Artists young and old enjoy creative Holloway fair

PUBLISHED: 17:27 23 March 2013

Elena Nell Diaz (10) Tom Latinovic  (12) ad Lola Monaghan (15) with the soft toys they made Pic: TONY GAY

Elena Nell Diaz (10) Tom Latinovic (12) ad Lola Monaghan (15) with the soft toys they made Pic: TONY GAY


Elena Nell Diaz, 10, Tom Latinovic, 12 and Lola Monaghan, 15, show off the soft toys they made at an arts day.

Emerging and established artists also flaunted their wares at the Fantastical February Fair, at the Islington Arts Factory, in Parkhurst Road, Holloway, last month.

Eleanor Pearce, arts director at the venue, said: “This is a fantastic platform for emerging artists to showcase their work and for the community to come and discover the amazing talent right on their doorstep.”

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