Artists and quilters continue town's festival

PUBLISHED: 16:40 13 September 2006 | UPDATED: 09:52 24 May 2010

Ann Baber and Jean Pickard.

Ann Baber and Jean Pickard.

WESTON Arts Festival kicked off in style last Saturday and this year's event promises to be one of the best yet

WESTON Arts Festival kicked off in style last Saturday and this year's event promises to be one of the best yet.One of the opening events was the Photography And Beyond Exhibition, which is running until October 14 at North Somerset Museum in Burlington Street. The exhibition will introduce digital imaging from the pure photograph through to fine art. There will be a normal museum entry charge.On Wednesday, a magical mystery adventure will be staged at The Playhouse.Bink and the Riddle Of The Sphinx is closely tied into National Curriculum subjects and will include plenty of swashbuckling action and problem solving.There is also a workshop at 10am. Then on Thursday at The Playhouse, Stars In Their Eyes winner Gary Mullen will take on the role of one of the greatest frontmen of all time in One Night of Queen.Further events to come over the month include the Weston Quilters' exhibition, running from September 22-26 at The Winter Gardens and a willow barn sculpture exhibition in Duck Lane, Wick St Lawrence, from September 23 to October 7.Four local artists will also display their work at The Winter Gardens from September 23 to October 14. The Birnbeck Artists, which includes Ann Baber, Jean Pickard, Stephanie Burrows and Nick Sparks, will show off an interesting, colourful and thought-provoking collection of work. Entry is free.For more details on the events taking place over the next month call 07833 780456 or the box office on 01934 645544.

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