In Finland, libraries mean lifelong learning, active citizenship, democracy and freedom of expression. Which is why they’re celebrating 101 years with a new central library in Helsinki
It starts with Gandalf, and could end up with you on stage with him! Ian McKellen is going on tour to celebrate his 80th and raise funds for theatre
Photography Nicholas J R White has been documenting the formation of a new European Wilderness Reserve in the Carpathian Mountains. He’s giving a free talk at Plymouth College of Art
The Conductor is a play about art persisting in the face of massive challenges. Director Jared McNeill talks about the concert-play and theatre
The Dartington Summer School & Festival has announced that Sara Mohr-Pietsch will become the new artistic director for the 2020 festival
Shoot the Breeze with painter Sue Ifould and Gaynor Williams at Habour House Kingsbridge for an unexpected conversation featureing paintings and books
A round up of Early Music in the South West from November to January from Jasper Solomon from Plymouth to Western super Mare
Audience invited to be delegates at Summit on international disaster at Dartington Live in a new piece by Dartington alumni Andy Smith
Forget the tub-thumping, the touring Stf-theatre company’s production of Henry V is a play for our times which questions leadership
Part verbatim theatre, part improv, part comedy sketch show, Still No Idea shows how sometimes no matter how hard we try, we still have absolutely no idea
A new retreat that asks how pop culture can change the conversation on migration kicks off on the Dartington Hall estate (17-19 October). The power of pop culture Counterpoints Arts, the leading arts charity working on migration in the UK, are to host their pioneering bi-annual retreat at The Dartington Hall Trust, this year exploring […]
Rokia Traoré has been announced at the Bright Festival’s latest Guest Director.
Degas: Passion for Perfection is getting a cinematic release from Exhibition On Screen around the world offering a fascinating insight in Degas and his work
The international Ibero-American themed visual arts prize, The VIA Arts Prize, has bagged James Nicholls as one of its judges.
Dartington Live starts off its autumn programme with a focus on activism and the Rebellious Sound Archive and other work from Dreadnought South West