Do you have a special tune as you boogie down Plymouth’s Armada Way? Sound artist Neil Rose will conduct a survey of how people navigate Plymouth while listening to music.
The Devon Guild launches an exhibition exploring the diversity and impact of letterforming, from traditional calligraphy to today’s hi-tech font design, virtual typography and street art.
To navigate a few of the less travelled currents of Plymouth’s involvement in the British Art Show 7, there’s the comfily titled Come To Ours, which in its own words is ‘a programme of activity and events that celebrates and showcases the work of both emerging and established artists and curators.
Exeter Open Studios brochures are unique collectibles in their own right – each one of the 12,000 have been stamped with a mini signature artwork, going by the quaint name of 12000 Blessings.
PuppetCraft theatre is one of the UK’s most acclaimed touring puppet troupes, and they’ve got more experience and accolades than you can shake a beautifully carved wooden fist at.
Following last year’s Around The World in Eighty Days, Quirk Theatre Company return to the Exeter Phoenix this December with an adaptation of George MacDonald’s celebrated 1872 fairytale The Princess and the Goblin.
“We live in a world of increasingly complex information and choices, bombarded by sound bites and attention grabbing sensationalist headlines. To the lay person, news about medical advancement often appears to be expressed through polar opposites – fear mongering over ‘Frankenstein’ experiments versus celebration of life saving/enhancing developments.
For the traditional rural livestock and produce show, according to mosic artist Cleo Mussi at her Pharma’s Market show at Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, Devon, read a host of characters which range from life-sized ‘robo-rabbits’ to space scientists and bucolic farmers with a distinctly contemporary twist, all jostling for a part in the busy, thought provoking narrative.
Artist Paul Magee has picked up the Exeter Phoenix Digital Art Commission for his Planet Elsewhere project.
After eight weeks of refurbishment Plymouth Arts Centre has opened its now fully accessible doors.
Auto Art is the ultimate car boot experience taking place in the Guildhall Car Park in Plymouth on Sunday, September 18 between 9am and 1pm.
With the way the climate looks to be going, the Quixotic journey to find a tropical rain forest in Northumberland may not be so far fetched in the not-so-distant future, but that’s what the one man mini epic adventure story The Stations: Fourstones, aims to do in its tale of a voyage of discover – and hot from its hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
The Devon Guild launches a new exhibition exploring the diversity and impact of letterforming, from traditional calligraphy to today’s hi-tech font design, virtual typography and street art.
Sculpture David Nash is in Devon. His work is at the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World in Haldon Forest, Devon, with a major sculpture Black Sphere in the grounds of Dartington Hall and another large sculpture Three Humps which fronts the CCANW building.
It’s exciting times for furniture design and craftsmanship business Shawstephens, which is based in Kingsbridge, Devon. Not only have they had a year of a varied mix of projects, ranging from a taller teak Stalheim stool (see above), to an impressive fitted library in walnut and leather, but they are also set to welcome an apprentice from South Devon College in September.
Plus the team has include with the UK’s top makers and designers in House and Garden magazine’s feature on ‘some of the country’s most talented designers and makers of bespoke furniture’.
The Exeter Contemporary Opens runs from September 15 to November 2 at the Exeter Phoenix and features 15 artist who have submitted their work to the exhibition.
Dartington Hall School is celebrating it’s 85th anniversary and artist Alice Leach is curating a series of art events to coincide with the events.
Red Earth Gallery, in Bickley North Devon, is interested to hear from craft designers, makers and original print makers who would like to show their work in their Christmas exhibition.
Strictly Collaborative, the inclusive theatre company for disabled and non-disabled people aged between 13 and 25, is launching its next project, Restraints, on September 12 and is calling for input.
The South Hams Artist Forum, an artist–led group which aims to promote the arts in the South Hams, is holding an arts trail, with 56 participating members, exhibiting in different venues across the South Hams.
Urban Desolation, is a new photographic installation from Dave Clayton with coves fours year of work documenting closed mental hospitals around the UK.