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Electrifying swansong for Ten Tors Orchestra in Tavistock

While this year’s annual Ten Tors expedition will be taking place once more in a couple of months, the orchestra that proudly bore the same name since 1998 has now given its final concert back in the same Dartmoor town where it started.

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Born on a Dartmoor morning, Wild Nights Young Company is still going strong

Wild Nights Young Company
Wild Nights Young Company

On a wild night in 2004, far from civilization in a remote valley on Dartmoor, a group of creative teenagers were camping out with with their drama group run by MED Theatre.

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Bursaries for young and emerging artists at the Dartmoor Arts Project Summer School

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Group teaching at the Dartmoor Arts Project

The Dartmoor Arts Project, which takes place in Drewsteignton from July 22-28, is offering bursaries to young and emerging artists and those with limited finances to join the summer school this year. Bursaries cover up to 50% of the summer school fees.

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Dartmooor Arts Project returns for sixth summer school of arts engagement and involvement

Dartmoor Arts Project in Action
The Dartmoor Arts Project Summer School in action

Dartmoor Arts Project is hosting its sixth annual summer school in and around Drewsteignton this coming July. Last year’s summer school was full to capacity with over 120 artists, architects, printmakers and performers joining the school from all over the country and further afield. This year’s summer school has new courses on offer as well as some of the more well known ones.

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Ponyskin rucksack highlights conflict of man and moor in new work by Alex Murdin

pony rucksack

A Devon moorland pony has been used to make an organic hiking rucksack, in a new artwork exploring issues around tourism, the landscape, and the management of wild areas used for recreation.

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The SURF exhibition at The Wharf, Tavistock, Heather Smith takes a look at the group’s second show

Brilliant sunsets, Dartmoor ponies, and fields of vibrant daffodils all feature in the second photographic art exhibition by SURF, (Service User Recovery Forum) at the Tavistock Wharf until Friday, October 30.

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Natural Histories, Jane Price’s collection of ‘butterflies’ at 45 Southside Gallery

Natural Histories, an exhibition of butterflies and moths, by paper and textile artist Jane Price is at 45 Southside, Plymouth until October 31

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