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Upcycling at Plymouth Arts Centre – creative control of identity (plus recycling)

Recycling? That’s so last year, darling. Upcycling is where it’s at. Not heard of it? Well, it was first coined by authors William McDonough and Michael Braungart in their book: Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things and promises a way of improving, instead of simply recycling, an item that has reached the end of its first life.

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Young people take charge and get creative at the Freefall youth arts festival at the Exeter Phoenix – November 6-8

Freefall is the first Exeter Phoenix Youth Arts Festival, created entirely by and for people aged 13-25, leading to a weekend of performances, workshops and projects on November 6-8.

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Canals, Copper and Creative Writing – the Tamar Valley and Victorian Tavistock

The industrial mining landscape of the Tamar Valley and Victorian Tavistock will be explored on a creative writing called the John Taylor Heritage Weekend – Canals, Copper and Creative Writing on Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22.

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Uncharted Waters – Sara and Graham Gilbert at Chelston Gallery, Torquay

Uncharted Waters, is an exhibition of paintings and photography which focuses on the natural world – especially the sea and coast – from the Totnes, Devon, artists Sara and Graham Gilbert. The exhibition opens at the Chelston Gallery, Torquay, on Friday, October 9.

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Ellie Harrison’s London launch of Confessions of a Recovering Data Collector, published by Plymouth College of Art Press

Artist Ellie Harrison is having a London launch of her Plymouth College of Art published book Confessions of a Recovering Data Collector, which charts her former practice of keeping a record on pretty much everything she did, or as Ellie says, “it’s the first publication dedicated to my former ‘data collecting’ practice”  at Space Studios, London, on Thursday, October 8, at 7pm.

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Twittour takes in Plymouth’s cultural heritage

Stir social networking site Twitter with the social activity of taking tea and add the the group activity of sightseeing tours and you could come up with a Twittour, a social and cultural event inspired by virtual social networking.

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The Uninvited: Voices of Exile followed by discussion at The Plough, Torrington

The Uninvited, Songs and Voice of Exile, a series for stories for refugees and exiles from all over the world, past and present will be a The Plough Arts Centre, Torrington on Wednesday, October 14 at 8pm.

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Explore the River Exe and its heritage with the Spacex, Ramm, Crab Man and Blazing Tales

The Spacex Gallery, the RAMM and Exeter Crab Man, Phil Smith, plus the Blazing Tales team are exploring the global history of the River Exe around Exeter’s Fore Street and the Quay on Saturday, October 10 from 10am to 6pm.

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LIQUID LANDSCAPES Diary Entry 13

DIARY ENTRY 13

Rehearsal Mayflower Steps Weds 17th June

Stephan emailled me on Sunday night asking for at least four large boats to be ready for today! Felt a bit panicked as I was thinking I had until Friday’s dress rehearsal, and I was teaching all day Monday and Tuesday.

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Wolves, wall-paper and Wang Chung – all part of the fairytale printing of Emma Molony

Dark smoky lines and silhouettes feature strongly in the printmaking of Emma Molony. Inspired by the papercuts of Hans Christian Anderson, there’s something of the fairy tale to a lot of her work. Lee Morgan spoke to her.

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The recycled art events of TRAIL is set to begin on July 19. Here’s a round up

Liz Lockyear, organiser of the South Devon recycled art in the environment event TRAIL got in touch to describe some to the art and events which begin on Wednesday, July 19.

The environmental coastal sculpture TRAIL between Shaldon and Dawlish,Wednesday, July 19 to Sunday, September 6, is five years old this year. It is an amazing event, full of surprises only possible when so many creative people come together with a common cause.
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Skylines Festival Day at the CCANW, plus the curator’s talk

The Skylines Festival Day takes place today (June 20) at the CCANW and Haldon Forest, near Exeter, with all kinds of events for all the family – including the chance to explore a primitive hut (Pictured). We have Curator’s Talk Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, the poet behind the event, curators talk from the opening of the exhibitioni. And check out her explanation how it all got started along with a description of some of the events

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