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The Photomarathon

The Photomarathon is an exciting new concept at the 10 Parishes Festival this year – part one taking place today, Sunday 10th September. It’s a challenge – participants have to take 8 photos of 8 topics in the correct order over an 8-hour period (10am-5pm). HQ for Photomarathon participants will be The Wiveliscombe House (at the Square). Cost… Continue Reading »

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