Tag Archives: Wiveliscombe

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 »

Young sculptors are inspired by the best

They whittled, they threaded, they decorated – you name it, the Festival’s youngest artists from Wiveliscombe Primary School, have been hard at work preparing their sculptures for display in September. And they’ve been working with some illustrious names.  Michael Fairfax, nationally known Wiveliscombe-based public artist and sculptor, worked with 25 students using recycled wood from… Continue Reading »