Your essential guide to What’s On in around Exeter this weekend (28-30 September).
Eros and Psyche
Friday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter
From raunchy to poetic, sacred to profane, pioneering performance storyteller Sally-Pomme Clayton recreates the myth of Eros and Psyche in spoken word and living sound. Tickets £10. https://cygnettheatre.co.uk
Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians & Terrible Tudors
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two amazing shows with Horrible Histories live on stage! Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows are guaranteed to thrill you and your children. Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips! https://exeternorthcott.co.uk
Rolling Back the Years
Friday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
The Ultimate feel good show! Join the cast of ‘Rolling Back The Years’ as they take you on a roller coaster ride of music, dance and laughter through the 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s and more. Shows at 2.30pm & 7.30pm in the Auditorium. Tickets £16 (£15). http://www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk
Saturday, Exeter Phoenix
Having sold out London’s Royal Albert Hall earlier this year performing as a trio, Nick will head out solo in September on an initial 18-date run at much more intimate spaces across the UK and Ireland, including towns that Nick has never previously performed at. These shows bring the evolution of Nick’s touring of his second album, Wake Up Now, on a full circle journey from five-piece, to trio, and now right back to just Nick and his guitar. www.exeterphoenix.org.uk
Saturday, 7.30pm, Southernhay United Reformed Church, Exeter
A rising star of the operatic world, Bulgarian mezzo-soprano Svetlina Stoyanova, will be coming to Exeter at the end of the month to take part in a special charity concert in aid of UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund. Tickets are available in advance from Exeter Northcott Theatre Box Office on 01392 726363, or on the door.
Country Superstars Experience
Saturday, 7.30pm, Exmouth Pavilion
This unique Ultimate Country Concert is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton Celebrating 25 years as Europe’s Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country - Dolly Parton. A must see for any fans of Country Music! www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion
Sunday, 7.30pm, Exeter Phoenix
Prepare yourself for a World Class Acoustic Experience!
With his music videos having internet views exceeding 100 million and bookings in every corner of the globe, Luca Stricagnoli will be here as part of this eagerly anticipated full UK and Ireland Tour. With very special guest on the night Meg Pfeiffer. www.exeterphoenix.org.uk
Exeter Vegan Market
Saturday, Exeter Corn Exchange
This market features more than 40 stalls showcasing local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly artisans, traders, makers and small businesses, plus tasty offerings from a great-value café. Also on sale will be cruelty-free toiletries, fair trade clothing, candles, crafts, books, jewellery, and much more. 10am-2pm, free entry.
The Creative Craft Show
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Westpoint, Exeter
The Creative Craft Show will welcome thousands of crafters through its doors as trends for mindfulness, upcycling and home-made continue to grow. www.ichfevents.co.uk
Apple day at Elbury Farm Orchard
Saturday, 2pm, Elbury Farm, Broadclyst EX5 3BH
Help to gather apples to chop and press to make delicious fresh fruit juice. Bring a container and take some home. 2pm-4pm. No dogs, wellies advised. Free event, no booking required.
The Breakfast Run
Sunday, Knightshayes Court, near Tiverton
Fun 5K or 10K run, walk or jog through beautiful Mid Devon parkland. Roll out of bed, grab your sponsorship money and jog in your jim-jams for Hospiscare. www.thebreakfastrun.co.uk