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There is everything from a full-sized fire engine to frilly knickers to catch your fancy in a season of exhibitions at King’s Lynn Arts Centre.

The line-up was officially unveiled in a breakfast launch on Wednesday morning.

King's Lynn Arts Centre launch of the new July-December brochure. ANL-150107-152054009

King's Lynn Arts Centre launch of the new July-December brochure. ANL-150107-152054009

Among the artists present were the children of Lynn’s Whitefriars Primary School.

The pupils are to have their work exhibited in the Red Barn and Old Warehosue from today.

Teaching assistant Lauren Parkin said: “The children are very excited.

“We have been studying colour and looking at all sorts of artists, such as Jackson Pollock.

“We are also showing a retrospective of the best work from the school’s art club.”

Emneth artist Peter Swann will be mounting an exhibition in August of what he describes as “assemblage art”. Expect the unexpected, as these include a rare 1943 Harley Davidson Flathead motorbike.

“I hope to have a restored fire engine in here,” he said.

His artwork will be intermingled with this found art and will run in conjunction with an exhibition of ceramics by Paul Ebbens on a coastal theme, called Washed.

Later on in August, there is a must for all of those with memories of Dinky cars and Hornby train sets.

By Road and Rail – Models to Evoke Memories is mounted by Lynn artist Graham Uttin with fellow collector Mike Pattingale.

Graham contributes the railway side with a host of model railway exhibits and train memorabilia.

A 1969 left-hand drive Karmann Ghia coupe will be on display in the courtyard.

Mr Uttin said he hopes to set up a working model railway display during the exhibtion for everyone to get their hands on.

He said: “I just want children to get off computers for a little time. I think this gives them more of a balance.”

Other treats in store include a workshop with artist Karin Forman – making frilly knickers and a class on self-portraits with Ann Roberts.

Liz Falconbridge, director of the Arts Centre, said the challenge for them was to get people to come in and use the facility.

She said: “We have been here on site for over 60 years but it had a slightly elitist image in the early days ... we have four fantastic gallery spaces and some fantastic people working here.”