In photos: Burnham and Highbridge Artists festival hailed a
flocked to an outdoor arts festival at Highbridge's Apex Wildlife
Park during Saturday (July 14th).
annual event, called
'Denizens of the Deep', was run by Highbridge
and Burnham Artists and benefited from a day of mostly dry weather.
artists had worked in schools, youth clubs, residential homes
and their own studios to make a range of colourful sea creatures
for a sculpture trail which was set up around the park.
festival, now in its fifth year, also included many free arts
activities, including events to make your own sea creature and
try out painting in addition to art and photo workshops, competitions,
exhibitions, drum workshops and live music. Sculptures on show
were made from natural materials, such as driftwood, willow and
of the organisers, Sue Hammond-Lovatt, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
the festival had been a success and thanked all those attended
and supported it.
added that many of the festival's exhibits will also be on display
at Burnham's Princess Theatre on July 28th from 10am-4pm during
a special craft fair.