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October 2016 Blog Posts (19)

"Meet the Artist' Susan Michie

Following the recent successful and emotional, 'In Conversation' evening with Susan, White Moose have invited her to hold an informal ' Meet The Artist' day in their Trinity St, Barnstaple gallery on Thursday 3rd November, 11.30am - 3.30pm.  

This will be the last opportunity to chat with Susan face to face…


Added by Stella Levy on October 28, 2016 at 10:58 — No Comments

Freelance vacancy - Women of the World Exeter 2017 Programmer

The 'WOW - Women of the World festival' is developing and producing nine locally owned WOW festivals in five locations across the UK between 2016 and 2018, all of which will become part of the existing WOW network. In March last year WOW held an open event at Exeter Northcott Theatre; following on from this, WOW is now recruiting a programmer to help shape the Exeter 2017 WOW festival.  Please visit the Southbank Centre recruitment site for full details,…

Added by Martin Thomas on October 27, 2016 at 18:00 — No Comments

Unexpected Festival 2016

Celebrate the 450th anniversary of Exeter Ship Canal on the Quay on 4 November with performance, music, costume and fire! In the days running up to the events on the Quay will be activities in Crediton Market Place and Topsham High St on Saturday 29 October and in Exeter city entre and Exeter Library on Wednesday 2 November.…


Added by Martin Thomas on October 27, 2016 at 9:45 — 5 Comments

Update on the 'Great Place Scheme'

Dear colleagues and supporters,

It is with regret that we write to inform you that Exeter City Council and Exeter Cultural Partnership has been advised by the three co-sponsors of the ‘Great Place Scheme’ (Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery…


Added by Martin Thomas on October 26, 2016 at 11:28 — No Comments

Art Week Exeter 2017

Calling all artists, curators and producers. The dates have been set and the diaries are open.

During 13-21 May 2017, Exeter is holding its second Art Week.

Working with a number of city venues and unusual spaces, partnering with cultural organisations, lining up funding and in-kind opportunities, building a multi-site marketing campaign and…


Added by stuart crewes on October 21, 2016 at 8:51 — 1 Comment

'In Conversation' with Susan Michie

Black Dog based painter, Susan Michie has a solo exhibition of her latest work, 'The Tangle of Existence' at White Moose Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Trinity St, Barnstaple, EX32 8HX. 

Susan will be 'In Conversation' with White Moose partner, Julie Gavin on Thursday, 20th Oct, 6.30pm in the gallery. Why not indulge in a trip to North Devon to see and hear about her focused, meditative paintings and the inspirations behind them?

Born into a family of well known Scottish…


Added by Stella Levy on October 18, 2016 at 13:41 — No Comments

Exeter City Council’s Annual Arts Core & Arts Project Funding 2017/18

Exeter City Council’s Annual Arts Core and Arts Project Funding 2017/18 guidance and applications are now available online. Applications will be accepted from 24 October 2016. The final deadline for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 14 December.  

For information, guidelines and application forms please go to this link: Exeter City Council Annual Arts Funding…


Added by Martin Thomas on October 18, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Lunchtime Talks are back!

Kaleider Lunchtime Talks are back from 4th November.

Friday. 1pm. Free. Bring your lunch.


4th November – Anne-Marie Culhane & Dr Tom Powell, Cross-disciplinary collaboration; our experiences of creative projects exploring food systems and climate change.

11th November – Gail Davies, The art and science of living with GloFish™

18th November – Clare Bryden,…


Added by Kaleider on October 17, 2016 at 15:17 — No Comments

Throw only to an alert catcher

Red, blue and yellow beach huts - Dawlish Warren Promenade

11am - 5.00pm Friday 21 and Saturday 22 October

Work in progress arising from a new collaboration between Megan Calver, Susie David and Gabrielle Hoad with Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve.

Five minutes' walk from Dawlish Warren station. Trains from Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central, Newton Abbot, Totnes and Plymouth. Pay and display parking on site.…


Added by Gabrielle Hoad on October 17, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Artist Talk Wednesday @ Exeter Phoenix - 5pm

Added by Brendan Barry on October 17, 2016 at 10:15 — No Comments

Arts Quarter report on the UK's exit from the EU

Arts Quarter has published a report presenting the findings of their research into the likely impact to arts and culture from the decision for the UK to exit the EU.  Over 400 arts organisations and independent practitioners responded to the inquiry and expressed a view that the arts should be placed at the heart of the UK government's agenda for addressing issues that grew out of the debate…


Added by Martin Thomas on October 17, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

45 Preston Street, Exeter - gallery spaces for hire

An opportunity has arisen to hire the spaces (exhibition, administration and activity areas, of variables sizes) formerly the home of Spacex gallery: Judy Simmonds is managing this initiative to encourage artists and arts organisations to make use of the space.

As Judy says...'this could be on ad hoc, short-term, short-notice venue rental arrangements. This would suit an established gallery needing temporary exhibition space or as a hot-house for young makers doing large scale…


Added by Martin Thomas on October 13, 2016 at 19:00 — No Comments

Bringing Clarity to the Future of Apprenticeships - 11 November

At the ECP Conference we shared a briefing note from the Exeter & Heart Of Devon Employment & Skills Board (EHOD ESB) on changes to Apprenticeships coming into effect spring 2017. That briefing note is available for download at: http://www.exeterculturalpartnership.org.uk/documents/. You'll also find additional resources, including presentations by Daisi and Exeter City Council have…


Added by Martin Thomas on October 11, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

Final Call for 'Gratitude' Exhibition submissions

Open call for submissions: Gratitude is an open exhibition taking place in November. Barnfield Theatre Front of House Gallery will be overflowing with poppies in a mass creative act of Remembrance and gratitude for the fallen, the wounded and those affected by war. Each piece of art will feature the…


Added by Vicki Bowring on October 11, 2016 at 11:21 — No Comments

The Best Christmas Present in the World on 2 December

A unique Christmas concert performed by candlelight - Michael Morpurgo’s story The Best Christmas Present in the World is told together with specially selected Christmas carols.  This tells the story of Christmas 1914 when soldiers put down their weapons for Christmas Day. Narrated by Michael Morpurgo and Virginia McKenna, with songs performed by award-winning a cappella group Voices at the Door.  Directed by Simon Reade.

The event is at Exeter…


Added by Martin Thomas on October 5, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

Music Machine 40 @ Exeter Library 8th October

'Using Raspberry Pi computers, 3D printing, and audience participation, Simon Belshaw’s ongoing project re-imagines music performance as an installation-cum-craft session where process is king. Experiment, perform, and play throughout the day at Exeter library.'

Benjamin Tassie's Sampler Picks: 1 - 15 October 2016

Music Machine 40 is a new piece designed for eight …


Added by 2.Times Do CIC on October 4, 2016 at 8:19 — No Comments

Presentations from Exeter Cultural Partnership Conference

Presentations and information sheets from the conference at Exeter Cathedral Chapter House on 16 September are available on the ECP website: http://www.exeterculturalpartnership.org.uk/documents/ A couple of remaining presentations will be added to the documents section of the website soon.

Added by Martin Thomas on October 4, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

Follow Exeter Cultural Partnership on twitter @ExeterCultural

Exeter Cultural Partnership's twitter account is active again. Follow @ExeterCultural

Added by Martin Thomas on October 1, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

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