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New Guide Launch!

Thank you to all the artists and performers who came to Wiveliscombe Community Office this week to pick up their signage and copies of the new Festival Guide. With just a few weeks to go until the Festival starts on Saturday 7th September, participants are busy finalising work and preparing venues. Do use the Guide… Continue Reading »

The New Oxford Consort

Wellhayes Vineyard will once again feature as a live music venue at the 10 Parishes Festival, hosting The New Oxford Consort on Saturday 14th September at 7.30pm. This vocal ensemble comprises some of the finest young singers from Oxford and will perform a varied programme of unaccompanied choral music spanning 500 years, ranging from Renaissance… Continue Reading »

The Beautiful Work of David Carter

A remarkable and unusual photographic style provides a poignant backdrop to this year’s 10 Parishes Festival, through the work of David Carter. David was registered to exhibit at the 2017 festival but died unexpectedly a few weeks beforehand. His work was still exhibited thanks to the help of friends, colleagues and family members. This year… Continue Reading »

Wells Art Contemporary

We ventured eastwards on Friday to the launch of Wells Art Contemporary. It runs until 12th August in the Cathedral and our recommendation is that you GO! Wells Art Contemporary is an open competition for UK and International visual art that has gained praise and respect in the UK and abroad. Established in 2012 by… Continue Reading »

Become a Friend of the 10 Parishes Festival

Download the application form. Support the 10 Parishes Festival by becoming a ‘Friend of the Festival’, and receiving the following benefits: Invitations to Private Views, Exhibitions and Art Shows Free entry to Art Gardens organised by the Festival A Friends Social Event Priority Copy of the Festival Guide The knowledge that you will be supporting a… Continue Reading »

This Weekend in Wiveliscombe

Art, music, markets, food and drink, crafts and the renowned Carnival Parade will feature in Wiveliscombe this weekend. An art exhibition by The Wiveliscombe Arts Collective will feature at the town’s Community Centre throughout Saturday and Sunday. This venue was exceptionally popular at last year’s 10 Parishes Festival and includes well-known local artists – John… Continue Reading »

Questionnaire Winner

Many visitors to the 10 Parishes Festival kindly completed a questionnaire, which gave us much useful information for the way forward. The prize was dinner for two at the White Hart in the centre of Wiveliscombe, to whom we are exceptionally grateful. Many congratulations to Mr and Mrs Dunmall who live near Taunton who were… Continue Reading »

Record results at 10 Parishes Festival

Organisers of the 10 Parishes Festival are celebrating record results from the nine day event held in and around Wiveliscombe in September which were announced at a recent post-event meeting. Artist open studios are the main part of the visual and performing arts festival and resulting sales by artists amounted to nearly £46,000 which is… Continue Reading »