Author: asharts

Who are we?

Ashburton Arts Trustees/Directors Pete Bingham A musician by background, Pete was technical manager at Dartington College of Arts. Subsequently he was Operations Manager for ‘artsdepot’ in London, then Director of Estates & Learning Resources at Central School of Speech & Drama. He currently plays bass guitar with Exeter based FOS Brothers. He is a parent […]

A new charity, and an appeal

In November, we applied successfully to Teignbridge District Council to have Ashburton Methodist Church building declared a public asset. This led to an embargo on the public sale of this building, which ends on 1 June 2017. We have pledges of over £50,000 so far — an amazing feat, with generous offers of loans and gifts […]

Pevsner on Ashburton

Someone mentioned the other day that the architectural author Pevsner was, apparently a particular fan of Ashburton Methodist Church. I thought I’d see if I could find it online – and lo and behold, here it is: It doesn’t look like he managed to get inside the place, and doesn’t have much to say. Andy Williamson

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