Author Archives: Sue Mitchinson

About Sue Mitchinson

Sue Mitchinson is involved in the Festival on the PR side, helping to gain publicity and awareness through press releases and magazine articles, as well as blogs, tweets and posts. Sue has her own freelance business Something To Say, at www.something-to-say.co.uk and also loves creative writing, walking, reading, and being with her family.

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 »

Great media support for Festival

We’ve been getting some great support for the Festival in latest issues of Somerset Life magazine, Exmoor Magazine, the Somerset County Gazette, Wellington Weekly, West Somerset Free Press – and more to come, including radio; plus excellent online listings help from organisations like Visit Somerset, Taunton Tourist Information Centre and more. It’s August 25 today… Continue Reading »