Artist On A Bench

I am currently taking a break from Artist On A Bench
Artist On A Bench, is a voluntary arts project by Bel Blue and Allan Herbert. The project evolved from a morning spent sketching, writing and chatting to passers by on a Barry Island Bench.
Art-Music-Poetry-Literature from the bench

The Bench is a place where we can belong

A therapeutic Project…..See you on the bench…
August In Residence at The Workers Gallery
An afternoon artists residency at The Workers Gallery, Ynyshir, Wales

Film by Lucy Jane Purrington

Music by Bel Blue

As part of the ‘The August In Residence Programme 2019’ at The Workers Gallery, musician Bel Blue and Photographer, Video Artist, Lucy Jane Purrington celebrated and explored the conviviality of benches. This film has been created from the sounds, conversations and visual images captured during their residency on 08 August 2019 at The Workers Gallery, Ynyshir, Rhonda Cynon Taff, Wales.

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Artist On A Bench at madeinroath festival 2018

Artist On A Bench where delighted to be spend a lovely afternoon on the bench at madeinroath festival 2018,  in the Grounds Of The Mackintosh Community Centre on Sat 20th October 11-3pm 2018. Thanks to everyone who took part and joined us on the bench to create such vibrant art, words and music.


More From The Bench

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The Friendship Bench

Artist On A Bench collaborated with Barry based Art4U in the creation of Barry’s first Friendship Bench at Barry Knap and Lake Gardens, a place to  create and connect in nature. For more information