Sheffield artist Pete McKee has created a limited edition artwork on 500 tin cans to be given to people who donate food to the S2 Food Bank. Aiming to raise awareness of food banks, the McKee tins will be launched at a pop up store on Division Street. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
The 58 elephants of the Sheffield herd were auctioned off last night at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield raising over £410,000 for Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity. The fibre glass models have been on display around the city for the past three months to wide public acclaim. An elephant designed by artist Matthew Cooper and signed by members of Arctic Monkeys sold for £16,500 while artist Pete McKee’s elephant ‘Marjorie’ achieved the highest bid and sold for £22,000.The money raised from the auction will help pay for new scanner equipment for the Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!