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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

Smelly Feet

3.00pm Theatre – Musical:
Dean Friedman's Smelly Feet

Live events over the next 7 days at The Plough:

Fri 29th 8:00pm Music: The Fisherman’s Friends

The Fisherman’s Friends are shanty singers from Port Isaac who have delighted visitors and locals there for more than 15 years, with almost 300 live performances under their belts.

Down on the harbour front of th...   More...


Show of Hands

Sat 30th 8:00pm Music – Folk: Show of Hands

Celebrating a remarkable 22 year partnership, Plough Patrons Knightley and Beer have sold out the Royal Albert Hall four times and are triple winners at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards...   More...


An Afternoon with PAM AYRES

Sun 31st 5:00pm Poetry: An Afternoon with PAM AYRES

Pam Ayres brings her latest show to Torrington as part of her 40th anniversary tour, following the recent publication of her new book of poetry, ‘YOU MADE ME LATE AGAIN!’. Pam ...   More...


John Purser – Blues, Ballads and Bluegrass

Wed 3rd 8:15pm Music: John Purser – Blues, Ballads and Bluegrass

An evening of songs, traditional and not-so-traditional, accompanied on guitar, slide guitar and 5-string banjo. Ranging from delta blues of the 20s and 30s to folk to hard-driving...   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.

Workshops over the next 7 days at The Plough:

Sat 30th 11am – 4.30pm Workshop - Visual Arts: Mexican Folklorico: Portrait Painting Workshop

In this new practical workshop, we will be exploring the colourful & dramatic world of Mexican Folklorico painting, creating A3 sized painted portraits in the distinctive style of Frida Kahlo and the traditional votive p...   More...


Mexican Folklorico: Portrait Painting Workshop

Wed 3rd 10am – 2pm Workshop - Visual Arts: Distressed Painted Furniture Workshop

Come along and join us for a painted furniture workshop, using our Devon china clay paints - perfect for achieving special finishes from distressed to classic country styles....   More...


That's all the workshops for the next 7 days. Check our 'Special Workshops' page for a longer view.

NDA Art Trek Show

+ In the Gallery

NDA Art Trek Show

Tues 26 May – Sun 14 June

As part of NDArt Trek Open Studios, North Devon Arts members present a flavour of their diverse range of creative talent.



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