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Emergency: Call for submission

Sunday 01 December 2019

Aspex is seeking artists working in all media for their open submission biennial exhibition Emergency. This is an established international opportunity, seeking applications from critically engaged artists who consider themselves to be emerging.

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Bristol Art Gallery Awarded New Funding to Attract more Visitors

Wednesday 06 November 2019

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Doddiscombsleigh Art Show 2019 **starts this Friday 25th**

Friday 25 October 2019

Parents, staff and children at Doddiscombsleigh Primary School are delighted to announce the tenth Doddiscombsleigh Art Show.

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Michael Morpurgo visits Burton at Bideford

Wednesday 23 October 2019

Story-telling, poetry, singing and inspiring words. On Saturday 19th October, The Burton at Bideford held a young people’s event at the Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories exhibition. Attended by Sir Michael Morpurgo and his wife Clare, Michael enchanted audiences with readings from his books, singing and stories of the past. The Burton at Bideford is the last stop on the tour for the exclusive exhibition curated by Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, the event marked the end of the tour and celebrated the end of the exhibition which closes on October 28.

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Burton at Bideford announces artist for new commission

Friday 18 October 2019

The Burton at Bideford recently launched an exciting new artist commission project. Working in collaboration with local Bideford business Mitchell & Dickinson, sponsors of the first year. We’re very pleased to announce the appointment of Lydia Halcrow.

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Important VASW Website Updated

Wednesday 16 October 2019

The first stages of the new VASW website are in motion. Here's everything you need to know about the next steps...

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Award winning Dead Dad Book exhibition comes to the Burton

Tuesday 15 October 2019

The Burton at Bideford is pleased to announce that Dead Dad Book, an award-winning exhibition by Vicky Lindo and Bill Brookes will be coming home to the Burton this December. Winner of the 2019 British Ceramics Biennial headlining exhibition AWARD, we are delighted to be exhibiting the work in their hometown of Bideford.

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The Burton at Bideford appoints artist in residence

Monday 07 October 2019

In April 2020, the Burton put out a call for an artist in residence to develop an exciting project reflecting our internationally significant ceramics collection. We’re very pleased to announce the recent appointment of Juneau Projects.

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The Burton at Bideford receives Museum Accreditation

Monday 07 October 2019

The Burton at Bideford receives Accredited status for the museum. The Burton at Bideford has been given Accredited status for their museum for the second time by Arts Council England. The Museum Accreditation scheme is the UK industry standard for museums and galleries.

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Artists confront the big issues: Nine UK-based artists highlight urgent social and political issues

Wednesday 02 October 2019

Nine UK-based artists highlight urgent social and political issues

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