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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‘Floral Wonder’: An exhibition of young artists’ work looking at how the artist portrays the wonderful world of flora
Sep03

‘Floral Wonder’: An exhibition of young artists’ work looking at how the artist portrays the wonderful world of flora

The Museum of Dartmoor Life is holding an exhibition called Floral Wonder, a unique exhibition about the beautiful visual world of flora as portrayed through the artist’s eye. The work is by talented children in Years 4 and 6 (aged between 9 and 11 years old) at Okehampton Primary School. There is a dazzling selection of paintings in acrylic by Erin Baker, Kaitlyn Baker, Sophie Balman, Sienna Bryant, Oscar Brint, Matthew Camp, Darcey...

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The raw beauty of Dartmoor ponies
Oct12

The raw beauty of Dartmoor ponies

On her first visit to Dartmoor, Fi Takács went for a horse ride on the moor. “This decision changed everything: Whilst riding, I was dumbstruck with the wild beauty of the moors and the sense of space; the buzzard’s screech, the gorse, and the bizarre granite outcrops. It got completely under my skin and into my bones. ‘Some ponies approached us as we stopped. I noticed their cheeky ways, entranced by their behaviour. Coming...

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Tyrannosaurus Rex spotted at Canonteign Falls!
Aug08

Tyrannosaurus Rex spotted at Canonteign Falls!

Dartmoor willow artist Katherine Miles specialises in weaving willow animal sculptures for the home and garden. She works mainly to commission but also has a small studio in Ashburton selling unique sculptures. Katherine also runs willow animal weaving workshops at various venues throughout the year. Katherine said: “Having woven a deer family and a large heron for Canonteign Falls in the last year or so, it was a pleasure to be asked...

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Chagstock – the UK festival with the   most stunning view
Jul25

Chagstock – the UK festival with the most stunning view

With the huge number of new smaller local festivals being launched, it’s tough for festival organisers these days, but Chagstock attracts a faithful following. Kelly Oliver opened the main stage with some excellent and interesting self-penned songs. Saturday headliner Imelda May went down a storm, along with her excellent band. Imelda owned the stage – along with guitarist Donny Little – and gave her all with those...

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