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Next First Friday is May 3 with Hilary Burns

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Due to the timing of the Easter Holiday there is no First Friday in April this year.  However, the May First Friday (May 3) will make up for the loss with a talk by guest artist Hilary Burns.

Hilary makes baskets, but explains:  “Being a basketmaker was not something that I’d planned for myself (I initially wanted to make sculpture and afterwards worked as a fabric weaver).”.   She’ll talk about what it is about the craft that keeps her …

Quiet Walk #001

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Quiet Walk #001 with Tony Whitehead

Sunday, 24 February , 1700 to 2000, Bellever Forest

Tony Whitehead, a very dear friend to AHA, has developed some Quiet Walks for AHA this spring.  (We hope they will continue from time to time throughout the year.)

Tony describes the walks as follows:  A quiet walk invites participants to listen.  To listen in detail.  To find a place far from the crowd.  A place where small things can be heard.  A place where you can hear your …

February First Friday DIY Lunch & Artist Talk


Come along for a shared lunch and the first Artist Talk of 2013 on Friday 1st February.  Artist Josie Gould, will be showing her recent video work which responds to the imminent loss of her childhood home, a traditional dairy farm in East Devon soon to be developed into Cranbrook, the first new town (5000 homes) to be built in Devon since the Middle Ages.  There will be opportunities to ask questions, exchange information and take part in a lively, informal, …

changing places on FB


We’ve changed places on Facebook.  We’re getting rid of our old FB page, and now have a full account, which should be a better way of sharing things with the AHA family and friends.  If you haven’t already, please go to our facebook home and become our friend.  Tell your friends to become our friend.  and so on…

Sunny September First Friday

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Thanks to the inspiration and encouragement of Sue Deakin, the September First Friday DIY Lunch was al fresco, in the Tennis Court Border at Dartington on a warm, sunny day!  As Sue suggested, it could be a long time before the opportunity to have one outdoors comes along again…   Long-time AHA Artist Friend, John Curno, brought along a copy of a just-published book covering a range of his photography projects over the years.  If you’d like to have a …

Meeting Time & Location Modified

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Every day at 10:30 am between Friday August 3rd and Friday August 31 Material Woman will be in the car park at Shipley Bridge (SX681629) on OS Explorer Map OL28 (not at Black Tor).   If you’d like to join Material Woman on her travels, plan to meet her there on the day of your choice.

If you not up to walking on Dartmoor, Elspeth will be more than pleased to hang out with you in the Shipley Bridge car park.  She’d like to tell …

Full Moon Celebration Very Special

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Last night Material Woman was joined by a group of seven, and a very engaged Springer Spaniel.  They stood on top of Black Tor and watched the sun slowly set through a thin web of clouds which made the sun appear to have a glowing rainbow ring around it which spread out across the open moorland.  As the sun began its final descent a herd of Dartmoor ponies galloped across the horizon.  It was perfect.  For more about the evening, …

EVA Artist Commission Info

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Background information about this commission for four artists aged 60 and over is now live on the EVA website.  Find out more about each of the artists and their plans for the work they will be creating.  Go to the EVA Artist Commission page here for information on each artist and links to their own websites.
Don’t forget Material Woman wants you to celebrate the 1st full moon of August with her from 7pm this Thursday, August 2nd.
Details here.

Celebrate August’s 1st Full Moon


with Material Woman (artist Elspeth Owen) on Thursday 2 , August from 6pm until ? whenever ?
Black Tor Rock, nr Shipley Bridge (SX 679363 on OS Explorer Map 28)

Material Woman says to expect:  drumming and feasting from 7 pm.  Bring a picnic.  If you have one, bring a musical instrument, too.  Bands welcome!  If the moon encourages us, we could sleep out together on the Moor.  Come with a rucksack packed with clothing and kit for all eventualities –– be ready to dance, …

Wordquest is Waterproof!

Check out upcoming activities — indoors and out — on the way from Wordquest Devon, here.

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