Local Primary Schools & Beaminster School Year 7

On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th June, The Magnard Ensemble, a zany and imaginative wind quintet will educate and entertain children in our local Primary Schools and Year 7 of Beaminster School.  They will demonstrate the instruments of the wind quintet: flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bassoon in fun interactive workshops.

Thanks to Pat Crawford for co-ordinating these events.  Sponsor: Mrs Christine Corson

Mountjoy School – Pre-coffee Concert on Thursday 28th June at 10.45 am

The Mountjoy School Handbell Team will be performing sporting a new uniform funded by Belacqua Trust.

Thanks to Carol Madigan from the school and Mary Hall, a Governor of Mountjoy representing the Festival to enable these events.

Beaminster Playgroup

They will also be joining in the fun, enjoying activities and a workshop also based on Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs from Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes


Beaminster School Art at Yarn Barton Centre – Saturday 23rd June to Saturday 30th June, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Entrance FREE

Year 10 Garden/Landscape Printing

Having studied colour theory and the work of Monet and other impressionists, the students build their paint surfaces from a wide range of brush marks and hues to create a sense of forms in space and range of textured surfaces.

Beaminster School Photography at the Museum – Saturday 23rd June to Saturday 30th June, 10.30am – 4.00pm

Entrance FREE

A wide range of artists and genres have influenced this year’s photography students, from David Hockney’s joiners to local landscape photographers and instagram ‘influencers’ the range of work on display is both divers and novel, with traditional prints, darkroom work and digital manipulations and mixed media pieces.

Imogen Peck
Jenny Cunningham