entertainment

You Were After Poetry

Event Date: 
11/05/2016 - 7:30pm to 12/05/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, EX2 4AZ

We are TICTAC Theatre (Two Is Company, Three’s A Crowd Theatre); a South-West based Company specialising in two-handers and multi-role plays, producing a mixture of classical and contemporary plays.

TICTAC Theatres first production ‘The Open Couple’ by Dario Fo premiered to a sell out show at the award winning Bike Shed Theatre.

It has since completed a small UK tour in the summer of 2015 receiving great reviews.

Following it’s success we are now touring our new production for this year. This next production is to be a double bill of two 30 minute shorts.

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Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 4:46pm

Your essential guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend.

THEATRE

This Land Friday & Saturday, Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter How far down do you own the land you stand on? Bea and Joseph are re-kindling their love. But, with the arrival of a fracking company ready to dig, the village where they live is falling apart. Through the lives of a young couple, This Land tells a story of community, belonging and the ground beneath our feet. What does the place where you live mean to you? What happens when someone else comes along and stakes their claim? Tickets: £10 (£8...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 8:39pm

Your essential guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (19-21 February).

THEATRE

Tiny Heroes Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter What is a hero and where do you find them? Tiny Heroes is a collage of true stories of heroism where you are. It’s a show about the people who saved your life, your day, or your bacon. The people who took the time, took a stand, or took a chance. The people who tried, even if they failed. Featuring compelling storytelling, magical light puppetry and a local choir, Tiny Heroes is an attempt to sing for the unsung...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 02/11/2016 - 7:06am

Your essential guide to the best of What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (12-14 February)

THEATRE

Tommy Tiernan: Out of the Whirlwind Friday, Exeter Corn Exchange Now entering his 20th year as a stand-up comedian, having won every award going and still as passionate as ever about the adventure of storytelling and comedy, Irelands number one comedian is also starting to take some very exciting risks. Over 16s, tickets £19.50. http://sites.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange

Panto: Sleeping Beauty Friday & Saturday, Tedburn St Mary Village Hall Tedburn Amateur...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 8:15pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend.

THEATRE

Jim Davidson: Charlton Nil Friday, 7.30pm, Exeter Corn Exchange The people's favourite and one of Britain's greatest ever comedians, Jim Davidson OBE takes to the road with his brand new show Charlton Nil. Guaranteed to be an irreverent, outrageous and truthful night. For one night only! Adults only. Tickets £23.50. http://www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange

In the High and Far Off Times Friday & Saturday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter In the High and Far off Times brings favourite tales from...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 01/01/2016 - 4:36pm

Your essential guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (January 1-3)

THEATRE

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter The year is 1944. In the depths of a dusty larder in the bombed ruins of an Exeter restaurant, Eloise finds a beautiful, golden whisk. But when she clutches the shimmering relic, she unleashes an ancient curse. The show runs until 9 January. Performance times and tickets: www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk

A Christmas Carol Exeter Northcott Theatre Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not...

Magdalen Road Christmas Fair

Event Date: 
05/12/2015 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
Magdalen Roadm Exeter EX2 4TA

For the 5th year running we are holding our Christmas Fair in the middle of the road!

The road will be closed to traffic (luckily) and filled with over 50 stalls which will add to the goodies provided by our wonderful shops. Food, drink, fun-fair rides, live entertainment and much jollity.

Don't buy your Christmas presents until you have been to our Fair, you can get everything here and have a good time into the bargain.

"The best Christmas Fair in Exeter by far" and that's not just us saying that, the thousands of people who come each year say it.

2pm-6pm...

Chudleigh Christmas Fayre

Event Date: 
03/12/2015 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Chudleigh Town Centre

Chudleigh’s Christmas season kicks off on Thursday 3rd December with a Christmas Fayre in the Town Centre, organised by the Chudfest committee in partnership with Chudleigh Town Council. There are still a few details to confirm, but hopefully there’s enough information here to encourage you to come along on the night and join in. For updates and reminders, keep an eye on the Chudfest website and Facebook Page.

We are delighted that Chudfest Patron, Judi Spiers will be joining Father Christmas and our 2015 Carnival Royalty to lead the Parade and switch on the Christmas Lights....

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 9:47pm

Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (18-20 September)

THEATRE

Hetty Feather Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott Roll up and join Hetty on her escape from the Foundling Hospital. Tremble as she faces Matron Stinking Bottomly. Thrill as she discovers the squirrel house and Tanglefields Travelling Circus. Gasp as she endures a night locked in the attic. Quake as she braves the scary streets of Victorian London and cheer as she overcomes all in the search to find her real mother and a true family of her own. Thrillingly brought to life with...

Spirit of the Exe: Exe-travaganza

Event Date: 
01/08/2015 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Exeter Quay

Everybody is invited to an Exe-travaganza on Saturday 1st August at Exeter Quay on the Piazza Terracina from 11am.

Spirit of the Exe is a free festival for all the family with live music, stalls, face painting, nature walks, creative activities for all ages, stilt walkers, activities on the river and much much more.

The event will be a celebration of the estuary! It is a globally important site for wildlife, a hub of activities for people to enjoy their leisure time, an area steeped in maritime history and a place of beauty and pride for local communities.

The...

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