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!

Lunch with Michael Grandage CBE and Michelin star chef Simon Hulstone

The Elephant, Torquay’s Michelin starred restaurant, has announced a new series of Saturday lunches, where you can sit down to enjoy an incredible meal with a renowned person from the arts world. This will launch on Saturday 18 May with multi award-winning Theatre Director and Producer Michael Grandage, who has most recently directed Aidan Turner in The Lieutenant of Inishmore in the West End. Ahead of the event, we spoke to both Michael and Simon to find out more.

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.

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!