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TV host Lloyd Warbey leads an Art Attack with pupils in Hornchurch

PUBLISHED: 15:12 27 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:27 27 April 2017

Lloyd Warbey from Art Attack with RJ Mitchell Primary School pupils

Lloyd Warbey from Art Attack with RJ Mitchell Primary School pupils

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A primary school invited a special celebrity guest to help pupils to create a long lasting piece of art.

Lloyd Warbey, presenter of TV programme Art Attack, is originally from Romford and popped into RJ Mitchell Primary School, Tangmere Crescent, Hornchurch, on Tuesday to take part in an art day.

The event was organised by

Sarah Matthews, from the school’s PTA.

She said: “The children, and adults, had a fantastic day. The PTA would normally book a children’s entertainer for a treat around St George’s Day, but decided that we would like our annual treat to be a bit different this year.”

The children took part in a number of art-based activities and created a piece, with the help of Lloyd, to illustrate the school’s RAF heritage and core values.

“Children came to school in old clothes and Lloyd worked really hard to include every single child in the different stages to create our final art piece.

“Families were encouraged to collect scraps of material, buttons, bottle tops, strings and anything else that could be up-cycled by our budding artists.

“Lloyd was amazing with the children and grabbed their attention and imaginations immediately.”

Lloyd became the host of Art Attack in 2012 and revealed he was a massive fan of the show when he was younger: “I hope that I inspire children as much as I was inspired.

“I remember rushing home from school and watching Art Attack.”


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