Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2017

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This unique celebration of Visual Arts in Somerset takes place 23 September — 8 October. With over 350 artists in 120 venues for 16 days of this autumn's Festival, many venues have embraced the theme "Prospect" in their shows and events.
Among this year's Festival highlights are:

  • "A Landscape of Objects" featuring specially commission artworks and installations located in beautiful gardens such as Kilver Court, Hestercombe Gardens and Forde Abbey. Lytes Cary also hosts a special contemporary craft showcase weekend (23-24 Sept)
  • A programme of films (28 Sept-1 Oct)
  • A Family Friendly Weekend finale (7-8 Oct) with plenty of workshops and "have a go" activities for children
    Plus there are many, many more events during the fortnight.
    Obtain your programme of the Festival from local galleries, museums, libraries, tourist information centres and other venues.
    You can also visit somersetartworks.org.uk

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