Storytellers from the Wood Sisters in Totnes will be performing versions of the “loathly lady” myth at Bridport Arts Centre’s Story Café on 24 July, 7:30pm.
Lisa Schneidau, Ronnie Conboy, Sue Charman and musician Laura Salmon have spent many years working with myth and music in the belief that stories can change our lives.
Fringing ‘n’ flares suede skirts ‘n’ shaggy styles. oh yes, Boho 1970s is a major 2015 trend!
The 1970s are often referred to as “the decade that taste forgot” and “a hangover from the swinging sixties” yet they brought us the Pompidou centre in Paris, The Magic Roundabout in full colour, Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, Carole King’s Tapestry and Joni Mitchell’s Blue albums. Hmm, maybe enough said.
Coloured flokati rugs and even indoor hanging plants are being hailed as the homeware heroes of the season! Spider plant, anyone? But, wait, why buy new?
For an authentic 1970s vibe, Sarah Jane Wilson makes some groovy suggestions.
‘Marking Injustice’: A Painter’s Way of Coping
Saturday 18 April to Saturday 30 May, Bridport Arts Centre
This is the biggest local exhibition of Ricky Romain’s work since a show at the Town Mill in Lyme Regis back in 2001 was opened by the former Labour leader Michael Foot and the novelist John Fowles. The focus then was on Human Rights – and so it is this year.
With the General Election coming up, the Bridport Democracy Project and the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, Ricky’s show could hardly be more topical.