‘We’re not a crap town!’: Exhibition shows off Boston at its best

An exhibition has been launched at the Municipal Buildings which hits back at Boston’s nomination to feature in a book of‘crap towns’.

Christopher Lewis’ exhibition ‘Brilliand Boston – It Never Went Away – aims to show off fantastic images of iconic and less well-known areas of Boston and was opened by Mayor Paul Kenny last week..

Boston Mayoress Pam Kenny, photographer Christopher Lewis and Mayor Paul Kenny.

Boston Mayoress Pam Kenny, photographer Christopher Lewis and Mayor Paul Kenny.

The exhibition comes after the town was put forward to feature in ‘Crap Towns Returns’ – and organisers how

Christopher, 44, has been doing photography seriously since getting his first digital SLR camera three years ago.

He said: “People who may think, or say, that Boston is a crap town only need to slow down, pause and open their eyes. Boston is beautiful and my photographs show that. They say that the camera doesn’t lie, and, the pictures show what I have seen.”

He added: “What I’ve tried to show is a different side of Boston and capture different scenic images of Boston from architecture ,to landscape to scenery,” he added.

Coun Kenny said: “This is an excellent opportunity for people when they visit Boston Borough Council to see the changing faces of Boston in different parts and we’ve got some iconic visions in the photos.”

He added: “Mr Lewis has done a superb job of portraying what we all know – that Boston is a brilliant place if you take the time to stand and look. His photographs are beautiful showing the best of Boston and parts of the borough throughout the seasons.”

The exhibition joins the display of Ernie Robinson’s photographs in the Municipal Buildings, which is open Monday-Thursday, 8.45am-5.15pm and Friday 8.45am- 4.45pm. Mr Lewis’ pictures can be bought for £20.