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Business Support for Creatives

Introducing the Visitor Economy Support Programme (VESP) – Somerset County Council, Visit Exmoor, Visit Somerset and Tomorrow’s Tourism are working together to enable FREE business support. The Visitor Economy Support Programme (VESP) is a programme funded by an allocation of £500,000 from the Somerset Business Rates Retention Pilot programme (BRRP). The BRRP is funding to… Continue Reading »

10 Parishes Registration 2021

Registration Form Register as an artist to become part of the 2021 10 Parishes Festival Either as: A Community Event An Open Studio An Exhibition A Sole Exhibitor To take part please download the application form from the following choices: 10 Parishes Festival Registration Form pdf download. Please print and return to the address shown on the… Continue Reading »

The 2021 Registration for the 10 Parishes Festival is open.

The 10 Parishes Festival Committee is delighted to announce the dates for this year’s Festival as 11th-19th September. As you know, we would usually hold a launch meeting in Wiveliscombe in early January, but in light of ongoing restrictions, we are sending our invitation for you to participate by email. The committee is very confident that this… Continue Reading »

There’s Still Time!

The Indian Summer is due to return for the rest of the 10 Parishes Festival so making ideal conditions for some autumn art touring! Collective Exhibitions can be a rewarding destination experience and once again Waterrow Church and Community Hall hosts a variety of works. Edmund Butler has been designing and making furniture for 30… Continue Reading »

How Great is The Art!

It has been particularly exciting making our way around studios and exhibitions and midweek is a peaceful time to make routes around the venues. What a picture St Luke’s Mission Church is in Langley Marsh! A beautiful location just on the left a little way up the hill, a few yards down a narrow lane… Continue Reading »

Opening Weekend at 10 Parishes Festival

The 10 Parishes Festival opens today with artists opening their doors and showcasing their talent in Ashbrittle, Bathealton, Chipstable, Clatworthy, Huish Champflower, Milverton, Stawley, Waterrow and Wiveliscombe. Over 60 artists are participating, some of whom will produce work based on the Festival theme, Reuse and Recycle. Look out for the huge plastic-bag-lady created by Jenni… Continue Reading »

From Here to There and Back Again

From Here to There and Back Again is a novel installation that joins two studios by way of the River Tone. The artworks will evoke the influence of the river and its environment through print, paintings, drawings, photographs, whittlings, film, bookworks and sculptures. Paul Leyland at Greenways Studios, Ashbrittle will host a private view tomorrow,… Continue Reading »

Trash to Treasure!

Judy Willoughby is certainly engaging with the Festival theme of Reuse and Recycle with ‘Trash to Treasure!’ – a collagraph printmaking workshop that will use items from your recycling boxes to create and print a work of art. Suitable materials include cereal boxes, packaging (thin card), textured fabric, dried plants, bubble wrap, egg boxes, string… Continue Reading »

Wivey Art Collective

Wiveliscombe Community Centre is always a popular draw for 10 Parishes Festival visitors. This year the Wivey Art Collective return for a joint exhibition throughout the Festival. Open every day from Saturday 7th until Sunday 15th September, the artists exhibiting include John Abraham, Doulla Aebli, Chris Howe, Annie Musgrove, Teresa Wilson and Victoria Ward.