Children from across Devon aged 5 to 16, who are eligible for benefit-related free school meals, are invited to take up an action-packed Summer holiday this year, as part of Devon County Council’s government-funded Holiday Activities and Food programme.
The programme is to provide free physical activities and healthy, nutritional, hot meals during school holidays, and the council has again joined up with activity providers to arrange the activities across Devon.
During the Easter holidays, more than 5,000 young people eligible for benefit-related free school meals took...
Hundreds of children across Devon aged 5 to 16, who are eligible for benefit-related free school meals, begin an action-packed Easter holiday this week, as part of Devon County Council's government-funded Holiday Activities and Food programme.
The programme is to provide free activities and healthy meals during school holidays, and the council has joined up with activity providers to arrange the activities across Devon.
And with a very wide range of activities on offer, organisers say that that young people are in for a treat this Easter.
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 June):
Ugly Duckling Saturday, Exeter Northcott Ugly Duckling is lonely and fed-up, ignored by those around her who think she is too ugly to fit in. She tries to make friends with fellow ducklings as well as with frogs, cats and even a fox, but realising she is not like any of these animals, she is left sad and alone. Follow the duckling on her journey as she overcomes her troubles and realises that she was beautiful all along.Retelling the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Ugly...
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (8-10 December).
Dick Whittington Exeter Northcott Theatre With his faithful Puss by his side Dick leaves his Exeter home for the bright lights of London in search of fame and fortune. Follow his adventures as he reaches the big city and travels the high seas. Will Dick find his fortune? Can he and Puss defeat the evil villain King Rat and return home triumphant? Expect plenty of audience participation, live music, magic, mayhem and lots of laughter – the perfect recipe for a family Christmas panto...
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (8-10 September)
Phantom of the Opera Friday & Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary musical is given a sumptuous new production by Exeter’s Stage by Stage. 7.30pm nightly plus 2.30pm Saturday matinee. www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk
Sidmouth Play Festival Friday & Saturday, 8pm, Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth Hobson's Choice by Harold Brighouse. Tickets: Adults £17/£16, under 16s £8. Box office: 01395 514 413 . www.manorpavilion.com
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (7-9 April).
La Traviata Friday & Saturday, Northcott Theatre, Exeter Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose present their critically acclaimed new English version of La Traviata. Set in Atlantic City, USA, during the 1920s prohibition era of speakeasies and bootlegging, this is the story of Violetta, a so-called ‘fallen woman’ who sacrifices here own happiness for the sake of her lover’s family and future. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk
The 38th Exmouth Amateur Festival of One Act Plays...