The 3rd Art Exhibition by local artists was held at Woolton Hill Church Hall, raising funds for St Thomas' Church.
Opening the exhibition, entitled "Art for Christmas", Sir George said that this corner of his constituency was rich in local talent, providing quality music and paintings. "20 local artists are helping the Church raise funds by donating a sizeable portion of the sale price of their works to the church. I will need a bigger room at the House of Commons to hang all the paintings I have acquired from local exhibitions over the past 11 years."
Sir George congratulated Brian Burgham for organising the exhibition, and welcomed the Bishop of Basingstone and his wife Margaret to the event.