Category: Totnes Town

The Bright Lights

Totnes is no stranger to a good lantern festival… …but this one is planning to be slightly different. The focus is specifically on the crisis we now face regarding the alarming awareness of species extinction. Steve Nayar is a local artist who has dedicated his work to highlight endangered species and works closely with WWF…

The Power of Making

 15th October 2019 The Art of Three will be exhibiting paintings, mixed media works, sculptures and a large-scale paper installation at the forthcoming exhibition; ‘The Power of Making’ opening at The Gallery at the Ariel Centre, King Edward VI Community College, Totnes, in November   A collaboration of three Devon-based artists; Melanie O’Hanlon, Sue Rossiter…

Young, gifted and learning disabled. 

Fifty young people are coming together to make an inclusive arts festival this half term. The festival called Ordinary Extraordinary is for disabled and non-disabled young people and their families and is taking place between 24th and 26th October at Dartington Hall. The festival is bringing the community together to talk about loneliness, well-being and…

Will the Railway lifts ever work?

Maybe… Disability campaigners in Totnes have cautiously welcomed a commitment by GWR and Network Rail to finally complete the installation of lifts as part of the pedestrian bridge that began construction well over a year ago. The new bridge, with the all-important lift access, was completed last year as part of a £1.5m scheme to…

Yak Yak Yak…

 1st October 2019 What are they talking about? Jazz rock band Shadow Factory have joined forces with performance poet Robert Garnham to create an unforgettable show which marries music to spoken word. Based on Robert’s Edinburgh show from 2018, “In the Glare of the Neon Yak” and will be debuted at the Barrel House in…

Join the biggest Party in Town!

Totnes town centre is gearing up for another Party in the Town on Saturday 28th September which for one whole day will bring the town together with an astonishingly eclectic line-up of live music across 8 venues – and it’s all absolutely free! The Festival, now in its fourth year and which was originally funded by Dartington, is now being brought to you…

Totnes Town Council the first Council to adopt the Ramblers’ Charter for Walking Neighbourhoods

6th August 2019 Last week, the Town Council pledged to work in partnership with Totnes Ramblers to ensure that the town’s neighbourhoods are green and walkable, and to improve local residents’ physical, mental health and wellbeing by encouraging them to get outside and be active. The Ramblers’ Charter for Walking Neighbourhoods sets out five clear…