ARTISTS from across the region will exhibit work at the ninth annual Crook Open Art Show this weekend.

The event will be held at St Cuthbert’s Centre, Church Hill, Crook on Saturday and Sunday, from 11am to 4pm both days.

Organiser Vanessa Kelly said: “We are most pleased once again to host local and regional artists who will display up to four exhibits. The Exhibition on Saturday and Sunday will have free admission and there will be excellent refreshments and a splendid raffle to cover costs. The quality of the exhibits is stunning and shows the depth of wonderful artistic talent in the region."

The most popular picture will win a people's prize.