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News/Images of Quiet Walk #2 — Book Walks on 26 & 28 April

Places are going fast on AHA’s next two walks, if you’re hoping to come please book soonest to ensure your place on two these two very different walks.

Quiet Walk #1:  Friday, 26 April,  1930 to 2000, Bellever Forest.  Leader:  sound artist/naturalist Tony Whitehead.   This evening walk begins before sundown and finishes as the moon rises over the moor.  Tony will identify the various bird songs heard, along with information about habits and habitat.    For further details …

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 …

Last Chance for Quiet Walk #2

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Time is running out to book your place on Sunday’s Quiet Walk #2 with sound artist Tony Whitehead.  

Sunday, 24 March, 0530 to 0900, Newbridge, Dartmoor.

While participation in this walk requires a rather hefty commitment in terms of setting one’s alarm clock very very early — it will be worth it — Tony and Dartmoor will both have failed if you don’t finish the walk being incredibly glad you made the effort!

It’s spring and on Dartmoor (and, well, …

Book your place on AHA walks

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Join those who have already booked for AHA’s upcoming walks.
Email Nancy to book your place, or go here to book on-line and find out more.  Limited to 12 participants — all places must be booked in advance.  Further information and details will be sent to registered participants the week prior to the walk.

Quiet Walk, #002 with Tony Whitehead — 24 March, 0530 to 0900, Newbridge, Dartmoor.  Dress up warm (tho’ we are hopeful that the sub-zero …

BRRRR! Silent Walk #001 Postponed!

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After taking advice from walk leader Tony Whitehead it was decided that high Dartmoor, sub-zero temperatures, three hours of slow walking with periods of sitting and standing quietly — from dusk until well-after nightfall — was not a combination which  promised much in the way of pleasure!  Silent Walk #001 HAS BEEN POSTPONED and will not take place on Sunday, 24th February.   It will, however, be held at another time — as soon as a new date and time …

Additional Places Added for Silent Walk #001

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Nine enthusiasts have registered for this coming Sunday’s Silent Walk #001 led by sound artist/naturalist Tony Whitehead (Sunday 24 February 1700 to 2000).

As the walk is so popular we have added additional places and have room for three more.  If you’re interested go here for further information and links to Tony’s website.  To book your place email Nancy soonest.

Hope to see you Sunday.

March First Friday Lunch & Speaker

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On Friday, March 1, artist, musician and arts manager Gillian Taylor will give an informal talk about some of the strands of work and creativity she manages to squeeze into her waking hours.  She is Communications Officer for Arts Council England’s south west region.  She’s also a violinist and paper artist.  She will tell us how she manages to do all these things and still find time to speak Danish, grow vegetables and look under stones …

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, …

First Friday Guest Artist Yuli Somme — this Friday

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Friday, December 7, AHA office/meeting room, Dartington Space, 12:30 to 2:30

AHA is very pleased that well-known and highly respected Dartmoor-based artist Yuli Somme will be taking about her work at our December First Friday lunch gathering.

Come at 12:30 (or thereabouts) for conversation, shared food and the opportunity to explore old and new ideas with other creative thinkers, from all disciplines.

From  1:30pm to 2:30 Yuli will give a talk about the work she’s been doing with locally sourced wool …

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