This June 5th, join people all over Devon, put the kettle on and join in the ELF CREAM TEA! Come along and find our more about ELF. Money raised through the ELF cream tea may go to our new ELF @ Home service engaging with volunteers to support patients in their homes. This will enable patients who are isolated by their condition to quite literally have a cup of tea with someone.
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (12-14 May):
Othello Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre Venice, a western colonial power, employs the newly-married Othello, a Muslim general, to lead their army against Turkish invasion. The difficulties of assimilating into a society riven by discrimination, fear and mistrust, soon begin to take their toll on Othello: manipulated by Iago, his life quickly unravels, and he turns on all he holds dear. A timeless play. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk
Your essential guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (31 March – 2 April).
Susan Calman: The Calman Before the Storm Friday, Exeter Corn Exchange It's Susan Calman's tenth year in comedy and she's back with a brand new show. Susan is taller than a borrower but shorter than the average thirteen year old child. The show? Well she's ready to create a storm, to set the record straight, to give it to the man (whoever he is). Incidentally she would also like to be Batman. https://exetercornexchange.co.uk
Wednesday 24th August, 11.00-15.00 (Cathedral Green) There are lots of ugly faces all around the outside of the Cathedral! Find out what gargoyles and grotesques are for, and then make your own out of air-drying clay. Will yours be the ugliest? £2 per gargoyle. Suitable for all ages (adults are welcome to join in!), no booking required for this drop-in activity.
Friday 5th August, 11.00-15.00 (Cathedral Green) My Lords and Ladies! You are invited to a Medieval Fayre on the Cathedral Green! Wear your finest clothes or borrow some of our own medieval costumes. Have a go at archery and apple bobbing, or put your parents in the stocks and throw a wet sponge at them! Get crafty and have a go at making shields and crowns. FREE (some crafts £1). Suitable for all ages, no booking required for this drop-in activity.
After the long wet winter, Castle Drogo’s rhododendron garden is bursting into colour following vital conservation work and visitors can now stroll through the new paths and admire the vivid plants and other spring flowers such as daffodils, camellias and bluebells carpeting the garden floor.
For those who find accessing areas such as the garden or wider Drogo estate difficult, there is now a tramper available to hire as part of the Countryside Mobility South West scheme. The tramper route takes in some of the most fragrant parts of the garden including the azalea path and rose...