Wednesday December 20 in the Great Hall, Exeter University at 7.30pm
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, together with popular guest-conductor Pete Harrison, will present an evening of seasonal classics and hits from shows at the Great Hall, Exeter on Wednesday 20 December at 7.30pm.
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.
Following a successful crowdfunder campaign, Exeter’s contemporary art space Spacex is now inviting proposals from artists whose practice involves collaboration and an exploration of how art is used in a social context.
A new play from Howard Barker, Blok/Eko is getting its world premiere at the Exeter Northcott Theatre, and it comes from a unique partnership and Barker’s residence as Creative Fellow at Exeter University.
A new line-up of Performing Arts Summer Sessions is coming to Exeter and the South West in August, providing fun creative opportunities for young people and banishing summer boredom. Five-day sessions are held at Exeter University and Blandford in Dorset for students over 11 years of age, while younger children aged eight to 12 years will enjoy a selection of three-day sessions in Totnes, Devon.
The Exeter University has agreed to set up a new company to run the Exeter Northcott. The theatre will go ahead with both the Exeter Summer Festival events and is planning a winter programme, including a Christmas show.
Why do the arts and culture matter to our society? This is the question that was discussed by a panel at an event hosted by the Exeter University on Monday, March 29. Chaired by the broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby, the evening explored the issue of whether the arts outside London are seen as the poor relation and how universities such as Exeter can support the arts and culture in their region.
Harvey, by Exeter University Theatre Company at the Exeter Northcott from Tuesday, February 2 to Saturday, February 6, follows the story of the affable Elwood P Dowd and his imaginary friend Harvey, a six foot, one-inch rabbit.
Whitbread award-winning author Philip Pullman will speak at Exeter University about the ways in which we read, and the connection between stories and pictures. The public lecture Reading in the Borderland is on Friday, January 22 at 6.15pm. He has also been invited to Exeter to be presented with an Honorary Degree at the Winter Graduation Ceremony.
A photographic exhibition at the Exeter University’s Drama Department will be exploring the cultural life of Asian communities living in Southall during the unique period of cultural creativity and political activism flourished among the British Asians in Southall, London, following the race riots and Blair Peach murder 30 years ago.