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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 »

Chris Howe Summer Exhibition at Porlock Weir

Chris Howe is a long-standing exhibitor at the 10 Parishes Festival. Chris works mainly in watercolour, using a limited palette and bold brush strokes to produce atmospheric landscape paintings of Exmoor and the surrounding area. This year Chris will be exhibiting at the Wiveliscombe Community Centre. Meanwhile, he will be having a summer exhibition at the… Continue Reading »

10 Parishes Festival now on Instagram

As well as Facebook and Twitter, you can now keep up to date with the work of 10 Parishes Artists on Instagram – follow us now on 10_parishes_festival. You can also follow us at www.facebook.com/10ParishesFestival and www.twitter.com/10Parishes. If you are a participant in this year’s festival then do tag us in any of your social media… Continue Reading »

Thank you Lamp Magazine

Lamp Magazine gave us a great spread in the latest August / September issue. And it was their special first birthday issue too! Happy birthday… The arts are clearly highly valued in Somerset, Lamp has had such a good response it’s going to publish every two months now – distributing 20,000 copies and now extending the reach… Continue Reading »