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SLADE bring their Christmas UK tour to Exeter

SLADE are back on the road playing Exeter's Lemon Grove on Saturday 21st December!

SLADE are without doubt one of the most exciting bands to come out of Great Britain in the past 50 years. With their unique blend of perfect pop rock'n'roll, outrageous flamboyance and pure fun, and no less than 23

Top-20 singles of which 6 were No-1 smash hits….plus 6 smash albums, Slade have become a firm favourite in the hearts of pop fans all over the world.

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THG hosts South West Academy’s anniversary exhibition

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 11/29/2019 - 12:31pm

THG kicks off 2020 by presenting exceptional work from the South West Academy of Fine & Applied Arts (SWAc) and an exciting programme of workshops and events.

The exhibition marks the start of the Academy’s 20th anniversary year and will feature work in a diverse range of media including paintings, sculpture, prints and photography.

To accompany the exhibition THG will introduce inspiring art activities from a new 3 week acrylics course to a comic book workshop for younger artists.

Andy and the Odd Socks announce new album pre order and 2020 tour dates

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 11/27/2019 - 3:45pm

Andy and the Odd Socks have today announced the 2020 tour dates and album pre-order bundle package. Fans can now pre-order the new Who's In The Odd Socks? album through the band's official store and receive exclusive pre-sale access to meet and greet tickets from the band's upcoming tour. On pre-ordering the album bundled with a limited-edition personalised t-shirt they'll also get their t-shirt and a free signed festive card before Christmas Day.

Family festivities begin at Vue Exeter with CBeebies Christmas Show: Hansel and Gretel

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 11/26/2019 - 10:14pm

Once again, the family-friendly feast of festive fun that is the CBeebies Christmas Show is coming to Vue Exeter.

On Sunday 1st December, live from the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, this year’s highly anticipated Hansel & Gretel stage performance includes interactive content exclusively created for the big screen.

Scrooge returns to Exeter's oldest building

Authored by lukejeffery
Posted: Tue, 11/26/2019 - 12:37pm

Following a sell-out run last year, Humbug! returns to St Nicholas Priory this December. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through past, present and future in this theatrical reimagining of Charles Dickens' classic ghost story A Christmas Carol. 

Created by award-winning film and theatre company Wandering Tiger, Humbug! is more than just a stage show, it’s an atmospheric and immersive experience. Expect live music, video projections and plenty of festive cheer!

Aled Jones brings his Cathedral Tour to Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 11/24/2019 - 8:17pm

Forty years since Aled was a choirboy at Bangor Cathedral, he brings his special concert of music and stories to cathedrals throughout the UK.

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Exeter School's National Trust concert - a night to remember!

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Sat, 11/23/2019 - 9:40am

For many Exeter School pupils, parents and National Trust supporters, the concert in aid of the National Trust in Exeter Cathedral is a highlight in the festive calendar.  

For the nineteenth year running, the concert showcases the school's senior orchestral groups, brass and choirs in the magnificent cathedral setting.

Over 200 pupils will make this year's concert on Tuesday 10 December a night to remember.

Shaping metal on the anvil. Photo: John Millar, National Trust Images

Blacksmith tradition returns for annual competition St Clement's Day at Finch Foundry

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 4:27pm

Blacksmiths from all over the South West are set to gather at the National Trust's Finch Foundry on Saturday 23 November. Once a year, they gather at the foundry to practice their art and celebrate their patron saint, Saint Clement, harking back to medieval tradition. The foundry, which is the last working water-powered forge in the country, will be the scene for the gathering, including a rare chance to see the spectacular 'firing of the anvil' and really see sparks fly.

Don’t miss the RSPB Binocular and Telescope Open Weekend

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 3:07pm

Get up close and personal with nature and pop along to the Binocular and Telescope Open Weekend at RSPB at Darts Farm on Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December.

The event runs from 9.30am on the Saturday and 10.30am on the Sunday, when a variety of binoculars and telescopes will be on display for visitors to try out, as well as friendly, impartial advice from the knowledgeable team of staff and volunteers. This month’s event is the perfect opportunity for Christmas shopping.