Innovative female duo coming to Ashburton Arts
Nov04

Innovative female duo coming to Ashburton Arts

Twelfth Day has been challenging its broad spectrum of listeners with its genre-bending music for almost a decade. Catriona Price’s violin and Esther Swift’s pedal harp remain the front and centre of their sound and the mastery of their instruments is evident, yet Twelfth Day draws from a more expansive palette than the number of instruments might suggest, leaving a lasting impact on the listener. In the wordless communication that...

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Hell-Tor film festival bringing the horrors  of Dartmoor to Exeter
Nov03

Hell-Tor film festival bringing the horrors of Dartmoor to Exeter

© Mike Alsford Photography A new festival celebrating Dartmoor’s rich history of ghosts, ghouls and witchcraft is taking place at Exeter Phoenix this month. The inaugural Hell-Tor film festival will present a weekend of Gothic horror, with films, talks and readings inspired by the folklore of the moor. Famous names from TV and film will be among the guests, including Sherlock and League of Gentlemen star Mark Gatiss, who will be in...

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Tune into the Roaring Twenties at Burgh Island
Oct08

Tune into the Roaring Twenties at Burgh Island

If you fancy a little trip off the moor for something special, then we have a rather splendid opportunity for you: Alex Mendham and his Orchestra are to play in the Grand Ballroom at the Burgh Island Hotel, for an afternoon filled with delightful food, glamour and unforgettable music. Alex Mendham and his Orchestra are widely celebrated for their spectacular shows, combining jazz and swing music of the 1920s and 1930s with the modern...

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Sumptuous new book by Bovey Tracey artist Rosie Sanders
Sep22

Sumptuous new book by Bovey Tracey artist Rosie Sanders

Award-winning and hugely popular local artist Rosie Sanders is bringing out a sumptuous new book this month, titled ‘Rosie Sanders’ Roses: A celebration in botanical art’, which showcases the beauty of the rose in Rosie’s characteristically vivid and resplendent style. Published by Batsford, Rosie Sanders’ Roses contains 44 watercolour portraits of roses with additional drawings and watercolour sketches made on site. Rosie often...

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Talk by innovative artists Heinrich & Palmer at Exeter Pheonix
Sep12

Talk by innovative artists Heinrich & Palmer at Exeter Pheonix

Artists Anna Heinrich and Leon Palmer are to give a talk at Exeter Pheonix, presenting their approach to creating new work for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) as well as discussing previous projects. Heinrich & Palmer have worked in collaboration since the early 1990s. Their practice crosses disciplines and employs a range of media including installation, intervention, large-scale projection, film and photography. Many of...

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