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Welcome to The Plough Arts Centre

The Small Venue With The Big Reputation!

Box Office: 01805 624624

What's On Today

Live events over the next 7 days at The Plough:

Tue 6th 8.00pm Theatre: The Ballad of Martha Brown

Angel Exit's latest original drama is based on the life and times of Martha Brown, the last woman publicly hanged in Dorset in 1856. It is a tale of jealousy and passion; a murder, a wrongly accused horse, a black silk d...   More...


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Thu 8th 8.00pm Music/Poetry: Open Mouth Music & Poetry Night

All are welcome to our totally acoustic music and poetry night! Join us on the second Thursday of each month when local (and not so local) songwriters and poets share their lyrical...   More...


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Fri 9th 8.15pm Literary Event: Pauline Smith 'Tales from the Torridge'

Pauline Smith’s recently-published book Tales of the Torridge which launches at Appledore Book Festival on 3rd October took over 35 years to complete. How is that possible? Pauli...   More...


Jo Harman & Friends

Sat 10th 8.00pm Music – Blues/Soul: Jo Harman & Friends

Recently voted ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ at the British Blues Awards, Jo Harman is widely regarded as the most exciting blues/soul/roots artist to emerge in Europe for deca...   More...


That's all the live events for the next 7 days. Check our 'live events' page for a longer view and don't miss our forthcoming film screenings as well.

The Plough Photographic Competition

+ In the Gallery

The Plough Photographic Competition

Friday 4 September – Saturday 26 September

We are pleased to announce that this year is the 13th Annual Photographic Competition.



Don't forget our fantastic programme of mainstream and art house films, regular workshops and exhibitions.

For full details please check the diary or call the Box Office on 01805 624624.

We also produce a printed brochure which you can download in Adobe Reader Format ...or pick up a copy from the Box Office.

Logos for all The Plough Arts Centre funding bodies