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Exeter College Festival of Carols Raises Money for Charities

Students, parents, staff and the Exeter community joined together to celebrate Christmas at Exeter College’s Festival of Carols in the stunning setting of Exeter Cathedral, all in the name of charity.  

The annual event celebrated the college’s exceptionally talented students, with performances from the Exeter College orchestra, as well as student choirs and piano and vocal duets.  




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Join Hospiscare at Devon County Show!

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:27am

This year local charity Hospiscare has been chosen as Devon County Show’s Charity of the Year (16-18 May). If you’re visiting the show, pop along to Avenue F to have a chat with the experts about the questions that really matter to you.

Hospiscare want to open up the conversation about death. You only die once, so how do you do that well? If you start having conversations early on about what matters to you, then the chances are you probably can.

‘Rhythm of life Choir’ - Now seeking NEW MEMBERS!

Authored by The Rhythm of life Choir
Posted: Mon, 05/06/2019 - 9:00pm

Popular, funky, and energetic Rock/Pop Choir the ‘Rhythm of Life’ Choir are SEEKING NEW MEMBERS to join in the fun!

No audition or previous experience required. All you need is a bucket load of enthusiasm and a love of singing! 

So if you fancy TRYING SOMETHING NEW, join our choir today and book in for your FREE TASTER SESSION! 

Contact Jax : 07891813474 / 

*Must be 18+ 

Exeter venue hosts prestigious wedding awards

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:22am

Top wedding suppliers from across the south west came together for a prestigious awards ceremony at Rockbeare Manor, outside Exeter.

The venue played host to 175 guests who were attending the south west regional finals of the Wedding Industry Awards – the only regional and national client voted awards in the wedding industry.

The evening recognises the huge wealth of talent available in the wedding industry across the region, ranging from venues, photographers, caterers, hairdressers and everything else in between.

Reiss and Princesshay celebrate the start of Christmas in Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 11/15/2018 - 3:43pm

Princesshay and Reiss hosted an exclusive VIP event on Thursday night for regional media and bloggers to celebrate the start of Christmas in Exeter.

The event included an evening of fashion, beauty, fizz and canapes courtesy of Lloyd’s Lounge, along with a festive styling session from Reiss’ store manager, Helena Paterson.

Saks, Goldsmiths and Kiel’s all provided a taste of their Christmas offerings at the event, and music was provided by local duo Conscious Club.

Fundraising dinner raises £7,500 to combat homelessness across Exeter

Authored by Bethan Spencer
Posted: Sat, 10/20/2018 - 6:58am

On Friday 12th October YMCA Exeter held its third annual fundraising dinner at Woodbury Park Hotel with guests including The High Sheriff of Devon, Mrs Grania Philips, and Chief Constable of Devon & Cornwall Police, Shaun Sawyer.

The Black Tie event was attended by 160 people and through ticket sales, a silent auction and individual pledges, and so far YMCA Exeter have raised £7,500 with donations still being made. 

Spectacular Dartmouth Sailing Week is Hailed a Great Success

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 09/07/2018 - 3:13pm

Celebrating its 174th year, the recent prestigious Dartmouth Sailing Week was a huge success. With more competitors than in previous years, taking part from clubs right along the South coast, Dartmouth, and its surrounding waters, was buzzing with activity.

Pink with a touch of green: The Hospiscare Twilight Walk

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Mon, 07/02/2018 - 7:42pm

Hospiscare is asking ‘going green’ at the upcoming Twilight Walk in Exmouth, which takes place on Saturday, 7 July. The charity is also taking measures to keep environmental impact at the event as low as possible – for example, no ready-filled water bottles will be available.

Cathedral Financial Management (CFM) hosts art exhibition as part of Art Week Exeter

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Thu, 05/31/2018 - 3:12pm

Award-winning CFM sponsored Art Week Exeter - the city’s art festival, by hosting an art reception at Eagle House, Exeter Science Park.   Over 40 guests made up of CFM staff, clients, professionals from the Exeter business community, as well as friends and supporters were welcomed with fizz and wine.   Local artist Nicola Hendry showcased her works including acrylic canvasses, glass ornaments, ceramics and even funky trainers depicting various wildlife images which is a passion of hers.

App-assisted 60-minute walk launched in Exeter

Authored by jontyh1234
Posted: Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:33am

A new activity is hitting the streets of Exeter this week with the launch of the Tramble App, a 60-minute walking challenge where you answer 10 questions based on what you see along the route. 

There are currently two of the Tramble walks in Exeter with more to follow in the summer. 

I went out and did the Exeter Cathedral and Quay Tramble and saw a few parts of hidden Exeter that I have always somehow missed before. There is the House that Moved and a famous literary connection I was dumbfounded by. 

Exeter & Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Assoc raise over £1,500 for charity in one evening

Authored by Cameron Hodder
Posted: Sat, 03/10/2018 - 3:43pm

Members of the Exeter & Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association raised over £1,500.00 for Hospitality Action at this year’s annual dinner held at the Deer Park Country House Hotel on Monday 5th March. The funds have been allocated to local heroes taking part in Le Tour de Cuisine 2018, The Cotswold Cycle Challenge on Monday 4th June 2018.