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
children need art, music,
stories and poems any
more than gardeners
wonder whether plants
Caravan of Fact and
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
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
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