A Quiet Night In

Event Date: 
25/06/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
St Matthew's Church, Lower Summerlands, Exeter EX1 2JL

In our most ambitious concert so far, our ten-piece ensemble play quiet music for grand piano, strings, wind, coffee cups, bottles and other sonic delights in the lovely acoustic of St Matthew's Church (Newtown, Exeter).

Hugh Nankivell is making a new piece especially for us.

We welcome clarinettist Charlie Sheppard-Vine all the way from Glasgow.

Alex Wilson will play some of Howard Skempton's lucid piano music.

We'll also perform James Saunders' revelatory music with its different textures of quietness, create 'Artificial...

Quiet Christmas for police according to Press Office

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Fri, 12/27/2013 - 3:16pm

Devon and Cornwall Police have reported no incidents over the Christmas period.

It appears to have been a very quiet few days according to the force website, which is updated by the police press office.

No incidents were reported on Christmas Day and Boxing Day with the latest up until late this morning being Christmas Eve (see left).

By contrast, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue reported 10 incidents on Christmas Day and 20 on Boxing Day.

It will make interesting reading for the new Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg, who recently revealed plans for...

Neil Parish MP supports Guide Dogs' call to keep pedestrians safe from silent menace

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 07/08/2013 - 2:53pm

Mr Parish has supported Guide Dogs’ call for the installation of a vital safety feature on quiet hybrid and electric vehicles to keep pedestrians safe, by attending a reception at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 26 June. The Tiverton and Honiton MP was amongst the large number of Members of Parliament who backed the charity's call to install artificial noise generators on quiet vehicles. Research shows that some quiet vehicles cannot be heard until one second before impact and, in certain conditions, are more likely to be involved in a collision with a pedestrian than conventional...