The Wotton Beacon: St Mary’s Church goes blue in solidarity with key workers

As a show of support and solidarity for the NHS, St Mary’s Church was lit up bright blue on Thursday evening. The illuminations were the brainchild of Wottonian Joe Hall, who arranged the display with help from the St Mary’s Churchwardens. Joe, who works for SXS Events in Bristol, said he came up with the …

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Documenting the lockdown: 100 paintings in 100 days

A Wotton-based artist has been challenging himself to illustrate his time in lockdown – by creating 100 paintings in 100 days.  Richard Edwards, who designed ‘Wotton, 240 Buildings’, currently for sale in Fifi’s Fancy Furniture, spoke about his project documenting his personal experiences with isolation.  “When lockdown first started I thought I would try and …

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