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Picnic at the Park

Event Date: 
03/06/2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
River Dart Country Park

Our annual Picnic at the Park event is back on Sunday 3rd June!

Get ready for a whole host of fun activities lined up for all the family!

Free family event at The Donkey Sanctuary’s Paccombe Farm

Event Date: 
12/05/2018 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Paccombe Farm, Harcombe, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0PR

As part of International Donkey Week in May, visitors have the opportunity to visit and explore Paccombe Farm in Harcombe.

Girls display top class football skills at memorial tournament

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Mon, 03/19/2018 - 4:00pm

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.

Hospiscare’s Men’s Walk 2018 - the biggest and best yet!

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Tue, 03/13/2018 - 7:11pm

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.

Zoos offer moments for seniors

Authored by Paigntonzoo
Posted: Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:10am

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.

An Evening with M. R. Carey

Event Date: 
06/03/2018 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
Waterstones, Roman Gate, Exeter

Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy. The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world. To where the monsters lived.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 02/24/2018 - 4:35pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (23-25 February).

THEATRE

Exeter’s leading health and wellbeing charity stages successful running extravaganza

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Thu, 02/15/2018 - 2:20pm

A two-day running festival staged by CITY Community Trust has been declared a huge success.

More than 450 runners braved the elements to take on the Exeter Half Marathons, which began at the Quay and followed a two-lap route along the River Exe and through Riverside Valley Park.

Exeter & Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association scoop cluster of awards

Authored by Cameron Hodder
Posted: Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:34pm

Members of Heavenly Devon Hotels and Restaurants walked away with top awards at the 2017/18 South West Tourism Excellence Awards on Thursday night (Feb 1st).

Angela Rippon CBE is coming to Exeter

Authored by Stephanie Darkes
Posted: Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:30am

Plymouth born Angela will be sharing her stories and answering questions for Age UK Exeter in An evening with Angela Rippon – ‘Around the world in 50 years’ at Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood Auctioneers in March.

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