The Weird Wiltshire exhibition opened on Saturday 1st April with a night of performance, art and the launch of the new gallery space at the Richard Jefferies museum. Over 100 people attended the private view on a beautiful Spring evening.
There were performances by Les Bicyclettes of the Wiltshire White horses and folk songs by Richard Law and Eddie Cooke
Art on display included work by over 40 local artists with their own interpretation on the theme of Weird Wiltshire. A New Shoots grant from Swindon Borough Council enabled free gallery space for artists taking part and a family activities day ‘ Weird Wednesday’ on April 19th. The family day includes art & craft activities and strange Wiltshire tales from story teller Chris Park.
The exhibition is on until the end of April, details for the family day can be found on The Richard Jefferies website
www.richardjefferies.org Tel – 07768917466
( And not to disappoint Linda here is a photo of Jackie Bardwell astride a White Horse )