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October 2017 Blog Posts (16)

Absolutely Everything

It's the final three days of this exhibition of contemporary art at TAAG, Teignmouth by 8 local artists, including former Exeter College students Katie Scott-Hamilton, Karen Tarr, Cress de la Fosse, Clare Heaton, and myself.

Also part of the group are Angela Hilton (who is ex-Plymouth College of Art, like Cress and I), David Harbott of Smooth Space, and Whitney-Anne Baker of Strangeartworld.

The exhibition is on from 10 to 5 daily until Friday evening. Please drop in and see…


Added by Steve Brown on October 31, 2017 at 22:42 — No Comments

Exeter's Vanished Rock Venues

Hi - I've started developing a piece of work around rock venues in Exeter that no longer exist (and some that do). Initially I'm planning a short podcast (maybe 15 mins) but hope to expand this, if I get enough material.

I'm looking to talk with people who actually attended gigs at the Savoy/ABC, Odeon, the Civic Hall (Higher Market) and other smaller venues in the 1960s/70s. If you did, or know someone who did and who would like to talk (as I imagine that most people will be in their…


Added by Steve Brown on October 31, 2017 at 22:00 — No Comments

Participant Call-out for AWE2018 Project: The Advice Bank

Have your words and ideas used to create a piece of public art!…


Added by Hugh McCann on October 30, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

Surface by Geoff Stainthorp

Surface, an exhibition at White Moose, Barnstaple by artist/sculptor Geoff Stainthorp.

Geoff is holding two 'Walk, Talk & Tea' afternoons in the gallery on Saturdays, 28th Oct and 4th Nov, 2 - 4pm. £6, to include tea and cake! A lovely way to discover more about this interesting artist and a chance to put your own questions to him over tea and cake.…


Added by Stella Levy on October 27, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Monthly Creative Hub Laboratories with EncounterTT

From November EncounterTT are partnering with Exeter Phoenix to host two monthly Creative Hub Laboratories.

TRAUMA & TRANSFORMATION, 1st Tuesday of every month 10:30 - 1:30pm (January session with be on Tuesday 9th)

What happens in crisis and how do new ways of being come about? 

These experimental workshops are open to all artists who want to explore the theme of trauma on a personal and global scale through…


Added by Samantha Wraith on October 25, 2017 at 17:32 — No Comments

Exeter Cathedral at Christmas Art Exhibiiton


Come visit this spectacular exhibition in Exeter Cathedral from Tuesday 21st November until Friday 15th December . There is original work form over 70 South West Artists in mixed media - all created to celebrate…


Added by Lisa Gibbons on October 22, 2017 at 18:35 — No Comments

Volunteers needed for Exeter’s Christmas Lights Switch-on Event

Thursday 16th November 2017

Volunteers are needed to act as stewards at this year’s Christmas Lights Switch-on. The event will feature a large stage in Princesshay Square where live music will be performed from 4pm. At 6:30pm, players from Exeter Chiefs will press the button and the Christmas lights across the city centre will be illuminated, heralding…


Added by Mark Barretto on October 18, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

The Circus of Peculiarities at EVA Studios

We are getting fairly excited about Exeter Visual Arts' first walk through Halloween installation.

 Professional storytellers, Widsith and Deor, Kavatar Arts and their circus crew, are creating a unique happening on the 29th of this month.

 Part-legend, part actual haunting, as that atmosphere that has haunted the old building for so long, finally is exorcised, one way or perhaps the other.....

 So come, and experience  the old Hussey building, at night, in this trip…


Added by Matthew Hammond on October 10, 2017 at 9:58 — No Comments

A Way In - creative practice workshop

A Way In - expand your creative practice 

Day workshop Sunday 29 October 2017

Devon Guild of Craftsmen Gallery

10.30am–4pm, £70

Expand your creative boundaries in response to a Devon Guild exhibition -…


Added by Digital Marketing at Devon Guild on October 10, 2017 at 9:49 — No Comments


Back again for the second year - AWE bring you a fun way to socialise with fellow creatives and find out what some of the artists have got planned for next year's event.

ARTISTS - you still have time to register to pitch - comms@artweekexeter.org.uk

CROWD - please tell us you're…


Added by stuart crewes on October 10, 2017 at 7:54 — No Comments

FREE funding - micro symposium

Come along and join three regional artists to hear about how they successfully fund their work and how you can support your own practice.

Laura Denning produced Benthic Caress for Plymouth Art Weekender with a successful Crowdfunder campaign.

Volkhard Müller created and ran a two year multi-artist residency,…


Added by stuart crewes on October 10, 2017 at 7:44 — No Comments

'A Musical Thanksgiving'


Hello all,

I will be giving an evening piano recital on Saturday 14th October, 19:30 pm at the South Street Baptist Church, Exeter. Details below - All welcome to attend.


19:30 pm , SATURDAY…


Added by STEPHEN BEVILLE on October 9, 2017 at 11:23 — No Comments

Free audio-guide making workshops at Exeter CVS

Starting Tuesday 17th October, a series of classes in which we will make our own personalised audio-gudes of the city. More information here: http://www.exetercvs.org.uk/learn/courses/creative-courses?task=view_event&event_id=375

Added by Hugh McCann on October 6, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments

GRICE concert - Fri 6 October 2017 - St Michael & All Angels Church, Exeter

The electro-acoustic musician and prolific singer-songwriter Grice will be performing a cocktail of electronica and atmospheric art rock and will be accompanied by special guest Italian avant-garde and freeform jazz trumpeter Luca Calabrese. The unique line up is completed by Duncan Chave (Eigenharp, programming), Fred Ehresmann (keys, grand piano) and Bellatrix (bass, double bass).

Grice has built his reputation as an art-rock artist since the release…


Added by Sound Gallery Studios on October 3, 2017 at 14:11 — No Comments

Digital workshop: MASH – with SoDA

MASH – with SoDA - a workshop in which you can learn new digital skills to help your arts practice develop in innovative ways!…


Added by Arts & Culture UOE on October 3, 2017 at 13:46 — No Comments

Lost Weekend Young People's Hackathon

As part of the Lost Weekend Festival there will be a Hackathon for young people in Exeter Phoenix. It is taking place on Sunday and is open to all abilities, this day of making is driven by you. The aim is to produce a piece of art that once started is constantly changing. The most important thing is to meet, inspire and create. Materials will be provided and FabLab Devon will be open for access to a wide range of digital making equipment.

Enthusiasm and imagination are more important…


Added by 2.Times Do CIC on October 3, 2017 at 10:31 — No Comments

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