Your What's On Guide: Events To Go See This June!

Hello June! This month there is so much to go see and do in the Bay. Need help to plan your time together? Roaring Red Arrows, spectacular dance, wondrous art in unexpected locations, foot stomping music, outdoor adventures and laugh out loud comedy - let us help you make up your mind up with these must-see events.

Win 2 tickets for Occombe Festival in Torquay

Summer wouldn’t be summer without Occombe Festival and this year, the two day event (14-15 June) on the farm is brimming with even more foot-stomping live music, 40 varieties of beer, ales and ciders to sup, and a feast of festival food too. This is good times that do good! Enter by Thursday 13 June to win 2 tickets

Take A Seat at Princess Gardens

If you love dance, then Eyeview (extra)ordinary 7-16 June, has a series of treats waiting for you! Take A Seat and A String Section at Princess Gardens on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June will bring together a newly-formed company of regional dance artists for one-off performances involving the simple chair. We spoke to Artistic Director of Reckless Sleepers, Mole Wetherell, to find out more.

Go see The Offering procession on Father's Day!

In this fifth insider video feature on Eyeview (extra)ordinary - 10 days of events, performances and activities in June - we speak to Shelley Castle, alumni of Central St. Martins and the lead visual artist behind 'The Offering', where audiences will witness a procession like no other through Torquay town and down onto Torre Abbey Sands to celebrate the wonders of local wildlife on Sunday 16 June from 11am-4pm. That's Father's Day sorted for the whole family!

Experience a 21-piece orchestra with the Electric Sound Palace

One of Europe's oldest cinemas will be brought to life through 3D soundscapes. Conjure up Paignton Picture House's original 21-piece orchestra in this immersive installation created by Sound Designer and Artist Chris Timpson and friends. We caught up with Chris at Paignton Picture House to find out more about his plans for Eyeview (extra)ordinary 7-16th June.

Kindness reigns with Participate Arts

Participate Arts are a socially engaged company bringing together The Wonder of Where I Live as part of Eyeview (extra)ordinary. Working with local residents of all ages in the Winner Street area of Paignton, they’re seeking out and sharing ideas on how to deliver Neighbourhood Kindness Actions. We spoke to Co-Directors and lead artists, Becci Eriksson and Gaby Lovatt to find out more.

Come Write Inside Deborah Cordon's home

Community Artist and Facilitator, Deborah Cordon is welcoming people across Torbay to come step inside her home on Lymington Road and write on furniture and objects. In this sixth insider video feature on Eyeview (extra)ordinary - 10 days of events, performances and activities from 7-16 June - we speak to Deborah about a project that has got everyone writing.

Book lovers head to Greenway Literary Festival

Calling all book-lovers; here’s something you have to go see and do. The first-ever Greenway Literary Festival is on from the 25 May to 9 June 2019. The debut festival is set to be an insightful experience as renowned authors come to share their stories and work with audiences over 12 days. As Agatha Christie's iconic holiday home, this is the perfect place to celebrate your love of literature in the Bay.

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Beautiful Berry Head to stage new and exceptional live dance

In this fourth insider video feature on Eyeview (extra)ordinary - 10 days of events, performances and activities in June - we speak to Richard Chappell, the internationally renowned Choreographer and Dancer from Torbay, who is working with three exceptional Singaporean dancers and a large community cast from Torbay to present Silence Between Waves on Sunday 9 June at the spectacular setting of Berry Head. This is an unmissable performance and is free to go watch!