Free music lessons for all initiative coming to Devon

Authored by Mary

Learn to Play Day - a free national event to encourage everyone in the UK to start making music - is coming to Devon this March.

Supported by Jools Holland OBE, and run by charity Music for All, the 2020 Learn to Play Day will take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March, and will see music shops, teachers, venues and schools throughout the county partner with leading musical...

Devon pubs are giving away free drinks this January

Authored by Mary

Pubs across Devon are helping to cheer up the region this January by giving away free drinks.

Across the country, more than 1,000 pubs are giving us an excuse to visit our local in the New Year as part of a ‘Cheer Up January’ campaign.

Whether you fancy a pint, a gin and tonic, or if you’re doing Dry January, a non-alcoholic beer or soft drink, you can take up the offer in a...

Free make a badge day at Devon Guild

Fri 22 Feb 2019. 10am - 1pm & 2 - 4pm . Free, drop-in event. Join us for a fun half-term event in the Guild gallery - and create your own personalised recycled paper badge workshop with Get Fresh exhibitor and artist Alysa Freeman. This event is for all ages. No need to book, just!

We welcome donations towards the cost of materials. Under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult please.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF 01626 832223

FREE craft making days: Fearsome Feasts

Halloween fun for the family this half-term, 25 & 26 October 2018.

Be a crafty cook at our free half-term making days with activities for all ages, based on the current exhibition, 'Plate Up'. Have fun modelling faux food for a spooky banquet… it may look good enough to eat - but don’t dare try it!

Materials provided, donations welcomed. Under 12’s supervised please. Part of the Family Arts and Family Learning Festival.

10.30am-12.30 & 1.30-4pm both days. FREE, drop-in.

Handmade gifts at MAKE - Devon Guild's New Exhibition

Authored by DevonGuild

It's getting just a little bit close to the C-word, and as the Guild's annual Christmas crafts show opens next Friday, staff are already delighting in the handmade exhibits flooding in for display in their gallery.

MAKE is the popular annual selling exhibition which heralds winter and the festive season. Bovey's gallery will showcase the best contemporary craftwork from...

Get Down Presents: Free Pre Party

Get Down Presents: FREE Pre Party ----------------------------------------- We make our debut at AIR to offer a FREE PRE PARTY before heading to the main event at Factory. Expect wicked pre party vibes from Get Down the Get Down crew, whilst enjoying drink deals and food to get you in the mood for the main event!

MAIN EVENT: ----------------------------------------- FOOD AVAILABLE DRINK DEALS FREE ENTRY ----------------------------------------- Deep House | Tech House |

Friday 7th July 2017 Air 17:00 - 22:00...

Get Creative - Spooky Halloween Fun Factory!

Join us at Devon Guild this half term and Get Creative for 2 free fun days of drop in Halloween activities. Use materials provided to design a creepy conveyor belt of witches, wizards and ghosties for our spooky factory.

10.30am–12.30 & 1.30–4.00pm daily. Free, drop-in. Main gallery. Under 12 yrs supervised please.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF 01626 832223

Fee-free bank accounts to launch

Authored by Mary

Millions of bank customers across Britain stand to benefit by hundreds of pounds as nine major banks launch fee-free basic bank accounts from 1 January.

The accounts will be available to anyone who doesn’t already have a bank account, is ineligible for a standard current account or who can’t use their existing account due to financial difficulty.

For the first time they will be...

Plymouth team win prestigious award

Authored by News Desk

A virtual team, based primarily in Plymouth, has been awarded for their work at the Civil Service awards ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on 12 November.

Land Registry won the Digital Award for its work on the MapSearch project, reducing its huge volume of paper transactions by offering customers digital alternatives – making the transactions faster and cheaper for the Government and...

The Big Draw - Superhero Storyboard (free)

Its the annual Big Draw this October and the Devon Guild in Bovey Tracey is holding free, creative fun days this half term, on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th October.

Kids and families can join us in the main gallery from 10.30am to 4pm to take part in the National Campaign for Drawing. Creative activities are inspired by artist Michael Honnor's current exhibition of giant landscape prints, and this year's Big Draw theme 'Every Drawing Tells A Story'. Help us save the world from a weather disaster by adding your own superhero to a giant, graphic storyboard. And...


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