The Westward Ho! and Bideford Art Society has recorded a £28,000 total in sales at six-week exhibition.

The Westward Ho! and Bideford Art Society has recorded its most successful exhibition ever.

The six-week exhibtion at The Burton sold 123 exhibits, raising final sales of more than £28,000.

WhoBidArts Chairman Tony Williams, said: “This vindicates the decision to update the society’s corporate image and promotional design and the six week exhibition duration has shown a 50 per cent increase in footfall with a matching increase in exhibitor sales.

“The fact that over a third of our sales were made to holidaymakers from outside of the area demonstrates the high quality of our members work.”