Ruth Mitchell's Coffee With Vera - East Down... More

02 October 2014 10:30am

Plymouth’s Ashkenazi Synagogue is the oldest of its kind in continuous use in the English-speaking world. Sometimes, they held coffee mornings...

Broken Spectacles - Head in the Clouds - 3rd... More

03 October 2014 8:00pm

Marie Marvingt was no ordinary woman... at the age of fifteen, when her mother died, she raised her siblings, learnt 4 different languages including Esperanto, got a degree, became a prize-winning...

Oliver Meech - When Magic and Science... More

07 October 2014 7:30pm

“could rival Derren Brown”

Pacific Curls - 30th October, Lee Memorial... More

30 October 2014 7:30pm

With their World-ribbed sounds, precise arrangements and a catalogue of songs Pacific Curls make music that is both worldly and enthralling.

Rosa Rebecka - Travels with my Grandmother's... More

01 November 2014 7:30pm

“So ethereal, so elemental, wonderful sound... An absolute delight!” Judi Spiers, BBC Radio Devon

China Plate - The Common - 14th November... More

14 November 2014 7:30pm

A performance of 5 dialogues, written by 5 writers, which reflect, provoke, unpick and expose how we value the land.

Silly Boys - The Elves and the Shoemaker -... More

22 November 2014 6:00pm

“Silly Boys are gloriously silly, beautifully inventive, original, engaging and daft. One of the finest children’s shows I have seen.” Anthony Roberts, Director, Colchester Arts Centre

Spiro - Burrington 28th November & Lee 29th... More

28 November 2014 7:30pm

‘We’re like a string quartet, but the most driving and exciting string quartet that you could imagine.’ Jane Harbour, the violinist of Spiro.

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The Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan - Children's...

Posted: 09 September 2014

Take fifteen children, eight Indians, a few musical instruments and the words ‘Da da dee da do da!’, and what have you got?

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