Author Archives: Giles Adams

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.

Handmade Book Workshop

Judy and Sophie Willoughby will be exhibiting prints and paintings inspired by memories, travel and nature during the 10 Parishes Festival at the Old School, Sand Street, Milverton. On Wednesday 11th September they will be running a handmade book workshop using collage, paint, poetry and text to make an A5 sized book as a tribute… Continue Reading »

New Guide Launch!

Thank you to all the artists and performers who came to Wiveliscombe Community Office this week to pick up their signage and copies of the new Festival Guide. With just a few weeks to go until the Festival starts on Saturday 7th September, participants are busy finalising work and preparing venues. Do use the Guide… Continue Reading »

The New Guide is Here!

The 10 Parishes Festival Guide has just arrived from the printers and will be distributed over the next couple of weeks, far and wide! Designed by Bathealton artist Aga Karmolinska, the cover highlights this year’s theme of Reuse and Recycle. The main thing that you will notice that it is bigger than previous years. This… Continue Reading »

The New Oxford Consort

Wellhayes Vineyard will once again feature as a live music venue at the 10 Parishes Festival, hosting The New Oxford Consort on Saturday 14th September at 7.30pm. This vocal ensemble comprises some of the finest young singers from Oxford and will perform a varied programme of unaccompanied choral music spanning 500 years, ranging from Renaissance… Continue Reading »

The Beautiful Work of David Carter

A remarkable and unusual photographic style provides a poignant backdrop to this year’s 10 Parishes Festival, through the work of David Carter. David was registered to exhibit at the 2017 festival but died unexpectedly a few weeks beforehand. His work was still exhibited thanks to the help of friends, colleagues and family members. This year… Continue Reading »

Wells Art Contemporary

We ventured eastwards on Friday to the launch of Wells Art Contemporary. It runs until 12th August in the Cathedral and our recommendation is that you GO! Wells Art Contemporary is an open competition for UK and International visual art that has gained praise and respect in the UK and abroad. Established in 2012 by… Continue Reading »

New exhibitor – Barbara Roll

Barbara Roll is a new exhibitor to the 10 Parishes Festival, showcasing ceramics and glass as part of a joint exhibition at Stawley Mill. A graduate of Plymouth College of Art, Barbara has previously been awarded a bursary for membership by the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen. She is inspired by the collected debris of life… Continue Reading »