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Your invitation to city's live nativity

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 12/02/2013 - 5:07pm

The biggest ‘live’ nativity in the South West is to take place along Exeter High Street before Christmas, featuring sheep, two llamas and a donkey. Shoppers and visitors are invited to join children and members of Church congregations from across the city as the action begins at the top of the High Street at 4.30pm on Sunday 15 December. A Roman Centurion will announce to shoppers that a census is taking place and the journey will begin down the High Street to Exeter Cathedral, following Mary and Joseph, a donkey, the sheep and the Three Wise men with llamas. The Angel Gabriel will make a...

BBC Radio Devon's festive celebrations

BBC Radio Devon will be recording their annual Christmas carol service at Exeter Cathedral on Tuesday 17th December, and they are inviting the people of Exeter to come along and join them.

The carol service will be one of many celebrations for the radio station this year. BBC Radio Devon celebrated their 30th birthday with a charity appeal of ‘Give a Gift’ for the Devon Community Foundation.

The carol service, which will feature music from choirs such as Choir of St Michael and All Angels at Mount Dinham, the Big Noise Chorus and many more, will be broadcast on Christmas...

Exeter Christmas Market in full swing

Event Date: 
21/11/2013 - 6:15pm to 19/12/2013 - 9:15pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral Green

Exeter’s Christmas market is in full swing today with dozens of bespoke stalls trading on the Cathedral Green.

A mix of local traders and specialist stalls from overseas are trading in the alpine style market.

Local trader Mary Tempest, 63, won the Market’s Pitch-Perfect award designed to promote start-up businesses.

Mary, a local artist, is selling a range of her illustrations of local landmarks and historical sites, with designed key rings and mugs also on sale.

Mary also works for Exeter City Council’s tourism department, she said: “my day job is drawing...

The Exeter Nativity

Event Date: 
15/12/2013 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter

The Exeter Nativity will once again be taking place on Sunday 15 December 4.30 - 5.30pm.

Come and follow Mary, Joseph and their donkey as they make their way through Exeter City Centre to find somewhere for Mary's baby to be born.

This special event begins 4.30pm outside Boots on Exeter High Street and finishes at Exeter Cathedral.

Children might like to dress up as their favourite Christmas character and join Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus and other characters from the Christmas story in the Cathedral to sing a few well known Christmas carols.

Follow the Exeter...

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Event Date: 
05/12/2013 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral Education Centre

Christmas Wreath Workshop : £15 Thursday 5 December 1pm - 3pm Cathedral Education Centre

Join Hannah, a professional florist, for a fun and festive afternoon creating your own fresh Christmas door garland for your home! Tea/coffe and mince pies are included. Booking is essential as places are limited. Please call 01392 413174 to book your place now.

Stained Glass Keyrings for Kids

Event Date: 
19/12/2013 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral Education Centre

Before hitting the Christmas Market for all your shopping why not bring the kids along to make the perfect personalised Christmas present for family and friends! They will create a beautiful stained glass design and then watch it being shrunk down to size!

This is a drop-in workshop and costs £2.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Stained Glass Keyrings for Kids

Event Date: 
12/12/2013 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral Education Centre

Stained Glass Keyrings for Kids

Before hitting the Christmas Market for all your shopping why not bring the kids along to make the perfect personalised Christmas present for family and friends! They will create a beautiful stained glass design and then watch it being shrunk down to size! This is a drop-in workshop and costs £2.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Hospiscare Service of Light

Event Date: 
04/12/2013 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
St Paul's Church, Honiton

Join us at the St Paul's Church for this special service, where Hospiscare's Book of Memories will be available to view, and will remain until Twelfth Night.

This uplifting service of remembrance is open to all, and includes carols, readings and prayers.

The Tree of Light will be shining with lights in dedication on the Cathedral Green in Exeter until 6 January.

It will be lit every evening at dusk.

Click here for more information.

Handel : Music for Vespers

Event Date: 
24/11/2013 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

As a hugely successful opera composer, Handel was commissioned by the grandest patrons of the day to bring his theatrical brilliance and flair to important ceremonial occasions – his four coronation anthems, used at the coronation of every monarch since 1727, are the most famous example

English Touring Opera’s soloists and period instrument orchestra, the Old Street Band team up with the Gentlemen of the Cathedral’s Choir, Counterpoint and Isca Voices for an evening of Handel's Italian Vespers, staged at Exeter Cathedral.

Written during his visit to Italy, when the...

Exeter Christmas Market

Event Date: 
05/12/2013 - 9:00am to 19/12/2013 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Cathedral Green, Exeter

The Market will run from Thursday 21 November until Thursday 19 December.

The Cathedral Green, at the heart of the city centre, will be brought to life by the Market, with stalls offering unique, handmade and unusual gifts, decorations and food items – everything needed for a perfect Christmas celebration and to create a real Christmas buzz at the heart of the city.

The Exeter Christmas Market will represent the best of what Britain, the South West and the rest of Europe has to offer – with a mix of great food, excellent crafts, unique gifts and decorations.

The...

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