Damien Hirst with his work 'I Am Become Death, Shatterer of Worlds 2006

Damien Hirst to publish autobiography

Controversial artist Damien Hirst is reported to have signed up Rolling Stone Keith Richards' ghost-writer to work on his autobiography.

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Chagstock Festival is ON despite rumours

Chagstock Festival entrance
Chagstock Festival starts tomorrow Credit: ITV News West Country

The organisers of the Chagstock Festival have confirmed that this year's fesitval is going ahead as planned despite online rumours that it had been cancelled due to adverse weather.

The festival opens at 2pm tomorrow afternoon.

“We have absolutely no idea where these rumours originated, but we can categorically state that Chagstock Festival is NOT cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. We are set up, ready to go and looking forward to welcoming thousands of people for what is forecast to be a generally sunny festival this weekend.”

– Si Ford, Festival Organiser

Play marks a century since Exeter City played Brazil

Exeter City footballers are preparing to travel to South America on Thursday to recreate the club's most historic match. A century ago they became the first side to play against Brazil's national team.

That game has now been turned into a musical. 'The Day We Played Brazil' opens tomorrow night, and tells the story of the original 1914 fixture and what's happened to the city since then. Seth Conway reports.


Space available in Plymouth harbour for MTV Crashes

20,000 people are expecting to pack Plymouth Hoe for tonight's MTV Crashes concert, which will be broadcast across the world. Headliners include Kaiser Chiefs, the 1975 and Kiesza. Kai

Cllr Peter Smith, the Deputy Leader of Plymouth Council is suggesting that the Hoe will be buzzing but there is space in the harbour, if people want to come by boat.

Plymouth prepares to stage MTV Crashes

Preparations for MTV Crashes, which takes place in Plymouth tonight Credit: ITV News West Country

Plymouth is preparing for its biggest event of the year tonight - as MTV Crashes hits the Hoe.

A crowd of around 20,000 people is expected for the event which has the Kaiser Chiefs headlining.

Motorists are being advised to stay clear of the area - there are widespread road closures around the Hoe.

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