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Free Christmas Crafting Workshops

Event Date: 
07/12/2017 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter, St Sidwell's Centre

Christmas is just around the corner and the Positive People team are getting festive by holding Christmas crafting workshops across Devon. The Positive People project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund and aims to help people get socially and digitally connected.

Kirstie Allsopp in Waterstones Exeter!

Event Date: 
09/12/2017 - 12:00pm

Come and meet Kirstie Allsopp, who will be signing copies of her new cook book:

KIRSTIE'S REAL KITCHEN

Saturday 9th December at 12 noon.

Waterstones Exeter, 252 High Street (by John Lewis)

To reserve a signed copy, please ring 01392 423044, visit www.waterstones.com/events or ask in-store!

Exeter Chamber of Commerce celebrates 150th Anniversary

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/27/2017 - 6:21am

Exeter Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 150th Exeter Anniversary in style with 360 people attending the annual Exeter Business Dinner which took place on Friday 17th November at Sandy Park Conference Centre.

Charlie and AJ Courtenay, Earl and Countess of Devon, gave the main address of the evening, sharing their vision for Powderham Castle in the future, as well as an insight into the ancient family’s part in the city and region’s history.

Special Performance Promises Surprises For City Centre shoppers

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:22am

SHOPPERS in Exeter city centre this December will be treated to a one-off musical and theatrical spectacular – all to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

Exeter-based charity Community Housing Aid is raising the profile of youth homelessness this Christmas through its project, Nightstop Devon, and in partnership with Widsith & Deor Storytelling Theatre and Urban Flow Street Dance.

The River Exe and flooding will be the topic of conversation at Exeter's RAMM

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:21am

The River Exe and flooding will be the topic of conversation at a special event on Friday 10 November at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery in Exeter.

Local residents living in flood risk areas have been invited.

Recruit Princesshay hosts Christmas Jobs and Skills fair

Authored by Jade Cockerill
Posted: Sat, 10/28/2017 - 7:19am

Princesshay will host its second jobs and skills fair this November, bringing local employers and jobseekers together, along with support and training services, to help local people into work.

From 10am – 4pm on Wednesday 1st November, a range of businesses will showcase vacancies on offer at Princesshay over the festive season. Over 30 stores and restaurants including Superdry, Starbucks, MAC, & Café Rouge in Princesshay are recruiting in advance of Christmas and the Recruit Princesshay team will be on hand to help match job seekers and available posts.  

A Wild Night In

Event Date: 
28/10/2017 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
RAMM, Queen Street, Exeter

Help bring the museum to life after dark. Go dressed in an animal onesie or costume to watch a spectacular film, enjoy activities and explore RAMM with the lights down low.

Ticket price includes popcorn and drink.

It’s going to be a wild night in!

Doors open 6pm
Activities 6.30 to 8.30pm
£8.50, under 3s free

All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a full paying adult (minimum 1 adult per 6 children)

Book your tickets now

Health and wellbeing charity puts best foot forward for the Great West Run

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 6:19am

EXETER health and wellbeing charity the CITY Community Trust is standing by its values and has 30 runners training for the Great West Run – the largest team from one single organisation to take part in this year’s race.

And the charity is supporting two other causes – Exeter Sports Fund and Children’s Hospice South West.

The CITY Community Trust (CCT), which works in partnership with Exeter City Football Club, delivers health, education, wellbeing and physical activity programmes to more than 45,000 members of the community every year.

Your guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 09/01/2017 - 12:14pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (1-3 September).

THEATRE

Corks Out for Cancer!

Event Date: 
01/09/2017 - 6:00pm to 11:45pm
Venue: 
Exeter Castle, Exeter

Celebrate the end of the week with a glass of bubbly and some great music at Exeter Castle on Friday 1st September 2017.  The fun starts at 6pm.  Entertainment will provided by Radio Exe DJ John Johnston and live music from Men Behaving Badly.  Enoy a selection of fizz, a fully licensed bar and street foods.  Carriages at midnight.

What a great way to start the weekend!  Tickets are £20 and available by emailing corksoutforcancer@gmail.com.

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