2019 was the eighth annual edition of this free event, created and hosted by Essex School Students

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For the July 2019 Showcase, visual art was displayed within High Chelmer Shopping Centre on special gallery boards within the West, East and North Malls and in Central Square. Students from The Bishops Stortford High School offered a 'Montmartre' activity of free portraits 'while you wait'.

In addition, sculptural work was on show within the Civic Theatre Foyer.

Some of the gallery boards this year in High Chelmer, Civic Theatre 3D display, 'Montmartre' portraits and one of the hosting students explaining the display.


This year’s special project installation 'banners' displayed high up in the High Chelmer roof spaces was a collaboration, led by Brentwood County High School who completed the 10 banners displayed in Central Square, and complemented by banners from students of Barnes Farm Junior School, New Rickstones Academy, King Edmunds School, William de Ferrers School and Chelmer Valley High School.


All performances took place in The Exchange.

- Bishops Stortford High School - Jazz Bands

- Chase High School - Dance and Extracts from “Annie"

- Greensward Academy - Choir, Band, Singers

- Hylands School Music - Choir, Band, Ukulele Band, Musicals extracts

- Chelmer Valley High School - Drama, including masked mime within High Chelmer.

For further information. email Max Dolding