Culture is at the heart of Torbay's bright future. Arts, heritage and culture builds communities, shapes our sense of place and changes lives. 

That's why we work for a strong creative life in Torbay, making culture part of the strategic conversation. Because it matters to you and it matters to us. 

Read our manifesto »

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SHAPING
PLACE

We're on a mission to revitalise Torbay's coastline and three towns with culture and heritage at the centre. Discover projects that are designed to animate, improve, re-imagine and regenerate different spaces and places across Torbay. Read more »

CHANGING
LIVES

We're working with a growing range of commissioners and communities to help residents lead healthier and happier lives. Find out how we're bringing creativity into the lives of those who can benefit most and helping other sectors meet their own objectives. Read more »

ENGAGING
AUDIENCES

We're shining a spotlight on local culture and encouraging more people to engage in arts, culture and heritage in Torbay. Explore how our work is giving insight into arts audiences and ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to get involved. Read More »

BUILDING RESILIENCE

We're focused on the needs of the local cultural sector, enabling our partners to play a bigger role in Torbay’s future. Learn more about how we're supporting practitioners and organisations to develop skills and infrastructure for long-term sustainability. Read More »

 


 
 

SEEKING NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

With the departure of Kate Farmery to The Box in Plymouth at the end of November 2018, we are looking for a new Executive Director to work with our Chair, board and partners to drive sustainable economic and social development in Torbay through arts, heritage and culture. Read More »

BECOME A CONTRIBUTOR

The Shorely features the cultural happenings, things to do and creative people of Torbay. Got an idea for something we should feature? Interested in contributing a written article, photos or video? Read More »

CULTURAL VOLUNTEERING

Would you like to be more involved in the cultural life of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay? We are always on the look out for new cultural volunteers. Read More »


 
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