Entertainment & Reviews

Reading offers serenity in hard times

Despite devastating natural disasters or deadly viruses and often because of them, dedicated authors keep on writing and producing books for their readers' pleasure.

Former Exeter College student Fay Knowles (nee Johanson) has just released "Deadly Deceit In Paradise", Book Two in her...

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The best celebration of music by a Landslide at Vue Plymouth

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Fans of Fleetwood Mac and other musical heroes have the show of a lifetime in store at Vue Plymouth.

Legendary drummer Mick Fleetwood enlisted an all-star cast at The London Palladium in honour of Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green on in February and the performance will be shown on the big screen at Vue in June.

The big-name event included the likes of Noel Gallagher,...

Military Wives Choir gave a tuneful introduction at Vue Plymouth

Authored by Mary

The Plymouth Military Wives Choir sung side by side as they performed at Vue Plymouth to celebrate the release of the new film Military Wives .

As the inspirational story hit screens on Friday 6th March, the choir were there to entertain customers and give a preview of what they had in store.

Now with over 2,000 members, the Military Wives Choirs Charity has become a global...

Plymouth Arts Cinema looks to the future with a BFI Audience Award

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Plymouth Arts Cinema is celebrating a new film culture for Plymouth following a £35,000 BFI Audience Award using funds from the National Lottery.

The award will support the delivery of Plymouth Arts Cinema’s film programme and marketing costs to enable to the cinema to further engage with young audiences across the city and surrounding areas, and to consolidate its position as an...

A perfect union of education as original Lenkiewicz paintings are exhibited at Torbay Art Show

Authored by Mary


Visitors to the second Torbay Art Show over the weekend of 21st and 22ndMarch 2020 , are in for a unique opportunity. A large selection of original paintings, observations, drawings and limited edition prints from Robert Lenkiewicz’s “Observations on Local Education” will be on display for all to enjoy.


DS:UK celebrate Dire Straits’ Brothers in Arms album in Shaftesbury

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DS:UK are the UK’s finest tribute show to Dire Straits. The band have been performing across the UK since 2016 and the band are bringing their 2020 “Brothers in 85” tour to the Shaftesbury Theatre in Dawlish on the 27th March 2020.

The iconic “Brothers in Arms” album is Dire Straits’ biggest release, and it still sits in the Top 20 of the most successful albums of all time....

Daily launches new Lifestyle website

Authored by George Dawson

Devon 247 is proud to announce the launch of an exciting new sister site – The Lifestyle Daily.

Packed with celebrity interviews and articles about family life, health, beauty and culture, the site (like this one) is not only free to use, but you can post your own content for free too.

Among the highlights are interviews with Mel B, Professor Green, Paul Merton, Gary Barlow...

Plymouth Military Wives Choir to perform at Vue

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The Plymouth Military Wives Choir will be singing side by side this week as they perform at Vue Plymouth to celebrate the release of new film Military Wives .

As the inspirational story hits screens on Friday 6th March, the choir will be there to entertain customers and give a preview of what they will have in store.

Now with over 2,000 members, the Military Wives Choirs...

Slot machines or tables games: what’s better?

Authored by Sarah Parker

It’s one of the most common questions I hear asked by new casino players: what’s better, slot machines or table games?

I must admit I’m a sucker for slot machines. I love all the snazzy soundtracks, flashing lights and funky animations. And I love the fact that many slots give you the chance to win life-changing, multi million-pound jackpots from just one spin. However, I also know...

Coffee with Vera

Authored by Mary

Theatre Royal Plymouth will be presenting four free performances of Ruth Mitchell’s Coffee with Vera , a solo performance in the form of a coffee morning, in the foyer of TRP on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 March.

The character of Vera Jockleson co-hosts a coffee morning with Ruth and recounts how this form of social gathering was a monthly event for the Ladies Guild at the Plymouth...

Electrifying contemporary dance company Acosta Danza comes to Plymouth Theatre Royal

Authored by Mary

As ballet superstar Carlos Acosta takes up the reins at Birmingham Royal Ballet, his critically-acclaimed company of Cuban dancers, Acosta Danza, embarks on a ten-venue nationwide tour of its latest programme, Evolution , coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Friday 27 – Saturday 28 March.

Evolution sees Acosta make a guest appearance in the iconic Rooster, choreographed by...