The winter exhibition at White Space Art, Totnes begins on Saturday, November 19.
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.
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.
Celebrated artist Jane Perkins will be inviting members of the public to help her re-create a giant famous work of art ‘live’ using found materials as part of the launch of Devon Open Studios 2011 at the Northcott Theatre between 2-9pm on September 1 .
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’.
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.
Ashburton-based artists Mike and Liz Juggins are to exhibit for the first time together in Devon this summer, at Buckfast Abbey. Mike’s contemporary paintings will alongside his partner Liz’s sculptural ceramics.
New Devon Opera is gearing up for its seventh season of bringing top class opera to the people of Devon. This year Bizet’s smouldering Carmen will be doing the rounds.
Totnes-based artists David Prior and Frances Crow are at Dartington Hall for final testing of their award-winning experimental instrument, Organ of Corti.
Amy set up an online shop and art glass studio in 2009 after a career in mental health. In a remarkably short time she has build up a thriving studio with a steady stream of commissions and a busy exhibition diary. Last year she participated in Devon Open Studio for the first time, and received nearly 70 visitors.
Melanie Beer paints with acrylics using loose brush strokes to capture her local land and seascape in a painterly, impressionistic style. She has also recently begun to work with fused glass to create the movement, colour and flow of the ocean. She has had several commissions already.
Kirstie is a recently self-employed artist who is a part time Fine Art student at Plymouth College of Art. Since starting the course her inspiration had changed from design-led, designer/maker crafts, to emotionally fed conceptual art.
Devon Artist Network had announced the winners of its five Emerging Artist Bursaries for Devon Open Studios 2011.
A free exhibition of beautiful new sculpture and drawings by one of Britain’s foremost sculptors in wood comes to Devon.
Despite having studied English Literature at university, I have never read a Pinter play. Nor have I, before last night at least, seen one performed: shameful I know, but there it is. So it was to my great delight and educational advancement that I was invited to attend The Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter’s new production of Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter.
Exeter University will host a free public exhibition as part of a project that examines the relationship between medicine and the modern arts, on Friday, April 15. The exhibition explores interconnections between the arts, health and well being in Devon, and consists of exhibits by arts and health organisations.
Harold Pinter’s one-act play The Dumb Waiter is making an appearance at Exeter’s The Bike Shed Theatre.
Out of the melee of mistrust, hope, adventure, technology and arms race that made up the Cold War, Yuri Gagarin shot to international superstardom as the first man in space, cementing the Soviet Union’s cosmonauts’ prowess in that stage of the space race. On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin made the first human flight in space. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 will be the 50th anniversary of this event, which will be celebrated throughout the British Isles.
Two of the UK’s leading underground music producers collaborate to create new music in response to two iconic Devon train journeys
The new organisation Wide Awake Devon, which aims to promote arts practice in Devon, is taking its Devon Discussions on a road trip across the county and is inviting artists to find out what Wide Awake Devon aims to achieve and to share ideas, knowledge and issues relating to live performance practice in Devon.