Photograph by Jane Stewart

Art of War - Artists of the First World War

Catherine Wallace, is running two study days in November. On Saturday 24 November at the Liskerrett Centre in Liskeard. 10.15am - 3.30pm. £34 to include optional £7 vegetarian buffet lunch. On Thursday 29 November at Truro Library. 10.15am - 3.30pm. £33.50 to include £6.50 buffet lunch.

Edward Burne-Jones - Lecture Lunch with Judith Richardson-Dawes

Friday October 26th 2018

The Boniface Centre, by Holy Cross, Church Lane, Crediton, EX17 2AH


Chamber Music, leader and Recitals in and around Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks.
12 - 21 October 2018.

Local events include:-
Ashley Solomon (flute) Monday 15 October playing Telemann, JS Bach and CPE Bach.
Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) & James Baillieu (Piano) Monday 15 October playing CPE Bach, Schubert, Schumann, Ives at St Andrew's Church, Ashburton 7.30pm.

A Day of Food & Conversation Tuesday 16 October at the Glass House, Anran@Tidwell, Landscove, Ashburton.
A conversation with Joseph Middleton, Accompanist Tuesday 16 October at Jubilee Hall Chagford. 5.30pm - 6.30pm.

Stephen Loges (Bass Baritone) & Joseph Middleton (Piano) Tuesday 16 October playing Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Vaughan Williams at The Church of St Michael the Archangel, Chagford. 7.30pm.

Musical Quiz devised by Penny Adie Wednesday 17 October at 11am at Endecott House, Chagford. No charge, booking required.

Mark Padmore (Tenor) Richard Watkins (Horn) & Joseph Middleton (Piano) Wednesday 17 October playing Britten, Beethoven, Schubert at The Church of St Michael the Archangel, Chagford. 2.30pm.

Box office 01392 665885. Full details of these and all other events from


Carmina Burana Workshop.  Saturday 13 October 9.30am - 4.45pm at Chagford School TQ13 8BZ.

Come and rehearse and sing the dramatic choruses and more from Orff's Carmina Burana - one of the most iconic 20th century choral works.  Dynamic musical leadership, scores , simple refreshments and excellent company.  £16 charge (some concessions) Home made lunch available at reasonable cost.  Further details Janet Jeffrey 01647 24414 or janetejeffery@


The Tin Forest - a Puppet Show Saturday, 13th October 3.00pm 
Based on the book by Helen Ward, illustrated by Wayne Anderson, suitable for ages 3 - 103.   The Tin Forest is about a lonely old man who lives in a dreary junkyard, full of other people's broken and unwanted junk.  He dreams that one day his world will be full of life, colour and sound.  His wish is about to come true........Show approximately 45 minutes, followed by refreshments.  Tickets Adults £5, children 16 yrs and under £1. or phone: 01837 871696


Major retrospective of work by Lydia Corbett at the Mall Galleries ends Sunday 7 October. Information


Gainsborough & the Theatre 5 October 2018 - 20 January 2019. By bringing together some of Thomas Gainsborough’s finest portraits of his friends in the theatre, this exhibition will create a conversation between the leading actors, managers, musicians, playwrights, designers, dancers and critics of the 1760s-80s. Gainsborough & the Theatre explores themes of celebrity, naturalism, performance and friendship through some of the most touching likenesses by ‘the most faithful disciple of Nature that ever painted’. Gainsborough and the Theatre will include 37 objects, including 15 oil portraits by Gainsborough, works on paper (including satires, views of theatres and playbills) and ephemera from public and private collections across the UK. Admission £12.50 Details


NEW Okehampton and District Local History Society The October talk is Bill Horner, the Devon County Archeologist talking on Rome’s Roads Lead to Okehampton. This is a unique chance to hear from a very well-informed source the history of Okehampton’s Roman fort and its relationship to the Roman Empire.Wednesday 10th October. At the Ockment Centre, Okehampton at 7.30pm. All welcome,visitors £3.

RAMM, Exeter 01392 265858

Exeter's Fine Art Collection: Childhood. Runs until 25 November. The changing face of childhood in art from the 17th to 20th century. Devon Voices 1914-18 Home Front Stories 16 Nov 12.30 - 2.00 pm £8. Canadians in Devon 1914-18 Photographs 21 Sept - 6 Jan. See RAMM website for a wide range of Exhibitions, Gallery Tours and workshops Museum open 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Sunday; closed Mondays


Peter Randell-Page until 4 November. Drawings and prints by the Royal Acadamian inspired by the Rorschach ink blots and the Natural world.

