ART celebrating the Steam tug Brent's 75 years was displayed this past weekend.

The works were completed as part of a community art competition to celebrate the Steam tug Brent's 75th birthday in 2020.

Over 80 artworks were displayed at St. Mary's Church in Maldon from 10.30am to 6pm on Friday and 10am to 5.30pm on Saturday.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Artwork displayed at the church exhibitionArtwork displayed at the church exhibition

The display in The Octagon was complimented by visitors who commented on seeing so many interpretations of the theme

There were also tea and cakes for visitors to enjoy in the patio area with a scenic view over the Hythe.

Works were made by community members with only £5-10 spent on materials.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The art was complimented by visitorsThe art was complimented by visitors

The steam tug is also celebrating its 50th year being berthed at Maldon this year.

Brent is the last surviving steam vessel of the Port of London Authority's fleet and one of only three steam vessels left which were once in use on the River Thames and in the London Docks' system.

The historic vessel is opened regularly to visitors on static display.

Read more about Brent and her history on the website at