In 2009, committee member Janet Chaplin was interviewed by the Gazette and Herald:
‘Delighted organisers of Wootton Bassett’s Art Festival have vowed to hold the event again next year after a successful weekend.
The four-day festival, which kicked off on Thursday, showcased the town’s finest talent in categories including music, speech, drama and creative writing.
Chairman of the committee Janet Chaplin said she was blown away by the popularity of the this year’s festival, which attracted almost 500 entries in 81 classes.
She said: “This festival has been an explosion of fun and talent”‘.