As a new venture, the Maiden City Festival in collaboration with The Playhouse and Context Galleries presented an exhibition of local artists’ interpretations on the theme:
“St Columbs Cathedral & its Environs”
The exhibition featured work across many media – paintings, photography, sculpture, video – by artists including:
A panel considered and choose an overall winner,the painter Peter Hughes, who received a Commission from the Maiden City Festival.
All submissions were exhibited in the Context Gallery as part of the Maiden City Festival 8th-10th August, 2005.