Arts and Culture

** POSTPONED ** Exeter Choral Society charity concert

Event Date: 
08/05/2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
St. James' Church, Mount Pleasant Rd., Exeter, EX47QD

** PLEASE NOTE THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED **

If you are a fan of modern choral music, or would like to give it a try, then Exeter Choral Society's next charity concert will give you a night to remember.

The star attraction will be Rutter's Requiem, written in memory of his father and his desire that music should be accessible to a wide audience, and following a chance encounter with the original manuscipt of Faure's Requiem in Paris. This work features parts of the Latin Requiem, but also an interpretation of 'Out of the Deep' and 'The Lord is my Shepherd' ....

Exete Choral Society charity concert

Event Date: 
08/05/2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue: 
St. James' Church, Mount Pleasant Rd., Exeter, EX47QD

If you are a fan of modern choral music, or would like to give it a try, then Exeter Choral Society's next charity concert will give you a night to remember.

The star attraction will be Rutter's Requiem (1985), written in memory of his father and his desire that music should be accessible to a wide audience, and as a result of a chance encounter with the original manuscipt of Faure's Requiem in Paris. This work features an arrangement of parts of the Latin Requiem, but also an interpretation of 'Out of the Deep' and 'The Lord is my Shepherd'. It is undoubtedly one of the best loved...

Spacex secures continued support from Arts Council England

Authored by Martyn Windsor
Posted: Wed, 01/11/2017 - 4:45pm

After a period of major organisational change which has seen Spacex move from its old gallery space to deliver a new and ambitious public programme, the organisation is pleased to announce the receipt of a major grant from Arts Council England.

The Arts Council have awarded Spacex £66,000 from their Grants for the Arts programme. This will invest in a programme of activity and audience development over the next 12 months.

The programme includes a playful and participatory project by Birmingham-based artist duo, Juneau Projects to reveal the breadth and ambition of...

Dame Hilary Mantel DBE returns to the stage at Budleigh

Authored by KORCommunications
Posted: Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:30am

The team behind the seventh Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival are looking forward to welcoming more first class authors, historians and biographers to East Devon in September.

Tickets for this year’s festival will be available online on Friday 24th July from 5pm, and offer the opportunity to see the usual mix of best-selling, award winning and inspirational authors, including Paula Hawkins, author of record breaking novel, The Girl On The Train, which has been on top of the UK hardback book chart for 20 weeks.

As well as new authors like Paula making their way to the...

Food meets craft and music for new festival

Authored by Gillian Taylor
Posted: Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:00am

Partners and sponsors gathered to celebrate the countdown for Nourish, Bovey Tracey's first annual festival of craft, food and music which takes place on 5 and 6 September.

The small town on the edge of Dartmoor has become a centre for contemporary culture; Bovey Tracey is home to one of the country’s top annual craft events, a nationally acclaimed centre for craft, and an award winning artisan cheese specialist.

Nourish will celebrate the best in regional food, craft and music in an event designed to feed the body, the mind and the senses. The festival is led by The...

Major music festival to be staged at Westpoint Exeter

Authored by Westpoint Exeter
Posted: Mon, 10/28/2013 - 5:14pm

A brand new eclectic music and arts festival, Musico, has just been announced.

The event will be an exciting addition to the ever-growing South West festival scene, which includes Chagstock and the infamous Glastonbury.

Musico will be held at Westpoint Exeter, one of the region's largest event venues, from18th - 20th July.

Westpoint’s Show Ground is to be filled with everything from live rock to vintage markets. This family-friendly event is more than just another music festival; it’s an all-round arts and music experience.

With a number of stages hosting...

Arts funding not drowning event at the University of Exeter

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Mon, 06/10/2013 - 1:49am

Arts funding is being squeezed hard in this harsh economic climate, especially in regional theatres, libraries and arts and culture organisations.

A discussion about the future of arts funding in places like Devon and Cornwall will form part of a special event at the Northcott Theatre on Wednesday 12 June 2013.

Professor Sir Chris Frayling, former Chairman of Arts Council England and ex-Rector of The Royal College of Art, will discuss the future of the arts. There will be a particular focus on the problems of allocation of funding between regional and national organisations...

Royal ballet stars coming to Devon on rural tour

Event Date: 
27/10/2012 - 7:15pm
Venue: 
Stockland Victory Hall

Dance in Devon Presents: “Bespoke”

EAST DEVON Date: Sat 27th October Venue: Stockland Victory Hall Time: 7:15pm Box Office: Wendy Van Der Plank 01404 881207

A stunning performance interweaving dance and crafts, featuring guest performances from stars of the Royal Ballet alongside a local craft artist and dancers from the local community.

Former Royal Opera House associate choreographer Freddie Opoku-Addaie/Jagged Antics is bringing exceptional and surprising dance into the heart of communities across Devon.

As part of year long Devon Dance Compass project...

Event Exeter and Exeter Phoenix relaunch Great Hall

Authored by eventexeter
Posted: Wed, 10/17/2012 - 10:27am

After three years of closure due to a major building programme on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus, the Exeter Great Hall has reopened and will host rock and pop concerts by world-class artists this autumn.

The largest concert hall west of Bristol, the Exeter Great Hall has an illustrious history of staging concerts by music greats. U2, Bob Marley and Pink Floyd and more recently, Blur, The Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead and Keane, have all played at the 1800 capacity venue based on the campus.

In a new partnership, Exeter Phoenix will now be programming and managing...