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Co-founder of Children in the Middle, Elizabeth McCallum, who is a family barrister, with fellow barrister and the legal practice’s other co-founder Sarah Evans.

New legal service launches to give parents direct access to barristers

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Tue, 10/15/2019 - 9:53am

A NEW legal service has launched  giving separating or divorcing parents wishing to make arrangements to see their children direct access to barristers to represent them in and outside of court.

The recently formed Children in the Middle is the only practice solely specialising in this line of work nationally in the UK.

Two adults and two children run through trees in the dark

Shaun the Sheep is on the run this Halloween at Haldon Forest Park

Authored by Haldon Forest Park
Posted: Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:34pm

Join Haldon Forest Park this Halloween for a Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Run!

To celebrate Aardman’s new film A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, in cinemas 18 October, Shaun the Sheep welcomes all the family to enjoy this spooktacular 3km glow run on 30 October.

CLIC for Christmas 2019

Event Date: 
14/12/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

This is our fifth annual CLIC for Christmas concert raising funds for CLIC Sargent. Once again, we will be hosting a celebration of Christmas in the beautiful Exeter Cathedral and will be joined by one of the winners of our Devon Schools Choir Competition, Exmouth Community College. In addition we are again thrilled to be welcoming the CLIC Sargent singers, a group of exceptionally talented young people who have all benefitted from the support of CLIC Sargent and will be sharing their stories with us as well as their beautiful music.

Two adults and two children run through trees in the dark

Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Run

Event Date: 
30/10/2019 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Haldon Forest Park

Join us in the forest this Halloween for a Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Run! All the family will enjoy this spooktacular Shaun the Sheep themed run where trees are lit up with fabulous colour. To make you feel part of the flock, you will receive a pair of Shaun the Sheep ears and the chance to decorate them with UV paint to really make you glow before you venture into the forest. Music and chat from the MC will keep you entertained as you get your face painted (for a small charge) or grab a photo opportunity with Shaun the Sheep, who will be there to cheer you on.

Kids filming hand made pom poms at Devon Guild

Summer Craft Clubs

Event Date: 
24/07/2019 - 10:00am to 28/08/2019 - 12:30pm
Venue: 
Devon Guild of Craftsmen

The Devon Guild craft centre in Bovey Tracey is offering free drop-in craft activities every Wednesday morning (24 July - 28 August) during the summer holidays. All sessions are 10am – 12.30 pm and there is no need to book; just pop in and join in the making fun! See below for details of our weekly making mornings:

24 July 10am – 12.30pm PomStitchTassel textiles workshop Pom-pom pencil toppers. Learn how to make a pom-pom and then create it into a weird and wonderful pencil topper.

Summer dance camp from 29th July 2019 image

Summer of Dance Program Encourages Kids to Stay Active

Authored by DanSci
Posted: Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:34am

School holidays may be looming, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops. To help kids stay active throughout the summer, DanSci Dance Studio in Exeter will host a series of interactive dance programmes for kids aged from 18 months to 12 years

“We are very excited for Summer of Dance to begin” says Artistic Director of DanSci Dance Studio, Ava Barron Thomas “First up on the schedule is our raved about annual mixed styles dance Camp.”

Exeter kids inspired to pick up a racquet and get active as tennis fever hits Exeter

Authored by ggiac90
Posted: Mon, 07/15/2019 - 9:53am

Youngsters in Exeter and Devon are being encouraged to give tennis a try for the first time as part of a drive to get families from communities across the region more active.

With the second week of Wimbledon underway and Brit hope Johanna Konta into the quarter-finals, children from the city took to the courts at Heavitree Pleasure Grounds earlier this week to take part in a Tennis for Kids taster session led by local coaches. 

Two Little Kittens

Event Date: 
26/07/2019 - 2:00pm to 04/08/2019 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
The Barnfield Theatre

Two little kittens, one stormy night, Began to quarrel, and then to fight; One had a mouse and the other had none, And that's the way the quarrel begun. Above Bounds invite you inside from the storm, to watch as our tale unfolds. Can two unlikely companions learn to share and play together, or will one end up back outside on their own? With visual comedy, interaction and lots of laughs- Two Little Kittens is the perfect first introduction to theatre for under 5’s and their families. Performed by Victoria Horan and Kane Mills.

Summer dance camp from 29th July 2019 image

Summer Dance Camp 5-12 yrs 29th July- 23rd Aug 2019

Event Date: 
29/07/2019 - 10:00am to 23/08/2019 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
DanSci Dance Studio

Let your children enjoy a week of dancing fun this Summer Just choose your dates and book instantly online. Childcare sorted and it's fun and healthy way to make friends. £25 per day or £100 per week. £25 Discount for week long bookings!

Visit www.dansci.co.uk for more information and to book

Due to new facilities we are able to offer a larger selection of dance styles. Each main session will include technique and a routine. The focus is on learning something new while making friends and having fun.

CPRE Devon's Barney the Bull is calling on schoolchildren to get creative

Competitions challenge Devon's schoolchildren to capture the countryside in pictures and words

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Sun, 06/09/2019 - 7:54pm

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England has launched its 2019 art and writing competitions for primary schoolchildren - calling on them to use their creativity to capture Devon's coast and countryside. 

CPRE Devon's two children's competitions are a fun way to encourage outdoor learning and help youngsters engage with and enjoy the great outdoors. There's something for every child who's prepared to put pen to paper, either to create a piece of artwork or a short piece of writing. 

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