Bovey Paradiso

Funding

We still need financial help to complete this exciting project. If you'd like to help by making a donation, please visit the gallery where you will also be able to view the latest exhibition, or you can donate online, just click the button below.

Your help is much appreciated.

You can also help us by signing up to ‘easyfundraising’,
which doesn’t cost you anything, to find out more click here

Also, there is the ‘Teignbridge lottery For Communities’,
with tickets only £1 / week and we get a percentage,
to find out more click here

Welcome to Bovey Paradiso

Our vision is to create a lively community arts and entertainment centre in Bovey Tracey. The restored Tudor building at the top end of Fore Street, now has a new lease of life, and on the ground floor includes an art gallery and toilet, both of which are wheelchair accessible. Please contact us regarding large powered wheelchairs to check accessibility. There is also a meeting room seating up to eleven people and for more detail on this select top menu ‘Art Gallery’, and select ‘Meeting room hire’. On the first floor there are four studios let to local artists. Please come along and visit our gallery, exhibitions change approximately monthly, click here to see whats on and upcoming. You can also contact us on any subject using the ‘Contact us’ form by selecting it on the top menu.

Following our second community share offer which raised over £100,000, and with the grants we have obtained, we have now completed the development of phase 2 of the project. This phase of the development is a well-equipped kitchen and high-quality café restaurant area now open in the gallery. Please keep watching out for Newsletter updates advising project progress.

When funding is available, café restaurant space will be expanded and the the final phase of development will be a cinema / theatre with 92 seats, for more detail select top menu ‘About us’ and select ‘Plans’.

Bovey Tracey Paradiso Arts Ltd. is a charitable Community Benefit Society owned by over 400 Members holding community shares. Including donors around 600 people in our community are stakeholders. Huge thanks go to the holders of our community shares, donors and volunteers for giving their time to make this project possible.

In addition to our community supporters, we have received support from Better Society Capital and generous funding from the grant organisations shown below.

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  1. GREEN!

    GREEN!

    Friday 07 June 2024 to Saturday 20 July 2024

    GREEN! Highlighting many green and environmental issues, the gallery will be full of thought provoking artworks that deal with climate emergency, deforestation, recycling, pollution and loss of species.

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Latest News

  1. Craft Festival - Prize Winners!

    Craft Festival - Competition Winners! Thank you to everyone that visited us at the Craft Festival at the weekend. We were overwhelmed by the support and delighted that our competition to win a fantastic 2 night stay with dinner at the Rock Inn, a unique piece of art from Donna Richardson, Glass artist and a bottle of Salcome Gin we so popular in helping us to raise funds for Bovey Paradiso.   Donna was on hand on Sunday afternoon to select the winning tickets and it was a pleasure to share the news with our winners! 1st Prize - Sue & Robert, Exmouth, Devon2nd Prize - Emma, Coleford, Somerset3rd Prize - Lorraine, Holesworth, Devon Our first prize winner has already been in touch to say 'thanks for your email with details of this lovely prize.

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  2. Meet us at the Craft Festival

    Meet us at the Craft Festival

    We look forward to welcoming you to our stand at the Craft Festival Bovey Tracey on Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June. You will be able to discover more about our project and have the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes in our competition. The first prize in our competition is a two night stay for two people with B&B and an evening meal at the lovely 4 Star The Rock Inn.

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  3. Green Man Raffle!

    Green Man Raffle!

    We're pleased to announce that our raffle at the Green Man Spring Festival on Saturday 27th April was a great success, we really appreciate everyone's support!   Congratulations to all our prize winners, paticularly the first prize winner who won a cream tea for two at Bovey Castle.   The photo shows our lucky winner, along with Sarah McIntyre who conducted the draw and our chair, David McGahey, who presented the first prize!   We would also like to express our gratitude to Bovey Castle for their generous donation. .

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