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Urban Sketching

Embryonic urban sketching group in Exeter. If you are interested in meeting others to have a coffee and sketch around Exeter, outside if we can but somewhere inside if the weather isn't good (have been known to stay in pub all morning...), then do come along. Next meeting is this Friday 28th at 10.00 in the central library cafe. Facebook page here

Hope to see you

Vanessa (or Essa for Facebook…


Added by Vanessa on July 25, 2017 at 10:15 — No Comments

Creative Health - report published by the All-Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health & Wellbeing

Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing has recently been published. In case anyone has missed this, it presents the findings of two years of research, evidence-gathering and discussions with patients, health and social care professionals, artists, arts administrators, academics, local government, ministers, policy-makers and parliamentarians from both Houses of Parliament. 

The report can be found here…


Added by Martin Thomas on July 24, 2017 at 10:44 — No Comments

Review of Governance of ECP - brief for tenders

As mentioned in my earlier posting, Exeter Cultural Partnership (ECP) is issuing a brief and inviting tenders by 5pm, Friday 11 August 2017. The document below outlines the work and fee, and provides contact information for any queries.

ECP Review of Governance…


Added by Martin Thomas on July 24, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

Minutes from Exeter Sound and Music Forum, Thursday 20th July 2017

Thursday 20th July 2017

Sound and Music Forum

Exeter Phoenix, The Workshop, 6.30pm

Chaired by Simon (Notes by Mariko North – apologies in advance for spelling errors, unclarity etc)


Around 18 people turned up to the 2nd Sound and Music Forum


Whilst introducing ourselves, the point was made that one important aspect of getting audiences for gigs and events that we are putting on is to let each other know when we are…


Added by Mariko Asakawa-North on July 23, 2017 at 15:53 — 2 Comments

c0gnatives recent experimental sounds.....

recent EP "Sunejoon"

1 "Flutterby of the fair ease"

Intro Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Sugar Plum Fairy midi with effects, dubstep drum loops, followed by chilled funky guitar and bass guitar, more drum loops built with glitched delays, Alex's drums drop in on top of the mix at 2:46.

2 "Stristle"
a static drum and bass loop,…

Added by Chris B Kale on July 21, 2017 at 17:00 — No Comments

Update on the future for Exeter Cultural Partnership

Dear Exeter Cultural Partnership members,

The following is an update on current developments and plans for the future of the partnership.  Jay Milling, Chair of ECP since 2014 has stepped down and everyone in Exeter Cultural Partnership will want to extend their appreciation to Jay for all his hard work over the last few years. On a personal note, I also want to express how Jay has been very supportive and how much I have enjoyed working with him.

I am pleased to let you know…


Added by Martin Thomas on July 19, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments

Exhibition and related events in Exeter this week!

Added by Stella Tripp on July 18, 2017 at 11:48 — No Comments

Exeter City Council Arts & Events Review - comments invited

Message from Exter City Council regarding proposals for City Council Arts & Events.

The following is a message from Victoria Hatfield, Economy & Enterprise Manager, inviting comment from ECP members:

Val Wilson, Exeter City Council's City Arts & Events Manager is retiring at the end of March 2018, which will be a great loss to the City Council and especially Exeter. Over the previous couple of years Val has managed and delivered two…


Added by Martin Thomas on July 18, 2017 at 9:00 — 8 Comments

Consultant to create arts strategy for organicARTS

organicARTS are looking for a person to work with their staff to produce an arts strategy that fits with the organic  ethos of the organisation of processing and working with natural materials in our rural environmental setting.

There is a fixed fee of £2000 including expenses and the strategy would need to be finished before the end of September.

Further information and applications to christine@organicarts.org.uk.  Closing…


Added by Organic Arts on July 13, 2017 at 15:47 — No Comments

Evolver Prize 2017 Exhibition opening

The Thelma Hulbert Gallery Curator and staff have pleasure in inviting you to join them for the opening of ‘Evolver Prize 2017’ between the times of 3pm and 5pm on Saturday 8 July 2017. Prize giving at 4pm.

To mark the 100th Edition of Evolver Magazine, this exhibition…


Added by Thelma Hulbert Gallery on June 27, 2017 at 15:36 — No Comments

Arts Council England National portfolio for 2018-22 - investing in Exeter

Arts Council England has announced investment through its National Portfolio for 2018-22. This includes 8 arts and cultural organisations based in Exeter that will together receive over £6.3 million in funding over four years. The 8 organisations are Arts & Health South West, Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter Phoenix, Kaleider, Libraries Unlimited, Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) and Theatre Alibi.

Major changes…


Added by Martin Thomas on June 27, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

Pairadaeza at White Moose

The White Moose Summer Exhibition

22nd June - 29th August

Pairadaeza, the old Persian word for an enclosed space also lends its name to the notion of the Persian, Garden of Paradise. 

The Persian palaces and temples were surrounded by gardens, and every city had private, and sometimes public, gardens; opened to all during Persian New Year celebrations. These gardens, where shade and cool water could be enjoyed, were used as…


Added by Stella Levy on June 27, 2017 at 13:04 — No Comments


Saturday 22 July – Sunday 10 September

Open daily, 10am-5.30pm.

Free entry

This year marks the 62nd annual Summer exhibition of selected pieces by Devon Guild Members. The show features a diverse range of…


Added by Digital Marketing at Devon Guild on June 20, 2017 at 14:47 — No Comments

Music Hack Exeter

Join us for a workshop that will explore, discuss and experiment with making music using Raspberry Pis, Arduinos and assorted electronics. We will investigate existing text scores and work towards creating our own piece that will have its premiere performance at the end of the session.

Please note that musical or coding skills and experience are not necessary - just come along and experiment.

There will be a break for lunch so bring some sandwiches!

For more information…


Added by 2.Times Do CIC on June 17, 2017 at 15:31 — No Comments


Rearranged panel discussion led by Tony Greenham, Director of Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing at the RSA.

The discussion will explore what is meant by 'Power to Create', and the value that creative communities can add both in terms of the arts and a broader social purpose. Tony…


Added by Alice Rendell on June 14, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

Exeter Street Performers peaceful intentions :-)

Nigel "Stripey Howling Hancock" Has been playing his lovely tunes and nice songs in and around Exeter many years.

Haiwen Xu, street performer from Exeter who traveled to London after the recent attack, to play healing handpan music.…


Added by Chris B Kale on June 9, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments

SW Federation of Museums Conference: Partnerships in Practise - University of Exeter, 5 & 6 July

SWFed Conference 2017: Partnerships in Practise

University of Exeter, 5 & 6 July 2017

Tickets available here: www.swfed.org.uk/conference2017


Experts from leading organisations in the heritage sector and beyond, including…


Added by SWFed on June 7, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

'Lost Weekend' - a message from Jocelyn Spencer Mills inviting participation

News about a new festival from Jocelyn Spencer Mills, at Kaleider:

'There is a new festival for Exeter – to celebrate the city being home to world-leading technologists and scientists, as well as artists, musicians and thinkers. The Met Office Informatics Lab first brought the festival idea to the table and they were inspired in part by SXSW in Austin.  This first ‘beta’ festival is 6 – 8 October 2017 and will take place all over the city…


Added by Martin Thomas on June 1, 2017 at 10:30 — No Comments

Art meets Research at the University of Exeter this June

The Observatory: perspectives on landscape, society and spirit

11-18 June  10am – 5pm

The University of Exeter is a research-led university but did you know that it has lots of collaborations between…


Added by Arts & Culture UOE on May 31, 2017 at 18:08 — No Comments

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