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Week 3 Artist in Residence Helen’s Skidmore’s Water Lily Linocut

“Linocut relief printmaking is a technique that can be bold and subtle, express detail of connection and movement between back, mid and foreground…” In the studio. As I look through my drawings of Canonteign and consider the layers, the seen, the unseen, my tools will act as a form of remembering the subtle elements of […]

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Canonteign Falls Artist in Residence Diary – Helen Skidmore

Inspired by the abundance of natural beauty Canonteign Falls has to offer. Helen Skidmore’s artistic process is in full swing, and she is creating some extraordinary artwork which will be revealed at the exhibition in September.  Week 2. ‘It’s been a busy week in my studio and the work is starting to come together. I’ve now […]

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Canonteign Falls Artist in Residence Diary – Helen Skidmore

Art and the story of Canonteign have always been intertwined.  Local landscape artist John White Abbott painted several scenes of Canonteign in the early 1800s and today art is very much part of the current Canonteign experience. This year sees our 4th artist in residence Helen Skidmore become part of that experience as she explores […]

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Canonteign Falls is a Haven for Butterflies and Dragonflies

It’s the Season for butterflies and dragonflies. As we head into summer the lakes, wildflower meadows and woodland make Canonteign a haven for all kinds of wildlife including butterflies and dragonflies. The abundance of these creatures at Canonteign is largely down to the purity of the water in the lakes, water that originates high on […]

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Work For Us

General Assistant: We are recruiting! Please send us your CV if you are interested in working for us, we are always looking for friendly staff to join our team at Canonteign Falls.  Currently we are looking for full and part-time staff to join us over the summer. Canonteign Falls is a busy family-run tourist attraction […]

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Exeter Living Awards Finalists 2021!

We are thrilled to announce that we are Exeter Living Awards Finalist for 2021 in the Leisure and Tourism category! It means a huge amount to us to be shortlisted amongst so many great local businesses. Thank you Exeter Living.

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