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Porlock Arts Festival has feelgood factor
LOVERS of all things creative enjoyed a range of events during the tenth Porlock Arts Festival.
The four-day extravaganza, from last Thursday to Sunday, featured comedy, poetry, music, visual art and dance.
Best-selling author of Labrynth, Kate Mosse, spoke alongside writer Tim Kevan, originally from Minehead, on Saturday night.
This followed a day which included a poetry picnic, with guest speaker Susana Gardner, and a singing workshop run by Sarah-Jane Cross.
Paintings of the Queen that pupils from St Dubricius School created during a workshop with artist Melody Hawtin were on display throughout the event.
Festival chairman Meryl Salter said: “I thought the festival as a whole was a great success and very well received.
“The audiences were great and it was a really feelgood festival.
“The variety of events drew a very mixed crowd of all ages from the surrounding area and further afield – some people come on holiday to West Somerset at this time every year just for the festival.”
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