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Exeter Festival organisers reveal line-up

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:09pm

An eclectic mix of local bands and musicians have been chosen to play at this summer’s Exeter Festival.

The free afternoon of music takes place in Exeter’s Northernhay Gardens on Saturday 6 July.

Earlier in the year local bands and musicians were invited to pitch for a slot at the Exeter Festival, which runs from 5 to 7 July.

Renegade Pro Wrestling

Event Date: 
17/03/2019 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
Unit 1 Exeter

Renegade Pro Wrestling comes to Unit 1 Exeter for the first time. With not 1 BUT 2 shows. First Family Friendly and Suitable for all ages. Doors open 2pm Adults £8, Child £5 Second A 18+ no holds barred show just for Adults! Featuring Hardcore Women's match and a even harder Renegade Riot match! There is Blood, sweat and Beers! Tickets £10 advance £12 on door. You will not want to miss either show!

Beyond the Barricade bring you all the musical theatre classics

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:20am

Now in the 20th successive year, Beyond The Barricade, the show that recreates original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, will visit Exeter's Northcott Theatre this Saturday, 12th January. 

Made up of a cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables, this blockbusting two hour show, has delighted audiences throughout the UK, mainland Europe, Asia and New Zealand for two decades and in doing so, has established itself as the one of the nation’s longest running musical theatre concerts.

Spark! in Princesshay

Event Date: 
06/12/2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Princesshay, Exeter

Princesshay has announced five top street performance acts to appear at its late-night shopping Thursdays. The illuminated entertainment will bring the centre to life with jaw-dropping displays throughout the holidays.

On Thursday 6th December, Spark!, the outstanding drumming light up show is back for a second year and will be performing throughout the centre at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.

For more information about Christmas in Princesshay visit www.princesshay.co.uk/christmas.

Musical tragicomedy, Richard Carpenter is Close to You, visits Exeter

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:04am

Following a sell out smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017, and a highly successful Australian tour, musical tragicomedy ‘Richard Carpenter is Close to You’ has embarked on a national tour and will be visiting Exeter's Phoenix Theatre on Sunday November 4th.

Exeter Alum brings Critically Acclaimed Play, SKIN A CAT, to Exeter

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Wed, 10/03/2018 - 7:57pm

Following an immensely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 ("a witty, tender play” **** Financial Times), a previous sell-out, award-winning run at The Vault Festival 2016 and a highly successful run at The Bunker London 2016, Rive Productions are delighted to bring Isley Lynn’s SKIN A CAT to Exeter Phoenix on 5th & 6th October.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 07/08/2018 - 1:00pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (6-8 July).

THEATRE

Sidmouth Literary Festival 2018 opens this Friday

Authored by sidmouthlitfest1
Posted: Tue, 06/12/2018 - 7:34am

The fourth annual Sidmouth Literary Festival kicks off on Friday and with a raft of exciting and bestselling authors. Friday opens with two sold out events: An Audience with Nicholas Parsons, and veteran broadcaster Kate Adie in conversation with Rene Wyndham.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:09pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (27-29 April).

THEATRE

One relationship. Infinite possibilities.

Authored by CygnetTheatre
Posted: Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:05am
Something special, this way comes…

"Imagine rolling the dice 6,000 times.” That’s the central conceit — and probably the most telling line — in Constellations, playwright Nick Payne’s two-character study in ‘what ifs.’ The show, which debuted in London in 2012, then moved to Broadway in 2015 where it starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson, compresses a lifetime of joy, anguish and alternate paths into a fleet, satisfying 80 minutes.

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