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The Tale at Torquay Museum

Date: 8 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

The Tale

Starts at Torquay Museum.

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th September
Friday 15th to Sunday 17th September
Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th September


The Tale unfolds across the stunning landscape of Torbay, South Devon this September.

A unique kind of arts trail, The Tale guides you on a journey of discovery around the coast of Torbay – from the streets of Torquay, through hidden coves and historic harbours of Brixham, to the quarry of Berry Head Nature Reserve.

Along the way you’ll encounter performances & installations from internationally acclaimed artists, created especially for Torbay.

Pull back the curtain on an art deco cinema, closed to the public for 25 years (Britt Hatzius). Immerse yourself in a 360-degree sound installation, deep in a quarry, inspired by the sounds of the ocean (BBC sound artist Chris Watson). End your Tale at sunset, looking out upon a dance performance where the land meets the sea.

Families welcome. Under 16s go free!

A unique collaboration between people & place, The Tale is inspired by the ideas of award-winning writer Philip Hoare, whose boyhood experiences of Torbay shaped his future.

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Prices £15-22.50


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