Wye Valley River Festival 2016 - Page 3

Landscape is about the relationship between people and place, the interaction between nature and culture ripp The Wye Valley River Festival is a gloriously creative series of outdoor events embracing innovative artistic work that inspires and challenges. lin g da pp lin g Magical family events travelling through the landscape create captivating spaces for wonder and entertainment. Be delighted and provoked by our precious River Wye and its connections to other rivers and people around the world. Following the very successful first River Festival in 2014, this year’s collaboration brings communities and artists together to celebrate the River Wye as our local environment and a global water artery. As with Wye Tourists before, you can immerse yourself in an experience of the Wye’s nature, be inspired by the Valley’s landscape, engage in some contemporary artistic expression and leave with a fresh appreciation of the place and its relation to your life. “ When you gaze into the River Wye’s ever moving waters you are connected to every other river around the world and all the water in them and those other people gazing into their river. wye and usk foundation ” The longest river in the world is the Nile River, it reaches 6650 kms in length (4132 miles). The River Wye is 215 kms (134 miles) and is the fifth longest in the UK.