Curious Arts, 17-19 July 2015

We are delighted to announce that Curious Arts Festival will be back in 2015 from 17-19 July. Taking place again in the magical grounds of Pylewell Park, visitors should expect a uniquely immersive festival experience where you will be amused, intrigued, entertained and enlightened by a glittering array of writers, artists and musicians.

For the Bookish, expect a series of dazzling tented events with some of Britain’s most remarkable contemporary writers.

For Music Lovers, there will be live evening performances from a range of devastatingly talented acts.

For Garden Lovers, enjoy this rare opportunity to explore the beautiful, hidden gardens of Pylewell Park. You might decide to take a stroll round the ornamental lake or head to the water’s edge and enjoy the extraordinarily beautiful views overlooking the Solent.

For Families, be intrigued by a superb range of Family Friendly activities.

For Film-Buffs, we’ll be screening a selection of fantastic contemporary and classic movies.

Curious yet?

Pylewell Park is home to the Hon David and Melanie Roper-Curzon and for three days in July will provide the breathtaking setting for the Curious Arts Festival. Positioned on the south coast in the New Forest with a large agricultural and sporting estate, the house sits surrounded by traditionally laid out parkland with unrivalled panoramic views over the Solent along the South coast. More


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Evening Music 2014

We were delighted to welcome a superlative line-up of Musical Acts to the inaugural Curious Arts Festival; a bill curated by Maz Tappuni from Communion, the label founded by Ben Lovett (Mumford & Sons), Kevin Jones (Bear's Den) and acclaimed producer Ian Grimble.

Kicking off the Friday night was Eaves and Bear's Den, followed by headline act Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit.

Saturday started with brilliant sets by Luke Sital-Singh and Mercury nominee Ed Harcourt with Joan As Police Woman bringing the evening to a close with a characteristically wonderful headline performance.

If that wasn't enough, the curtain to the final night of Curious Arts was brought down by the sensationally gifted Rae Morris , who took the stage ahead of the mesmerising Nick Mulvey.