80th Anniversary Event The opening of our new buildings, showing of the Project 80 film and final performance

3rd November 2018

The day started with the opening of the Morris Wing & Evans Auditorium by Mrs Jenny Rankine, Mrs Kate Evans, Mrs Pat O'Shea and Mr Martin Gent, the current and former principals of the college.
This project was made possible as a result of the award of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Project 80 had 4 project strands - Exploring the school's architecture, researching the school's past and making a film, documenting the project activities and making a publication and developing a performance. The photos below are from the final Project 80 performance which was performed before the showing of the Project 80 film.

The final performance
The work of the architecture students was on display in the new dining hall
Music and Dance
Archive Exhibition in the new library
The site with it's amazing sculptures including the Print Project funded by The Arts Society Newmarket.

The final Project 80 film showing the remarkable story of Bottisham Village College can be viewed below. The film was made by former pupil and filmmaker Peter Harmer with support from a dedicated team of Year 8 students of the college. The film honours the legacy of the Village College founder Henry Morris and showcases the extraordinary new 2018 facilities now in use.

Created By
Jennie Smith


David Boughy Photography.

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