MOORLAUGHTER
Nov02

MOORLAUGHTER

The Moorlander newspaper is hosting a comedy evening at the Jubilee Hall in Chagford next month. With five West Country comics, including our own Maggy Whitehouse topping the bill with her Maggy Whitehouse Experience which has recently been playing at the Edinburgh Fringe. The Moorlander Comedy evening will take place on Saturday 16th December. The evening starts at 7.30pm when you will be welcomed with a glass of wine and nibbles,...

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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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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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Book of the Month: Nothing lasts Forever, written and illustrated by Sina Grace
Sep21

Book of the Month: Nothing lasts Forever, written and illustrated by Sina Grace

Nothing lasts Forever is Grace’s unflinching exploration of how to pick up the pieces and find hope when absolutely everything around you falls apart. A mixture of journal pages, black ink, and soft coloured illustration chronicles a particularly emotional year of Grace’s life. His fluid style takes the reader on a seamless journey between his anxiety over writer’s block, the state of the world, struggles with relationships and his...

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