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

4 minutes ago
Isabelle Grey

A pair of thriller writers, who have both recently completed trilogies, are among guest speakers at this year’s Sun, Sea & Books, Sidmouth Literary Festival, on June 10 and 11.

Read more
5 minutes ago
The Exmouth Coastwatch tower. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 4933-11-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Exmouth Coastwatch, in conjunction with Exmouth Rowing Club, is holding an open day at the slipway opposite the old lifeboat station on Sunday, May 29, between 10am and 5pm.

Read more
5 minutes ago

St Andrew’s Church, in Charmouth, will be hosting a sale of pre-loved paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery, this weekend.

Read more
'Bridge' Courtesy Other Criteria. © Rachel Howard

Damien Hirst’s gallery is showcasing some unique new work by award winning London artist, Rachel Howard

Read more
The model railway show last year in Bideford Pannier Market. Pic: Graham Hobbs.

Loads of layouts promised at model railway show in Bideford held in aid of North Devon charity Amigos.

Read more
Bideford Bike Show. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Around 2,000 bikers are set to flood Bideford Quay this weekend - as well as music, stalls and a raffle all in aid of charity.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30
'Autumn Sunset, Exmouth' by Michael Norman

Exmouth Art Group says it is delighted to be participating in the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Exmouth Festival.

Read more
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Matt Harvey

Poetry lovers have a special treat in store on June 6, when performance poet, Matt Harvey, comes to Sidmouth Rugby Club for an evening of poems and humour.

Read more
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Throwing a pot at the Exmouth Ceramic Group's workshop in Meeting Street.

It’s all hands on clay at Exmouth Ceramics Group’s annual exhibition this bank holiday weekend.

Read more
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Paul Taylor-Mills with his Olivier award.

The 2016 Summer Rep Season at the Manor Pavilion Theatre, was launched last night - with tickets for a dozen classic plays on sale today (Friday, May 20).

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read Entertainment

Great British Life

Great British Life

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Find a job in Devon



Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

FFind planning applications