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Watercolour classes with Chris Howe

Chris Howe is a regular participant in the 10 Parishes Festival and this year will once again exhibit at Wiveliscombe Community Hall. Chris has been living and working in Somerset for 30 years, mainly working in watercolours producing paintings, which appear fresh and vibrant. This summer and autumn, Chris will be presenting a series of… Continue Reading »

Registrations close!

A superb amount of artist and performer registrations have been submitted for this year’s 10 Parishes Festival which returns from 7-15th September. We will show you much more on our website and via our social media over the summer months to whet your appetite for another excellent September. We are eagerly awaiting to see how… 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 »

A final Thank You

September has turned the page and with that a chance to reflect on the 10 Parishes Festival and the kind involvement of the community, participating artists and performers and the many visitors. A big thank you to all. Festival Director Pauline Homeshaw commented “We were delighted with the involvement with all aspects of the festival… Continue Reading »