July 14, 2011
'Alice In Apex Park' arts festival starts on Friday
three-day visual arts festival with a theme of Alice In Wonderland
is to be held in Highbridge's Apex Park this weekend.
Called 'Alice in Apex Park', local artists will be placing many
wonderland characters around the lakes for visitors to find in
addition to scores of other art-related activities.
The event takes
place from Friday 15th July through to Sunday 18th July and will
be open each day from 10am-4.30pm.
is the latest event to be organised by local group The Highbridge
and Burnham Artists (HaBA).
will be able to meet the characters from the well-loved story
of Alice In Wonderland and Alice Through The Looking Glass on
a sculpture trail around the lakes and also visit the family workshops
which include mask making, mad hat making and willow art,"
one of the organisers, Sue Hammond-Lovatt, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
will also be a number of competitions to enter, a drumming workshop
and live music. And there will also be art and craft exhibitions
plus visits from Somerset Wildlife Trust, RSPB and other local
sculpture on show has been produced by local schools, youth clubs,
residential homes and some of the artists themselves. The event
will be rounded off with a Mad Hatters Tea Party on Sunday
and Burnham Artists came together to initiate and promote art
activities and events in both communities and recognises the unique
qualities of both areas and seeks to develop strong creative community
links and dialogue between them.