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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Mozart screened at Chagfilm
Sep09

Mozart screened at Chagfilm

Chagfilm, the Chagford Film Festival, will be holding a day of Spanish language films which will be held in collaboration with Exeter University. The Department of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies will be hosting a question and answer session about all of the films shown on the day. They will include ‘Summer 1993’ a drama which is an extraordinarily moving snapshot of being a child in an adult world, anchored by a flawless...

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Hat’s off to the Hatherleigh Festival – a blazing success
Jul27

Hat’s off to the Hatherleigh Festival – a blazing success

The sun was out and so were the crowds as hundreds flocked to Hatherleigh near Okehampton for the town’s Festival which was held during the third weekend in July. Celebrated Dartmoor-based author Michael Morputgo, together with the impressive Hatherleigh Silver Band took part in the Centenary Peace Concert on Thursday evening in the Community Centre before Jealousy & the Cat, a classic rock covers band, opened the weekend’s...

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Chagstock – The people’s favourites return
Jul26

Chagstock – The people’s favourites return

‘An annual party that evolved into a festival’ – it’s the kind of thing you hear after a teenager’s house party gets advertised on social media and a riot ensues, which incidentally, isn’t that far from the truth. To say that the weather forecast was looking unfortunate is an understatement. A weekend on the calendar that was cushioned on both sides by clear blue skies, rudely adopting the thunderstorm symbol for both days. That being...

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Chagford Library unveils locally inspired mural by nationally renowned artist
Jun19

Chagford Library unveils locally inspired mural by nationally renowned artist

Chagford Library is officially unveiling its unique new mural, thanks to support from its local Friends Group and the talents of a local artist. The mural, which is inspired by the local surroundings and local characters, was commissioned by the Friends Group and was hand painted by local artist Steve Dooley, who is well-known for his murals and illustrations of author Kenneth Grahame’s classic characters from Wind in the Willows. The...

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Delamore than you can imagine
May23

Delamore than you can imagine

With one hundred and forty artists exhibiting at this year’s show, who should you see first? Now in its 17th year, you could be forgiven for being slightly overwhelmed with the prospect of Delamore Arts annual exhibition. The month long show is now in full swing with a hundred and forty artists displayed in the light airy rooms and in the formal garden and grounds on the Eastern edge of Dartmoor. But where to begin? It can feel like...

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