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.
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
Attending Artists 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.
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.