, said: "I am
delighted and proud to see the photos brightening the walls of the
hospital; they look fantastic! This joint venture with UH Bristol
is a fitting celebration of the 10th year of our competition."
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