All about Bread event at Newtown Community Hut

Event Date: 
19/02/2013 - 1:00pm
Newtown Community Hut, Belmont Park, Exeter

Where does our bread come from? What’s in it? How hard is it to make?

Humans have been making some kind of bread for more than five thousand years - it’s central to our culture.

Think of the importance of bread in religious stories, or in the many expressions we use – "best thing since sliced bread"; "putting bread on the table"; and so on.

Originally just ground grains and water, then later leavened (risen) with yeast, bread has been a simple staple food throughout human history. But...

How will climate change affect your community?

Event Date: 
23/01/2013 - 10:00am
Exeter Corn Exchange

An event next week will address some of the issues when Exeter CVS, in partnership with the British Council, presents a showcase programme on Wednesday 23 January at Exeter’s Corn Exchange.

Plenty of information will be available on how local organic production is helping to conserve resources, on how to reduce water usage and how recycling works to conserve energy and valuable resources in our own area. Local projects will be on hand to inspire you to make a difference that will help generations in the future.

There will also be national and local speakers from...

Exeter City FC offers parents a belated Christmas present

Authored by ECFC - Football in the Community
Posted: Thu, 12/27/2012 - 11:29am

Kids bored of their presents already? Moaning there’s nothing to do? Why not get them out of the house and on to the football pitch to kick off 2013 with a football roadshow run by Exeter City’s Football in the Community Trust.

The Trust is running several events before the school holidays end: three two-day courses and five one-day courses all for boys and girls aged from five to 14. The main football focus is fun and participation through team and individual games and all courses are delivered by Exeter City’s FA-qualified coaching staff.

The two-day courses,...

Coffee Morning

Event Date: 
17/10/2012 - 10:00am
The Methodist Church Sidwell Street Exeter EX2 6PH

Free Coffee/tea, biscuits and chat every Wednesday morning 10-12 noon at the Methodist Church Sidwell Street Exeter (next to KFC). Everyone welcome. Listed Church also open for viewing.

Exeter City Football Club Charity Santa Dash

Event Date: 
29/12/2012 - 1:15pm
Exeter High Street
One mile from Exeter Guildhall to St James' Park, starting at 1.15pm. All sponsorship/donations will be split 50/50 between Exeter City Football Club in the Community Charitable Trust and the charity of your choice. For entry forms or further information call 07827 871 723 or email Ticket information: £17 adult, £5 child incudes Santa suit and a ticket for Exeter City v Barnet. £35 adult, £15 child includes Santa suit, seat in the Flybe stand, pre-match meal in the hospitality lounge, post-match at Man of the Match award and VIP match day entry.

Fun for all at West Town Farm Apple & Pumpkin Day

Event Date: 
21/10/2012 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
West Town Farm, Ide
The nights are drawing in, the days getting cooler, the seasons are changing and it's time for the last farm event of the year - Apple & Pumpkin Day! Come along with your family for a delightful autumnal event:
  • Carve pumpkins grown on the farm in preparation for Halloween.
  • Help us bring in the apples and press them into delicious sweet juice.
  • Clamber on the straw bale den.
  • Explore the farm trails on foot or by tractor trailer.
  • Feed the pigs.
  • Cook over a campfire.
  • Get crafty and creative, plus listen to some
  • ...

Win a spectacular wedding worth £4,000

Authored by Babs Walker
Posted: Thu, 09/27/2012 - 10:20pm
The brand new Cullompton Community Centre - known as The Venue Cullompton - is launching its new wedding package by offering one very lucky couple a wedding worth £4,000.Volunteer Rowena Cross came up with the idea to coincide with the launch of St Andrew’s Church’s free wedding planning service to couples who live in the Cullompton area. She said the wedding planning idea came to her as an opportunity to reach out to couples during what is potentially quite a stressful time.“This is a fabulous opportunity for brides and grooms to be, whether they are church-goers or not. I would hope that...