NORTHCOTT Theatre, Exeter

Benedict Allen - Ultimate Explorer Mon 1 October
Medusa Thurs 4 & Fri 5 October
Don Carlos 11 -20 October
Chris Ramsey Live 2018 Tues 23 October
Gandini Jugling Smashed Wed 24 October
Puppetry of the Penis - 20th Anniversary 30 October - 3 November
The Chicago Blues Brothers - Motown Mission Sat 27 October
Salad Days 30 October - 3 November
Henry V 6 - 10 November
Neil Oliver, The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places - Sun 11 November
Madagascar, A Musical Adventure 12 - 17 November Box office 01392 726363

BUCKFAST ABBEY 01364 645 500

The Alvington Singers Sat Oct 13 at 7.30pm

EXETER CATHEDRAL 01392 255 573

Orchestral Evening Song Sun 7 Oct at 16.00 Royal British Legion festival of remembrance Thurs 1 Nov at 19.30 Journey through Conflict Fri 9 Nov at 19.30 Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Bruckner mass in E minor + Rutter Requiem Sat 10 Nov at 19.30

GREENHILL ARTS CENTRE, Moretonhampstead.

EXHIBITION Anita Reynolds - Dartmoor 365 square miles Runs to Sat Oct 27 at 10.00am NEW Talk with Anita Reynolds Oct 18 18.30-20.30 NEW Life Drawing Nov 5 10.00 - 15.00 Gallery open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm. Free admission

DEVON GUILD Bovey Tracey 01626 832 223

Exhibition - Plate Up finishes 4 Nov.

Co-curated with Michelin-starred executive chef, Michael Wignall - Plate Up will showcase the work of selected UK practitioners who produce work associated with the making and serving of food. Michael has his own distinct way of creating and serving his dishes, tending to highlight contemporary craft as part of the presentation of his food. Plate Up will bring out the personality behind this top chef and reveal the aesthetic and cultural influences which inform his cookery. Visitors are given the chance to see, and buy - cooking-related craft work.

Exhibition. Peter Lane, 60 years in Ceramics finishes 28 Oct.

'60 years' is a retrospective show of Devon Guild Member Peter Lane’s approach to ceramics during a career spanning 60 years of potting, teaching and writing all over the world. The collection of individually-made earthenware, stoneware and mainly porcelain pieces will illustrate a wide range of inspiration, designs and techniques from this prolific maker and writer renowned for his pursuit of porcelain perfection.

Members Showcase.

Kate Toms. mixed media textiles finishes 26 Nov. New work by Devon Guild Member and felted/mixed media textile artist Kate Toms. Kate is currently making quirky and narrative one-off pieces mainly based around her memory of childhood – her own and those of others. Stories, toys and gentle animations are the roots of her imaginings and making. Her characters and their narratives vary in their construction and include a variety of materials and simple techniques with needle felting very much her focus. Open daily, 7 days a week. 10am-5.30pm. Free entry.

DARTINGTON HALL tel 01803 847 070

Colour Works. Paintings by Anna Donaldson ends 22 Oct Arts Lab Open studio days.Drop in visits ends 18 Nov Sassy Saturdays. Make art with artist Sara Downham-Lotto ends 24 Nov Making Mondays.Make art with artist Sara Downham-Lotto 1 Oct Meet the Artist. Johnnathan McCree. 12-15 Oct Draw with us.12 Oct - 29 Nov Splash! Artist Weekend residencies. 26 Oct - 16 Nov. See website for details of film programme and guided walks


Votes for Women? a new exhibition in the house. Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote. The fashion collection is back and directly linked to the story downstairs, as it explores the use of fashion by the suffrage campaign. Both exhibitions run until 4 November.

CARLTON CINEMA , OKEHAMPTON (From just £12.50 for pensioner members).

The Importance of Being Ernest Tuesday October 9 (TBC)

Funny Girl The Musical Wednesday October 24

Allelujah (Alan Bennett) Thurs November 1 (NT)

Troilus & CressidabWednesday November 14 (RSC)

Mayerling Monday October 15 (ROH)

Die Walkure Sunday October 28 (ROH)

La Sylphide Sunday November 11 (Bolshoi)

La Bayadere Tuesday November 13 (ROH)

Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour Friday 12, Sun 14, Thurs 18 Oct

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