Thanks everyone supported the 1st Yeovil Window Wanderland!
We are very proud to claim that 1st Yeovil Window Wanderland is a great success! More than 200 window displays around town and surrounding villages, put together by local residents, businesses and organisations. Yeovil Window Wanderland delivered it’s promise to light up our town and for all to enjoy! It is Covid-safe and free!
Thanks for everyone taking part, whether you are windowmaker or wanderer! Please check out our photo documentation of the event: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=Yeovilfrontyardfest&set=a.145821310708237
We are grateful to receive funding support from Somerset Community Foundation and Abri’s Community Fund, and the partnership support from Spark Somerset, Love Yeovil, Local Co-op, Yeovil Town Council and many individuals and organisations.
Light up our town together!
Yeovil Art Space is delighted to support bringing Window Wanderland to Yeovil between 15 and 28 February. Working with volunteers, artists, creatives, neighbourhoods, organisations and local businesses, together we will create a festival of colour and light that illuminate the town for two weeks in the darkest months. Anyone can join in either as a WANDERER or a WINDOWMAKER.
FOR ALL WANDERERS
Welcome to Yeovil’s 1st Window Wanderland event! More than 150 households, businesses, schools and organisations take part this year. Take your daily stroll and see the wonderful window displays put together by people in Yeovil and for everyone in Yeovil. It is a covid-safe event, it is free and it is for everyone!
See the interactive map below see window locations.
Visit our window display
‘Land, Sea and Sky‘ is a window display put together by artist Hannah Bottomley, Stephanie Max and Natasha Rand with contribution from Yeovil residents. It will be lighten up between 5-10pm.
Window photo album
Visit wonderful window displays online on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Yeovilwindowwanderland/
THE LATEST for WINDOWMAKERS!
Contributing to our window display
Thanks for everyone sending in their contribution to our window display, you can find your wonderful creation alongside the artists’ display at Yeovil Art Space. It is not too late to take part. Please download the template below and send your contribution to Yeovil Art Space, Unit 29, Quedam Shopping Centre.
Windowmakers on social
So many wonderful creation from our windowmakers!! Thank you for everyone sharing on Facebook and Instagram. Check it out #yeovilwindowwanderland
Free activity packs
Themed with Land, Sea and Sky, 3 artist designed activity packs included materials you need to get you inspired and started your own window display. 500 activity packs has been produced with funding support from Somerset Community Foundation Coronavirus Response Fund and Abri’s Community Fund. Huge thanks for local Co-op (Mudford Road, St. Michael’s Avenue and Stiby Road) Take no Wrap, The Cider Shack, Ninesprings Cafe and Eastfield Farm at Tintinhull to help us to distribute them and they are now all gone! Online version can be downloaded below.
Join online workshop via Facebook Live
Join our online workshop with our artists, including the step by step guide to make your window display inspired by different themes and methods, via Facebook Live (You don’t need Facebook account to join, click the link near the time) https://www.facebook.com/yeovilartspace/live/
Wednesday 10 February 6.30pm – 7pm
(Stephanie Max / Theme: Sky)
Thursday 11 February 6.30pm – 7pm
(Natasha Rand / Theme: Land)
Friday 12 February 6.30pm -7pm
(Hannah Bottomley / Theme: Sea)
Guide to make an illuminated window display
We love the online guide put together by The Sickly Mama. Also check out the Window Wanderland official guide HERE, including a comprehensive guide by Lucy Reeves Khan and the GALLERY page to show a lot of different ideas.
Join our Yeovil Window Wanderland Facebook Group to see ideas we share!
A window festival in Yeovil and outlying villages. Join us by decorating your window and leave your light on between 15 – 28 February 2021! This creates a beautiful walking trail round Yeovil in the darkest months.
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