Calstock Arts is a community arts centre located in a beautifully converted Chapel on the banks of the River Tamar.

We programme a wide range of events including folk, jazz, classical music, comedy, film, theatre, talks and exhibitions. We have a fully licensed bar and pre-event food is now available for some events.

In addition to our ticketed events we also have Gallery Bar Specials. These feature live music and other events from well-known and emerging performers in the south west.

The Old Chapel is an ideal venue for a variety of community events, exhibitions, conferences, weddings and private parties.

News

Tickets now available for Wurlitza - A Cottage on Dartmoor, on January 13 and also Cara Dillon on March 2 and 3.

Calstock Film - Talk to Her (Pedro Almodovar 2002) Cert 15.

FILM

Thursday 23 November:

Two men form an unlikely friendship as they care for two women who are both in comas.

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Gallery Bar Special with Helen Porter’s Jazz Divas

JAZZ

Friday 24 November:

Calstock’s own jazz divas perform well loved standards.

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Peter Knight’s Gigspanner

FOLK

Saturday 25 November:

One of our most popular acts at Calstock Arts, their 2017 visit celebrates the launch of their brand new studio album, The Wife of Urban Law. Peter is joined by Roger Flack on guitar and Sacha Trochet on percussion.

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An Evening with Tom Vowler

READING

Friday 1 December:

Award-winning novelist and short story writer Tom Vowler will read extracts from his new book Dazzling the Gods – a collection of stories. This is followed by a Q&A and book signing. Free entry.

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Calstock Singers present Songs for a Season

CONCERT

Saturday 2 December:

A varied programme of seasonal favourites old and new, many with a Cornish connection.

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Gallery Bar Christmas Special with The Sultans

Friday 8 December:

Put on your dancing shoes for Calstock favourites The Sultans, making their debut appearance at The Old Chapel.

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West End Wonderland - Plymouth Gilbert & Sullivan Fellowship

CONCERT

Saturday 9 December:

Award winning Plymouth Gilbert & Sullivan Fellowship presents songs from West End musicals, Gilbert & Sullivan, light opera and some seasonal favorites to get you in the mood for Christmas.

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Calstock Film Christmas Matinee ARTHUR CHRISTMAS Cert U

FILM

Sunday 10 December:

Each Christmas, Santa Claus delivers presents to every child on Earth. Santa accomplishes the feat with a high-tech operation beneath the North Pole. But when the unthinkable happens . . .

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Sunday sessions with “Just Friends” and Friends

JAZZ

Sunday 17 December:

In their new line up, Just Friends present an afternoon of Christmas and jazz standards to end the 2017 season.

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Calstock Film - Victoria and Abdul (Stephen Friers 2017) Cert PG

FILM

Thursday 4 January:

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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Quiz for Cancer Research UK

QUIZ

Friday 12 January:

Our annual quiz in support of Cancer Research UK returns! Once again it will be a fun event, like a good pub quiz.

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Wurlitza present A Cottage on Dartmoor

FILM WITH MUSIC

Saturday 13 January:

Five piece band Wurlitza’s eclectic live soundtrack to the film “A Cottage on Dartmoor” includes music by Beethoven, Satie, Credence Clearwater, Tom Waits, Coldplay and Blondie.

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Calstock Film - The Olive Tree (Icíar Bollaín 2016) Cert 15

FILM

Thursday 18 January:

A wilful and spirited young woman embarks on a journey from the East coast of Spain to Germany to retrieve an ancient olive tree precious to her ailing grandfather.

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Gallery Bar Special with The Countrymen

FOLK

Friday 19 January:

The Countrymen are a six piece Cornish folk group based in Launceston. They perform songs about Cornwall – its heritage as a mining and fishing community and what it’s like to live there now. The songs are usually in close, four part harmony with guitars and bass in support, but the accent is on fun and celebrating Cornwall.

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Christine Tobin presents PELT

JAZZ/POETRY

Friday 26 January:

PELT is a unique, genre-busting concert for lovers of song, poetry and daring musicianship, featuring Christine Tobin’s settings of poems and lyrics by contemporary Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Paul Muldoon.

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Calstock Film - Carousel (Henry King 1956) Cert U

FILM

Thursday 15 February:

Based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical, this is the story of the romance of a charming carousel barker, and a pretty worker from a nearby mill.

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Kevos presents ‘I Was Born, But…’

FILM WITH MUSIC

Friday 16 February:

Kevos play music specially commissioned by composer Ed Hughes, live to the film ‘I Was Born, But…’ made by renowned Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu in 1932.

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Calstock Film - Jean De Florette (Claude Berri 1986) Cert PG

FILM

Thursday 1 March:

A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

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Cara Dillon

FOLK

Friday 2 March:

Alongside a selection of favourites from her previous releases, Cara will perform material from her new album Wanderer, a collection of beautiful and moving songs, accompanied by her husband and musical partner Sam Lakeman.

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Cara Dillon

FOLK

Saturday 3 March:

Alongside a selection of favourites from her previous releases, Cara will perform material from her new album Wanderer, a collection of beautiful and moving songs, accompanied by her husband and musical partner Sam Lakeman.

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Lost Dog Dance presents Paradise Lost (Lies Unopened Before Me)

DANCE

Thursday 8 March:

Created and performed by Ben Duke, winner of the Outstanding Male Performance Award at the 2016 National Dance Critics Awards. A one man staging of Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost – but not like whatever came into your head when you read the first bit of this sentence! Combining theatre, comedy and movement, this is a journey through the story of the creation of everything, condensed into 75 minutes.

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