Artists to flock to Birnbeck Pier for another spray jam

PUBLISHED: 10:00 08 August 2017 | UPDATED: 15:17 08 August 2017

Paint Jam in aid of the  Birnbeck Regeneration Trust.

Paint Jam in aid of the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust.

Archant

A spray jam will return to Weston-super-Mare’s Birnbeck Pier this month.

Artists at work.Artists at work.

Street artists have been invited to the area around the pier to create new work to brighten up the area.

It will also raise money for the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust.

Organiser Lin Toulcher said: “It has grown massively from last year.

“Some of the artists do quite traditional work. Others range from anything from cartoons to portraits.

“There is a real mix of everything.”

MORE: In pictures – Street art in Weston.

The artists will be painting the hoardings around the pier for the third year in a row.

There will also be a poetry jam and live music, a number of food stalls and artists will sell their work and crafts.

The spray jam will take place around the pier on August 12 and 13 at 10am both days.

On the Saturday evening, starting at around 6pm, people can enjoy some ambient music while watching the sun go down.

For more details, search for the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust on Facebook.

MORE: The history of Birnbeck Pier told in pictures.

More from Weston Mercury

25 minutes ago

Weston-super-Mare’s first balloon launch, which was due to take place on Saturday, has been postponed due to poor weather conditions.

Read more

Future bids for fracking to take place across North Somerset should be decided by the authority and not the Government, according to councillors.

Read more

A woman has been injured after colliding with a car in Weston this morning (Thursday).

Read more

An accident involving two cars in Worle has resulted in slow moving traffic this morning (Thursday).

Read more

The prospect of Weston’s Tropicana being transformed into an ‘entertainment hub’ courtesy of a £1million investment have moved forward this week.

Read more

A Priory Community School (PCSA) teacher has been cooking up tasty treats on a national cooking television programme.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:56

Hard-working sailing volunteers from Clevedon and Yatton will have a royal appointment this week to recognise decades of service.

Read more
Clevedon Yatton
Yesterday, 17:58

One of the world’s best mountain climbers inspired hundreds of students with his heroic feats and stories.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

Volunteers hoping to make a busy road which connects Weston to Bristol safer for motorists and pedestrians have called on villagers to get involved.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:38

More than 90 competitors wowed audiences with ballroom, Latin and classic dance performances in Weston-super-Mare.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 12°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists