Ashburton Arts Centre

Ashburton Arts Centre
West Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 7DT
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2040

  • 3 stars
  • 2019
  • Australia
  • 1h 32min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Damon Gameau

A documentary on scientific discoveries that can help to save mankind: the titular year is when director Gameau’s daughter will turn 25. Some of the discoveries are eye-opening and Gameau is a charming host. His is a positive voice that deserves to be heard.

Wed 27 Oct

£0–£5.50 To be confirmed

A.c.e. Pre Cop26 Eco Film Fest: Kiss The Ground (4.15pm)

This is the first of three films being shown on 27 October at the Arts Centre in the lead up to the COP26 conference in Glasgow in November. The full schedule is: 4.15 -5.40 Kiss the Ground 6.15 -7.45 2040 8.15-9.15 The People versus Climate Change (BBC film) 9.15 - 9.45 Discussion and close Please book a ticket for each…

Wed 27 Oct

£0–£5.50 To be confirmed

A.c.e. Pre Cop26 Eco Film Fest: The People Versus Climate Change (8.15pm)

This is the third of three films being shown on 27 October at the Arts Centre in the lead up to the COP26 conference in Glasgow in November. The full schedule is: 4.15 -5.40 Kiss the Ground 6.15 -7.45 2040 8.15-9.15 The People versus Climate Change (BBC film) 9.15 - 9.45 Discussion and close Please book a ticket for each…

Wed 27 Oct

£0–£5.50 To be confirmed

All Is Mended (the Play)

The All Is Mended play is a comedy with a serious side. A re-purposing of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ingeniously crafted together with lines from some of his most famous works telling a new story of life in a care home. It's about magic and remembering, resilience and forgetting, old age and young hopes and…

Wed 10 Nov

£14.30

Carolyn Hillyer & Nigel Shaw: A Song Of Frost And Fire

Music to catch the warmth of autumn's gold, the taste of winter's edge and the deep resonance of our hearth fires during the cold months.A magical infusion of hand-crafted forest flutes and wild drums, 'soul-filled melodies, songs of sacred land and ancestral spirit, vibrant rhythms and some mythic tales laced with ivy…

Sat 18 Dec

£16.50 (£11)

Catfish Keith

Revered singer/guitarist described by critics as the 'new king of slide guitar' delivers some foot-stompin', deep delta blues.

Thu 18 Nov

£15.40

Charlotte Carrivick & Vera Van Heeringen (was Midnight Skyracer)

Update, Friday 22 October As of this morning (Friday 22 Oct), the Midnight Skyracer concert was sold out. This morning, Laura Carravick called me with the bad news that for a different reasons, 3 of the 5 members of Midnight Skyracer are unable to be with us tomorrow. I cant go into details, but the reasons are genuine…

Sat 23 Oct

£16.50

The Ciderhouse Rebellion

They've been described as, profound and eloquent, epic and haunting, wild, dramatic and occasionally unhinged Two virtuoso musicians playing some of the most startling and original music you will ever encounter. Compelling, exciting and utterly original Phil Beer The duo brings together master accordionist Murray Grainger…

Fri 19 Nov

£15.40

An Evening With Max Zt (house Of Waters) And Dan Whitehouse

"Force of nature, Brooklyn's Max ZT, is an innovator of his instrument. His unorthodox playing and bold experimental style have led him to be described as the Jimi Hendrix of hammered dulcimer (NPR). This, his first solo UK tour, sees him pushing the boundaries even further as he embraces the spoken word, soulful singing…

Sun 28 Nov

£15.40

James Kirby

James did a lovely gig up in the field during the Tinners Moon Festival earlier this year. Great to have him inside the Arts Centre this time. Singer-Songwriter James Kirby has been touring worldwide over the last 15 years, captivating audiences of all ages with his mellow voice and unique style of guitar playing, he is…

Fri 3 Dec

£14.30

Jason Kahn

Born in 1960 in New York, Jason Kahn moved to Europe in 1990 and is currently based in Zurich, where he is active as a musician, artist and writer. Kahn's work with electronics involves chaotic feedback systems and placing his body in the circuit flow. Grabbing open leads with his hands makes and breaks circuits, causing…

Sun 24 Oct

£14.30

Jonathan Gee Trio

Jonathan Gee: piano Marcus Vergette: double bass Andy Trim: drums Jonathan has performed all over the world with his various trios, including New York's Lincoln Centre, the Rome Festival, Pori Festival, Baku Festival, and well known clubs such as Ronnie Scott's in London. He has performed with such jazz stars as Claire…

Sat 6 Nov

£14.30

Kate Westbrook and The Granite Band

Kate Westbrook acknowledges no musical boundaries. Her distinctive, theatrically charged vocal style has won her an international reputation, ‘a voice for winter, exile, anger; but also for love and prophesy’ (Jazzwise). Earth Felt The Wound, its title a quote from Milton’s Paradise Lost, explores contemporary themes with…

Fri 5 Nov

£16.50

Mama Tokus: The Get Together

The Get-Together: It's more than a gig it's a joyful experience where YOU get to join in on the songs and the action. It features singalonga soul music, feelgood tunes you'll be familiar with and an optimistic vibe that will stay with you long after the show's over. Join in with the singing, or just sit back and soak up…

Sat 13 Nov

£14.30

Midnight Skyracer

Since forming in 2017, the Anglo-Irish quintet have played at festivals across the UK, Europe and Australasia, toured regularly at home and released a critically-lauded debut album. They also carry the distinction of being the first British act nominated for an award by the International Bluegrass Music Association. The…

Sat 23 Oct

£16.50

Not Only But Also The Blues: Hotheadz ? slightly Blue ? Rhythm Doctors

The last-Monday-of-the-monthly blues session at the Arts Centre hosted by Mary Caffrey and her house band, the Rhythm Doctors. Slightly Blue: classics from Sonny Boy Williamson and Muddy Waters with some Bluegrass and ballads Hotheadz: inspired by Dr Feelgood, Nine Below Zero, Eddie and the Hot Rods and Ian Dury, these…

Mon 25 Oct

£11

Rob Carney

An intimate evening of original songs and harmony singing by local singer-songwriter/choir leader Rob Carney, supported by singers from Glorious Chorus. Rob is doing a series of local gigs in November to promote his indiegogo crowdfunder for realising his lifelong dream of creating his first album. You can listen to one…

Sun 14 Nov

£11

Torbay Symphony Orchestra: Wagner, Tchaikovsky And Schumann

Torbay Symphony Orchestra Leader: Chris Eastman Conductor: Richard Gonski Wagner: Siegfried Idyll Tchaikovsky: Violin concerto with Ofer Falk (Violin soloist) Interval Schumann: Symphony no 4 TSO is back for its first series of concerts after lockdown with a stunning programme of beautiful music. Wagner wrote the…

Sat 27 Nov

£15.40