Classical

Ten Tors Orchestra Edwardian Legacy Minster Church of St Andrew (review)

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Simon Ible & Alison Kettlewell (inset)

Simon Ible & Alison Kettlewell (inset)

What a wonderful tonic this programme was, with its Edwardian Legacy theme for, however much our country has changed since the early years of the 20th century, one thing which still shines through untarnished is that essential Englishness heard in the works of Elgar and Vaughan Williams.

Ten Tors Orchestra opened this unashamed slice of nostalgia with a superb performance of Elgar’s Cockaigne Overture where conductor Simon Ible so successfully reigned in his additional resources with all the skill of a winning jockey, until the tumultuous climax where the splendid St Andrew’s organ made its memorable contribution.

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Theatre

Experiences as a females in the Western world: Sirens at The Drum, Plymouth

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Ontroerend Goed

Following a critically acclaimed season at this year’s Edinburgh Festival, multi award-winning Belgian theatre company Ontroerend Goed’s Theatre Royal Plymouth co-production Sirens returns to The Drum this autumn.

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Gigs

Martin Stephenson and the Daintees play Coffinswell, Devon, with new album Carlifornia Star

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Martin Stephensen

With 40 albums under his belt and a new one on the way, British singer-songwriter Martin Stephenson and his band the Daintees will be playing in Coffinswell, Devon.

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Gigs

Katherine Jenkins' Home Sweet Home tour comes to Bristol and Plymouth

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Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins has announced her return to the live arena with a full 21 date UK tour for 2015 including gigs in Bristol and Plymouth.

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Theatre

Lotty’s War at the Exeter Northcott before transfer to the West End (news)

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Lotty's War

The critically acclaimed new play, Lotty’s War, is coming to the Exeter Northcott in November before it transfers to the West End in 2015.

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Art

Draw the Moor – indoors with Big Draw events at Devon Guild this half-term

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The Big Draw

This half-term the Devon Guild is bringing the great outdoors into their gallery as part of the National Campaign for Drawing.

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Art

Jolanta Anna Bogdan's Peregrination exhibition at Harbour House (news)

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Peregrination

Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for an exhibition of oil paintings charting Jolanta Anna Bogdan’s travels in recent years.

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Theatre

Alexandra Burke to star in The Bodyguard at Theatre Royal Plymouth (news)

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Alexandra Burke the bodyguard

Alexandra Burke, three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, will star in the leading role in the forthcoming UK tour of the hit musical The Bodyguard.

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Art

Kurt Jackson talks about his exhibition Line Caught and Local at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth

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Kurt Jackson

Leading British contemporary artist Kurt Jackson discusses the work in his latest exhibition, Line Caught and Local at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth.

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Theatre

Craig Revel Horwood in new production of Annie at The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth (news)

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Craig Revel Horwood as Miss Hannigan with Annie and orphans - Courtesy of Hugo Glendinning

Craig Revel Horwood as Miss Hannigan with Annie and orphans – Courtesy of Hugo Glendinning

A brand new production of the classic musical Annie starring Craig Revel Horwood as ‘Miss Hannigan’ will be coming to The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth in 2015.

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