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.