Visitors to Sir Francis Drake’s former home Buckland Abbey in Devon can now see a newly identified portrait of the Elizabethan seafarer on public display for the first time.
Cathryn Bishop, the founder and director of Cornish Interiors, has been appointed as Programme Leader for Plymouth College of Art’s new BA (Hons) Interior Decoration, Design and Styling degree.
A panel of influential artists and curators from across the South West will judge the entries for the first Plymouth Young Contemporary Open.
An exciting research initiative culminates at the Eden Project this week, with the opening of a new exhibit in the attraction’s outdoor gardens.
The Exeter Spacex is celebrating closure and reflecting on 40 year of Spacex success in the city, and it all takes place on April 2.
Internationally renowned potter John Pollex is exhibiting at Plymouth’s 45 Southside Gallery this spring.
The Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) has revealed the judges for their bi-annual THG OPEN 2016 competition.
The Red House, home to Plymouth School of Creative Arts, has been shortlisted for a prestigious RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) South West regional award. For over 50 years the RIBA awards have championed the best architecture in the UK and around the world.
Most large choirs have to rely on a rehearsal-accompanist in the initial preparation of a new work, able only to afford the orchestra’s services virtually on the day.
Plymouth Symphony Orchestra has been giving three large-scale concerts annually for years – something that needs much time and dedication from players who give their services freely.
Timorous Beasties, the acclaimed Glasgow and London-based design studio noted for their surreal and provocative textiles and wallpapers, have created an innovative new exhibition as part of the Textile Design season in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art. It is the first time that Alistair McAuley and Paul Simmons, better known as Timorous Beasties, have exhibited in the South West and the exhibition will be open until Saturday 16 April 2016.
Most of us can remember our school concerts, whether we took part, or were just there to listen.
Castle Fine Art, Exeter, is urging aspiring artists to take part in IN:SIGHT 2016.
Buckinghamshire New University and UK Music, through the Music Academic Partnership has published new research that reveals the vast economic, cultural and social impact of live music to the city of Bristol in 2015.
Lead by experts from the University of Exeter, the latest technology will be applied to RAMM’s collections to reveal where the city’s food and ceramics came from during 1st to the 16th centuries. The four-year study will show the extent of trading networks throughout the period and Exeter’s changing role within the region.
Dvořák’s American Quartet got the second recital in a three-part series devoted to music’s ties with the world’s greatest oceans and seas off to a spirited start.
For some the lemony, bergamot zest of a perfectly brewed Earl Grey and a warm muffin doesn’t cut it in terms of thrill. (But honestly, a decent cuppa is something to strive for and cherish.) No, for some a thrill needs to be a creative endurance at life’s extremes – this is where the Thrillometer comes in.
The popular International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition, now in its ninth year, will be at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) from 23 April 2016.
Unlike classical music, performances of contemporary works often happen once only.
Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, India, Vietnam… the list goes on. These are just a few of the destinations that if you’re travelling to you can treat yourself to a cheeky, restful stay over in Dubai.
English Touring Theatre return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre in March with their new, critically-acclaimed, production of The Herbal Bed.
India Dance South West was launched in 2015 and now Vibha Selvaratnam is presenting the UK premiere of her new work Nayika (Heroine) at the Exeter Phoenix on Tuesday, March 22 2016.