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The main focus of this drawing is The Art Theatre, Jodrell Street, New Mills, Derbyshire. Hosting theatre, film, pantomime and dance, this community resource has enriched the cultural life of the working mill town since 1911. In the background Swizzels Matlow, the sweet factory (makers of the legendary Love hearts) can be seen. The title comes for the song ‘Singin’ in the rain’, and I imagined the people inside the Art Theatre singing away despite the weather. I drew this piece shortly after the Brexit vote , and it aims to express optimism in dark times. It may be raining, but there is a rainbow and we are still singing. Part of my New Mills art prints collection.