There’s culture on your doorstep, whether that’s from close to, further afield, from the ages or looking to the future. Here are just five in Devon from this week… ish.[Read more…] about Culture coups and opening up | 5 things in Devon
Art and Culture
3 Theatre Commissions
In 3 theatre commissions, the Exeter Phoenix is offering £3,000 of cash support is available for the region’s theatre and performance makers to develop new work to be shared in a special live event at the venue later in the year.
Call for films
Cine Sisters SW have put out an open call for films on the theme of ‘Open’ for their take over at the Exeter Phoenix.
Can you take snaps? Cine Sisters SW are after someone to document their takeover event. Are you the happy snapper for the job?
Social media commission
Cine Sisters South West, the collective of womxn working in film and living in Devon & Cornwall, are offering a social media commission for their May take over at the Exeter Phoenix.
Plymouth students win at Royal Television Society Awards 2021
Two students from Plymouth College of Art have won awards at this year’s Royal Television Society Devon & Cornwall Television Awards 2021. Third years Yergalem Carimini and Sonny Layton have gained great praise for their short films, La Volpe and 1977, winning the Craft Award for Production Design and Animation, respectively.
The Liberty Sisters – Ruby, Rose and Dolly – are the Westcountry’s leading vintage vocal trio, specialising in the swing and jazz of the 1930s – 1950s. In particular, songs made famous by the Andrews Sisters and Dame Vera Lynn. All their music is sung in beautiful close harmony, and it is their vocal blend as well as their great stage presence which makes them so popular, writes Ray Goldsmith.[Read more…] about Liberty Sisters raise funds for The Veterans Charity
Former CID detective with the Avon and Somerset Constabulary James D Mortain has launched his fourth novel. The event was hosted by in Bideford by Walter Henry‘s bookshop manager Fiona Chope and staff.[Read more…] about Former detective James D Mortain launches 4th novel
Following on from their 2 Cooper St. sculptures back in September, North Devon metal work specialists Bill and Peach Shaw of Northam have just completed another large commission, writes Ray Goldsmith.[Read more…] about North Devon metal work specialists’ Viking commission