Arts that matter in places that matter

What's On - All Events

Our fabulous Spring 2018 programme...with all the wonderful and varied events that are happening, we know that you'll find something right up your street (or should that be lane...?!) and a very warm welcome in all our community venues.

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Alison Neil – The Fossil Lady of Lyme

IMAGINE: the world is only 6000 years old, and everything was created in six days… This was the England into which Mary Anning was born – just two hundred years ago. Then came the pioneering work of geologists, studying rocks and fossils. The accepted truths about the world were blown apart; it became clear that […]

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Saturday 24th February 2018
at Talaton Parish Hall

Circus Berzercus – Komedy of Errors

Starring GERALD the gentleman juggler – Precise, short tempered and vain. WALLACE the circus trainee – Inexperienced, irreverent and child like. From curtain up there is trouble. When Gerald’s juggling partner walks out on him, he asks the agency to find a suitable replacement. Enter Wallace – cue chaos. With Wallace around, Gerald will need […]

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Saturday 24th February 2018
at Yeoford Community Hall

Angel Heart Theatre – Snow White: The return of the Little Things

Far, far away there lies a curiously mechanical kingdom in which everything ticks but nothing laughs. It is ruled by The Queen Who Never Smiles and she is determined to control everyone and everything, even Time itself. Snow White knows what it is like to live in such an unhappy land, and our tale begins […]

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Saturday 24th February 2018
at Crediton Arts Centre

Saturday 24th March 2018
at Lapford Victory Hall

Saturday 7th April 2018
at Lustleigh Village Hall

The Neil Maya Quartet – The Brubeck Project

Let this superb Devon based quartet, made up of some of the South West’s finest musicians, immerse you in the cool sounds of one of the world’s greatest jazz bands ever to exist, the Dave Brubeck Quartet. Playing such classics as Blue Rondo A la Turk, Unsquare Dance and of course Take Five, the band […]

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Wednesday 28th February 2018
at Mary Tavy Coronation Hall

Sunday 4th March 2018
at Buckland-in-the-Moor Community Hall

Lily Neill – Celtic Harpist

Put aside everything you ever thought you knew about the harp and open your ears to the wealth of sound that two hands and thirty strings can conjure! Lily Neill has performed for everyone from presidents, ambassadors, and luminaries in the world of music to young music students and listeners who never dreamed they’d ever […]

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Friday 9th March 2018
at Sheldon Village Hall

David Mynne – Great Expectations

Deft, daft, delightful… and definitely Dickens! Christmas Eve, 1803. Pip, a seven year-old orphan boy, visits his mother’s grave.  A frightening encounter with an escaped convict begins a series of events that will change his life forever. Written by one of England’s greatest authors, Charles Dickens, Great Expectations is the profound and complex story of […]

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Friday 9th March 2018
at Crediton Arts Centre

Claude Bourbon – Acoustic Guitar

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings into uncharted territories. Each year Bourbon plays more than 100 shows around the world. Claude has played countless venues, including […]

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Saturday 17th March 2018
at Talaton Parish Hall

Sunday 18th March 2018
at Bigbury Memorial Hall

Budapest Cafe Orchestra – World Music

“The finest purveyors of Balkan music this side of a Lada scrap heap.” Don’t be fooled, the Budapest Cafe Orchestra isn’t really an orchestra and isn’t from Budapest – just four spectacularly talented and entertaining musicians, who between them have accompanied such legends as Cleo Lane, Johnny Dankworth, Nigel Kennedy and Luciano Pavarotti. The amazing […]

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Thursday 22nd March 2018
at Whitestone Parish Hall

Sunday 29th April 2018
at Lympstone Village Hall

Cosgrave & Banks – Folk Music

Mike Cosgrave and Steve Banks have pooled their considerable musical talents and experience to form an exciting folk/acoustic duo. Mike has worked with artists as diverse as the late “Celtic Soul” singer Jackie Leven and current star of the English scene Jackie Oates, singer-songwriters Jenny Crook and Reg Meuross, and renowned late 90s Celtic/ World […]

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Friday 23rd March 2018
at St Paul's Church, Starcross

Saturday 24th March 2018
at Scoriton Village Hall

Adam Bulley and Chas Mackenzie – Guitar Duo

Adam Bulley & Chas Mackenzie deliver a fiery, energy fuelled array of acoustic music styles. Weaving effortlessly between Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Pop, their performances are sure to capture the imagination. Having won a coveted “Danny Kyle” Award at Celtic Connections, the duo have gone on to dazzle audiences ever since. Recently they were […]

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Friday 6th April 2018
at Sheepstor Village Hall

Crystal Zillwood – Spirals/House of Strays

Spirals is a triple bill of dance solos looking at how we sleep and the dance inherent in our sleepy selves – starting by celebrating the everyday with ‘These Hands’, using the voices of those that work on a dairy farm in Devon, and ending with ‘Evolutio’, a piece which looks at how we came […]

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Saturday 7th April 2018
at Awliscombe Village Hall

