from the heights of Ashmore pond to Lyme Regis Bay,

water courses the length of the Wessex Ridgeway:

flowing through time and place - calm when free - frantic when harnessed,

emerging into the open sea.

soundscape by David Rogers [click on images above to play sound extracts] - photographs by Catherine Batten

an exhibition of photographs by Catherine Batten together with poems by James Crowden and 'sounds of the ridgeway' by David Rogers
will be touring along the Ridgeway during October '07 and in Corsham, March/April '08

Ashmore Village Hall - Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th, 11am - 4pm | Ibberton Village Hall - Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st, 1pm - 4pm
Beaminster Museum - Friday 26th and Saturday 27th, 10.30am - 12.30pm & 2.30pm - 4.30pm and Sunday 28th, 2.30pm - 4.30pm.
The Pound Arts Centre, Pound Pill, Corsham - Saturday 1st March to Friday 11th April, Monday-Friday 9.30am - 9pm, Saturday 9am - 5pm


creative footsteps - a collection of poetry and photographs along the Wessex Ridgeway

a 46 page publication documenting the 11 specially commissioned sculptures and installations is available from Artsreach, £10 + p&p

[featuring the poems of James Crowden [ ], photographs by Catherine Batten
and audio CD 'sounds of the ridgeway' by David Rogers]

contact the Artsreach Office telephone: 01305 269512 or email:



Artsreach would like to thank the following for supporting this project:

Ashmore Parish Council; Burton's Community Orchard and Wildflower Meadows, Shillingstone; The National Trust;
Mr Dean, Melcombe Park Farm; Lord & Lady Digby; The Kingcombe Centre;
The Woodland Trust and The Town Mill, Lyme Regis.

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