The Desperate Men – Washed Up (feature film)

The Desperate – Washed Up (Feature Film) Washed Up – a feature film A bleakly comic study of a creative relationship in crisis. What drives two veterans of outdoor arts to keep making vital theatre when some days they are barely on speaking terms? The creative mechanics of Desperate Men’s fractious but fruitful partnership are laid bare, … Read more

Rimski & Handkerchief

Rimski & Handkerchief Rimski & Handkerchief are a curious spectacle indeed, as they meander the streets with their marvellous musical machines: the Bicycle -Piano and Double-Bassicle… Singing timeless songs of momentous, melancholic & magical magnitude, while performing an extraordinary dance on wheels.  Expect extreme eccentricity & silliness interspersed with moments of moving beauty (if you’ll pardon the … Read more

Avanti Display – The Spurting Man

Avanti Display – The Spurting Man ‘The Spurting Man’ is a true spectacle unlike his long-suffering assistant who despises him. Give some appreciation to the undervalued downtrodden and under-appreciated assistant as he is soaked in 200 litres of water. The pompous Spurting Man appears on his pedestal a demonstrates a series of bizarre displays to … Read more

Artist in Residence – Libbertine Vale

Artist in Residence – Libbertine Vale Libbertine Vale is a free motion embroider who specialises in social commentary and out of the box thinking which is reflected in her work. She will continue her residency from Picnic in the Park where she began to gather your musings on the last year, the year ‘we’ missed, she will … Read more

The Desperate Men – Slapstick and Slaughter (Live Show)

The Desperate Men – Slapstick and Slaughter (Live Show) The Desperate Men have been causing chaos in the streets and in venues for 40 years – 2021 is an exploration of next steps, ending and reflections. As part of this process we are proud to present   Slapstick and Slaughter: attempts to confront the absurdity of war in just … Read more

The Stemville Ramblers

The Stemville Ramblers The Stemville Ramblers have been busy resurrecting the authentic sound of Bluegrass and Old Time from days gone by – featuring a dizzying line-up of musicians from the UK’s best folk and Americana bands. The Ramblers transport audiences back in time to the early 20th century and across the Atlantic to North America where songs dramatized the small-town fascination … Read more

The “Grave” Diggers

The “Grave” Diggers  The “Grave” Diggers are a travelling Duo who first met 10 Years ago in New Zealand. Colm a Dubliner, has acquired a reputation as one of Ireland’s finest traditional singers, and uses the guitar, banjo, bodhran and whistles as accompaniment. He is joined by Rob aka Mr Moon and the Beautiful Dream, … Read more

David Pegden Landscape Photography

David Pegden Landscape Photography Local landscape photography by David Pegden. Images in black and white and colour, high-quality printing and framing. Plus a select range of greetings cards. Photo – Taken at Avebury featuring Demelza

Road Closures

Road Closures These events will cause some disruption to local roads and routes through town. We will keep our social media and the following information up to date with any road closure news. Devizes International Street Festival, Monday 30th August 2021 Market Place, Northgate Street, from Brewery Corner to Market Place, Station Road from Market … Read more


DOCA AGM Thursday 8th of July 2021 at 6:30pm The Crown Pub – New Park Street You are invited to DOCA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will be taking place on Thursday 8th July 6:30pm at The Crown Pub in their upstairs function room.  The Devizes Details prize winners announcement has, unfortunately, had to be … Read more