AutumnFest in Ottery St Mary

An evening of exciting multi-culture vibes is coming to Ottery on Saturday October 2nd. The Transition Town group Sustainable Ottery is presenting live world music while spreading the message of permaculture, at The Institute in the centre of town.

Beth Hamer (Oakhampton based Growing Our Future) will be giving a presentation of her recent visit to Cuba and the relevance of that experience to her work with Okehampton College students in West Devon.

Moussa Kouyate, master kora player, of griot heritage from Senegal, plays the beautiful West African instrument. He will also talk briefly about the significance and structure of the kora, which he continues to make himself.

Finally a ‘local world’ touch from 4 piece acoustic band Folkadelica! Playing Eastern European and African themes including a couple of numbers with Ottery’s own djembe players!

Doors open after 7, for 7.30 start; tickets £6.50 in advance from Roberts and Ottery Health Food Store; £7.50 on door. Licensed bar and snacks. Finish just after 11pm.

Come enjoy, explore, engage!

Ana Pulteney

Tel: 07757759091

Tel: 01404 851082


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