Day Out

An exciting afternoon of racing at Newton Abbot

Event Date: 
21/05/2014 - 12:00pm
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Visit us at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Wednesday 21st May for a great afternoon of summer jumps racing.

Join us for our mid-week fixture and start the countdown to the bank holiday weekend.

Children aged 16 and under go free, as do students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card.

Celebrating a special occasion? We have a range of group booking discounts available when booked in advance.

Tickets can be bought online at until 5pm the day before the fixture or by calling the racecourse office on 01626 353235. Tickets will be...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 12/08/2013 - 10:28pm

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


The Recruiting Officer Friday & Saturday, Northcott Theatre Kiss the prettiest wenches, and you are sure of 'listing the lustiest fellows. The dashing Captain Plume has arrived in Shrewsbury to enlist the local men into the King's army using every trick in the book. He's also got his eye on the heiress Sylvia – but will he and the other men realise that the women are doing some recruiting of their own? Heavens! 7.30pm daily, matinee at 2.30pm on Saturday....

Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park announces exciting expansion plans for 2014

Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park today announces substantial investment during 2014, which will see five new rides and a themed indoor area open.

Chris Down, Managing Director and one of the family owners of Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park said: “Thanks to our guest feedback we are excited to be able to bring some fantastic new rides and attractions to Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park. As a family run business, we are looking to continue investing in the Park to ensure that the guest and member experience is exceptional.

“We’ve had a successful summer seeing a...

Darts Farm Food Festival

Event Date: 
24/11/2013 - 10:00am
Darts Farm, Topsham, Exeter

Come and meet the characters behind the wonderful local produce that you find in our Food Hall. Find out how they make their artisan food and drink, and experience the tastes and flavours created by their passionate work.

A great annual event that lets you appreciate and experience some of the fantastic people and produce that we have in our region.

The festival will feature:-

Meet the producer Food and drink tastings Special offers

Face painting Bouncy castle


Just turn up on the day. No pre-booking required. Free admission.

50+ Show success leads to new West Country edition

The rapidly-growing 50+ Show, which is already held each year in London, Manchester and Glasgow and will be held for the first time in Birmingham this 2013, is about to take place for the first time in Exeter in 2014. The 50+ Show is the largest exhibition in the UK specifically for the active over 50s.

The popularity of the 50+ Show around the country led to calls for it to take place in the West Country, and the organisers have now announced that the 50+ Show will launch at the popular Westpoint arena outside Exeter, on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 September 2014.


Exeter Kit and Sports Car Show

Event Date: 
26/10/2013 - 10:00am to 27/10/2013 - 5:00pm
Westpoint Arena, Exeter

The Kit Car Show returns to Westpoint, Exeter!

Grosvenor Shows, organiser of the largest Kit Car Show at Stoneleigh, are pleased to announce that they will be organising the well established Detling and Exeter Kit Car Shows.

Opening Times

Saturday 26 October: 10am - 5pm

Sunday 27 October: 10am - 5pm


Adults: £10

Children under 16 years: Enter for free

Drivers who are arriving in a kit car enter for free and the passenger half price.

Dogs are permitted on site if kept on leads.

Website : http://www....

United Truckers and bibic children visit Devon’s Crealy

On Saturday 8 June, United Truckers organised a convoy of 39 cabs to take children from the Somerset-based charity bibic to visit Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park. Each child and their carer travelled in these monster cabs from Bridgwater, arriving at Devon’s Crealy to enjoy a fun day out for free.

Shirley from United Truckers said: “This is the second year that we have taken our convoy from Bridgwater to Devon’s Crealy. The children from bibic are so inspiring and we are very happy that we are able to do this for them. The cabs always create quite a stir when they are driving...

Kids can treat Dad to free day out at Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park

Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park is offering families the chance to treat Dads to a free day out at the award-winning attraction, this Father’s Day on Sunday 16 June 2013.

What better way to say thank you and celebrate with Dads than a day out together as a family!

Race him to the top of the Vortex to ride the triple tube water coaster and climb aboard the Flying Dutchman Swinging Galleon. Once you’ve tired him out, explore the Adventure Zone while he relaxes in the Sandcastle Beach Bar.

Chris Down, Chief Executive of Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park said, “We...

Family Saturday

Event Date: 
26/04/2014 - 10:30am
Exeter Phoenix

Sat 26 Apr 2014 | 10.30am - 2pm Storytelling, art drop-in, Jumping Beans, free taster classes and lots more! Family Sundays have now become Family Saturdays. As part of the change there is a new mix of brilliant workshops and exciting art activities for families to enjoy together. 10.30am – 11am: Seasonal Storytelling with Love Local Food 11.15 – 12.15: Messy Beans, £3.50, siblings £3 12.30 – 1pm: Jumping beans, £2.50, siblings £2 This month’s free taster 1.15 – 1.45pm: To be confirmed Other activities are likely to be added at a later date, so please keeping checking as we will update our...