Category Archives: Artist Spotlight

Artist Profile – Chris Tipping

Joining the festival for the first time this year is Chris Tipping, who will exhibit alongside another newcomer, Geoff Billet at Cotleigh Brewery. Chris’s background is book illustrating and graphic design, having been trained in art. It was a trip to Morocco that got him excited again about painting and he has returned a further… 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 »

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 »