Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Reach For the Skies March Fund Raising Exhibition For Air Ambulance

This month we are raising money for Air Ambulance, we have a wonderful line up of generous artists who are donating 25% to this worthy charity. Artists taking part are:

Karina Goodman, John Connolly, Valerie Dalling, Mary Smith, Martin Sloman, Alexandra Koufali, Anne Menary,  Helen Absalom, Mark Beresford, Jo Stevens, John Shiels and Connected 2015 Photographers Greg Whitton, Neil Hulme, Sean Walby.

You can meet some of the artists at the gallery on Saturday 5 March between 2 and 4

Shown above and below is work by professional Connected 2015 photographers these were first exhibited at the Patchings Art Festival  and the organiser has generously donated around 30 from other photographers  in the group so there will be three from their group each month.  

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA), (previously known as County Air Ambulance before 2008), is an air ambulance service providing a helicopter emergency medical service to the counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland.

DLRAA attend over 1000 missions a year - each mission costing around £1700. They provide the best possible pre-hospital care & rapid transport to specialist hospitals, to those suffering serious injury and illness. DLRAA receive no Government funding, relying solely on donations.

Sister services DLRAA and Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, (WNAA)together now cover more than 3,850 square miles, looking after many of the UKs major road networks including the M1, M6, M69 and M42. With an average response of just 13 minutes, between them they attend on average 6 missions a day.

You may well have seen them in the skies above you. They have saved thousands of lives in our community. We need your help to save thousands more.

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance Registered charity number 1098874

The Gallery is open:
Tuesday to Saturday 10 - 5 Wed by appoint only.
 STUDIO 61 Leashaw, Holloway, Nr Matlock DE4 5AT