Classical

Breath-taking and spine-tingling: The Exon Singers at Tavistock Parish Church

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Exon Singers

If the success of any musical performance could simply be calculated from the sum of its individual parts, then this superb evening of choral music from The Exon Singers would surely have merited full marks.

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Gigs

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra at Kingskerswell Parish Church

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Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra

Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra have thousands of touring miles under their belts, they have earned themselves a sizeable fan base in the UK, Europe and beyond.

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Comedy

Jimmy Carr – ‘the hardest working man in comedy’ – in Exeter

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Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr, the man described as ‘the hardest working man in comedy’, brings his new show ‘Funny Business’ to the Riverside Leisure Centre  in Exeter

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Theatre

A Midsummer Night’s Dream creates magic at Royal William Yard

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Photo (left to right): Sarahjane Funnell, Senior Account Executive, Onshore; Michelle Watson, Estate Manager, Royal William Yard; Trevor Horswell, Director, Residence ONE; Laura Smith, Marketing & Development Manager, Barbican Theatre; Marie Hewitt, Director, Residence ONE; Breock Cardew, Marketing & Events Manager, Residence ONE. Credit: Kevin Clifford Photography.

Photo (left to right): Sarahjane Funnell, Senior Account Executive, Onshore; Michelle Watson, Estate Manager, Royal William Yard; Trevor Horswell, Director, Residence ONE; Laura Smith, Marketing & Development Manager, Barbican Theatre; Marie Hewitt, Director, Residence ONE; Breock Cardew, Marketing & Events Manager, Residence ONE. Credit: Kevin Clifford Photography.

This summer, Barbican Theatre joins forces with Residence ONE and Urban Splash to bring a fizzy and fiery version of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to Royal William Yard.

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Gigs

Gregory Porter in Plymouth for 2016

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 Gregory Porter

Grammy Award-winning jazz/soul singing sensation Gregory Porter  is calling into Plymouth on his 16-date tour around the UK.

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Tour

Celebrating 50 years of number one hits, The Magic of Motown Reach Out 2015 tour is in Torbay

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Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown Reach Out 2015 tour brings with it songs like Stop in the Name of Love, I Can’t Help Myself, Tracks of My Tears and It’s the Same Old Song rocketed artists like the Supremes, The Four Tops, and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles to the top of the singles charts in 1965, says show producer Michael Taylor.

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Art

Wild seas and calm beaches: exhibition of Island Artist Emma Carter's work at Harbour House, Kingsbridge (news)

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Emma Carter, Solo Sailor

Emma Carter, Solo Sailor

Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for an exhibition celebrating wild seas and calm beach scenes.

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Theatre

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk: Christmas show at The Bike Shed Theatre Exeter

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Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk. Courtesy of Matt Austin

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk. Courtesy of Matt Austin

This Christmas, families can embark on a thrilling adventure around 1940s Exeter with Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter.

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Art

Original prints from the Press Gang at Harbour House, Kingsbridge (news)

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Ysabel Winzar, The Mighty Midget, etching

Ysabel Winzar, The Mighty Midget, etching

Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for the annual exhibition of printmaking by Press Gang.

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Classical

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir on glorious top form with Handel’s Israel in Egypt oratorio

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Christopher Fletcher

Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt was not a success at its first performance in 1739, yet Plymouth Philharmonic Choir has already performed it eight years ago, although it’s a demanding work just to sing, without taking into account the many double-choruses that involve repositioning some of the voice-sections.

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