Honiton’s Gate to Plate event is making a welcome return to the town on Saturday 10 August.
Featuring around 50 fine food, drink and craft producers, there will also be cookery demonstrations by some of the area's top chefs and food experts who will be presenting their work in an on-street show kitchen.
The free event will continue the town’s wonderful and long established market tradition, which dates back to the 13th Century when Honiton was granted a Royal Charter to hold a market.
The Devon Art Society´s big summer exhibition is going to be held at St. Annes Hall, Babbacombe. There will be hundreds of paintings on display. The artists are showing new works covering classical themes such as floral, still-life, figurative and landscape as well as seascape subject matters and some abstracts too. The Devon Art Society of Torquay has a long tradition of exhibiting and selling high quality paintings since 1912 when some of the greatest artists of their times were among the founder members.
Local chefs and hospitality professionals will come together with catering students from South Devon College and City College Plymouth on June 24th at Kitley House Hotel and Restaurant, near Yealmpton.
The special event, organised by The Chefs’ Forum, will see chefs and front-of-house staff from across the county rub shoulders with catering suppliers and aspiring college students. Billed as ‘A Chefs’ Summer BBQ’, the day will offer inspiring butchery demonstrations and a great networking opportunity for hospitality professionals from Devon and neighbouring counties.
The King of the Jungle himself, Harry Redknapp, has announced that he will be coming to Exeter as part of his UK-wide tour.
Harry, whose football career spans over 50 years and is also famous for his time in the ‘I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here’ jungle, will be keeping the crowds entertained with his hilarious tales at Exeter University’s Great Hall on Saturday, 22 June.
The event is being staged by Exeter City FC’s City Sporting Club who say they are delighted to welcome one of the UK’s most popular characters to the city.
Patients can have their say on waiting for NHS treatment as part of new Exeter research which could influence health policy.
Members of the public are invited to take part in a workshop, held as part of a study examining how waiting for medical treatment is connected to people’s anxiety about their health, and how this time can be made more positive.
We are holding a Forces/Services Charity Fun Day at Exeter Saracens RFC which is raising funds for two charities (Pawsome Pensions & Purple Poppy). Our theme is Dress Up Rugby and we have our senior team who will be playing against teams from the forces and services, all wearing a dress along with other side events such as a fun run, and tug of war contest. We have a military band coming and the Cold Stream Guards are bringing a climbing wall. Lots of stalls, bouncy castles and rugby rodeo.
The picturesque estuary town of Topsham, just four miles from Exeter, will be celebrating the end of winter with Spring Forward Saturdayon the 30th March. Just before the clocks go forward to welcome warmer days the town will be buzzing with a fair-like atmosphere, with the majority of shops, cafés and restaurants taking part, and live music around the town.
The event is in its second year and is set to be a fabulous, vibrant day, full of offers from local businesses, Spring treats, children’s activities and foot-tapping sounds from talented local musicians.