Here is where you’ll find upcoming events for Exeter’s creative community. Open to everyone, these events are a great opportunity to meet interesting people and develop your creative skillset. Some are set up specifically for networking, others are areas of our regular event programme including social aspects such as talks, Q&As or a chance to meet artists.
JULY – AUGUST
Tue 3 Jul | 10am-12pm | free
An informal drop-in for dance artists with Dance In Devon Project Manager, Lizzy Humber, on the first Tuesday of every month.
Lek And The Dogs + Director’s Q&A
Tue 10 Jul | 7pm | £7 (£5 for under 25s)
Experimental artist and auteur Andrew Kötting creates a groundbreaking crossover between narrative film and contemporary art piece, based on the award-winning play by Hattie Naylor. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Andrew Kötting.
Associate Artist Jane Mason’s Night Flying
Tue 17 Jul | 8pm | £9 (£8)
Drawing on ideas related to deep time, the night sky and landscapes of being, Exeter Phoenix associate artist Jane Mason and her longtime collaborator David Williams explore memory, change and wonder. This is an opportunity to see the choreographic work in development, and share a conversation about its future possibilities.
Encounters: Deaf Shorts Showcase + BSL Introduction
Tue 17 Jul | 7pm | £7 (£5 for under 25s)
Encounters Film Festival present this selection of short films from their 2017 programme that all represent Deafness not as the main form of conflict but as part of a wider narrative.
Creative Hub Social
Wed 18 Jul | 6-7pm | free
Pop down for an informal spot of creative networking, plus a free drink on us!
Go On, Do Us A Turn – Cabaret Workshop
Wed 18 Jul | 7.30pm-9.30pm | free
Performance artist, Rhys Slade-Jones will show you how to own the skills you have, and using some things you’ve got lying around the house, you too can be a cabaret superstar.
LGBTQ+ Writing Workshop with Associate Artist Willy Hudson
Thu 19 Jul | 6-8pm | free
A fun, relaxed and safe space to explore queer experience, possibilities of writing and how to generate ideas. Willy will touch on themes and techniques used to create his solo show Bottom.
Bottom, A Play By Associate Artist Willy Hudson
Sun 22 Jul | 7pm | £7 or 3 for £15
Join Willy for a queer coming-of-age remix, as he questions if ‘bottom’ in the bedroom means ‘bottom’ in life – and whether Beyoncé can help put his love on top. With a cracking soundtrack, Willy’s funny, honest and open-hearted storytelling yanks the lid off the queer experience.
Summer Film School
Mon 13 – Fri 17 Aug | £220 | ages 10-14
This week long workshop (Mon 13 Aug – Fri 17 Aug) will provide kids aged 10 to 14 years old with the opportunity to work with highly skilled filmmakers in creating a professional short film in just one week!