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Next stop, East Somerset Railway

Today we are installing at East Somerset Railway in Cranmore!

Come and see us from tomorrow, Wednesday 21 July.

The station a perfect venue for a project about movement and transportation.

A heritage Brunel steam railway, part of the Strawberry line, the steam and sounds conjure imaginings of past travel. A connection to the arts can be found via wildlife artist David Shepherd (his love of steam trains brought him to East Somerset Railway to paint them).

Mandy Shepherd recently opened the newly refurbished and nostalgic Museum and Waiting Room, the setting for the art in cases.

The Inch by IN:CH events include:

  • Drawing from Cases: daily when open
  • Artists-in-Conversation: Sat 24 July, 11am – 1pm. With Fiona Campbell and Philippa Edwards
  • Sculpture workshop: Sat 24 July, 2 – 4pm. Book via eventbrite. £5 for materials. With Fiona Campbell. Suitable for 8 yrs-adult
  • Sculpture Workshop using recycled materials: Sun 25 July, 11am – 1pm. With Fiona and Angel Greenham. Free, drop-in, all ages

East Somerset Railway is in Cranmore, near Shepton Mallet BA4 4QP.
Open: 21 – 31 July, 11am – 5pm, Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun (closing at 3pm on final day)

Come and see us, join one of our events, visit the fascinating engine shed and take a train trip back in time!

On 7th August Inch by IN:CH tours to Backwell Playhouse for a one-day pop-up exhibition and shadow drawing workshop. (28 August).

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