entertainment

Pop-up restaurant to pop up again

Authored by PMM_2014
Posted: Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:39am

The Real McCoy customers and Pickle Shack pop-up restaurant regulars were treated to an indulgent dining experience in the quirky surrounds of McCoy’s Arcade. With a tapas theme, cocktails galore and music from raucous Klezmer influenced band Hazaar the night was an overwhelming success. Pickle Shack is set to return to The Real McCoy on Saturday 25th October.

Vintage and retro store, The Real McCoy is one of Exeter’s longest standing independent retailers and is set to celebrate its 30th year of business next year. In contrast to this, Pickle Shack is a young but ambitious...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 09/07/2014 - 4:53pm

Don't make any plans until you've checked out our essential guide to wha'ts on in and around Exeter this weekend

THEATRE

Moscow State Circus Thursday to Sunday, Oaklands Riding School, Alphington Roundabout, Exeter Set in the mystical centre of Moscow’s cultural & artistic quarter Park Gorkogo (Gorky Park) is the perfect back drop for who are undoubtedly the greatest circus artistes on earth. An amazing awe inspiring show created especially for its first ever European tour. More information: www.moscowstatecircus.com for tickets visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk

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Party fundraisers at Casa Maroc

Authored by Mingle Music
Posted: Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:49am

Exeter restaurant and live entertainment venue, Casa Maroc will be raising funds for the International Citizen Service charity this autumn with two lively party functions on Friday 5th and Saturday 20th September.

It is hoped that the events will also raise awareness about the work of the ICS who send young volunteers from the UK and many other 1st world countries to give valuable, life changing advice and practical hands-on aid in the developing world, often in places rife with famine, poverty and civil war.

Entertainment will include a stand-up routine from local comedian...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:19pm

Planning your weekend? We’ve come up with plenty of ideas to keep the whole family entertained, whatever the weather!

STAGE & SCREEN

Big Screen in the Park: Gravity (PG) Saturday, 9pm, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter Gravity (PG) – A movie made for the big screen. Experience the multi award-winning, heart-pounding thriller Gravity out in the open and under the stars and be pulled into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space. When disaster strikes a seemingly routine mission and the space shuttle is destroyed, two astronauts are left completely alone – tethered to...

Parklife Fun Day ** POSTPONED **

Event Date: 
25/08/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Heavitree Pleasure Ground, Exeter

This event has been postponed until September.

Organisers said: "It is with great regret that we're having to postpone the Heavitree Fun Day. The decision has not been taken lightly but the forecast means we have no choice. Details of a new date for the coming weeks will be set ASAP."

Keep an eye on their Facebook Page for information

A fun packed afternnoon with stalls, food, ale tent, live music (Spin 2 headlining), skate competition, children's activities and entertainment.

Noon-5pm, free entry

www.parklifeheavitree.org.uk

Gawain and the Green Knight at Poltimore

Authored by Kickline
Posted: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:17am

Hopefully you’ve had a great summer so far. However if you’re already running short of things to do with the family, Four of Swords Theatre has an evening for you that will turn a great summer into a legendary one.

The Exeter based company is reprising its family blockbuster Gawain and The Green Knight from 7 - 9 August at Poltimore House just outside Exeter.

Tickets at just £10 are available from www.four-of-swords.com where you’ll also find out more about the show and about the company which counts amongst its hits sold-out productions of Jekyll and Hyde, also performed...

Gawain and The Green Knight by Four of Swords Theatre

Event Date: 
07/08/2014 - 7:00pm to 09/08/2014 - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House, Exeter

Hopefully you’ve had a great summer so far. However if you’re already running short of things to do with the family, Four of Swords Theatre has an evening for you that will turn a great summer into a legendary one.

The Exeter based company is reprising its family blockbuster Gawain and The Green Knight from 7 - 9 August at Poltimore House just outside Exeter.

Tickets at just £10 are available from www.four-of-swords.com where you’ll also find out more about the show and about the company which counts amongst its hits sold-out productions of Jekyll and Hyde, also performed...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 06/14/2014 - 5:22pm

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

THEATRE

The Great Gatsby Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Barnfield Theatre, Exter It’s the 1920’s, the age of jazz and women’s independence; when wealth, glamour and decadence ignited public fascination for a fleeting moment in time. Jay Gatsby embraced the era as he set about acquiring all the trappings of a self-made millionaire. His biggest conquest was the young socialite, Daisy. For years, Gatsby is passionate in his pursuit of her love until it all ends...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 06/01/2014 - 8:32am

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

What the Ladybird Heard Friday & Saturday, Northcott Theatre, Exeter Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun! Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all: The Ladybird has a plan of her own! Join the woolly sheep, the hairy hog, the fat red hen and the dainty dog in this brand new stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks’ colourful...

Comedians bring Edinburgh Fringe to Exeter

Authored by The Eminent Banter
Posted: Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:08am

Exeter Comedy Festival brings 13 top professional comedians to Exeter for two days of Edinburgh warm up shows – an exciting time for the comedy connoisseur.

If you, like many, have been hoping to make it to the Edinburgh fringe festival but have not had the time, or perhaps the finances, there may be a solution.

Exeter Comedy Festival aims to bring a slice of the Edinburgh Fringe culture to the heart of Devon by showcasing a selection of top comedians’ solo shows in the lead up to Edinburgh. The festival has managed to secure top talent including Sara Pascoe (Live at the...

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