Friday 13th April 2018
at Talaton Parish Hall

Melange – World Music

Melange seamlessly blend music from North Africa, the Middle East and Mediterranean, incorporating both traditional and original material into a dynamic and lively on-stage show.  Formed by cellist Shirley Smart, after 10 years in Jerusalem studying and playing the music of the region, Melange is a true reflection of modern cosmopolitanism, comprising musicians from Greece, […]

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Friday 13th April 2018
at Sheldon Village Hall

Theatre Alibi – The Boy who Climbed into the Moon

A magical tale of big ideas and sky-high courage. Some pretty odd ideas are floating around Paul’s street. There’s Mabel, whose brother hides under a brown paper bag. And Clarence the poodle who thinks he can fly. But Paul has the oddest idea of all. He thinks that the moon is a big hole in […]

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Friday 13th April 2018
at The Guildhall, Axminster

Saturday 14th April 2018
at South Zeal Victory Hall

Opera Dudes – Licenced to Trill

Il Divo meets Morecambe and Wise! They’re a little bit classical, they’re a little bit rock n’ roll. They’re also very funny, a little bit silly and a whole lot entertaining. No ordinary operatic duo, the powerful tenors Tim Lole and Neil Allen rip up the rule book with a bravura act encompassing classical Verdi, […]

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Friday 13th April 2018
at Clyst Hydon Village Hall

Saturday 14th April 2018
at Clayhidon Village Hall

Scary Little Girls – The Full Bronte

This affectionate tribute proudly reclaims the Brontes for the South West and homages Charlotte, Emily and Anne through storytelling, music, audience games and sketches – all brought to you by hosts Monika (glamour puss, academic, thespian) and her assistant Brannie (dogsbody, ensemble cast, backstage crew). The two create wuthering delights in a show that is […]

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Sunday 15th April 2018
at Combeinteignhead Village Hall

DLM – Folk Music

DLM are a 3 piece acoustic trio based in the West Country. Andrew Cresswell Davis has honed his superb song writing skills over many years, and DLM are a vehicle for some of the finest songs Andy has ever written. Fans of Stackridge and The Korgis will be delighted that Andrew is back on the […]

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Saturday 21st April 2018
at Buckland-in-the-Moor Community Hall

James Wilton Dance – Leviathan

LEVIATHAN is the critically acclaimed work by award winning Cornish choreographer James Wilton. The dance follows Ahab, a ship captain hell-bent on capturing the white whale: Moby Dick, a beast as vast and dangerous as the sea, yet serene and beautiful beyond all imagining. Ahab’s crew are drawn into the unhinged charisma of their captain, […]

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Thursday 26th April 2018
at The Beehive, Honiton

Sunday 29th April 2018
at Cheriton Fitzpaine Parish Hall

City of Light Theatre – Out of the Ashes

Based on the novel by award-winning writer Sir Michael Morpurgo, Becky Morely begins her diary on New Years Day 2001. Little does she realise just how much that year would change her life. Out of the Ashes is the story of Becky’s experience on her family farm in Devon, during the outbreak of foot and […]

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Thursday 10th May 2018
at Doug's Shed, Buckerell

Friday 11th May 2018
at Crediton Arts Centre

Saturday 12th May 2018
at Scoriton Village Hall

Sunday 13th May 2018
at Lympstone Village Hall

Friday 18th May 2018
at Cornwood Village Hall

Saturday 26th May 2018
at Ilsington Village Hall

Panta Rei Danseteater – Promise of Departure

This is a unique event – the only opportunity to see Panta Rei perform in Devon this Spring! Having been privileged to host this supremely talented international dance company before, we know that their incredible talent, accessible theatrical style and ability to create an intimate dance experience for the audience will ensure an unforgettable evening! […]

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Saturday 12th May 2018
at Rattery Village Hall

Mambo Jambo – Acoustic Roots

This friendly and talented Acoustic Roots duo will take you on an exciting and joyous musical journey, bringing together sounds from world, roots, folk and jazz, plus their own compositions. They can happily transport listeners on a musical tour around many of the world’s musical hotspots with a repertoire that draws in a wide range […]

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Saturday 19th May 2018
at Clyst Hydon Village Hall

Clive Carroll – 1000 Years of Music

Born into a family of musicians in 1975, Clive has been immersed in an eclectic range of music ever since. He gained a 1st Class Honours Degree in Composition & Guitar from Trinity College in 1998 and has toured extensively throughout Europe, the USA and Australia with legends John Renbourn and Tommy Emmanuel. In 1999, […]

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Saturday 2nd June 2018
at St Matthew's Church, Cheriton Fitzpaine

Miracle Theatre – The Cherry Orchard

Treat yourself to miraculous night of theatre under the stars this summer! Cornwall’s award winning Miracle Theatre has developed a strong reputation for producing a varied, high quality programme which includes dynamic adaptations of classical works. Now Miracle sets Chekhov’s classic comedy ablaze, skillfully treading the tightrope between tears and laughter with the story of […]

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Friday 22nd June 2018
at Smeatharpe Stadium, Nr Honiton

Saturday 23rd June 2018
at To be confirmed

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