Summer 2022 at Exeter Phoenix

The sun is out, the Summer Holidays are in sight and our programme for July & August is packed with a variety of live music, independent cinema, art, theatre, comedy and creative courses, all under one roof!

Discover our Summer Programme with activities and events for all kinds of interests, tastes, ages and abilities.


CINEMA

BIG SCREEN IN THE PARK

10 – 13 AUG

We’ll be celebrating four nights of outdoor cinema with a line-up of new, old, cult and classic films, including Honey I Shrunk the Kids, The French Dispatch, No Time to Die and Back to the Future.

SURF CINEMA SUMMER CAMP

Join us this Summer for a stellar line up of films from all corners of surf culture, exploring big waves, exotic locations, surf heritage and the power of change.

An audience sat in a cinema clapping

CINEMA AT STUDIO 74

This Summer, you’ll find the latest independent releases alongside the best of international cinema and eye-opening documentary, handpicked by people who are passionate about film


THEATRE

An image of two performers on a beach. A female performer is hitting a drum. A male performer is playing guitar and shouting,

THEATRE IN THE PARK

Fri 29 Jul – Thu 4 Aug

Welcome to a sizzling season of outdoor theatre and performance in Rougemont Gardens!

Join us for a classic Shakespeare comedy, an epic seaside tale gig-theatre show and an interactive art-heist mission for all the family.

SUMMER THEATRE WEEK

Mon 15 Aug – Fri 19 Aug

Ages: 7-11

Come and create your very own performance inspired by the classic tale of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe with Paddleboat Theatre!

Learn drama skills, make new friends and work with PaddleBoat to create a magical world behind the wardrobe… what will you discover?


ART

COVER VERSIONS

Sat 9 July – Sun 4 Sep

Cover Versions is a group exhibition curated by brothers Anthony and Graham Dolphin exploring notions of the original and its copies, echoes and mutations in art, film and music.

BECOME FRAGMENTED

Tue 28 June – Mon 1 Aug

An exhibition by the young people who attend Exeter Phoenix’s youth art groups Freefall and Freefall+


WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

SUMMER ART CAMP

Wed 27 July – Thu 25 Aug

This August, we’ve teamed up with Positive Lights Projects to create the Summer Art Camp.

A whole month of workshops for all ages, art classes, studio socials, ‘inspired by’ sessions artist’s film screenings and so much more.

SUMMER FILM SCHOOL

Mon 1 Aug – Fri 5 Aug

Ages 10 – 14

This week long workshop offers the chance to work with skilled filmmakers to create an amazing short film from scratch in just one week!


MUSIC

Lead from villagers is standing in front of camera in yellow jacket with head tilted

MUSIC AT EXETER PHOENIX

From world renowned artists to new and local musicians, our music programme is bursting at the seams with events that you can sink your teeth in to. We also host DJ nights in our café bar and on the terrace! Discover music at Exeter Phoenix this Summer.