Street Music to reconnect you with the rocks beneath your feet

We’re counting down to Eyeview (Extra)ordinary (7-16 June) with another exclusive insider’s video interview, this time featuring Trio of Men’s Hugh Nankivell and Steve Sowden, alongside Hong Kong composer, performer and music activist Kung Chi Shing. Their collaborative project aims to break us all out of our robotic routines and reconnect with the surrounding 400 million year old UNESCO Global Geopark. Together they will host a free outdoor Street Music concert with musicians from the UK and Hong Kong in an evening of music on Friday 7 June at Eastern Esplanade, Paignton.

5 favourites from The Printed Line

The Printed Line is a brand new exhibition at Torre Abbey Museum, on loan from the Arts Council Collection, showcasing the work of nearly 60 artists, including some really big hitters like Matisse, Picasso, Hockney and Paolozzi. We asked Matt Newbury, Torre Abbey’s Visitor Services Manager to give us his 5 favourites from this latest exhibition.

Meet the Maker | Hannah Smith: Signwriting and gilding for the world

Hannah Smith is the young Devon artist behind the mesmerising 24ct gold leaf glass signs from Lauren’s Letters. Following in the footsteps of her prolific signwriter father, David Smith, Hannah is growing an international company from right here in Torbay. We spoke to Hannah about her traditional handmade craft, inspirations, and global commissions.

Lantern projections to lure us human moths

Watch this latest insider video about Eyeview (extra)ordinary . In this third video feature, we hear from Sean Harris, the lead artist behind The Cave Hunters and the Truth Machine, with lantern projections inspired by William Pengelly and the local remains of ancient beasts. This is guaranteed surprise and wonder!

The story of Torbay re-imagined with Eyeview (extra)ordinary

We’re counting down to Eyeview (extra)ordinary, which goes live across the Bay from the 7th-16th June. As ever, The Shorely has the inside track and over the next 6 weeks will reveal more about the people and places involved. This video feature is with Lead Producer, Clare Parker and explores what Eyeview is all about and how we can all get involved.

10 Most Instagrammable Places in Torbay

The bay is a truly stunning place to be. As a UNESCO Global Geopark, the natural landscape has always provided inspiration for folks like us. Add the architectural heritage, and wow you’ve got one heck of a view. Join us as we share 10 of the most instagrammable places in Torbay.

5 Must-See Music Festivals in South Devon

Festival season is about to kick off and in the UK we have an unbelievable selection to attend. Sometimes you just want to enjoy yourself without the hassle and cost of travel, accommodation, tickets and everything else that goes with a weekend away. That’s why The Shorely brings you the top 5 must-see festivals right here on your doorstep in South Devon.