1945 - 2018

Mike Akehurst

Michael D. Akehurst, was born at Hitchin, Hertfordshire in 1945, son of Henry C. Akehurst and his wife Florence née Goodwin, who married in London in 1940. Michael was educated at West Hartlepool Grammar School for Boys. He married at Sunderland, co. Durham in 1967, Patricia Hutton. As Mike Akehurst, he exhibited at Bury St Edmund's Church Walks in 2012 from 1 Rembrandt Gardens, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk when sixty highly regarded professional artists as well as local artists and students donated their work and, supported by the School of Art at West Suffolk College, all the proceeds going to St Nicholas Hospice Care. A member of the Bury St Edmund's Sketchers Group and of the Felixstowe Art Group. Michael died on 5 January 2018.