Creative talent showcased at Havering College exhibition

07:00 12 June 2014

Amara Clapperton with her instalation Mythical Assemblage

Amara Clapperton with her instalation Mythical Assemblage


Emerging talent set to take the creative industries by storm will be on display at Havering College of Further and Higher Education.

An end-of-year exhibition will showcase the work of students from across the range of creative arts from June 17-20.

Amara Clapperton, 18, will show an installation entitled Mythical Assemblage. The work features handcrafted models of weird and wonderful creatures and is inspired by her ancestor Hugh Clapperton, a Scottish naval officer and explorer.

She said: “I have envisaged an island, just off the coast of Africa, on which he gets trapped and the environment and creatures he encounters. I am making a journal for the exhibition and will be including some information on Hugh Clapperton.”

On June 17 the exhibition launch will coincide with an open college event with teaching teams on hand to give information and advice on college courses from 4.30pm-8pm.

The exhibition will take place at the Centre of Creative Arts at the college’s Ardleigh Green Campus, in Hornchurch.

Latest Romford News Stories

Maria Rackley, who is organising a shoebox appeal to help disadvantaged children get Christmas presents.

Help make a child’s Christmas in the build up to the festive period by simply donating a shoebox.

Planned roadworks will begin on Monday October 31.

A series of roadworks have been scheduled on the M25, A406 and M11.

Spurs shirts and other memorabilia line the walls of the games room

An avid football fan who created a shrine to his beloved Tottenham Hotspurs is hoping to win a games room of the year competition.

Queen's Hospital's A&E department

Calls are growing for a ground-breaking emergency care trial which drastically cut A&E waiting times to be rolled out across the capital.

Romford Town centre gv's. Romford market

Market traders who have been in Romford for decades will be encouraged to give up their “prime spots” to make way for new stallholders.

Time FM Steve Allen.

Listen to our weekly paper review podcast on Time 107.5FM with Steve Allen.

Erin Macbeth, 12 and Freya Macbeth, seven, with their halloween masks at the Halloween family fun day at Havering Museum.

Little monsters got into the spirit of Halloween with a family fun day yesterday.

Fern Gibson, three, with her bandaged duck in a box on her way to the woods at the children's rescuing wildlife workshop at Hornchurch Country Park.

Dozens of children treated wildlife animals in need of help.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news


Show Job Lists

News from your area


Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.


£3,000 goes a long way at Boots

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now