Administrator – Phaedra Bolton

Phaedra is our new Administrator. Phaedra has a background in arts and events and a passion for creative arts and community involvement.  She grew up near Devizes and loves the town and its vibrant spirit. Phaedra is a bit of a maker, and will have a go at building anything from a vase to a … Read more

Loz Samuels – Artistic Director

Loz Samuels – Artistic Director Loz started taking an interest in performance at an early age and always knew she was to have a career in the arts. She completed a Theatrical Design Degree, & after a short stint at the Royal Shakespeare Company began working outdoors at festivals in a variety of capacities. Loz … Read more

Kelvin Nash – Chair of Trustees

Kelvin Nash – Chair of Trustees With over 40 years as a practitioner and manager in public telecoms and emergency services radio and mobile data, Kelvin is now retired and gives his time and energy freely and enthusiastically to the town. As town councillor and former mayor, Kelvin is well connected with his home town … Read more

Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park Sunday 22nd August From midday – 5pm Hillworth Park Devizes launches the first event of 2021 with this fantastic gathering at Hillworth Park, one of the town’s hidden gems. Bring a picnic and relax with great music, chilled out family entertainment and copious refreshments of all types! Picnic in the Park … Read more

Festival Quiz Night

26th August 2021

The Shambles
Teams of 4 – £12 per team

Our Quiz night is back!!

A great fun quiz with fully licensed Bar, featuring Quiz Master Don Jones

A long standing DOCA fundraiser with all proceeds contributing to our programme of work.  Get competitive with local fans and help support next year’s events.

This is always a popular night with a great atmosphere, book your tickets here


or call ahead to reserve your place 01380 728671.

Devizes Street Festival

Devizes Street Festival – the Director’s Cut A concentrated mix of the finest British Street performers, Artists and Musicians  Monday 30th August 2021 The Devizes Street Festival takes on a new ‘one year only’ approach in response to recent challenges. We will see a fantastic programme welcoming some of the best UK street performers, contemporary … Read more

Colour Rush

Colour Rush Monday 30th August Registration from 5.45pm – Warm-up 6.15pm – Race starts 6.30pm Originating from the Indian festival of Holi or the “Festival of Colour” Colour runs, rushes, parties have become a big thing around the globe over the last decade or so. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the … Read more

Confetti Battle

Devizes Confetti Battle Devizes Market Place – 2021 Dates TBC Entertainment starts from 7.30pm Battle commences 8.00pm As far as we know Devizes is the only town that has a Confetti Battle tradition.  No one can remember the first official battle but we know its roots date back to the old Devizes Carnival in 1913, … Read more

Carnival Parade

Devizes Carnival 2021 Dates TBC Entrant registration from TBC Parade sets off at 5:30pm Leaving the Green at 5:30pm, the Devizes Carnival Procession brings the town alive with vibrant walking groups, floats, bands and more with thousands of people lining the streets along our 2km route. We have postponed the Carnival to what we hope … Read more