Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Street Market & Carnival

One of the most popular parts of the 10 Parishes Festival is the Wiveliscombe Street Market and Carnival on Sunday 10th September. The town centre will again be free of traffic and filled with stallholders, craftspeople and musicians. The party starts at 10am when the Street Market opens. Entertainment will include a variety of local… Continue Reading »

Dawn Mangan

Dawn Mangan returns to the 10 Parishes Festival specialising in watercolour, oil, acrylic and mixed media, covering various subjects including landscape, seascape and flowers. Dawn will exhibit at the Bear Inn Skittle Alley, Wiveliscombe, daily throughout the festival  from 9th-17th September. Dawn will join other artists David Bernard, Angela Fine, Joss Harral and Lucy Lean… Continue Reading »

Return of Forkbeard Fantasy

Forkbeard Fantasy delighted audiences at the last 10 Parishes Festival with a surreal installation at Wiveliscombe Town Hall. They return this year in a different location in the town, Myrtle Cottage, found at 13 High St. This is the home of Louise Waugh who also will participate in the festival and promises and exhibition full… Continue Reading »

Artist spotlight – Aga Karmolinska

Bathealton artist Aga Karmolinska has once again designed this year’s festival guide and will exhibit at the festival for the first time. Aga studied fine art (painting and drawing) at the Academy of Fine Art in Gdansk (Poland) – and got a Masters Degree  (MA) there in 1988. Aga explained further, “Then I have been… Continue Reading »

Embracing the Festival theme

The theme for this year’s festival is the B3227, the road that stretches from west of Taunton through many of the 10 Parishes. Some artists will incorporate this. Victoria Ward has already started a series of maps for the ten parishes, all inspired by the 16th century Ottoman navigational maps of Piri Reis. Victoria will… Continue Reading »

Festival Guide online

The 10 Parishes Festival Guide is making a good impact out and about in many locations across the county. Did you know that it’s also possible to see it online and share with other contacts on social media? You will see the browse button a little way down on the right of the website home… Continue Reading »