Monthly Archives: July 2013

Young sculptors are inspired by the best

They whittled, they threaded, they decorated – you name it, the Festival’s youngest artists from Wiveliscombe Primary School, have been hard at work preparing their sculptures for display in September. And they’ve been working with some illustrious names.  Michael Fairfax, nationally known Wiveliscombe-based public artist and sculptor, worked with 25 students using recycled wood from… Continue Reading »

Yvette brings folk music heritage to life

Focus on: International folk song performer and lecturer Yvette Staelens, who will present a special Festival night celebrating Somerset folk song. People interested in finding out about their folk music heritage are in for a rare treat during the Festival when international performer and lecturer Yvette Staelens presents The Lost Singers of Somerset at Appley… Continue Reading »