Public invited to make and contribute quilt patches for community Quarantine Quilt Project
Aug30

Public invited to make and contribute quilt patches for community Quarantine Quilt Project

The Crediton area arts organisation Significant Seams is inviting the Devon-wide public to make patches for a community quilt artwork about living through the pandemic. Everyone is encouraged to contribute a patch to share their story and to benefit from the health and wellbeing benefits of the activity. Nominations for people who are isolating to receive a gift kit are also welcomed. Significant Seams Director Catherine West...

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Darts Farm supports UK artists with new sculpture trail
Aug25

Darts Farm supports UK artists with new sculpture trail

Topsham-based Darts Farm has collaborated with some of our country’s best sculptors to create its first ever sculpture trail around the farm and wetlands. Visitors can weave their way around the iconic farm and bird-hide, spotting 30 incredible handmade sculptures as they go; from willow to wire, driftwood to iron, there is so much to discover! With many shows and events cancelled this year and galleries still struggling to open,...

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Substantial and poignant album from new Dartmoor band Gravity Machine
Feb27

Substantial and poignant album from new Dartmoor band Gravity Machine

Pulling together a huge tapestry of influences, ranging from A Perfect Circle to William Orbit via Peter Gabriel and Soundgarden, Dartmoor-based Gravity Machine have released debut single Dreamtime, from their forthcoming album Red. Core of the band is multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Niall Parker and Bob Shoesmith on drums, with guest musicians including Kat Marsh (Lionface, Choir Noir, Bring Me The Horizon) and Pete Miles. Niall...

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Thirty years of a unique Dartmoor community theatre
Nov21

Thirty years of a unique Dartmoor community theatre

Tim Hall, journalist, Dartmoor resident and spokesperson for MED Theatre, shares an overview of this exceptional theatre company as it celebrates its 30th anniversary: For the past 30 years a unique multigenerational community and youth/educational theatre has flourished on Dartmoor, building audiences for an original body of drama and the related arts of music and dance. MED Theatre, based in Moretonhampstead, draws its inspiration...

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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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