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Four sculptors, Paul Boswell, Fiona Campbell, Rachel Mcleay and Anthony Wilson have created a sculpture trail at Stourhead entitled 'Beyond the Garden Gate'. This is something not to be missed, particularly by families. Open daily all September this exhibition gives us all an added reason to visit this fabulous National Trust property.
On Tuesday 20th September 2011 the curtain goes up on the new season of films being screened by the Wincanton Film Society. WFS is Wincanton's own home grown cinema. All are welcome. Buy a season ticket or pay on the door.
Yet again Bruton Art Society produces an exhibition of varied and interesting work of a very high standard. Don't miss seeing it at Bruton School for Girls (Sunnny Hill).
To be held for the second time at Bruton School For Girls the Bruton Arts Society Exhibition again promises to provide a high quality display of the work of local aritists who are members of the Society. The Society's 58th exhibition opens August 20th and closes on the 28th.
Work is well underway and nearing completion for the Scraptors, a collaborative sculpture group of four West Country sculptors, who are creating a Sculpture Trail at Stourhead for September.
Wincanton Hospital and Wincanton Health Centre are both exhibiting art work by students at King Arthur's. The display will be changed regularly, so look out for new pieces.
On the 3rd September 2011 Somerset and Dorset Animal Rescue Centre are hosting their first ever music festival - PawFest.
In a charity concert for the parish church roof appeal on Saturday 7th July, the Pilgrim Choir had a great evening with a lovely audience and were joined by talented soloists.
Wincanton's Pilgrim Choir performed under water at Stourhead but still managed to enjoy themselves as they took part in the annual summer Festival of the Voice in less than idyllic conditions.
Pylle Motor Spares - long established in the scrap business - have become art patrons! They have donated scrap to the Scraptors, who scavenge incessantly for material for their artistic sculptures.
Hendrika Foster, the well-known local History of Art lecturer, will give an illustrated talk about Hogarth's London at Stourton Memorial Hall on Thursday 12th May at 6.45 pm. Tickets at the door £10 to include wine and light refreshment.
Wincanton Choral Society will be performing Haydn's oratorio "The Creation" on Sunday May 15th at 7.30pm in the Wincanton Sports Hall, King Aurthur's School.
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