Conservation work done since Friends was formed with money raised by the Friends, or by attracting donations.
The Drummer Boy, painting by Mark William Langlois
Lost in the bowels of the Town Hall for 40 years emerging dirty and dusty. Conservation funded by the Friends.
The New Curate, painting by Percy Robert Craft
Conservation paid for entirely by Peter Bretherton, then President of the Lawn Tennis Association in London after Margaret Race wrote to him hoping the LTA might contribute towards the cost.
Lytham Sandhills, painting by Richard Ansdell RA
Conservation funded by Lytham St Annes Civic Society who had recently been left a considerable sum of money. A conversation between Marion Coupe, Chair of the CS, and Margaret Race, Chair of the Friends, resulted in part of the bequest funding this work.
Lochnagar, painting by Alfred de Breanski Snr
Conservation funded by donation from Reta Midgeley and Fund set up in her name following her death.
Alcina, sculpture by F S Francini
Conservation funded by donation from Ivan Midgeley, son of Reta, received on the first anniversary of Reta’s death.
Lady Seated on a Balcony (‘Penelope’) by A L Andrieux
Conservation paid for by donation from James Hilton and the Friends.
Hebe & Amphritite, sculptures by R Rinaldo & B E Spence resp.
Conservation funded by the Friends part of which was funding of £2,700 from the Aurelius Trust.
Seven Ivories: Devotion, Clam’s Dream, A Gust of Wind, Elephant Bridge, Daikoku and a Child, Tortoise Playing with Fisherman and Fisherman Serenity
Conservation funded by donation from The Arts Society Fylde on the occasion of their 10th Anniversary.
The Startled Deer By Richard Ansdell
Conservation funded by grant from the Mary Cecily Woods Trust, Friends and public donations.