Day Out

The Donkey Sanctuary Summer Fair

Event Date: 
16/08/2015 - 10:00am
The Donkey Sanctuary, Slade House Farm, Sidmouth

There will be plenty of fun in store this August at The Donkey Sanctuary’s Summer Fair. Taking place August 16th, from 10am to 4pm at Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon, the much anticipated Fair will have something for the whole family.

This year’s line-up includes face painters, attractions, live music, games, Punch & Judy shows, as well as delicious local food, refreshments, ice cream and a beer tent. There will also be fundraising stalls offering an array of exciting products and activities as well as the opportunity to groom donkeys.

Refreshments will be available...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

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Grease Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre 23 - 27 June 2015 Stage by Stage present a high-octane production of the world's most popular musical. Tickets £9-£15.

We Are Brontë Friday & Saturday, Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter We Are Brontë is a piece of comic visual theatre inspired by the real and imaginery worlds of Yorkshire’s literary siblings, presented in Publick Transport’s irreverent style....

Your guide to What's On this weekend

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Stick Man: Live on Stage Saturday & Sunday, Northcott Theatre, Exeter Following a smash hit West End season, Scamp Theatre's delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's hugely popular children's book Stick Man in coming to Exeter Northcott Theatre! Touching, funny and utterly original, this award-winning production features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves. Guarantees more fun than...

Money saving offers at Newton Abbot Racecourse

In a bid to continue its commitment of making a day at the races affordable for all, Newton Abbot Racecourse will welcome back its popular 2-4-1 ticket promotion with a difference this season.

In past years, the racecourse has offered a 2-4-1 promotion on all Monday fixtures. However, with a change in this year’s racing programme, with a fall to just three Monday fixtures and an increase to six evening meetings, the racecourse will instead introduce a 2-4-1 ticket promotion for all evening fixtures.

Racegoers will be able to enjoy two Paddock Enclosure tickets for the price...

Easter weekend racing

Event Date: 
04/04/2015 - 11:15am
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse on Easter Saturday and enjoy an afternoon of thrilling jumps racing.

To celebrate the Easter weekend, there is a free Easter egg for the first 200 children through the gates on the day.

Racing for the afternoon starts at 13:15, with gates opening at 11:15. The last race will be at 16:45.

The Family Enclosure will return for the first time this season. With a selection of giant garden games and inflatables, parents can relax and enjoy the racing from the centre of the course while the children are kept entertained. The Family Enclosure...

Season Opener at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Wednesday 25th March

Event Date: 
25/03/2015 - 12:15pm
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse to mark the start of the new racing calendar for 2015 on Wednesday 25th March.

Racing will start at 2:10pm and gates will open at 12:10pm. The last race will be at 5:10pm.

Once again this season, children aged 16 and under, plus students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card, can enjoy free entry to all fixtures.

Tickets are priced at £12 for the Course Enclosure and £18 for the Paddock Enclosure. You can purchase tickets online up to 5pm the day before the fixture. Tickets will also be available on the gate on the day....

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:44am

Don't make any plans for the weekend until you've checked out our guide to the best of what's on in and around Exeter.


Exeter Comedy Club Friday, 8.30pm, Exeter Corn Exchange Exeter Comedy Club continues to feature the best comedy talent around. Tonight’s line-up features Tom Deacon, Peter White, Carly Smallman and Jamali Maddix. Over 16s only.

Infinity Pool: A re-telling of Madame Bovary Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter Emails unopened, cup-a-soup undrunk, a secret in the stock room; Emma...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

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Exeter Comedy Club Christmas Specials Friday, 8.30pm, Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter Featuring Lloyd Griffiths, Joel Dommett, Nathan Caton and Rob Deering.

George's Marvellous Medicine Daily, Exeter Northcott Theatre The Birmingham Stage Company present Roald Dahl's amazing story about a young boy who makes a marvellous new medicine to cure his grandmother of her terrifying temper. But when his grandmother...

Festive fun at Cotley Farm

To celebrate the start of Christmas and the opening of a brand new Christmas tree site in Exeter, Cotley Farm Christmas Trees are having a special Charity Christmas Tree Event on Sunday 7 December.

Cotley Farm Christmas Trees will be providing high quality non-drop Christmas Trees just 10 minutes from the centre of Exeter throughout December.

Join Cotley Farm Christmas Trees on 7 December from 10am until 5pm at their Exeter site, Matford Home Farm, EX2 8XT for a Charity Christmas Tree Event in support of local charity Hospiscare.

There will be real Reindeer to meet...

Devon’s Crealy sweeps the board in Primary Times Star Awards 2014

Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park has been awarded the overall winner of the annual Primary Times Reader Star Awards. The hugely popular all weather family attraction won a large percentage of votes with readers impressed with the range of facilities, variety of children’s activities and overall appeal of the Park which ticked all the right boxes for families.

The anticipated and much coveted Family Attraction category was also awarded to Devon’s Crealy Adventure Park. In addition to this, another hotly-contested category of the Halloween Event also went to the Park, with readers...