Wednesday, March 28 in the Riviera International Centre, Torquay, at 6pm
On Wednesday 28 March, over 200 students will join members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for a massed ensemble celebration of music at the Riviera International Centre, Torquay.
Continue reading Students join BSO musicians for ‘Torbay Symphony for All’
Sunday May 6 in the Great Hall, Dartington, at 7.30pm
Dartington Community Choir’s performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah in December met with critical acclaim and the choir will seek to build further on this success in its next concert in May.
Continue reading Dartington Community Choir Spring Concert 2018 – Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana
Friday March 16 at Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot at 7.30pm
NADSA’s next concert in the series features pianist Clare Hammon
Continue reading Rising star on upward trajectory, pianist Clare Hammond at Newton Abbot and District Society of Arts (NADSA)
56 artists have generously donated artworks for a fundraising art auction hosted by Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) in Honiton, Devon.
Continue reading 56 artists work donate to Thelma Hulbert Gallery art auction to help fund Admiral Nurse
Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for an exhibition of pastel paintings by the renowned artist, Keith Stott, and his students.
Continue reading Celebrating Pastels | An exhibition of pastel paintings by Keith Stott and his students at Harbour House, Kingsbridge
Saturday March 3
Liskeard Methodist Church at 11am
East Cornwall Bach Choir (ECBC) Singing Day organiser Sharon Lambert writes: ‘East Cornwall Bach Choir is delighted to announce that the work for our annual singing workshop for 2018 will be ‘The Armed Man – a Mass for Peace’. We chose this piece (composed in 1999 by the Welsh musician Karl Jenkins, b.1944), to commemorate the millions who died in the World War I, which ended 100 years ago this year.
Continue reading East Cornwall Bach Choir Annual Singing Day explores ‘The Armed Man’ to commemorate those who died in WWI
Plymouth Contemporary Artist Showcase 2018
Peninsula Arts Gallery, University of Plymouth
Friday, March 2 to Thursday, March 29
After two hugely successful contemporary exhibitions in 2015 and 2017, Peninsula Arts Gallery, University of Plymouth, is presenting a special showcase of four artists from the 2017 exhibition, recognised for contributing new ideas across film, animation, painting and drawing.
Continue reading Four featured artists at Plymouth Contemporary Artist Showcase 2018 | Peninsula Arts Gallery
On Monday 12 February, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra performed a concert at Buckingham Palace for their Royal Patron, Princess Alexandra.
Continue reading Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra performs at Buckingham Palace
Truth and beauty
The Forum – University of Exeter
February 20-23, 2018 from 9am to 5pm
An art exhibition exploring the thin line between what is beautiful and macabre, is being staged by Devon artist and former fashion model, Phillippa Mills.
Continue reading Truth and beauty: the thin line between the macabre and ‘perfection’
Plymouth Guildhall – Friday 23 February 2018 at 7.30pm
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, under guest conductor Christoph König, will perform ‘Elgar’s Cello Eulogy’ at Plymouth Guildhall on Friday 23 February 2018. Christoph König is a conductor of deep intelligence and musicality who is widely admired for his sensitivity, clarity and elegant interpretations.
Continue reading Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra brings its Cello Eulogy Concert to Plymouth
Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside | Suki Dhanda
The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside
– 22 March 2018
British Asian photographer Suki Dhanda, whose portraits of subjects for The Observer and The Guardian include Blue Planet presenter Sir David Attenborough, actress Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), former Prime Minister Tony Blair, singer and actress Rihanna, and artist Yoko Ono, returned to the South West art college where she began her photography journey, with a new exhibition commissioned by The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside’. The exhibition will be open to the public until 22 March 2018.
Continue reading Suki Dhanda: Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art
The battle for supremacy between bacteria and antibiotics normally goes unseen, either behind closed doors in the laboratory or concealed deep within the human body.
In February 2017, the BSO launched its 125th Grand Piano Appeal to raise funds to purchase a new Steinway Concert Grand Piano in time for the 125th Anniversary celebrations in May 2018.
Continue reading Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra debuts new Steinway Grand Piano
Somerset Art Works is getting involved with Processions, a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote.
Sunday February 18 at the Courtenay Centre,
Newton Abbot, at 3pm
The next slot in the prestigious NADSA concert series will be taken by the Arcadia String Quartet on Sunday February 18 at 3pm in the Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot.
Continue reading ‘One of the most exciting string quartets of their generation’ – Arcadia String Quartet in Devon for NADSA as part of European tour
Over the last year, Buckland Abbey has hosted a major exhibition of contemporary art by the renowned sculptor Andrew Logan, one of the largest ever staged by the National Trust in collaboration with one artist.
Continue reading A farewell to Andrew Logan’s ‘Art of Reflection’ at Buckland Abbey
Three artists from Devon have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, the UK’s leading competition for British contemporary representational painting and drawing. Continue reading Devon artists shortlisted for £15,000 national art prize
Seeking the Marvellous is a two-day interdisciplinary symposium that will examine the work of Ithell Colquhoun (1906 – 1988) and other women connected both with Surrealism and with Britain. Organised by Plymouth College of Art in partnership with the Black Mirror research network, the symposium will be held at the college on 22 & 23 March 2018.
Continue reading Seeking the Marvellous: Ithell Colquhoun, British Women & Surrealism conference
Five expert academics go head to head to win the title of ‘most revolutionary invention’, in a passionate debate pitching science, art, technology, medicine and history against each other.
Continue reading Revolutionary Inventions: The Debate takes place in The House, Plymouth University