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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.

Minor gathering set to be a major event

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 08/11/2017 - 7:55am

A charity classic car show in Exmouth is expecting to attract over 200 cars when it opens the gate on Sunday 20th August, writes David Morgan.

The annual Exmouth Classic Vehicle Gathering is staged by the Devon Branch of the Morris Minor Owners Club (MMOC) and takes place on the Imperial Recreation Ground, next to Exmouth Rugby Club, between 10am and 4pm.

Strictly Donkeys - an Afternoon with Ann Widdecombe

Event Date: 
21/07/2017 - 1:30pm
Venue: 
Reed Hall, Exeter

Come and join former MP, novelist and star of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing Ann Widdecombe on Thursday 21st September at 1.30pm at Reed Hall in Exeter.

Ann will be regaling the audience with tales about her life and career, including her time on Strictly and of course her 15 years as patron of the charity Safe Haven for Donkeys in the Holy Land which cares for donkeys in desperate need in Israel and Palestine.  Ann will also be signing copies of her books and there will also be a raffle.  All proceeds will go to Safe Haven (charity 1083468).

Bee creative at Devon Wildlife Trust’s family fun day

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:18pm

Devon Wildlife Trust is inviting families to ‘bee creative in the garden’ at a special wild bee family fun day next week.

On August 3, the charity will be opening the gates to the Cricklepit Mill wildlife garden for a family event that aims to celebrate bumblebees and solitary bees, heroes of the pollinator world.

Children will have the chance to create a range of bee themed craft items, including alder bees to hang in the garden, bee mobiles, badge making and bee jewellery.

Devon Wildlife Trust’s Family Fun Day

Event Date: 
03/08/2017 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Cricklepit Mill, Exeter Quay

Devon Wildlife Trust is inviting families to ‘bee creative in the garden’ at a special wild bee family fun day in Exeter.

On August 3, the charity will be opening the gates to the Cricklepit Mill wildlife garden for a family event that aims to celebrate bumblebees and solitary bees, heroes of the pollinator world.

Children will have the chance to create a range of bee themed craft items, including alder bees to hang in the garden, bee mobiles, badge making and bee jewellery.

Devon Air Ambulance’s free afternoon of live entertainment

Event Date: 
09/07/2017 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
The Den, Teignmouth

Devon Air Ambulance’s annual Motorcycle Ride Out is returning to the Den, Teignmouth, on Sunday 9th July 2017 with an afternoon of live entertainment from 1pm. This event is free for all to attend in support of Devon Air Ambulance (DAA).

DAA have a great line up of local bands including Littermouth, Five Finger Discount, Thick as Thieves and The Rock Section, with tech provided by Big Bear Recordings.

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