Some selected events at Ashburton Community Arts Centre (The Old Methodist Church, 15, West St, TQ13 7DT). Free, fast Wi-Fi available in the building (see notice in The Lounge for details). For programme see:, including Live Jazz plus some events in St Laurence Chapel, Ashburton TQ13 7DD. Advance tickets (where needed) for Ashburton Arts events will be available online at from Rafikis Cafe or Gnash Comics, both in West Street Ashburton or by email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information see Ashburton Arts website and Facebook page and Facebook group.

New programme of regular events at the Arts Centre, including:

-            Regular Open Session on Saturdays with all welcome for tea, coffee maybe some cake or biscuits, gathering for musicians and chat with whoever's around.

-            Wide range of weekly Yoga sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with Chris Willis and Saturday mornings with Ty Lynne. See:

-            Regular monthly Life Drawing studio session upstairs from 11am – 1.30pm with Andrew Stacey. Suggested donation £8. Some boards and easels now available to use.

-            Ashburton Arts Community Choir on Tuesdays, 7.30 – 9pm. All welcome. £5 – just turn up.

-            Flamenco or Bollywood dance on Tuesdays, with Karina Gracia. Bollywood 6 – 7pm; Flamenco 7 – 8pm. Just turn up or FFI or to book, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-            Belly Dancing on Thursdays at 6.30pm with Pat Langman. £5 Just turn up.

-            RegularPlatform Cinema’ on Fridays approximately once a month

·           Sunday 2 June: Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Totnes Chamber Orchestra, at 4pm, Free

·           Fridays 7; 14; 21; 28 June:  Marvel Film Festival – Platform Cinema - A month of Fridays, Festival of Film, sponsored by Greymatter

·           Sunday 9 June: Torbay Symphony Orchestra informal concert (Beethoven Egmont, Shostakovich #5) (Donations) at 4pm

·           Sunday 9 June: Ronnie Jones Trio with Andy Williamson (sax)

·           Thursday 13 June: Me In Art/Martine – fabulous singer songwriter

·           Saturday 15 June: Art House/Weird Dog #2: Techno for everyone

·           Sunday 16 June: Allison Adams Tucker Quartet – Californian Jazz singer

·           Wednesday 19 June: Jim Mullen, Zoe Francis and Neil Burns – UK guitar legend

·           Sunday 23 June: Maciek Pysz and Yuri Goloubev – guitar and bass virtuosi

·           Wednesday 26 June: Ralph Freeman Quartet feat. Rob Townsend – jazz

·           Saturday 29 June: Barron Brady / Harping Mad / Owley Dave and Kathryn Collings. An evening of delightful Folk Music to raise funds for, and celebrate the work of, the Barn Owl Trust – a small wildlife conservation charity based just outside Ashburton which celebrated its 30th anniversary last year. Barron Brady are Si Barron and Ros Brady who uphold the richness of the British folk tradition with superbly crafted self-written songs and fine interpretations of English folk song, beautifully sung with impeccable musical accompaniment. Their beguiling lyrics often draw upon the stories, legends and folklore of the South-West. Harping Mad are husband and wife duo Susie (Celtic harp) and Bill (Irish whistle, wooden baroque recorder, Celtic harp) Trezise, plus Lesley Stuckey (cello) and Tony Long (guitar). Doors and bar open at 7pm. Music starts 7.30pm. Tickets at £10 or £8 or £5 – you choose from

·           Sunday 30 June: Those Magnificent Men – Centenary Production

To reserve tickets for any of the above, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.