Film premiere at St Anne’s in Barnstaple

12:28 28 November 2012

St Anne

St Anne's Arts and Community Centre in Barnstaple.

Archant

Update: Public viewing for short films based on historic Barnstaple building on Thursday, December 6.

AN innovative series of short films inspired by the history of St Anne’s Chapel in Barnstaple will premiere at the historic town centre building on Thursday, December 6.

They have been created by students studying art and design at Petroc and will be available to view from 7.45-9pm, which follows a private viewing for the Mayor of Barnstaple and guests.

Petroc lecturer Polly Pocock was approached by the management of what is now St Anne’s Arts and Community Centre to see about making the films and she said it had been an exciting opportunity.

“There had already been some surprising discoveries made, like the paper darts, which meant the social history became tangible. It was these elements which really connected with the students,” she said.

“Those who put themselves forward have worked incredibly hard and with a lot of independence to complete these films. They have been inspired to create films ranging from Lego animations to work based on the food eaten by those using the building.”

For more information visit St. Anne’s Arts and Community Centre’s website www.barnstapletowncouncil.co.uk

* PLEASE NOTE: The film screenings are December 6 and not Nov 29 as prevbiosuly publsihed and for which we apologise.

0 comments

Other Entertainment Stories

Yesterday, 18:30

The Devon Freewheelers are looking forward to a fabulously Funky New Year’s Eve, down at The Beehive, Honiton.

Read more
Thu, 16:00
The Exmouth Concert Band provided the music at the annual Carols on the Quay event. Ref exe 3374-51-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

The successful open-air Carols On The Quay concert in Exmouth on Sunday, December 14 helped to raise vital money for Christian Aid’s Ebola Fund.

Read more
Thu, 15:00
Father Christmas will be joined by a herd of caribou reindeer

Santa is in and around East Devon a lot this year. Today (Thursday, December 18), you can catch him at Santa’s Grotto at Bicton Botanical Gardens, 11am-4pm. He’s also there on December 19-23, and Christmas Eve, 11am-2pm.

Read more
Thu, 14:00
Noel Harrower book release

Exmouth author Noel Harrower has a new book out. Uncivil War – Twin Tales From Nottinghamshire is an ‘action-packed’ historical novel, telling the story of five children caught in the conflict of the English Civil War. Set in Nottinghamshire, the twin tales follow the raising of the King’s Standard at Nottingham Castle in 1642, through to 1646, when King Charles surrendered to the Scottish army outside Newark.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 6°C

Devon�s trusted business finder