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The launch of Exeter Youth Flutes!

Authored by Ruth Molins
Posted: Sun, 09/18/2016 - 2:09pm

Exeter Youth Flutes is an exciting new ensemble for flautists aged 8 - 18. The musical director and founder of Exeter Youth Flutes is Ruth Molins. Ruth has over ten years' experience of teaching the flute and coaching ensembles in the South West. The mission of EYF is to be a welcoming flute ensemble for young flute players in Exeter and the locality, providing a quality, musical experience with regular rehearsals and performance opportunities. The first rehearsal is on Tuesday 4th October. This term we look forward to collaborating with The Big Noise Chorus for a Christmas concert, as...

Explore Poltimore House and grounds on Heritage Open Day

Authored by Poltimore House
Posted: Fri, 09/02/2016 - 4:41am

Poltimore House and Grounds are open with free entry on Sunday 11th September from 11 - 4pm.

There will be a children's trail and quiz (50p entry), an archery demonstration with the chance to try it for yourself for a small fee and Tudor dancing.

Come and see for yourself all that has been achieved at this historic Exeter house.

Our visitors quite often say "oh but you haven't done anything".

On the contrary the house has been slowly dried out after the corrugated iron roof was placed over it, the grounds have been cleared and replanted, the courtyard in the...

Heritage Open Day at Poltimore House

Authored by Poltimore House
Posted: Sat, 08/27/2016 - 2:41pm

Poltimore House and Grounds are open with free entry on Sunday 11th September from 11 - 4pm.

There will be a children's trail and quiz (50p entry), an archery demonstration with the chance to try it for yourself for a small fee and Tudor dancing. Come and see for yourself all that has been achieved at this historic Exeter house.

Our visitors quite often say "oh but you haven't done anything".

On the contrary the house has been slowly dried out after the corrugated iron roof was placed over it, the grounds have been cleared and replanted, the courtyard in the house...

M&S AND FORCE Cancer Centre to spark something good for Exeter

Event Date: 
11/09/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
FORCE Cancer Charity, Exeter

M&S and FORCE Cancer Centre are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of the community in Exeter and Plymouth.

On Sunday 11 September, we are calling on volunteers to help give patients, carers and families a peaceful outside space where they can come to talk, relax, and simply be together in a safe and peaceful environment.. To achieve this, we need volunteers who will weed, cut the grass, tidy and paint the garden facility at the cancer centre in Exeter.

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M&S and Twelves Company to spark something good for Plymouth

Event Date: 
11/09/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Twelves Company Centre, Plymouth

M&S and Twelves Company, a charity that cares for people who have experienced sexual harm, are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of the community in Exeter and Plymouth.

On Sunday 11 September, we are calling on volunteers to help re-paint the art room at the Twelves Company centre, providing the children and young people who use the centre with a bright new space and a comfortable, safe and creative environment.

If you would like to sign-up for...

M&S and YMCA to spark something good for Exeter

Event Date: 
08/09/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Exeter

M&S and The Exeter YMCA are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of the community in Exeter and Plymouth.

On Thursday 8 September, we are calling on volunteers to help us host Devon’s Big Cream Tea for the local community. Through this event, we aim to spread the word about the fantastic work of YMCAs nationwide and the work that we do for young people to help them to achieve their goals.

Along with advice and support, the YMCA provides supported...

M&S and Royal Voluntary Service to spark something good for Plymouth

Event Date: 
08/09/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Cornwall Street, Plymouth

M&S and the Royal Voluntary Service are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of the community in Exeter and Plymouth.

On Thursday 8 September, we are calling on volunteers to help us host a vintage-style tea party at Cornwall Street M&S, to raise awareness for the work of the Royal Voluntary Service, to thank our wonderful, tireless volunteers and to provide a fun day out for members of our community.

If you would like to sign-up for participation in...

M&S and Making for Charity to spark something good for Exeter

Event Date: 
08/09/2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter

M&S and Making for Charity are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of the community in Exeter and Plymouth.

On Thursday 8 and Friday 9 September, we are calling on volunteers to help us create bags for hospital patients to carry their syringe drivers and drainage bottles following surgery. The bags will be donated to local oncology departments and hospices. Machine sewing skills would be hugely appreciated in any of our two-hour slots.

If you would like...

M&S and Plymouth Tree Partnership to spark something good for Plymouth

Event Date: 
06/09/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Cental Park, Plymouth

M&S and the Plymouth Tree Partnership are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of the community in Exeter and Plymouth.

On Tuesday 6 September, we are calling on volunteers to help us brighten up a well-visited part of Central Park, Plymouth’s largest green space. We plan to revitalise the area by planting a fresh carpet of naturalising crocuses around a new magnolia and thin out saplings along a wooded valley.

If you would like to sign-up for...

M&S and Age UK to spark something good for Plymouth

Event Date: 
05/09/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Plymouth Ageing Centre

M&S and Age UK are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of the community in Exeter and Plymouth. On Monday 5 September, we are calling on volunteers to help us in decorating and refurbishing three rooms at Plymouth’s Ageing Centre on the Barbican. We need your help to provide upgraded facilities for elderly and lonely people in Plymouth which will enable them to make new friends, socialise and take part in enriching activities. The refurbished Ageing Centre will also...

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