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Alternative pop up dining in city

Authored by Pickleshack
Posted: Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:52am

One of Exeter’s long-standing independent businesses is teaming up with a local start-up to host a pop-up restaurant in Exeter on Saturday 30 August.

The pop-up restaurant, which will include live music and a pop-up bar, has evolved from “a real appetite for an alternative dining experience” explains Josh McDonald-Johnson, a michelin-trained chef and founder of Pickle Shack, the start-up responsible for the pop-up event.

“As a veteran independent retailer in Exeter, the Real McCoy was the perfect destination to hold such a unique event. Pickle Shack events place real...

Pickle Shack Pop-Up at The Real McCoy

Event Date: 
30/08/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Real McCoy, Fore Street, Exeter

Just another Pickle Shack Pop Up...

Michelin trained chef Josh McDonald-Johnson utilises the best of Devon's produce to serve an evening of tapas in The Real McCoy courtyard.

After the food we bring you a raucous orkestra of klezmer mayhem! Hazaar's set is bursting with character and on-the-edge fun. They play unique arrangements fusing traditional eastern european tunes with elements of funk, dub, pop, rock and jazz.

A band guaranteed to bring laughter, song and dance!

Bring your dancing shoes!

www.hazaar.co.uk

This evening brings...

Sandy Park introduces online booking

Authored by sandypark
Posted: Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:20am

An online booking system has been introduced by the Sandy Park events team: www.sandypark.co.uk/book Designed to streamline the booking process for events held at the award-winning venue, the booking system allows clients to book onto events and pay instantly via credit or debit card. The system can be used to book onto the first networking event in the redeveloped Sandy Park, the b2b Business Breakfast on 19 September.

This event features guest speaker Jon Paul Hedge, who was recently appointed editor of the Exeter Express & Echo. Mr Hedge will be discussing ‘Disruption to...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:19pm

Planning your weekend? We’ve come up with plenty of ideas to keep the whole family entertained, whatever the weather!

STAGE & SCREEN

Big Screen in the Park: Gravity (PG) Saturday, 9pm, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter Gravity (PG) – A movie made for the big screen. Experience the multi award-winning, heart-pounding thriller Gravity out in the open and under the stars and be pulled into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space. When disaster strikes a seemingly routine mission and the space shuttle is destroyed, two astronauts are left completely alone – tethered to...

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Family Devon Cream Tea-Scones and Jam Workshops

Event Date: 
31/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Family Devon Cream Tea - Scones and Jam Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops

Event Date: 
27/08/2014 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops -Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops

Event Date: 
26/08/2014 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Kids Pizza Workshops

Event Date: 
25/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kid's Pizza Making Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Kids Pasta Workshops

Event Date: 
25/08/2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kid's Pasta Making Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

Global Blacksmith Celebration to Smoulder in the South West

Event Date: 
13/08/2014 - 9:30am to 16/08/2014 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Westpoint Exeter, Clyst St Mary

This summer, the West Country is all fired up to host its first gathering of the global blacksmith community for over 30 years. The long wait will come to an end on 13th August when The International Blacksmiths Festival is held at Westpoint Exeter until 16th August 2014.

An exciting comeback for international blacksmithing talent, this event will showcase the best of the craft from around the world. The festival will be a celebration of the ancient tradition’s historic roots and its importance in today’s society. Enticing not only those well-versed in the trade, but also novices,...

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