arts

Devon Created - An Exhibition of Crafts and Flowers

Event Date: 
30/05/2020 - 10:00am to 04/06/2020 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Crediton Parish Church

Devon Created is a new and exciting festival organised by a new flower festival team at Crediton Parish Church. For over 40 years there has been a flower festival at the church. This year this exciting new venture will include local Devon crafts, each demonstrating and selling their own crafts, and including spectacular flower arrangements using flowers and materials to complement each craft. The Festival opens Saturday 30th May from 10am to 5pm, Sunday 31st May 11.30am to 5pm, Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd June 10am to 5pm and ends Thursday 4th June 10am to 3pm. Admission and Parking are...

Daphne du Maurier's 'Rebecca'

Event Date: 
18/10/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our Star Theatre Company is thrilled to present its new production of Daphne du Maurier’s masterpiece, Rebecca, which conjures Cornish romance and theatrical magic.

Following the mysterious death of his first wife, Maxim de Winter returns to Manderley with his young bride. Surrounded by memories of the glamorous Rebecca, the new Mrs de Winter is consumed by jealousy. She sets out to uncover the secrets of the house and a past fiercely guarded by the sinister housekeeper Mrs Danvers.

Our take on this literary classic will delight and devastate all in one with use of music,...

Communicate

Event Date: 
11/10/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

“I should have mentioned it before, my Mum, she, last year, she passed”.

James is suffocated by his past. Heather is focusing on the nursery. Based on true events, this is one couple’s journey through bereavement, love, grief, pregnancy, superheroes and enforced pen maintenance. It deals with the importance of talking about how you feel and not letting your past determine your future. From award nominated Sheepish Productions, this is an intimate and gripping story about life and death, developed in association with Cruse Bereavement Care.

“…brilliant show. Moving, real,...

William Shakespeares Macbeth

Event Date: 
07/09/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Performing an award winning version of William Shakespeare's original unabridged text, the award-winning South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, bring this drama to life in an all-new production. This classic tale of ambition, destiny and murder takes place in the near future, dramatized across a post-WW3 landscape, performed by a strong team of local professional actors.

This show was performed in Jan/ Feb 2019, to five star reviews and has won an award at New Yorks Long Island Theatre Awards.

Winners of the 2017 Epic Award for England, an annual national award for...

CEDA Member and Lisa Hudson of Northcott Theatre

Charity launches accessible arts festival

Authored by CEDA Exeter
Posted: Fri, 03/22/2019 - 7:15pm

A big week is in the planning as CEDA launch the Impossible Arts festival taking place from Easter Monday.

CEDA is a registered charity working with disabled adults and young people across Devon, providing learning, social and cultural experiences.

The week will see a number of events, exhibitions and artists come together to raise the Profile of disabled artists in the city and beyond.

Highlights of the week Include;

Monday 22nd April 2019- CEDA are hosting a family craft day at the AWESome art space gallery on Paris Street, if you around the city on this...

Etsy Made Local Exeter - Contemporary Christmas Market

Event Date: 
01/12/2018 - 11:00am to 02/12/2018 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

This is Exeter's first ever Etsy Made Local market. Taking place at Exeter Phoenix on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December, it is part of a national event that will see the biggest regional spread of markets across the UK take part. In total 54 cities across the UK will celebrate the makers, designers and collectors that sell on Etsy.com, the online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods. It’s about encouraging people to look locally for this year’s Christmas gifting and connecting them to more than 40 South West Devon based makers and designers.

As well as providing the...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:46am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 June):

THEATRE

Ugly Duckling Saturday, Exeter Northcott Ugly Duckling is lonely and fed-up, ignored by those around her who think she is too ugly to fit in. She tries to make friends with fellow ducklings as well as with frogs, cats and even a fox, but realising she is not like any of these animals, she is left sad and alone. Follow the duckling on her journey as she overcomes her troubles and realises that she was beautiful all along.Retelling the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Ugly...

Spacex announces closure

Authored by Martyn Windsor
Posted: Sat, 06/02/2018 - 10:35am

The Spacex board and staff have taken the difficult decision to close the organisation. This concludes four decades of evolving visual arts provision in Exeter, which we hope has provided an open and convivial space for artists to exhibit and experiment.

To mark the closure of the organization and as a provocation to the visual arts sector, Spacex has produced a limited edition artwork/tea towel (pictured above) and accompanying text by Rosalie Schweiker. This has been posted out to a small selection of arts organizations and curators across the UK. To read more about the tea towel...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 05/10/2018 - 5:24am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (11-13 May):

THEATRE

Skin Deep - The Musical Friday, Exmouth Pavilion Worried that your body isn’t perfect? Then Skin Deep is for you! Yes, YOU! It’s the ultimate look at a subject that obsesses us all: BODY IMAGE. Too fat? Too thin? Never exercised? Gym crazy? Addicted to diets? Hate how you look in the nude? This musical revue has a song for every hang-up, including Embarrassing Bodies, Let It All Hang Out and Does My Bum Look Big in This? The sensational female star and her four boys explore why we don’...

One relationship. Infinite possibilities.

Authored by CygnetTheatre
Posted: Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:05am
Something special, this way comes…

"Imagine rolling the dice 6,000 times.” That’s the central conceit — and probably the most telling line — in Constellations, playwright Nick Payne’s two-character study in ‘what ifs.’ The show, which debuted in London in 2012, then moved to Broadway in 2015 where it starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson, compresses a lifetime of joy, anguish and alternate paths into a fleet, satisfying 80 minutes.

Nick Payne’s “Astonishingly fine new play” (The Independent 2012) is laced with humour, pathos and drama. Winner of Best Play 2012 Evening Standard...

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