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Major exhibition on Devon’s links with transatlantic slavery to open at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery in January 2022

Exeter City Council’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) has announced a major new exhibition exploring the museum and Devon’s links with the Transatlantic Slave Trade in early 2022.

In Plain Sight: Transatlantic slavery and Devon will investigate aspects of Devon and Exeter’s relationship with the Transatlantic Slave Trade that are all around us, but for some remain ‘hidden in plain sight’. Using RAMM’s collections and the expertise of many contributors, it aims to shed light on this hidden history.

The exhibition is the result of research that began...

Devon Art Society Exhibition

Devon Art Society - Summer Art Show

Event Date: 
14/08/2021 - 10:00am to 29/08/2021 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
St Anne’s Hall, Babbacombe Road, Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3SN

The Devon Art Society´s Summer Art Show with works for sale, will be held at St. Anne’s Hall, Babbacombe. There will be hundreds of paintings on display. The artists are showing works covering classical themes such as floral, still-life, figurative and landscape as well as seascape subject matters and some abstracts too.

Event Date: Saturday, 14th August, 2021 to Sunday, 29th August, 2021

Venue: St Anne’s Hall, Babbacombe Road, Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3SN

Open daily 10am - 6pm closing on Sunday 29th at 4pm

Admission is free

Contact: 01803 310600...

IKEA Exeter launches exhibition as part of Barnardo’s Partnership

IKEA Exeter has launched a new exhibition with Barnardo’s, shining a light on the journey of young people’s experiences leaving care.

Since 2018, Barnardo’s and IKEA have come together through a national partnership to help improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK. Combining IKEA’s expertise in life at home and Barnardo’s 155 years of experience of delivering high-quality services to support young people in need; Barnardo’s and IKEA are united by their belief that every young person deserves a safe place to call home. They have joined...

Teams can be nominated for ‘Lockdown Legends’

‘Lockdown Legends’ – the people of Devon who went that extra mile to help out during COVID-19 – are still being sought for a photographic exhibition in Exeter.

Nominations for the exhibition at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery close this Sunday (19 July), so don’t miss the chance to feature in this historic event.

Organisers have stressed that teams can be nominated. However because of the subject matter and social distancing, people are being asked to use just one person to represent the team in the nomination.

Helen Hartstein, Audience...

Relive Exeter City Football Club's 1990 title win in online exhibition

Football fans can relive the 30th anniversary of Exeter City’s historic 1990 league title win as part of a new online exhibition.

St James Park may be closed but people can still celebrate sporting success virtually thanks to the exhibition, hosted on the website Grecian Archive, a partnership between the University of Exeter, the club and supporters’ trust.

As part of the National Lottery heritage funded project, the ECFC museum team - who work in collaboration with colleagues from the University’s College of Humanities and Digital Humanities Lab – have put materials...

Music Machines

Event Date: 
28/03/2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
AWEsome Art Space, 27 Paris Street, Exeter. EX1 2JB

Simon Belshaw & David Sawyer present an exhibition of playable, interactive, sound and music generating devices.

Exeter 28th March 2020. Simon Belshaw and David Sawyer will be presenting an exhibition of playable interactive sound and music generating devices in the Awesome Art Space on Paris Street on Saturday 28th March 2020 between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm. This will include an Arts Council funded new work (Music Machine 4) by Simon - a playful, playable, hands on, multi-player audio installation for 8 people. Entry to the exhibition is free.

For the past few...

Devon Created - Exhibition of Local 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...

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...

Relatives of men who fought in historic battle meet at exhibition

Three women whose relatives were involved in the Battle of the River Plate had a chance meeting at a recent exhibition.

The ladies - pictured above - were visiting an exhibition at Exeter Guildhall to mark the 80th Anniversary of HMS Exeter's involvement in the Battle of the River Plate in the South Atlantic during the Second World War.

Whilst watching a film as part of the exhibition they got talking. They soon realised that their relatives had been involved in the Battle.

Claire Higginson (pictured left) is the great granddaughter of Charles Cloke, the leading...

THG hosts South West Academy’s anniversary exhibition

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 11/29/2019 - 12:31pm

THG kicks off 2020 by presenting exceptional work from the South West Academy of Fine & Applied Arts (SWAc) and an exciting programme of workshops and events.

The exhibition marks the start of the Academy’s 20th anniversary year and will feature work in a diverse range of media including paintings, sculpture, prints and photography.

To accompany the exhibition THG will introduce inspiring art activities from a new 3 week acrylics course to a comic book workshop for younger artists.

Exhibiting for the first time will be new members including Sue Luxton, Judith...

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