A lot can happen in a week. Here are just fives things that point to the deeper world of what’s happening in Devon. Open your eyes, ears and minds
Brixham fisher people
Heralded as a cause célèbre by the Brexit pushers, the plight of the UK fisher people has since been ignored. Now they are threatening legal action. Solicitors for the Brixham fishers are saying Defra keeps offering false hope with no legal basis. The Brixham fishermen have expressed anger over voting Leave.
Exeter Cultural Organisations
As round 2 of the Cultural Recovery Fund kicks in, organisations in Exeter have been given a lifeline, including DMF Music, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter Phoenix, Le Navet Bete, Kaleider and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM)
Working class not welcome
At an event to promote tourism in the South West by the SW LEP, a Conservative Councillor from Devon thought it better to talk about promoting Benidorm and Magaluf to attract the people he doesn’t want in Devon. Read more on the PRSD.
Brutus of Troy | First King of Britain
The radio play Brutus of Troy: First King of Britain by Will Kemp explores the creation myth of the UK, and Totnes, in a breezy half-hour. Read the review.
Gather | Suthering
Gather tempts you out to the wonder of the wide, wide world. But if you’re still tethered to home, don’t worry, because the hope-filled feather-light harmonies will carry you away. Away from all those bad things, and towards adventure. Read the rest of the review, and grab a listen
top image: Photo by Oziel Gómez from Pexels
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