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The Festival is Coming

The 10 Parishes Festival will be returning in September 2019, but before that we have a gathering for artists and event organisers to come together to hear about the plans for the forthcoming year. All are welcome, anyone who wishes to be involved in the Festival in any capacity, do come along to the Wiveliscombe… Continue Reading »

This Weekend in Wiveliscombe

Art, music, markets, food and drink, crafts and the renowned Carnival Parade will feature in Wiveliscombe this weekend. An art exhibition by The Wiveliscombe Arts Collective will feature at the town’s Community Centre throughout Saturday and Sunday. This venue was exceptionally popular at last year’s 10 Parishes Festival and includes well-known local artists – John… Continue Reading »

Questionnaire Winner

Many visitors to the 10 Parishes Festival kindly completed a questionnaire, which gave us much useful information for the way forward. The prize was dinner for two at the White Hart in the centre of Wiveliscombe, to whom we are exceptionally grateful. Many congratulations to Mr and Mrs Dunmall who live near Taunton who were… Continue Reading »

Record results at 10 Parishes Festival

Organisers of the 10 Parishes Festival are celebrating record results from the nine day event held in and around Wiveliscombe in September which were announced at a recent post-event meeting. Artist open studios are the main part of the visual and performing arts festival and resulting sales by artists amounted to nearly £46,000 which is… Continue Reading »

A final Thank You

September has turned the page and with that a chance to reflect on the 10 Parishes Festival and the kind involvement of the community, participating artists and performers and the many visitors. A big thank you to all. Festival Director Pauline Homeshaw commented “We were delighted with the involvement with all aspects of the festival… Continue Reading »

Webbers Window Display

We are very grateful to Webbers Estate Agents in Wiveliscombe for kindly making a display of all the participating venues in their window. The creative talents of our 10 Parishes artists had great impact – Thank you Bruce and the Webbers team!

Photomarathon results

There was a lot of interest in the Photomarathon which featured on both weekends of the festival. The first Saturday saw entrants taking pictures of eight themes in eight hours – the results were exhibited on the second weekend at the Wiveliscombe Community Centre. The winner was Geoff Bayliss from Oakford near Bampton and runner up… Continue Reading »

Photomarathon Results!

You can now experience the results of last weekend’s Photomarathon which is a novel open event for anyone interested in photography and creativity. Entrants had the task to take 8 photos on 8 themes in 8 hours. The exhibition of the submissions is now on at the Wiveliscombe Communtiy Centre and the winner will be… Continue Reading »