June 17, 2008
details announced on three-day River Brue arts festival
The River Brue estuary running through Burnham and Highbridge
will be a hive of activity during August when a three day arts
festival is held along its banks.
event, from August 1st to 3rd, is being hailed as a 'celebration
of the creative arts in the Burnham area' by its organisers, who
include HABA (Highbridge and Burnham Artists), Somerset Arts Week
and the Regeneration Partnership.
Stefan Jennings will work with local young people to create a
large environmental sculpture on the banks of the river which
will remain in position until October.
festival will also include sculpture workshops, a mural making
session, guided walks, family art workshops, and a photo competition
(which was recently featured here).
Highbridge History project will also put on an exhibition of photographs
and memories in the town's Community Hall on August 2nd and there
will be an outdoor arts fayre on Burnham seafront on August 2nd