and Beasts Arts Festival gets underway
Birds and Beasts Art Festival got off to a great start on Friday
(July 16th) despite variable weather.
artists placed several sculptures around Apex Park's lake and
lots of people took advantage of free tuition during 'Painting
in the Park'.
those displaying work on Friday was Sarah Berryman with her pink
flamingo, pictured right.
Birds and Beasts Festival runs from Friday 16th July until Sunday
18th July from 10-4pm each day, with free entry - the full schedule
Arts group Highbridge and Burnham Artists (HaBA) is organising
an array of visual treats, including a sculpture trail around
the park, family workshops, live music, an arts and crafts fair,
a photography display, a photographic competition and a drawing
The sculpture on show has been produced by local schools, youth
clubs, residential homes and some of the artists themselves.
HaBA is running the festival with support from Somerset County
Council, Sedgemoor District Council, Burnham and Highbridge Town
Council, Burnham Holiday Village, Burnham BMX Club and Burnham's
Cultural and Arts Development Society.
Farnese taking part in the painting workshop
children from Highbridges Beechfield School created this colourful
banner which was on show on Friday