Archives: What's On

2nd
Nov
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3rd
Nov

Artists, Designers, Makers Market

Ocean Artists Designers Makers Market offers a fresh, contemporary take on the craft market experience showcasing beautiful hand-made crafts and the best in original affordable art, photography, sculpture and prints from Britain’s Ocean City and the south west.
There are plenty of artists and makers markets around, so what makes this one so different? Ocean is more than just a market – for the artists and designer makers it’s an exchange, a chance to get together with fellow creatives and meet customers face-to-face. For the visitor it’s an opportunity to buy stunning art and craft, meet the makers and have a great day out in the historic surroundings of Royal William Yard.
Ocean Artists Designers Makers Market is the place where you can make a difference, as an artist, designer maker or a visitor. Britain’s Ocean City is bursting with talent—come and be part of it.
Free Event.  Open 10am - 4pm
2nd
Nov
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3rd
Nov

S D Railway – Half Price Weekend

To lower the curtain on our season we celebrate with our popular Half Price Weekend. The SDR is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart between Buckfastleigh and Totnes. We run steam trains with heritage rolling stock and offer a wonderful all day, all weather attraction for families and people of all ages.
2nd
Nov

A feast of Chamber Music for two violins and piano

Jonathan Storer & Johanna McWeeney - violins, Mariko Asakawa-North - piano. The programme will feature works from the rich repertoire for two violins and piano: Serenade op. 92 for two violins and piano – Christian Sinding Five Pieces for two violins and piano – Dmitri Shostakovich Sonatina – Bohuslav Martinu Suite Op. 71 for two violins and piano – Maurice Moszkowski We are delighted to welcome violinist Jonathan Storer to the ensemble for this project! Concert starts at 3pm, tickets available on the door £10 or £7 concession (Student/oap/dss/under 16)
5th
Nov
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23rd
Nov

The Power of Making

The Art of Three will be exhibiting paintings, mixed media works, sculptures and a large-scale paper installation at the forthcoming exhibition; ‘The Power of Making’ opening at The Gallery at the Ariel Centre, King Edward VI Community College, Totnes, from Tuesday 5 to Saturday 23 November 2019. A collaboration of three Devon-based artists; Melanie O’Hanlon, Sue Rossiter and Claire Scott, The Art of Three have come together for this exhibition to share the power of working with materials and how this has shaped each of their art practices in a different way, and also influenced them on a personal level. Lucinda Wheater, Gallery Curator and Arts Coordinator said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to see dynamic artwork incorporating a wide variety of materials including paper, wire, clay, paint, plastic and wool. The works will be displayed in the light-filled gallery at the Ariel Centre - the largest contemporary gallery space in Totnes, alongside examples of the artists’ working processes, and the materials and tools they use showing what is possible and the power of working with materials.” Meet the artists on Saturday 9th November 2-4pm.
8th
Nov

Faeland in Concert

Uplifting acoustic-folk-pop with a touch of the mystical. Albums of the Year 2018: Folk Radio UK; Sam Bonham (BBC Introducing); Shire Folk Magazine. Faeland’s original songs are beautiful, enchanting, uplifting, technically impressive and extremely accessible. The band have audiences singing along and being moved instantaneously, regardless of whether or not you have heard their music before; There is something in the words and melodies which goes deeper than the everyday, touching on the mystical and the unspoken. In Totnes the songs will be performed on acoustic guitars, accordion, banjo, charango, violins, lush vocals and Celtic harp.
Faeland are a folk-pop band from Stroud & Bristol, UK. In 2018 Faeland founders Rebecca & Jacob took a professional leap of faith and released their debut album ‘All My Swim’. The album quickly gained support and acclaim from BBC 6Music, Uncut Magazine, Shire Folk Magazine, BBC Introducing and a host of others; acclaim of which is almost unheard of for a band’s debut release. The first 2 singles earned radio play and praise from Tom Robinson, Gideon Coe (BBC 6 Music), BBC Introducing and BBC Scotland, among many others. Faeland’s music is a beautiful selection of original, modern folk compositions influenced by music from both sides of the  Atlantic. Their songs give the duo’s personal spin on classic themes of humanity, such as love, healing, and magic.
Tickets: £7 advance / £10 on the door.  Book tickets here
Doors: 8pm
9th
Nov

Full Day Freestyle Workshop with Steve Robinson

During our ‘Freestyle’ full day workshop Steve will help you to make a large wall hanging (or curved panel to be freestanding) of 60cm x 30cm in your own design, which we’ll fire for you overnight, ready for collection the next day. Whether you already work in glass, or are a complete novice, Steve will tailor your tuition accordingly. £295 per person, booking essential.
9th
Nov

dBs Music – Open Day

Open Day at dBs Music Plymouth Our Open Events are designed to give you an opportunity to visit and explore our amazing state-of-art Plymouth campus. Visitors will be able to learn more about dBs Music, hear from academic staff and students, and tour our facilities, workshops and studios. Pre-Booking required, register your interest here
16th
Nov
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17th
Nov

The Day I Fell Into A Book

Welcome to The Institute. We conduct experiments in to  the power of imaginations. We want to know what happens to your mind when you read. We want to get inside your heads. It is all perfectly safe. Trust us.

The Day I Fell Into A Book is an immersive storytelling adventure for 8-12 year olds and their grown ups, that explores the magic of reading and the vitality of young imaginations. Using binaural sound recordings, intricate lighting technology and projection, the audience is taken into a lost world of classic tales. The stories seep into the room and come alive all around us as we venture further into the deep recesses of our minds. A  3-dimensional sound and theatre experience for everyone who loves myths, legends and reading.   Times 11am and 2pm
16th
Nov

Totnes Community Arts Day

Come and join us making Christmas crafts to help decorate the Civic Hall for the festive season

Free refreshments and free activities

Donations welcome

Free Community Transport with Bob the Bus

Bob the Bus Timetable: 09.45 Collection Follaton Stores 10.00 Drop off at Civic Hall 10.15 Collection Bridgetown Spar 10.30 Drop off at Civic Hall
11.45 Return trip to Follaton Stores, collect passengers 12.00 Drop off at Civic Hall, leave for Bridgetown Spar 12.15 Drop off at Bridgetown Spar, collect passengers 12.30 Drop off at Civic Hall
13.45 Return trip to Follaton Stores, collect passengers 14.00 Drop off at Civic Hall, leave for Bridgetown Spar 14.15 Drop off at Bridgetown Spar, collect passengers 14.30 Drop off at Civic Hall
16.00 Return trip to Follaton Stores 16.15 Return to Civic Hall, pick up passengers for Bridgetown Spar 16.30 Drop off at Bridgetown Spar
 
19th
Nov

Evening Taster Course with Steve Robinson

During this 1.5 to 2 hour workshop from 7 - 9 pm you will make your own curved tealight panel which we’ll fire for you overnight, ready for collection the next day. Whether you already work in glass, or are a complete novice, Steve will tailor your tuition accordingly. £45 per person, booking essential.