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Beach Sculpture Festival – July 2019

Sculpture Festival now in its 15th year with Free Environmental Art workshops. Join a team of professional artists to create a display of temporary sculptures that inspire, inform and educate on Swansea and Gower’s beautiful beaches. Learn new art skills and techniques.

(Credits to Phil Holden Photography /SBS UK)

Please bring buckets and spades, hats and sunscreen. Also follow our sculpture trail entitled Sculpture on the Coast along the coastal path between Mumbles and Rhossili which links in with all the beach workshops. Five site specific way-marking sculptures have been created especially for the trail and there is an interactive quiz to find out more about beautiful Gower through the art pieces. See our website for further details

(Credits to Phil Holden Photography /SBS UK)

The aim of Art and Education by the Sea is to educate and inspire children and communities through environmental art, giving them the opportunity to enjoy and take care of special places such as local beaches and natural spaces in a positive way we aim to show participants how to become more creative in their lives and more resourceful by creating sculpture and art from natural materials.

Each year of the festival participants of all ages and abilities are enriched by this opportunity to experience and create art which is the poetry of life. We aim to bring art out of the gallery into the heart of the community for everyone to enjoy at our beautiful beaches. The festival benefits both people and place by providing healthy mind and body activities that stimulate and inspire, enhancing creativity and well-being, as well as educating people about the environment.

The festival is sponsored by Mumbles Community Council, City and County of Swansea and local businesses.

(Credits to Phil Holden Photography /SBS UK)