The future of Sir Joshua Reynolds’ Omai is uncertain, but as one of the nation’s most important art works, some say it should stay in the country
Sidmouth Folk Festival (July 31 to August 7) has been given a grant of £5,000 from Devon County Councillor Stuart Hughes’ special project fund.
Lympstone artist Wilf Plowman is a favourite of the royals, and seems to have had a stately reputation himself.
Landscape photographer Adrian Oakes will have an exhibition at A la Rone until Wednesday, March 25.
Exmouth-based crime writer Graham Hurley has just released his 23rd book, and there’s talk of a tv series.
The paintings entered into a competition with the theme of Botany at East Devon College are on display in the college’s refectory.
What is the North Devon Decorative and Fine Arts Society? Funny you should ask – it’s an arts based educational charity, which pushes arts across the board.
Harriet Jones has set up her own clothing range and label when she was 15
Mike Bernard, a Combe Martin-based artist has an exhibition in the Mayfair gallery Panter Hall until Friday, February 27.
Bideford’s Burton Art Gallery is going through refurbishment, but the super gallery and arts space will stay open for the duration.
We’re sure it’s kinda reassuring that being cold and miserable would inspire you to write a song about your mum. Jessica Sweetman did just that, and it went down well with the mum concerned, so that’s fine.
The denizens of Beer are being encouraged to take to song by Fiona Clarke, former musical director of the Salisbury Community Choir, with the group Seriously Occasional Singers.
An exhibition of Mark Coombs‘ painterly landscape photography is on at Tavistock’s The Wharf from March 1 to March 28.
Life, an exhibition of life drawing from the life drawing classes at the Kingsbridge Arts and Yoga Centre, is due to kick off on March at the Harbour House gallery.
The Devon Sinfonietta and the Exeter Bach Society are getting together for a mashup of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana – and by mash up, we mean performance – at The Corn Exchange, Exeter, on Sunday, February 22, at 5.30pm.