Village in Action and a team of local residents are pleased to present:
a wonderful evening with irresistible tropical rhythms and authentic Latin-music experience! – an event at which you can expect to dance!
Sunday 20th November 2016 Start Time 7.00 pm
Son Yambu play authentic ‘Son Cubano’ or Cuban son – the essential Afro-Cuban music that originated in the streets of eastern Cuba at the turn of the last century. Son is a fusion of Spanish and African rhythms and is the root of all salsa music. ‘The UK’s very own Buena Vista band….absolutely tremendous…. If you don’t start to move to this there is no hope for you! Extraordinary music.’ Sean Rafferty, BBC Radio 3
Stokeinteignhead Village Hall
Tickets: Adult £10 Child £6 Concession £8
available from Laraine 01626 873853 or Stoke Village shop.
Saturday 2nd April 2016
Running for a second season with Villages in Action, Namvula creates an intrepid new musical world where the folk and urban traditions of her Zambian homeland combine with her Scottish heritage and Londons vibrant, eclectic music scene. Crossing boundaries with a refreshing honesty and evocative lyricism, Namvulas music draws you into different worlds, yet remains firmly rooted in African soil and in the storytelling traditions of folk music.
One of the few Zambian artists performing in Europe, Namvula has collaborated and shared the stage with artists including legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela and multi-award-winning Zambian vocalist Maureen Lilanda. Singing in Zambian languages, as well as English, Portuguese and French, Namvula speaks out on issues facing modern-day Africa, as well as exploring stories about society, life and love. She is working with some of the UKs most respected African and jazz musicians, including bassist Liran Donin (Mercury-nominated Led Bib), percussionist Mamadou Sarr (Baaba Maal), and acclaimed Ghanaian guitarist Alfred Kari Bannerman (Osibisa).
Beautiful music. Namvula is a great new star poised and ready for orbit. WOMaTT
Stokeinteignhead Village Hall
To book tickets, please call 01626 873853
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Postcards from the Path
Saturday 18 April 10am – 7pm & Sunday 19 April 10am – 4pm
Anita Reynolds: Outline South West Part 2
we are hosting an exiting exhibition that is touring in association with Villages in Action.
Devon Guild Member and printmaker Anita Reynolds walked the 630 mile South West Coast Path from Minehead to Poole throughout 2012, 2013 and 2014, producing drypoint plates each day. This exhibition consists of the final thirty daily prints from the south coast and some larger works created throughout the project, alongside sketchbooks, photographs, maps and educational material.
This southern half has also given her the opportunity to collaborate with four South West based artists:
Carol Timms, Richard Povall, Philippa de Burlet and Caroline Parrott.
This project is funded by Arts Council England and run in partnership with touring organisations Villages in Action (Devon) and Artsreach (Dorset).
Find us at: Stokeinteignhead, Village Hall TQ12 4QB
Activities and talks over weekend – see ‘Villages in action’ menu above