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Registration Deadline for 10 Parishes Festival – Act Now

Artist Registration Deadline! The artist registration deadline for this year’s 10 Parishes Festival is fast approaching – 31st March. There was a fantastic turnout at the Call to Artists Meeting in January where Festival Director Pauline Homeshaw re-iterated the importance of community involvement, both from participants and visitors. The last festival brought in over £37,000… Continue Reading »

Become a Friend of the 10 Parishes Festival

Support the 10 Parishes Festival by becoming a ‘Friend of the Festival’, and receiving the following benefits: Invitations to Private Views, Exhibitions and Art Shows Free entry to Art Gardens organised by the Festival A Friends Social Event Priority Copy of the Festival Guide The knowledge that you will be supporting a community event for the… Continue Reading »

Spotlight on…Festival’s youngest poet!

When people say policemen get younger all the time – they clearly haven’t heard about some of our 10 Parishes Festival artists! First it was the schoolchildren and young people of Wiveliscombe Primary School plus Kingsmead Community School, then we heard about successful sculptor Jessica (aged 17 – see details here), and now Fire River Poets… Continue Reading »

Festival first for Jessica

One of the 10 Parishes Festival’s youngest sculptors Jessica Weetch, 17, found her first ever exhibition got off to a flying start when she sold a sculpture within three hours on the opening night, for £150. Jessica, of Palace Gardens, Wiveliscombe, who is exhibiting at This is Moorish café-restaurant along with six professional artists, was… Continue Reading »