Category Archives: Exeter

Multi-culturalism is dead – long live Bunnies!

Bunnies

David Cameron is a lot of things, and an inspiration for playwrights isn’t the first thing that springs to mind, but the first in-house production for the autumn season at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter, has been inspired by the politician’s inelegant politicking when he announced ‘state multi-culturalism in the UK has failed’.

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Everything Keeps Dissolving: coiling the sound of Coil

detail of Salvatore Arancio Active Spatter Cone Upon Rocks and Boulders

Part of Salvatore Arancio’s exhibition An Arrangement of Materials Ejected at the Spacex is a sound piece (Everything Keeps Dissolving), using a tune from experimental electronic band Coil, originally created to represent what’s coyly refered to ‘a certain hallucinogenic chemical’.

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SCRATCH provides platform for emerging artists In Devon

scratch in Exeter

Feedback is one of the most important things for an artist to receive, now SCRATCH at Exeter’s Bike Shed Theatre is offering a work-in-progress event where the audience is invited to be a part of the action by providing feedback to every piece they see. From praise to criticism it doesn’t matter, as long as it is useful.

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Princess and the Goblin winter show at the Exeter Phoenix (plus free play activities for families)

the princess and the goblin

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.

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Epic journey to find Northumberland’s rainforest told in The Stations: Fourstones

The Station: Fourstones

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.

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Mind the gap! Darren Harvey-Regan’s A Collection of Gaps at the Exeter Phoenix

A Collection of Gaps

Everyone knows a net is a heap load of holes tied together which string, and you could end up getting caught up in knots if you spend too much time scratching your head over Darren Harvey-Regan‘s solo exhibition at the Phoenix Gallery, Exeter.

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That’s Easy For You To Say: fast-paced and funny performance poets at the Exeter Fringe

That's Easy For You To Say

Fast-paced and funny performance poets Mab Jones and Anthony Fairweather are taking their slam-winning style of spoken poetry to the Exeter Fringe Festival with their show That’s Easy For You To Say.

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