Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:46am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 June):


Ugly Duckling Saturday, Exeter Northcott Ugly Duckling is lonely and fed-up, ignored by those around her who think she is too ugly to fit in. She tries to make friends with fellow ducklings as well as with frogs, cats and even a fox, but realising she is not like any of these animals, she is left sad and alone. Follow the duckling on her journey as she overcomes her troubles and realises that she was beautiful all along.Retelling the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Ugly...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (8-10 June).


The Simon and Garfunkel Story Friday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Direct from it’s success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including ‘Mrs Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more...

Wimbledon Screenings in Princesshay

Event Date: 
02/07/2018 - 12:00pm to 15/07/2018 - 2:00pm
Princesshay, Exeter

Make it a day at Princesshay at our free Wimbledon event from Monday 2nd – Sunday 15th July.

With live screenings of the legendary sporting event, free tasters and competitions, there’s no reason to stay indoors, come over and soak up the atmosphere.

Forget Murray Mound, the place to catch all the action this year is Princesshay! This year, for the first time, join others to watch the matches, free of charge, on an outdoor screen in Princesshay Square. Pull up a deck chair, drink in the atmosphere and cheer along to each of the matches.

Wimbledon matches will be...

Community knitting events in Exeter this summer

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:34am

Wool on the Exe is an Exeter based yarn shop with a mission to share the benefits of fibre arts with the community. This summer they are running free community knitting events in Exeter;

World Wide Knit Public Day at Exeter Central Library on Saturday 9th June 12pm-3pm


The Big Knit Swap at St Stephens Church on Saturday 23rd June 10am-2pm

Knitting and crochet are often reported to be good for our health. At Wool on the Exe the emphasis is on knitting, crocheting and creating together for added benefits to wellbeing. The shop was established in 2016 as...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (2-4 June):


Flashdance – The Musical Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Flashdance tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer. When a romance with Nick Hurley complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream.

An Audience with Ian Waite and Oti Mabuse Friday, Exmouth Pavilion Rhythm of the Night...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 05/27/2018 - 11:51am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this Bank Holiday weekend (25-28 May):


English Touring Opera: Il Tabarro & Gianni Schicchi Friday, Exeter Northcott Puccini’s one-act operas Il tabarro and Gianni Schicchi could hardly be more different: one is a moody romance ending in a grotesque murder on a barge in Paris, and the other is a sparkling comedy about a family inheritance in Florence. First performed in 2011 to great critical acclaim, this double bill shows Puccini at his finest as a master of the theatre that speaks to the heart. Sung in...

Hundreds of runners to line up for the Exeter marathon

Runners from across the country – and further afield – will be taking to the streets of the city this Sunday for the Exeter Marathon.

A total of 500 people have signed up for Exeter’s only marathon and 10k race – which take place this Sunday – and they include a runner from the USA who is flying in just for the event.

Hundreds of spectators are expected to support the event, which starts from the home of Exeter City FC, St James Park, before heading down to the River Exe. The majority of the route is along the River Exe and the canal offering some beautiful viewing points...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (18-20 May):


Oh What a Lovely War Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter “What could have possibly happened to a man that rendered his burial impossible? What horror could have taken place that rendered the burial of 35,942 men impossible and all in one relatively small area? Charles Chilton When Charles Chilton journeyed to Northern France to seek the final resting place of his father, he found no grave, but rather a list of 35,942 officers and men of the Forces of the British...

Dunsford Show 2017

Event Date: 
07/07/2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Dunsford Village Show is a quintessential country show at its very best and is the perfect way to spend a fun packed family afternoon in the country.

Nestled in the Dartmoor National Park with a woodland backdrop this show is in a terrific location. Entertainment includes Devon Sheep Dog Display, Urban Flow Street Dance, Riverford Organic Farmers cookery demonstrations and worm dig, vintage tractors, Exeter Street Choir, Terrier racing, dog and horse shows.

Refreshment includes BBQ, cream teas, local ales, cider, Pimms and strawberries as well as ice cream and lots more!...

Paulos Circus

Event Date: 
21/06/2018 - 5:00pm to 08/07/2018 - 7:45pm
Darts Farm, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0QH

All new acts for 2018.

From breath taking stunts, laugh out loud comedy to beautiful artistry, the Paulos family have created a show to give you and your family ever lasting memories.

The UK's first, original all seat £7pp family friendly affordable circus.

Heated Big Top

Performance Times:

Thursday's and Friday's @ 5pm & 7.45pm

Saturday's and Sunday's @ 2pm & 5:00pm

Sunday the 8th of July @ 2pm Only

No Performances Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays.


Box Office open on site every day from Monday...