Cream Tea, Bake Sale and Fundraiser in Aid of ME Charities

Event Date: 
14/05/2016 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Pinhoe Road Baptist Church, 157-165 Pinhoe Road, Exeter EX4 7HZ

Enjoy a cream tea and tasty bakes while supporting charities that help kids who are suffering from M.E/chronic fatigue.

For those caring or suffering from the disability, come and meet and talk to fellow sufferers, carers and professionals.


McCoy’s Arcade unveils a new look

Authored by Exeter News
Posted: Mon, 03/21/2016 - 5:16pm

McCoy’s Arcade is celebrating the start of a new era today with the unveiling of its brand new interior.

Owned by a West Country family property company for many years, and now overseen by Jake Hitchcock, the arcade has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment over the last year.

Hitchcock said: “We wanted to restore McCoy’s to the thriving destination for indie shopping that it was once famous for. We’ve invested in a fresh new look that compliments the brilliant businesses we have, and look forward to the arcade becoming the place to go for socialising and shopping.” From...

Headway Devon’s Coffee and Crafts by the Quay

Event Date: 
23/04/2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
The XCentre, Commercial Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4AD

Local brain injury charity Headway Devon's popular craft fair and coffee morning returns on Saturday 23rd April. Taking place in the beautiful XCentre, just a stone’s throw from Exeter’s historic Quayside, this event combines a wide range of stalls from talented local sellers with delectable treats in one of Exeter’s most beautiful spaces.

The event will take place at the XCentre on Commercial Road from 11am-3pm and entry is free.

With lots of local craft stalls to browse selling a huge range of beautiful items from potters and wood-turners, to card crafters, jewellery...

Devon Adoption Information Session January

Event Date: 
29/01/2016 - 10:00am
Southgate Court, Buckfast, Devon, TQ11 OEE

Families for Children are looking for adopters to come forward now.

There is no upper age limit for adoption, you can be married or single and you don’t have to own your own home. They are looking for people who have the room in their hearts and can offer a loving and secure family to children most in need. They are especially looking for those who may consider older children (over 4 years), sibling groups and children with disabilities. If you have ever considered adoption go along to the next information event on:

The Buckfast office holds an information meeting once...

Student Life #8

Authored by Jessikah Hope Stenson
Posted: Mon, 11/23/2015 - 12:08pm

In a recent article by Razz Magazine, the University of Exeter’s Arts, Culture and Lifestyle mag, Devon Coffee was crowned the favourite coffee shop in Exeter and so, obviously, I had to go and see what all the fuss was about.

On first impression the café looks very narrow, almost claustrophobic. However, once I’d ordered a coffee and taken a seat I realised I’d mistaken claustrophobia for a charming setting. It’s unlike any other coffee place – it’s a warm, cosy, gently lit space in comparison to the bright commercial chains most of us fall into the habit of visiting.


Christmas coffee & crafts at Exeter Quay

Authored by Headway Devon
Posted: Wed, 11/04/2015 - 9:48am

Following on from a very successful event in August, local brain injury charity Headway Devon are looking forward to a Christmassy Coffee & Crafts by the Quay event this Saturday.

Taking place at the XCentre on Commercial Road on Saturday 7th November from 10am-4pm, this coffee and crafts event is the perfect place to get ahead on the Christmas shopping and discover some unique gifts!

With lots of local craft stalls to browse selling a huge range of beautiful items there should be something to suit all tastes and budgets.

What’s more, there will be live music...

Topsham Flower Club presents: Let’s Celebrate

Event Date: 
27/08/2015 - 3:45pm to 29/08/2015 - 3:45pm
St Nicholas Methodist Church, Topsham

Exhibits, demonstrations, home produce, tea, coffee, cakes and light lunches.

Opening times

Thursday 27 August: 10am-4.30pm Friday 28 August: 10am-4.30pm Saturday 29 August: 9am-noon

A children’s flower arranging competition will take place on Thursday 27 August at The Malthouse at The Globe Inn, Tophsham for children aged 5-16. Everything is provided, just bring yourselves, entry is free.

A Quiet Night In

Event Date: 
25/06/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
St Matthew's Church, Lower Summerlands, Exeter EX1 2JL

In our most ambitious concert so far, our ten-piece ensemble play quiet music for grand piano, strings, wind, coffee cups, bottles and other sonic delights in the lovely acoustic of St Matthew's Church (Newtown, Exeter).

Hugh Nankivell is making a new piece especially for us.

We welcome clarinettist Charlie Sheppard-Vine all the way from Glasgow.

Alex Wilson will play some of Howard Skempton's lucid piano music.

We'll also perform James Saunders' revelatory music with its different textures of quietness, create 'Artificial...

Live Acoustic Session

Event Date: 
28/05/2015 - 8:00pm

The Artigiano Acoustic Session this week features the brilliant Mafia Babies. Their raw, high energy set covers a wide range of songs you'll know, delivered in the typical Mafia Babies style. Popular at Artigiano, it'll be a big night out and a great way to start the weekend. Our new sharing food menu means you can enjoy a craft beer or fine wine with your friends or colleagues. Set from 8pm, free entry.

First urban mushroom farm launches in Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:32pm

The UK’s first urban mushroom farm launches this week growing gourmet mushrooms from recycled coffee grounds - showcasing a new model for the future of sustainable food grown in cities.

The team at GroCycle is proud to announce the official opening of the UK’s first Urban Mushroom Farm, where a huge waste stream, coffee grounds, are used to grow protein-rich Oyster mushrooms.

GroCycle Urban Mushroom Farm in Exeter is a showcase for how food can be grown sustainably.

Based in disused office space, the farm takes coffee grounds from local cafés and uses them as a...