New theatre production celebrates the history of The Royal Clarence Hotel
Nov02

New theatre production celebrates the history of The Royal Clarence Hotel

Cygnet Theatre, together with Wren Music, will celebrate the history of Exeter’s much loved Royal Clarence Hotel with ‘Fire At The Clarence!’, a large-scale community production this autumn. Playwright Mark Carey said, “Buildings hold something specific in their very fabric. To visit a house where a great person lived is to discover something about them that could never be described in a biography. “This must have something to do with...

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The Moorlander features in Stateside play!
Oct19

The Moorlander features in Stateside play!

Flowertown Players, a theatre company in Summerville, a town in the American state of South Carolina, is presenting a play set on Dartmoor. ‘Accomplice’, written by Rupert Holmes, is to be staged later this month. Flowertown Players approached The Moorlander in order to acquire an authentic Dartmoor newspaper for the production and we sent them some copies to use on stage. As you can see in the image, the actors in the newspaper scene...

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Innovative folk trio Lady Maisery to play Tavistock Wharf
Oct19

Innovative folk trio Lady Maisery to play Tavistock Wharf

In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative folk music, vocal trio Lady Maisery shine brightly. With their unique approach to harmony singing and intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions, Hazel Askew, Hannah James and Rowan Rheingans harness and celebrate their united voices. Whether unearthing a feminist twist hidden in a traditional tale, delivering a...

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Recital of classical duets by two internationally acclaimed pianists
Oct05

Recital of classical duets by two internationally acclaimed pianists

Internationally acclaimed pianists Duncan Honeybourne and Madalina Rusu are to perform a recital of classical piano duets in Ashburton. Duncan Honeybourne has established a rich and diverse career as a pianist and music educator. His playing has been commended for its “suave confidence” (International Piano), “terrific intensity and touches of panache” (International Record Review) and “delicate chemistry of touch and arm weight”...

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American soul diva & piano whirlwind on European tour
Oct05

American soul diva & piano whirlwind on European tour

With over 3 million YouTube hits and a new live album, Doña Oxford is heading back to the UK and Europe this winter for another tour with her British band. Doña, a New Yorker living in Los Angeles, was a major hit with fans as part of Albert Lee’s band last year, as well as her own successful 26 date tour last spring. Doña’s outstanding piano skills prompted none other than Keith Richards to shout, “You’re a...

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