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Your guide to half term family fun

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 02/19/2015 - 11:08am

Wondering how you're going to keep the kids amused during the half term holiday? We've come up with a few suggestions here:

Friday 20 February

Felting Workshop Exeter Cathedral Make a countryside scene or design your own shapes and outlines for your felt square. Your finished product could be used as a wall hanging or cut up to create a broach, finger puppet or maybe a pencil case. Limited spaces, booking only. £4 for the full session (payable on arrival). Ages 6-plus. 10.30am-12.30pm. Call 01392 413174 or email education@exeter-cathedral.org.uk

One Hut Full Exeter...

After the Accident at The Bike Shed Theatre

Authored by PMM_2014
Posted: Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:53pm

17th to 21st February, tickets from £5

A stolen car. An accident takes the life of a little girl. Four years on, the parents and the joy-rider meet.

Highly accessible and utterly engrossing, this award winning drama takes you on a highly charged journey where forgiveness and redemption are set against guilt, rage and despair. After the Accident will visit The Bike Shed Theatre from 17th to 21st February with tickets available from just £5.

Through brilliant storytelling and compelling characters, experience a fascinating insight into Restorative Justice; a process...

GLORIATOR at The Bike Shed Theatre

Authored by PMM_2014
Posted: Tue, 02/03/2015 - 6:17pm

12th, 13th & 14th February, tickets from £8

“Russell Crowe may not be available and their budget is limited, but they are determined it will be a show you’ll never forget...”

This February South West based comedy duo Spitz & Co return to Exeter’s The Bike Shed Theatre for what the theatre’s co-founder David Lockwood has described as “the funniest thing he’s ever seen.” A big claim, but one that appears to be echoed by audiences and critics alike and culminating in the production winning the Critic’s Choice Award at the 2014 Exeter ignite Festival.

In 2000...

Head in the Clouds at The Bike Shed Theatre

Authored by PMM_2014
Posted: Sun, 02/01/2015 - 10:11am

2nd to 5th February, tickets from £5

Head In The Clouds by Broken Spectacles arrives at The Bike Shed Theatre from 2nd to 5th February to kick-off the exciting new Spring Season with tickets to the show available from £5. An odyssey of the skies, and voyage of discovery through the incredible life and adventures of one of France's first female aviators, Marie Marvingt - otherwise known as The Fiancée of Danger. Head In The Clouds is a magical tale of a young woman's yearning for unbound freedom.

Marie Marvingt was no ordinary woman, born in 1875, she had a strong...

One Night Only shows at Exeter theatre

Authored by PMM_2014
Posted: Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:13pm

A cracking programme of one-night-only shows will be taking place on Monday nights at The Bike Shed Theatre throughout the Spring Season – the perfect antidote to those dark winter evenings! With so much going on, we thought we would guide you through our pick of the best coming up throughout February and March.

To further sweeten the deal, the theatre has dropped adult ticket prices to £10 with all concessions at £8.

The February/March line-up includes: compelling wartime drama - Waiting for Stanley; psychological thriller exploring Stockholm Syndrome - Inside; the...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 12/14/2014 - 2:07pm

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

THEATRE

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

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...

Bike Shed Theatre awarded Clore Prize Fund

Authored by PMM_2014
Posted: Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:04pm

The Bike Shed Theatre is delighted to announce that it has received a major award from the Clore Prize Fund, at a prestigious ceremony in London’s Natural History Museum on Tuesday 4th November. The £50,000 award follows the theatre’s recent success in being added to the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio - and will be used to support the next generation of emerging South West and beyond theatre companies to develop and produce nationally recognised work.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Clore Duffield Foundation, a total prize fund of £500,000 was made available....

Your guide to Hallowe'en half term fun

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:57pm

There's lots of spooky fun on offer during the half term holiday to keep your little monsters entertained!

25 - 31 October

Hallowe’en fun Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, Budleigh Salterton Hallowe’en fun at Bicton. Enjoy a range of Hallowe’en activities and visit the witches’ coven. www.bictongardens.co.uk

25 October – 1 November

exetreme imagination 2014 Exeter Exeter’s literature festival exetreme imagination is a unique, city-wide, multi-media, interactive festival for children of all ages. For information and for the full programme of events visit...

Tortoise & Hare make a meal of storytelling

Authored by PMM_2014
Posted: Mon, 10/06/2014 - 3:11pm

This Autumn half term from Tuesday 28th October to Saturday 1st November, The Bike Shed Theatre, in Exeter’s Fore Street, will be transformed into a kitchen, dining room, and story-world for the arrival of Tortoise & Hare- as they make a meal of storytelling. The perfect show for children ages 5 and up (and their parents) it includes a three-course meal crafted from fine local produce, as literature and cuisine combine. Just one catch, you’re the cook! Early bird tickets are available for £5 until the end of September and can be purchased here: http://www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk/whats-on...

Tortoise & Hare: Making a Meal of Storytelling this half term

Event Date: 
28/10/2014 - 12:00pm to 01/11/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Bike Shed Theatre Exeter

This Autumn half term from Tuesday 28th October to Saturday 1st November, The Bike Shed Theatre, in Exeter’s Fore Street, will be transformed into a kitchen, dining room, and story-world for the arrival of Tortoise & Hare- as they make a meal of storytelling. The perfect show for children ages 5 and up (and their parents) it includes a three-course meal crafted from fine local produce, as literature and cuisine combine. Just one catch, you’re the cook!

Early bird tickets are available for £5 until the end of September here: http://www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/tortoise-...

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