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Learn medieval and Tudor board games at St Nicholas Priory

Event Date: 
20/02/2013 - 10:30am to 22/02/2013 - 10:30am
Venue: 
St Nicholas Priory, The Mint, off Fore Street, Exeter

Never played shovegroat? Then this is your chance.

Drop in to St Nicholas Priory with the children this half term and learn some great medieval and Tudor board games.

10.30am - 3.30pm

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Animation premiere: Exetreme Imagination

Event Date: 
19/02/2013 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Queen Street, Exeter

Watch the premiere of bite-sized films scripted, acted and directed by young people and their families working with MED Theatre.

Filmed in the atmospheric setting of St Nicholas Priory, they were inspired by RAMM’s Elizabethan collections. Try on Tudor costume and throw Shakespearian insults at each other.

Free drop-in at the Garden meeting room, 11am-4pm.

Part of two city festivals: Exetreme Imagination 2013 and Animated Exeter

http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/

1920s Valentines’ Ball ElectroSwing: RAMM and The Cavern Club

Event Date: 
15/02/2013 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter and Cavern Club, Exeter

This ElectroSwing Night has a 1920s theme to compliment the exhibition Petal Power. Enjoy the exhibition and the beauty of the museum at night and take swing-dancing lessons.

Nine-piece band Smerin’s Anti-Social Club will play as part of their album tour and DJs will play ElectroSwing music – a fusion of modern beats with jazz swing. Do come smartly dressed as there is a 1920s theme. The fun continues at the Cavern from 10pm.

Royal Albert Memorial Museum 6.30 to 10pm, Cavern Club (over 18s only) 10pm to 2am

Tickets: £8 or £7 earlybird from www.undergroundtickets.net...

Miracle Theatre Company presents Frankenstein

Event Date: 
13/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Tiverton Community Arts Centre

When power is cut off from the Eternalife Cryonics facility, Dr Frankenstein must race against time to construct a superhuman of epic proportions that can carry the precious genes of the rich and famous into the future.

His cut-and-paste creation is a hideous mistake. Feared by its creator, shunned by the world, the monster takes revenge.

It craves the one thing it can never have...

Tickets: £12, £10 seniors, £8 under 16s/students.

Box office: 01392 493493

Miracle Theatre Company

Tiverton Community Arts Centre

BP Portrait Award at the RAMM

Event Date: 
29/04/2013 - 10:00am to 19/05/2013 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Gallery 21, Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter

BP Portrait Awards showcases the very best in contemporary portrait painting from around the world. For thirty-three years, of which the last twenty-three have been sponsored by BP, the exhibition has presented outstanding and innovative new work in a variety of styles and approaches, and it continues to be a highlight of the annual art calendar.

From informal and personal studies of friends and family, to revealing paintings of famous faces, this year’s exhibition features fifty-five works selected from 2,187 international entries. These include the four shortlisted artists –...

RSPB experts on hand to talk about the birds in RAMM’s collection

Event Date: 
07/03/2013 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Fine Feather Gallery, Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter

Experts from the RSPB will be available to talk about the birds in RAMM’s collection and how they connect to the RSPB.

11am-3pm in the Fine Feather Gallery.

http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/

RSPB experts on hand to talk about the birds in RAMM’s collection

Event Date: 
08/02/2013 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Fine Feather Gallery, Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter

Experts from the RSPB will be available to talk about the birds in RAMM’s collection and how they connect to the RSPB.

11am-3pm in the Fine Feather Gallery.

http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Exeter’s Fine Art Gallery Tour at RAMM

Event Date: 
06/02/2013 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Gallery 5, Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter

Every painting in the city’s art collection tells a story.

John Madin, RAMM’s Curator of Art, will share his knowledge of the works in this exhibition in a lunchtime gallery tour.

Tickets are available in person or by phone using a credit or debit card on 01392 265858 during opening hours.

http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Exeter University Theatre Company presents Amadeus

Event Date: 
06/02/2013 - 7:30pm to 09/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

"It seemed to me that I had heard the voice of God – and that it issued from a creature whose own voice I had also heard – and it was the voice of an obscene child!"

Peter Shaffer's Amadeus tells the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his relationship with court composer Salieri – the only man in Vienna who recognises Mozart's true genius and his own mediocrity.

Punctuated by Mozart's greatest compositions, Salieri recounts how he fought to understand why genius is gifted to some of us, and not to others.

Exeter University Theatre Company presents Peter Shaffer's...

Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Event Date: 
19/04/2013 - 10:00am to 02/06/2013 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter

Inspiring wonder at the natural world and highlighting the need for wildlife conservation, the exhibition showcases the winning images from all 11 categories of the competition…including underwater worlds, urban wildlife, plants and more.

Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the world’s most prestigious annual wildlife photography competition. It is currently in its 47th year and is open to amateur and professional photographers alike.

The event runs until 2 June 2013.

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays and bank holidays.

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