Wye Valley River Festival 2016 - Page 15

River A&E laboratory Independent and wildly enthusiastic health professionals, Mr and Mrs Clark check the sanity and spirit of the Wye and its environs. Why? … is the Wye Valley truly the magical area of outstanding natural beauty that it claims to be? A comic performance installation with serious undertones, working interactively with audiences, communities and schools throughout the valley during the Festival in a fun and thought provoking manner. Connecting perceptions of health to that of the art and environment (A&E) of local communities and the river. Come to the A&E Laboratory and you could leave with a clear, sparkling bill of health or a prescription to embrace healthy walks and better water use. We shouldn't be wondering whether children need art, music, stories and poems any more than gardeners wonder whether plants need water tr ickling oo zing Caravan of Fact and Wonder Microscopic Life as Global Life where arts and sciences collaborate in a mobile laboratory. Celebrating the biodiversity of water with an eclectic collection of species loaned from the National Museum of Wales. Two fascinating characters who have travelled the rivers of the world will entertain you and show you the intriguing world of H20 and all that live in it. “ ” The river is only as healthy as the environment and people around it said by someone very important… or Mr & Mrs Clark The River Beds At every Wye Serai: come and find the ‘River Bed’, designed by Wye Forest Retreats, recline and exchange bedtime stories of riverside antics or get drawn into the world of The Water Ones. At YHA Wye Valley - Welsh Bicknor: rest in a river bed, take a selfie, share your photos #wyevalleyriverfestival #riverbed April 30 - May 2 Bank Holiday Weekend May 7 - May 8 Girls under the age of 15 are twice as likely as boys to be the family member responsible for fetching water