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Wednesday 23 January, 5pm.

Venue: Exeter Phoenix, Studio 74

£3.50 (subject to a £1 ticketing system charge) – free to students of Exeter School of Art and University of Exeter’s Art History & Visual Culture Students



Added by Belinda Dillon on January 14, 2019 at 9:57 — No Comments

Wassail Rehearsals, Singers and Musicians Welcome.

Rehearsals for the 19th & 20th Jan wassails, start soon!

Join St. Thomas Singing Group at ‪St. Thomas Library‬ 7.30-9 on 11 & 18 Jan.

Musicians (esp. brass & loud instruments!) on13 Jan 3-5pm.…


Added by FlowCommunityOrchard on January 3, 2019 at 3:30 — No Comments

New Director joins Exeter Culture

Exeter Culture is delighted to announce that Dom Jinks has been appointed as its new Director. Stepping into the role in January 2019, Dom will lead the project team as it continues in its aims to support and enrich the city’s cultural ecology. This includes the delivery of Exeter’s first place-based cultural strategy.

Dom is an arts professional with over 20 years’ experience, a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a member of The National Institute of Fundraisers. He has…


Added by Michael Krage on December 11, 2018 at 12:03 — No Comments

Volunteer Director needed


Creative Culture South West is an Exeter-based not for profit community interest company and arts and heritage initiative, whose key goals are to develop projects which will aid the development of artists and performers in Exeter and surrounding rural communities.

By nurturing engagement with local heritage and the arts, we aim to build innovative ways to help people discover Exeter and Devon’s rich cultural legacy whilst providing opportunities to develop…


Added by Creative Culture South West CIC on November 23, 2018 at 21:47 — No Comments

Carrion Films in Exeter

Maker in Focus: Carrion Films…


Added by Michael Krage on November 4, 2018 at 13:19 — No Comments

The Ning platform will close in Summer 2019

Further to Exeter Culture's previous post about changes to the website and Ning platform, we wanted to let you know that this portal will close in June 2019.

So if you want to save any of your images or blog posts that you shared here, now is the time to do it.

We hope that you continue to join us on Exeter Culture's journey - you can visit the new Exeter Culture website at exeterculture.com and sign up…


Added by Belinda Dillon on August 30, 2018 at 12:00 — 3 Comments

To all Ning members - Exeter Cultural Partnership has changed to Exeter Culture

Exeter Cultural Partnership has redesigned its website. In discussions with our Steering Group and a broader working group looking at functionality and accessibility, we’ve decided that the Ning platform is no longer suitable ­– as a platform, it will sit uneasily inside our new website design. We also feel that we’d be better able to support arts and culture conversations via other social media platforms.

We haven’t taken this decision lightly. There are currently 561 members on the…


Added by Belinda Dillon on August 2, 2018 at 13:30 — 4 Comments

White Moose 'Coast' Show

'Coast' is the latest White Moose exhibition, bringing together four North Devon based artists; painters Mark Rochester, Duncan Hopkins and Mike Woollacott, along with ceramicist, Roger Cockram. These artists all take the North Devon coastline and seas as their start point and respond in very ways ways to this beautiful, dramatic area.

Exhibition Dates: 20th July - 7th Sept.

At White Moose, Trinity St, Barnstaple, EX32 8HX.

Opening Hours: Mondays - Fridays, 10am - 5pm.…


Added by Stella Levy on July 19, 2018 at 8:37 — No Comments

Brief for Creative Practitioner in Exeter

To help inform Exeter's Place-Based Cultural Strategy, we are commissioning a creative practitioner/s or artist/s working in the field of socially engaged practice to create a new work.

We’re looking for creative practitioner/s who’ve a track record of working with groups as part of their practice. We expect them to have worked nationally and/or internationally but also to understand small cities like Exeter. The creative practitioner/s should identify the community in Exeter they…


Added by Belinda Dillon on July 17, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Steering Group Meeting minutes added to the documents folder

At last night's Steering Group meeting, the minutes from the April 2018 meeting were approved - these have now been added to the Documents section of the website.

Added by Belinda Dillon on July 11, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

New Vacancy at Daisi - Enterprise Development Consultant

This role is responsible to the Director, and supports Daisi's Business Plan objectives to achieve increased sustainability for the organisation, and positive impact for beneficiaries, through the development of our business model.

