More than a thousand people attended a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see ‘What's Behind The Big Red Wall' at Exeter's Wyvern army barracks.
A series of open air summer night concerts saw BBC Radio Devon's David FitzGerald narrate three evenings of music and history documenting a century of the barracks over 100 years from 1918 to 2018 right in the heart of the city.
Award-winning folk and acoustic band Show of Hands headlined and were joined by the Salamanca Band and Bugles of The Rifles, ISCA school musicians and south Dartmoor choir The Lost Sound.
Sixty of Devon’s finest food and craft producers will be lining the High Street of Honiton on Wednesday 18 July to showcase their wares at the first-ever Honiton Gate to Plate event.
The free-to-attend celebration of some of the county and district’s most outstanding businesses is a fantastic opportunity for people to come see, come try, come buy, as the traders will be bringing along samples of the highest quality local food and drink for people to taste.
Places on the Hospiscare Twilight Walk, taking place on 7 July, are going fast, so walkers – and runners – are advised to sign up soon. For the first time, this year’s event includes a 5k fun run as well as the now-traditional 5 or 10 mile walking routes, to cater for women and girls of all ages and levels of fitness.
The NHS is turning 70 this year, and to celebrate, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is holding a family fun day at North Devon District Hospital. The event will take place on Sunday 1 July 2018 from 10am-4pm.
The day will be packed full of activities, with plenty of fun for all ages, including tours of the hospital, demonstrations, an entertainment stage with live music and dancing, food and drink from local suppliers, and kids’ activities.
More than 100 girls took part in a football tournament established in memory of former Exeter journalist and CITY Community Trust operations manager Catherine Fraser.
The event, which took place at Exeter University, saw 10 teams from schools across Devon play against each other in two competitions.
The teams were from The Maynard School (Exeter), Queen Elizabeth’s School (Crediton), St Luke’s College (Exeter), Newton Abbot College, Cranbrook Education Campus, Colyton Grammar School and Exmouth Community College.
Hundreds of men will be putting their best foot forward for Hospiscare this month in the 2018 Men’s Walk. Tempted by the promise of live entertainment along the seven mile route with a free pasty and a pint while they watch the England v Ireland Six Nations rugby afterwards, walkers have made this a sell-out event again.
March is over-60s month at two top Devon zoos. The charity attractions are holding special days for older people.
At Living Coasts, Torquay’s coastal zoo, the day of the week to make a note of is Wednesday. At Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, the special day is Thursday. Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts are both part of the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, the charity which also runs Newquay Zoo in Cornwall.