Artists in the spirit of filming

*********with their Dad's Army artwork
*********with their Dad's Army artwork

Two talented youngsters from Headlands School and Bridlington School have produced artwork promoting the importance of the Old Town in Bridlington, in response to the recent filming of the Dad’s Army movie.

The production saw High Street transformed into the 1940s fictional town of Walmington-On-Sea and filming also took place elsewhere on the Bridlington coastline and at Flamborough.

Hannah Johnson and Joshua Henry’s pictures captured the true heart of the Dad’s Army spirit and the 16-year-old’s artwork was selected to appear on the town’s public information pillar on the seafront outside the Hook and Parrot public house.

Josh, who is doing GCSE Art at Headlands School, decided to feature the coastline of Bridlington.

He said: “I was so very interested in taking part in the project.

“I have enjoyed working on this and hope to do more in the future. I’m proud to have my art on display.”

Hannah, who is at Bridlington School where she has just completed her GCSE art exam, chose Old Town as her subject.

She said: “I am looking forward to continuing art into sixth form next year.”

She is looking at primary school teaching as a career and believes that art and crafts are a big part of that.

The creative art sessions where Hannah and Joshua made their award-winning artwork were organised by the community play rangers, supported by local artist Lynne Henderson, and funded by the tourism service at East Riding of Yorkshire Council.