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Rupert Gatfield

Rupert Gatfield is a painter and drawer inspired by form and colour. Drawing on a personal mythology and symbolism, he sets out to both seduce and confound the viewer, embracing precision with abandon. Rupert’s studio is open both weekends of the festival from 11am-6pm at Watch Cottage, Maundown TA4 2HN

The First Drip

Philip Moore of Mdesign is exhibiting work created for Castle Drogo, National Trust, Dartmoor . The First Drip AKA ‘the drip the broke the Castles back’ is centre piece representing the castle’s 100year battle with the Dartmoor elements. Also featuring; Radio Char Char presented by Drogo’s resident DJ Dudley Sideboard, and the Hydrophone – ‘water in… Continue Reading »

Day One! Some highlights

Welcome to the opening day of the 10 Parishes Festival! Over the next nine days there will be artist open studios, live music and drama performances and community events. Here are some highlights for Saturday 9th September. Ashbrlttle Big Sing – join in with Yvette Staelens in Ashbrittle Village Hall (TA21 0LF) tonight at 7.30pm.… Continue Reading »

Annie Musgrove and Karen Hewitt at the Bear Inn – paintings and furniture

Landscape artist Annie Musgrove has persuaded her sister-in-law to exhibit her unique upcycled and upholstered small furniture items in the dining room of the Bear Inn, Wiveliscombe for the Festival. This will be Karen’s first exhibition and she has put together a collection of stools and chairs which would make unusual and useful additions to… Continue Reading »

Nicola Werner Pottery

Festival newcomer Nicola Werner will open her pottery studio for the 10 Parishes Festival. Located at Fitzhead, Nicola’s studio will be open from Wednesday13th until Sunday 17th September from 11am-6pm. Nicola will also exhibit at this Sunday’s street market in Wiveliscombe. The pottery can be found at Welshes Cottage, Church Road, Fitzhead TA4 3JT

This Saturday – The Soldier’s Tale

There are just a handful of tickets left for The Soldier’s Tale, a fully dramatised performance this Saturday at Wellhayes Vineyard, Clayhanger. Written towards the end of the First World War it tells the story of a soldier searching for meaning in his life. Music by Igor Stravinsky & Libretto by Charles Ferdinand Ramuz in… Continue Reading »

David Leyland and Simon Healy – Enigma

David Leyland and Simon Healy join forces to present a unique exhibition ‘Enigma’ that brings together their individual styles and mediums in a collaborative retrospective. Disciplines include Mixed Media, Painting/Drawing/Illustration, Photography/Film/New Media, Printmaking. David and Simon can be found at Butts Way, Milverton daily throughout the festival (except 11th Sept).

Louis and the Iguanas gig

The renowned Louis and the Iguanas will perform their vibrant and energetic repertoire of SKA, soul, reggae and funk at The Victoria Rooms, Milverton this month on Saturday 16th. This ten piece band, known as “cold blooded groovers” are well-known locally for their talented line up of musicians and have delivered excellent performances at this… Continue Reading »