Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend at RSPB Darts Farm

Event Date: 
26/11/2021 - 10:45pm
RSPB Shop, Darts Farm, Topsham Rd, Exeter EX3 0QH

Get up close to nature and pop along to the festive RSPB Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekends this December. The charity is running this event at their Darts Farm shop in Topsham.

Event title : Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend at RSPB Darts Farm.

Event description : This popular event is the perfect opportunity to try binoculars and telescopes outdoors, surrounded by wildlife at Darts Farm. They’re fun, friendly and interactive days, when a variety of binoculars and telescopes will be on display for you to check out, as well as get friendly, impartial advice...

Rugby star, podcaster and best-selling author to delivery hilarious and outrageous one-man show

Former England and British and Irish Lions rugby player, number one podcaster and Sunday Times bestselling author James Haskell is taking to the road with his very own one-man show.

The James Haskell Show promises to be a side-splitting funny and ruthlessly honest show and is visiting Exeter Corn Exchange on Sunday November 21.

Tickets are on sale now from www.ents24.com/uk/tour-dates/james-haskell

One of rugby’s most ferocious flankers and biggest characters, James Haskell has had an extraordinary global experience of the game and has boatloads to say about...

Exmouth to host three-evening live music event next summer

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 10/13/2021 - 11:45am

A huge music event, which is expected to attract some of the UK’s hottest artists, is coming to Exmouth next summer.

‘Live in Devon’ will take place at the Imperial Recreation Ground, Imperial Road, Exmouth, on three consecutive evenings - Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September 2022. The events are likely to attract more than 15,000 music lovers over the course of the weekend and bring a significant economic boost to Exmouth and the wider area.

The headline artists for each of the shows will be announced in the coming weeks.

The exciting news was...

Holly Jolly Christmas Craft and Gift Market

The Holly Jolly Christmas Craft Fair

Event Date: 
06/11/2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Exeter Corn Exchange

The Holly Jolly Christmas event will be held in Exeter's corn exchange. With over fifty stalls under one roof there is sure to be something for everyone.


Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is among the speakers at the official opening event in October

Back for 2021 - a new chapter for ExeLitFest

Momentum is gathering for a three-day literary event in Exeter later this year after a hiatus because of the pandemic. Last year’s Exeter Literary Festival sadly had to be shelved, but now ExeLitFest (as it’s known for short) is delighted to unveil this year’s programme and open the Box Office.

If you love reading or writing, it’s time to bookmark these dates in your diary - 5th to 7th November - because that's when the Festival is returning to town, bigger and better than ever. A veritable smorgasbord for lovers of all things literary!

ExeLit Fest is an inclusive event for...

Teachers giving a phonics lesson to Early Years Children

Live virtual open events for parents choosing a primary school demonstrate breadth of educational opportunities despite restrictions

The first of three virtual open events was streamed live by Devon’s Cornerstone Academy Trust on 1st December. Parents choosing a school for their children to attend from next September were able to see activity and hear from teachers at all the primary schools in the Trust, and two further events will take place on 10th and 16th December. These are happening despite the current restrictions, thanks to the use of the digital media for which the Trust has an international reputation, and all are being recorded so that those unable to attend live will be able to watch them later. The...

Hospiscare staff in running start positions

Team Hospiscare see first-hand impact of COVID-19 and step up to fundraising challenge

Authored by SofyR
Posted: Thu, 10/01/2020 - 3:04pm

A seven-strong team of hospice staff will be taking part in a brand new virtual event in October.

‘Team Hospiscare’, who all work for the local charity, will be completing a Marathon in a Month as part of the charity’s new virtual challenge event.

Since the national lockdown in March, Hospiscare’s fundraising efforts have been drastically impacted due to the closure of its charity shops and cancellation of events. The charity faces a loss of over £1 million this financial year.

The seven members of ‘Team Hospiscare’ have seen first-hand the impact COVID-19 has had...

Bridging the Gap, TEDx Youth @ Gandy Street

TEDx Youth @ Gandy Street

Event Date: 
21/11/2020 - 12:00pm
Virtual Event

Committed to showcasing ideas worth spreading within Exeter's student community, we are hosting Exeter's first ever TEDx Youth event this November. TEDx Youth Gandy Street is an independently organised youth conference arriving virtually in Exeter on November 21st, 2020. We are an event focused on spreading the innovative and pioneering ideas of young people throughout Exeter. Our goal is to ‘bridge the gap’ by creating a sustainable and collaborative future for generations to come.

Our event is an independently organised conference held on licence from TED. Organised and presented...

Axe Vale Lace Group Open Day

Lace Open Day

Event Date: 
16/05/2020 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Colyford Memorial Hall

Axe Vale Lace Group OPEN DAY with supplier Claire’s Lace in attendance to supply all your lace requirements. Everyone welcome to come along and watch members making lace, browse the members exhibition and ask questions between 11am and 4pm at Colyford Memorial Hall, EX24 6QA. Bring your lace pillow and join in or have a go on a practice pillow.

Save your broken possessions this Christmas for UK's largest-ever repair café

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 12/31/2019 - 11:42am

Devon’s residents are being urged to hang on to their broken possessions over the Christmas holidays so they can be fixed at what promises will be the largest repair café ever held.

The Big Fix 2020 will be held on Saturday February 15, and will see up to 109 repair cafes across the UK being held simultaneously.

The national event is being coordinated by Devon County Council and follows the success of The Big Fix last year when volunteers broke the record for the number of items repaired at a single repair café.

Both events are examples of Devon County Council’s...