All about arts. All about Devon.
arts wave devon is an arts project supporting people to discover and engage with their own creativity and improve their well-being. We aim to nurture your creative side amongst friends, in an encouraging environment.
Each project is designed to support participants to:
• learn new techniques and build upon existing skills
• discover their own creative ability and enjoy the process
• try something new and share experiences with others
• collaborate on creative projects, short or long-term
arts wave devon projects have a particular focus towards supporting groups working with children and young people, older people and people with disabilities.
Dance in Devon are delivering:
With our inflatable orange tent we journey across Devon to offer free art taster sessions. You might find us at a holiday club, in a school playground or at your local town fair holding a POP-up event. From break dance to printmaking to singing to mosaic, we offer participants the opportunity to try their hand at a new skill or a chance to be creative. In 2014 we popped up at 21 events from The Beehive in Honiton with Flamenco and break dancing workshops, Braunton Fair with willow weaving and mask making to Moor Merriment in Lustleigh with storytelling and art.
In 2015 we are looking for events taking place between April 2015-March 2016 that may benefit from a POP-Up.
We are working with the Dawlish community between September 2014- March 2015 to design a varied programme of arts opportunities with the theme of ‘Dawlish Journeys’:
Poetry For Pleasure
Dance taster sessions
Willow Lantern Workshops in local primary schools and with home educated children
STEAM: Dawlish Local Line Celebration event on 5th December 2014 bringing all the Autumn projects together with over 500 members of the public.
In 2015 we will be developing our Film and Music Projects.
Read the project blog.
Light The Touch Paper
We offer a series of subsidised sessions with a local arts practitioner/s to ignite new arts activities. For example, in Summer 2014 we visited Appledore Holiday Club to explore African Dance Drama with young people.