BIG names from the music industry are in the line-up for the new season at Exeter Phoenix.
The programme, from September to December, also includes new exhibitions, performances, comedy, classes and courses offering something for every taste and interest.
The musical highlights include Tim Burgess (lead singer of The Charlatans), The MagicNumbers performing their first ever acoustic tour, modern folk duo Turin Brakes and classic bands Big Country and The Damned.
The city art centre also welcomes American blues legend Eric Bibb and the highly rated American 10-piece The Youngblood Brass Band.
Furthermore, this year's Acoustica Festival presents more than 60 alt-folk and Americana acts across seven stages during a two-day event in early September.
A particularly strong performance line-up has major coups with Carol Ann Duffy, Britain's first female Poet Laureate sharing her work, and international theatre innovators Forced Entertainment bringing their new show Tomorrow's Parties.
Warhorse author Michael Morpurgo talks about his work as Theatre Alibi present an adaptation of I Believe in Unicorns, a family show based on another of Michael's books.
And the captivating Quirk Theatre return with Treasure Island, a family show at Christmas time.
The usual blend of cutting edge comedy is also on offer this season including Robin Ince, Simon Munnery, Mark Thomas and many more.
The Two Short Nights Film Festival returns, packed full of screenings, seminars and industry insight. Coupled with the unbelievable 48 Hour Film Challenge, which involves making a short film in just two days, this distinctive festival is perfect for film fans. Autumn's Monday night film lineup screens work by prestigious directors including Woody Allen and Richard Curtis.
For details of the new season visit: www.exeterphoenix.org.uk