The team that created FORCE eco-friendly Christmas decorations

Eco-friendly Christmas decorations for FORCE tree

The FORCE Christmas tree in Princesshay will be trimmed with especially eco-friendly decorations this year.

A group of patients who have been supported by FORCE came together at the charity’s Support and Information Centre to create a wonderful array of decorations from recycled materials.

They are ready in time for the big switch-on of Christmas trees representing a host of local charities this Thursday (November 18).

The project was co-ordinated by Rachel Stewart, who makes bespoke jewellery from upcycled materials.

She used the same skills to create the...

Wreath making at Seaton Wetlands

Event Date: 
11/12/2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Reed base, Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Devon, EX12 2SP

Get that festive feeling with the Countryside Rangers at Seaton Wetlands

Make a beautiful Christmas wreath using natural materials for your front door.

Follow instruction from the Countryside Ranger to create your handmade wreath in the heart of the beautiful Seaton Wetlands.

All materials will be provided.

Enjoy mince pies, mulled wine and Christmas carols as you get creative.

There are two sessions:

10am - 12noon:

2pm to 4pm:

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...

Charity Christmas Tree Event in Exeter

Event Date: 
07/12/2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Matford Home Farm, Exeter, EX2 8XT

This year Cotley Farm Christmas Trees will be available at a brand new Exeter site, just 10 minutes from the city centre.

Please join us as we celebrate the launch of the new site on December 7th in support of local charity Hospiscare.

Bring the family along and choose your high-quality non-drop Christmas Tree. Meet, feed and stroke real life Reindeer and enjoy mulled wine, mince pies and much more!

Sylvain from Little French Cakes (a runner up for Devon Life Food Awards) will be offering pulled pork baps and falafel burgers as well as Little Pot sauces for gifts...

Christmas at Killerton

Event Date: 
22/11/2014 - 11:00am to 04/01/2015 - 5:00pm

Discover the fairy tale story of The Nutcracker through sparkling displays and decorations around the atmospheric house tucked away in the Devonshire countryside. Let your imagination run wild and spot glittering nutcrackers, giant overflowing boxes of sweets and flower garlands undulating from high ceilings. Do not miss the last chance to glimpse our Nature of Fashion exhibition before the New Year and come and meet Father Christmas in his traditional Victorian green on selected days as he visits Killerton to experience the magic of Christmas.

Wrap up warm and get outdoors...

Tudor Christmas at St Nicholas Priory

Event Date: 
14/12/2013 - 10:30am
St Nicholas Priory, off Fore Street, Exeter

Make traditional Christmas decorations in the parlour.

In the morning, Mistresses Eleanor and Christina will also be in the kitchen showing visitors how to prepare sweetmeats, decorations and delicacies for the Hursts’ Christmas celebrations.

Drop in: 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm.

Craft for Crisis - Christmas Craft Events

Event Date: 
12/11/2013 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Princesshay Shopping Centre, Exeter

Join Cath Kidston after hours in the Exeter store this Christmas to make your own decorations, all ticket proceeds will go to Cath Kidston’s charity partner, Crisis. As well as a tutorial from one of their experts customers will also receive two decoration packs (one to make on the night, and one to make at home), a pair of Lattice Rose haberdashery scissors and a matching pin cushion worth £26. Customers can also enjoy refreshments while you craft. Tickets are £20 and are available here


Princesshay Shopping Centre, Exeter, EX1 1GE Tues 12 Nov, 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Make your own Christmas decorations

Event Date: 
02/12/2012 - 12:00pm
CCANW, Haldon Forest Park

Make your own decorations from forest and other materials in the Education Dome.

£2–£2.50 for smaller decorations, £8 per wreath, noon-4pm.