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Works by legendary Australian artist on public display for the first time at Oriel y Parc, St Davids

An exhibition which explores how two celebrated 20th century artists were deeply moved by their sense of place has opened at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids, Pembrokeshire. Continue reading Works by legendary Australian artist on public display for the first time at Oriel y Parc, St Davids

BSO to host a sublime evening of relaxing and soothing classical music at Exeter’s Great Hall

On Thursday 23 November, relax and unwind at Exeter’s Great Hall with a concert of some of the most beautiful classical music ever written.

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Plymouth-based artist Clare Thornton to present exhibition of new and existing work at Plymouth Arts Centre

Plymouth Arts Centre has announced a new exhibition by interdisciplinary artist and educator Clare Thornton. This will be the first solo exhibition in Plymouth for PAC Home associate artist Clare, who has shown her work extensively across the UK and abroad.

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‘A festival of singing and rejoicing’: University of Plymouth Choral Society Christmas Concert

Towards the end of the summer the University of Plymouth Choral Society appointed a new Musical Director to take over from Simon Ible, who had just retired after some seventeen years at the helm.

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Decoding the secrets of life at the 2018 Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival

Some of the most complex secrets of life as we know it will be transformed into a dazzling display of sights and sounds at the 2018 Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival.

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Bayaan: A medium to tell your stories to the world

Prankur Chaturvedi, the poet who took internet by storm with his Poem “Saala, Anti National Element” is back with a new venture, “Bayaan-Your Voice, Our Stories.” The first event is happening on 8th October, 2017 at The Piano Man Jazz Club, New Delhi.

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October and November at Calstock Arts

Calsock Arts is a community arts centre housed in a converted chapel on the banks of the Tamar. The new season is in full swing, with some exciting events ahead.

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Designed in Plymouth showcased in London: Plymouth College of Art graduates at London Design Fair 2017

This September, graduates from Plymouth College of Art will be kickstarting their creative careers by showcasing their work at the internationally renowned London Design Fair, 21 to 24 September 2017, at Stand K11 in The Old Truman Brewery.

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Sand in hand: Looe welcomes new Plymouth College of Art Extended Degree students

Nearly 50 new students, from ages 18 to 60 and over, from Plymouth College of Art’s BA (Hons) Extended Degree course visited Looe beach to work together creating sand sculptures as part of an annual competition during their induction to the college.

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Glass buoys to speak up for fishing communities

Sea shanties, fishermen’s voices and the sounds of a day at sea all feature in a new interactive art exhibit designed to give a voice to marginalised fishing communities.

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We The People Are The Work: major visual arts extravaganza inspired by Plymouth’s people, heritage and future

We The People Are The Work is a major visual arts project in Plymouth that will explore ideas of power, protest and the public. Presented by Plymouth Visual Arts Programming Group and curated by Simon Morrissey, director of Foreground, the project will bring six internationally acclaimed artists from the UK, Canada, France and Mexico to Plymouth to create new artworks inspired by the city’s rich heritage, its people, and their aspirations for the future.

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Catch up on culture – we’re on a mini grand tour

With our correspondents engaging in culturally enriching activities, we’ve decided to Grand Tour it ourselves for a few weeks.

But that doesn’t mean our cultural world has ground to a halt, far from it.

And you can still get in touch with your responses to our Artist Q&A, or drop us a line if you’d prefer a more personal approach.

Plus there’s plenty of classical music reviews to inspire you, as well as our interviews to get your teeth into.

Van Gogh Sunflowers go live on Facebook for virtual exhibition #SunflowersLive

Five masterpieces on three continents united for the first time ever on Facebook

In 1888/9 in Arles in the South of France, Vincent van Gogh painted several versions of one of the most famous paintings ever made – his Sunflowers.

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‘It’s all about having conversations and making connections’: Artists announced for Exeter Contemporary Open 2017

This September, Exeter’s leading independent Contemporary Arts exhibition centre, Exeter Phoenix, will present a significant showcase exhibition of emerging and established contemporary visual artists from across the UK and beyond.

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Exhibition premiere of Larry Achiampong and David Blandy’s film trilogy Finding Fanon at Plymouth Arts Centre

Plymouth Arts Centre is holding the exhibition premiere of Larry Achiampong and David Blandy’s film trilogy Finding Fanon (2015-17). Recently shown as a one off screening at Tate Modern, the trilogy is a moving and multi-layered exploration of race, identity and globalisation.

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