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Gothic Dartmoor

Event Date: 
12/10/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Wren Music The Gothic Dartmoor concert explores a rich vein of myth and legend through the tales of Dartmoor. The songs are selected from the folk song collection made at the end of the C19th by Squire and Parson Revd. Sabine Baring-Gould, and inspired by his other writings, including The Book of Dartmoor and The Book of Were-Wolves.

Solarference & Rosa Rebecca

Event Date: 
29/09/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Double Bill in association with Cygnet Theatre & Wren Music

MenSing concert

Event Date: 
16/06/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Friar’s Gate, Exeter

This June an Exeter venue sees a first full concert by a new group from Okehampton based Wren Music. MenSing is a 20 strong choir of all male voices who have been singing together for just over a year and have already caused a stir with their first few performances.

Mandolin and more for music group

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 01/09/2016 - 11:55pm

The Mandolin Orchestra of Devon has been running for several years and has performed at many events to critical acclaim, including the London Mandolin Festival and the Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar Foundation rally.

Bright young stars shine at Exeter Cygnet

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 11/18/2015 - 6:06pm

An evening of musical innovation is in store on Friday 20th of November, when 3 of the hottest tal-ents on the folk and acoustic scene play at the Cygnet Theatre in Exeter.

Fabian Holland is a singer-songwriter-guitarist “with tremendous command of fingers and fretboard with a natural vocal technique informed by long-time exposure to, and serious consideration of, the blues masters” - fRoots magazine. Less than 18 months after releasing his self-titled debut, Fabian’s second album garnered rave reviews and 4-stars from the Daily Telegraph.

Festival promises a weekend of folk, food and fun

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 10/18/2015 - 11:46am

Festival promises a weekend of folk, food and fun, as charity founders celebrate music award

The 17th Baring-Gould Weekend, organised by Okehampton-based music charity Wren Music, combines intimate concerts by established acts alongside community orchestras and choirs, impromptu street performances, dancing, and plenty of local food and drink.

Stage set for a very special gig in Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:27pm

Lovers of traditional music are in for a rare treat when a special concert at Exeter Northcott Theatre on 12 July brings together harmonica wizard Will Pound and his band, members of South West-based Wren Band and 25 young musicians from Devon.

Will, recognised as one of the finest harmonica players in the world and often to be heard on BBC Radio 2, will join Wren Band musicians and the children during the first half of the show before he and his band have the stage to themselves for the second half.

The Will Pound Band with Music 4 Life concert

Event Date: 
12/07/2015 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Lovers of traditional music are in for a rare treat when a special concert at Exeter Northcott Theatre on 12 July brings together harmonica wizard Will Pound and his band, members of South West-based Wren Band and 25 young musicians from Devon.

Will, recognised as one of the finest harmonica players in the world and often to be heard on BBC Radio 2, will join Wren Band musicians and the children during the first half of the show before he and his band have the stage to themselves for the second half.

Former Wren on board with Persimmon Homes

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:42pm

A former Royal Navy Wren has become the latest new recruit to jump on board with the region’s leading house builder.

Charlotte Donaldson, who spent four-and-a-half years in the Navy, has been appointed sales negotiator at Persimmon Homes South West and will be based at the builder’s Palmerston Heights development in Plymouth.

It’s a change of direction for Charlotte from Plymouth, who has spent most of her working life as an Air Survival Technician in the Navy.