Somerset joins together to create a county-wide panto

People in Somerset will have the opportunity to appear on the virtual stage with Cinderella. Venues in Somerset have come together to create the perfect solution for panto in a pandemic. Each scene of ‘In Search of Cinderella’ will be recorded at a well-known theatre or arts centre as part of an online performance. FamiliesContinue reading “Somerset joins together to create a county-wide panto”

Disabled Actors Joined by Coronation Street Star for Lockdown Play

A cast of Devon-based disabled actors will be joined by Coronation Street star Cherylee Houston in a short film which explores isolation in lockdown. ‘When The Wheels Come Off’ is a new drama which will be premiered online on Thursday 29 October. It is produced by CEDA and performed by their drama group, a companyContinue reading “Disabled Actors Joined by Coronation Street Star for Lockdown Play”

Creative Transitions – Creativity helps wellbeing for vulnerable young people in Torbay

Young carers, young parents, and young disabled people in Torbay are receiving creative packs in the post as part of a project to improve wellbeing. As part of Creative Transitions, artists are using creativity to benefit vulnerable young people who face challenges as they go into adulthood. The project, which is organised by Torbay Culture,Continue reading “Creative Transitions – Creativity helps wellbeing for vulnerable young people in Torbay”

Thousand year old riddle inspires interactive artwork

A thousand-year-old riddle has brought together printmakers, historians, a poet and a filmmaker. Riddle 57 from The Exeter Book has inspired artwork which has been used to create an online interactive version of the riddle. Double Elephant Print Workshop invited visual responses to Riddle 57 from The Exeter Book – one of only four survivingContinue reading “Thousand year old riddle inspires interactive artwork”

Lockdown inspires creativity for Exeter artist

The adversity of lockdown has sparked even more creativity for Exeter-based artist Veronica Gosling. At Studio 36, Veronica has created a quirky, inspiring space within which, in normal times, she has held exhibitions of her own and other artists’ work, and used it as a gathering space for activity groups, and a place for informal performancesContinue reading “Lockdown inspires creativity for Exeter artist”

Whitegold Ceramics Prize 2020 shortlist announced

Worth over £20,000, the prize is part of the Whitegold Project, an initiative set in St Austell in the heart of Cornwall. The Project aims to create art, craft and design inspired by the area’s industrial and post-industrial landscape and its global china clay connections. Conviviality is the theme of the second Whitegold Prize, toContinue reading “Whitegold Ceramics Prize 2020 shortlist announced”