July 16, 2011
In Apex Park' arts festival underway this weekend
three-day visual arts festival with a theme of Alice In Wonderland
is bring held in Highbridge's Apex Park this weekend.
Called 'Alice in Apex Park', local artists have placed many wonderland
characters around the lakes for visitors to see alongside many
other art-related activities.
The event started
on Friday (15th July) and continues until Sunday (17th July),m
opening 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, workshops, live
music and art and craft exhibitions plus visits from Somerset
Wildlife Trust, BARB, the RSPB and other local groups.
sculpture on show has been produced by local schools, youth clubs,
residential homes and some of the artists themselves.
event will be rounded off with a Mad Hatters Tea Party on
Pictured: Top, Margaret Micklewright with her Griffin; Above,
Cora Stock with her Caterpillar and The Teapot by Sarah Berryman
The Turtle by Verity Trevor-Morgan and Mandy and Michelle
The Rabbit by the children of Burnham-On-Sea's Playaway Nursery
The Cheshire Cat by Michelle Hurle and Karis her daughter
The Mad Hatters Tea party by Highbridge's Churchfield School
The Cheshire Cat by Highbridge's Riverbed YMCA