21 days of Music and Arts Events from 30th April to 21st May The Festival starts with the Mount Kelly Choral Society on 30th April and ends with the North Devon Sinfonia on 21st May, and there is a wide range of events for all. To view the events with more detailed information, please […]
During April, Tavistock Heritage Trust will be hosting talks in the Guildhall from 7-8pm. Tickets are £5 and are available at Tavistock Guildhall or from the Guildhall during opening hours – Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm. 14th April – ‘Singeing the King of Spain’s Beard’ with Philip St. Lawrence 21st April – ‘St.Petersburg and Moscow […]
His full name was ‘Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni’ and he was born in 1475 at Caprese in Florence. He was a sculptor, artist, architect and poet. He worked at the start of the High Renaissance. Before his time art was ordered by the Church. Now wealthy merchants began to take over sponsorship of the […]
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This year marks the 350th anniversary of the birth of that giant figure in the history of Russia: Peter the Great. The Arts Society expert, Rosamund Bartlett, reveals what Peter did for Russian art and culture – and why his approach included a tax on beards here
A winter’s evening walk brings glimpses of a motif that, for artists, conjures homecomings, hauntings, nostalgia and desire. Peter Davidson explores the enduring fascination of the lighted window courtesy of The Arts Society.