Upper Warlingham station hosted a coffee morning with a difference on Tuesday 11 April, a celebration of the installation of a collection of artworks provided by the East Surrey Arts Society (ESAS).

An opportunity to chat and meet with some of the artists and representatives from the Society.  Original artworks and  photographic images have been installed around the station, within the waiting room and on the exterior of the building. .

The project, organised jointly by Michael Beach of ESAS and Sharon Gray of Southeast Communities Rail Partnership (SCRP) was supported by kind permission of Southern/GTR.

This is the second successful  ‘station project’, highlighting the work of their members, with more exciting projects being planned around the network.

The art on display was produced by Arts Society members from Reigate – Rosemary Bioqu, Jo Edna Corbyn, Ruth Harwood, Ian Hunter Craig and Molly Verity.

Attendees included; the artists, Michael Beach, representatives from Southern/GTR, Community Rail Network, Tandridge District Council and members of the Uckfield & East Grinstead lines Community Rail steering group.

The Arts Society is an arts education charity with network of local Societies which bring people together from all backgrounds through a shared curiosity for the arts in all its forms, via talks and visual displays. For further details please see information on their website:  https://theartssocietyeastsurreyarea.org.uk/