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Salami Slicing the Devon Landscape…


a Wordquest Devon commissison

SALAMI-SLICING THE INTERNAL LANDSCAPE  (or: from Salcombe to Dartmouth on the SW Coastpath) is a long declamatory walk-poem for two voices (male and female). One is that of The Wandering Man (Ralph Hoyte), and the female voice is that of The Green Sea Witch’s, who joined Ralph on the walk.

In the poem, as in much of Ralph’s work nowadays, he attempts to compress ‘words’ until, like a hypernova, they collapse under their own weight, or, as with …

AHA Radio is coming…


After 45 glorious episodes  wordquestfm has retired.  It’s till not too late to subscribe by going to the iTunes store and searching for ‘wordquestfm’ (or clicking here) – you’ll need an AppleID to do this, but it’s completely free; or listen directly by going to the Wordquest Devon website). But all is not lost, faithful listeners.  Starting this week, AHA Radio will broadcast live on SounDart Radio 102.5fm if you’re living in the Costa-free Totnes and Dartington area; anywhere else you can listen online …

Cool presents!


We’re offering three very different workshops that you can buy as a Christmas present for someone special.  We’re offering them at a fabulous price, too:  just £45 instead of our usual £95.  AND we’ll send you a lovely card with a blank back for you to give as your gift.  How could you possibly resist…?

Find out more here









Don’t forget to listen…


…to Wordquestfm tomorrow (Thursday) at 10am on SounDart Radio 102.5fm if you’re in Narnia (no, sorry, that’s Totnes).  You can also listen online at OR you can listen online at any time, or  subscribe to the podcast (it’s FREE) and get updates automatically.

This will be pretty much your last chance to listen in live to a Wordquestfm programme as this long-running series is coming to an end.  However, in November we will launch AHA RADIO.  Pretty …

Walking at Flete on Saturday?

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Then you’ll want to know the name of the farm for the meeting location is actually BROWNSWELL, in the original post and in today’s ‘of interest’ the name of the farm was close, but, well, wrong…  the location of the farm and all other details are accurate!

Go here for more info and to book places (you must book in advance).

Lunch during a …

National Poetry Day!


We’re in the process of uploading the latest podcast from Wordquestfm, featuring Devon writers in celebration of National Poetry Day.  An important episode that features new writing commissioned by Wordquest Devon, including readings from Fiona Benson, and the winners from the Poetry Competition we ran for schools earlier in the project.  Listen here, or subscribe directly to the Wordquestfm podcast by going to the iTunes store and searching podcasts for ‘Wordquest’.

Family Walk on Flete Estate

Lunch by River Erme Nov 2012 for Post

Saturday 13, October, 2012

Artist Shelley Castle is leading a walk for everyone, including families, on part of the Flete Estate near Ermington.  Starting at Brownstone Farm the walk includes pastures, wetlands, riverbanks and an old carriageway.

Meet at Brownstone Farm at 10:30am.  The walk continues until 12:30ish and includes a break for a quick drink (supplied by Shelley, feel free to bring extra bits along) and a silent moment.

After the walk (12:30pm+)  participants will gather back at Shelley’s studio for a hot …

Updated call: Dancers, Movers & Choreographers


Saturday & Sunday, 20/21, October, 2012

11:00am to 3:00pm

Chapel House Studios, Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5HW

Spend time working with Bristol artist Jan Blake on a cooperative experiment combining dialogue and improvisation in response to an installation of her recently completed sculpture, Zig Zag.

Jan is looking to collaborate with dancers and movement artists –– using their input and hers to develop an entirely new work.  The ‘toolkit’ for creating this new work will …

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…

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