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Legendary TV personality Basil Brush to feature in Devon panto!

The team behind the Exmouth Pavilion Christmas Pantomime haven confirmed TV Legend and all round good fox, Basil Brush will join pantomime favourite Stuart Earp in this year’s production of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs.

Basil Brush will feature as The Magic Mirror alongside Stuart Earp as Muddles, Harry Moore as Nurse Nellie, Kassie Malam as Snow White, Jessica Fay Long as The Wicked Queen and Exeter's own Sam Emmerson as The Prince.

Producer Kevin Brown says “It’s going to be a great pantomime this year after sadly having to cancel last year’s production, we cannot...

Seth Lakeman announces Exeter Cathedral show

West Country folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman will be celebrating 15 years of ‘Freedom Fields’ with a special show at Exeter Cathedral on 3rd November 2021.

Nominated for the coveted Mercury Music Prize in 2005 for 'Kitty Jay’, the record catapulted Lakeman into the forefront of the new British folk movement. His follow up was the gold-selling ‘Freedom Fields’ which was released twice in 2006. Produced by his brother Sean Lakeman it came out on iScream and was then re-released by Relentless (EMI) where it went on to become Seth’s first of 6 UK Top 40...

Exeter Phoenix celebrates their creative community with a week of free events

In celebration of Exeter’s cultural community, city-centre arts charity Exeter Phoenix is set to host to a range of free activities and events this August.

With a focus on spotlighting Exeter artists and creatives, ‘Reason to Create’ is a pop-up festival in which Exeter Phoenix celebrate and showcase the incredible versatility, resilience and creativity of members of Exeter’s cultural community.

They have thrown their doors open for a week of free, low cost and pay-what-you-like events created by artists from Exeter Phoenix’s Creative Hub, that span a range of art-forms...

7 Ocean Slots

7 Oceans slots is a sea-themed slot game that's powered by Microgaming's excellent software. Hailing from all the way back in 1999, it's a classic, but that doesn't make it any less playable in the modern year. But what should you know before diving into it headfirst?

What is 7 Oceans Slots?

7 Oceans is a slot game that uses a simple, hassle-free design, just like countless other classic slot machine games. Compared to modern slot games, it sticks with the conventional slot machine choice of three reels and a single payline, making it easy to understand even during...

Free bingo: The new online bingo sensation

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Sun, 07/18/2021 - 6:28pm

At some point in the past decade, bingo transformed from a pastime of a bygone era to one of the most popular hobbies in the UK.

The online sector has been the main catalyst behind the revival of the classic game, which is growing in popularity year on year.

Free bingo for fun, no money required is the latest craze sweeping the online bingo world and we will take a look at it in this article.

How does it work? Where can you play it? Is it even worth playing? Read on for the answers to all of these questions and many more.

What is Free Bingo?

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Guidelines on how to win online slots

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sat, 07/10/2021 - 6:29am

Playing slots is simple, but winning more slots games requires a little technique and knowledge. From determining the right slot machine to getting the games, you easily earn free spin bonuses like this one for example , with the big payouts.

We shall focus on the tips on how to win more online slots in this article.

  1. Do not fall for bogus tricks

Some slot players claim it is practicable to command when jackpots land by identifying the right time to land a pay line and studying the spinning reels. Others endorse studying to get when a slot machine is...

The Big Festival Weekend – Exeter

After the Boris’ announcement, we are pleased to announce that announce The Big Festival Weekend is coming to Exeter Castle. Events are on and happening, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Ibiza Orchestra Live comes to Exeter Castle on the Friday 3rd September for an epic performance.

Phats & Small will be performing live at Exeter Castle on Friday 3rd September as a warm-up for our Ibiza Orchestra! Best known for their international hit "Turn Around", Phats & Small will be bringing you classic tunes straight from the White Isle. Following this, you will see Ibiza...

The history of slot machines

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Mon, 07/05/2021 - 6:13am

Entertainment and games are an integral part of our life. You can find an unlimited number of them, depending on your tastes and preferences. You only have to remember how the aristocracy had fun: equestrian sports, casinos and games, tea parties with relatives. And what has changed in our time since then? Practically nothing, only many things have been modernized, which is quite logical. We will look at the history of the formation of one of the most popular gambling entertainment to this day – a slot machine.

Slot machines are just that, slot machines. The essence of their work...

Extra tickets released for top name evening concerts at 
A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival

More tickets have just been released for top name concerts at A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival – a whole week of music and merriment that will swing into action from July 30 to August 6 in the East Devon seaside town.

The first batch of tickets sold out within days for open air evening shows by Seth Lakeman plus Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage, Eliza Carthy Trio plus Jack Rutter, Talisk plus James Delarre, Jackie Oates and John Spiers plus Granny’s Attic, Jez Lowe plus Miranda Sykes and Hannah Martin, Banter plus Tim Edey , and festival patrons Show of Hands .

Ticket...

Sparkling new ITV show coming to Exeter

A brand new sparkling ITV show, hosted by Gok Wan, is looking for people in Exeter who need expert jewellery help!

Do you have jewellery that you never wear?

Would you like to SELL , FIX, or MAKE your jewellery into something new?

Or are you looking to BUY a special bit of bling and could do with expert advice?

Whatever the jewellery dilemma, Gok Wan, along with a line-up of some of the finest jewellery experts in the UK, is here to help.

Is it a beautiful birthday gift or the perfect engagement or wedding ring you're looking to BUY?

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Exeter author Nick Macklin releases debut historical novel

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 06/27/2021 - 9:35pm

Exeter author Nick Macklin releases debut historical novel, Bloody Dominions – The Conquest Trilogy: 1

Journey with those at the heart of the conflict as Caesar embarks on the tumultuous conquest of Gaul

58-56 BCE. As Caesar’s campaign unfolds, tests of courage and belief will confront the three protagonists, shap- ing them as individuals and challenging their views of the world and each other:

Atticus – an impetuous but naturally gifted soldier, whose grandfather served with distinction in the legions; Allerix – a Chieftain of the Aduatuci, who finds himself...

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