The role is 2 days per week (0.4 FTE) and due to start in September 2018 for a fixed term 12 month contract. The closing date is Monday 23 July at 4 pm. For full details of job description, person specification and how to apply please see our…


Added by Daisi - Arts Inspired Learning on July 5, 2018 at 9:38 — No Comments

ExeterRespect Festival, 30th June 2018, full line up and stage details

30th June 12 to 7pm
1st July 11am to 6pm

Added by Chris B Kale on June 25, 2018 at 18:30 — No Comments

Offgrid Festival 2018 at Tapeley Park, North Devon 9 -12 August

OffGrid Festival UK is part TED talk, part Open Space, part music and arts festival and part local gathering, helping to forge partnerships and networks of resources including skilled individuals, organisations, farmers and food producers for local future resilience.

Festival capacity license is for 500 people.

There could still be places for speakers, craftspeople, musicians, stewards.


Added by Chris B Kale on June 25, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

CURTAIN CALL - A Love Letter to The Bike Shed Theatre - Online Release

Following on from our premiere screening last weekend, Knoxtrot Films is now extremely proud to announce the online release of CURTAIN CALL - A Love Letter to The Bike Shed Theatre.

A short film documenting and celebrating The Bike Shed Theatre's enduring legacy and warm spirit throughout it's final days.

We'd like to thank everyone who attended our…


Added by Richard Knox on June 23, 2018 at 16:03 — No Comments

Young South West Photographers Competition - now open

A competition for young photographers, 14-21 year olds, living in the South West - to capture the essence and process of 'creation'.

It can feature making, an artist, or element of nature - the mess, the mistakes, or progression to perfection. An exhibition of chosen photographs based on this theme will run from 3 May - 30 June 2019 in the Devon Guild's main…


Added by Digital Marketing at Devon Guild on June 20, 2018 at 17:21 — No Comments

The Giraffe and the Harpsichord: Modelling the Museum, Leverhulme Lecture by Prof Paul Fishwick

How is a giraffe like a harpsichord? This question might remind you of the Mad Hatter’s riddle to Alice in her adventures in Wonderland. The hatter asks Alice, “Why is a raven like a writing desk?” When visiting RAMM, you will come across Gerald the Giraffe towering over a harpsichord. The harpsichord is a musical instrument that predated the piano. Is the question answerable? Paul will give an overview of modelling where we will explore how Gerald and the harpsichord are…


Added by Belinda Dillon on June 19, 2018 at 8:44 — No Comments

Dreams of Everyday Objects

White Moose, Barnstaple have curated 'Dreams of Everyday Objects' featuring Devon painter Marianne Edwards, London based conceptual artist, Jane Hoodless and Colombian artists, Colectivo Mangle who create intricate carved wood lace-work sculptural pieces. All are fascinated by the everyday domestic items we are surrounded by, but each bringing a completely different slant to them giving a dream-like, surreal feel to this important show.

Why not take the Tarka Line train from…


Added by Stella Levy on June 18, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Recent Exhibition of Artwork by Melinda Schwakhofer - Vne Este Mvskoke (I Am Muscogee)

Melinda is an artist from LA residing in Devon, she recently had an exhibition of her artwork at the Central Cafe in Moretonhampstead.

The exhibition "Vne Este Mvskoke (I Am Muscogee)" featured work created by Melinda over the past 12 years. exploring her Native American ancestry.

Melinda Schwakhofer - Vne Este Mvskoke (I Am Muscogee)…


Added by Chris B Kale on June 15, 2018 at 22:30 — No Comments

Public realm artist commission, Paignton

I’m really excited to be able to share the details of an artist commission for the Paignton Station Square public realm: http://www.ginkgoprojects.co.uk/opportunities/station-square-paignton-artist-commission-opportunity

Closing date is 25th June for expressions of interest. The commission is being managed by art producers Ginkgo Projects so all details are on…


Added by Anna Matthews on June 14, 2018 at 15:12 — No Comments

'ice report' - illustrated talk

'ice report' Illustrated art/science talk…


Added by Naomi Hart on June 12, 2018 at 10:03 — No Comments

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