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Breakfast Run set to raise over £10,000 for local hospice

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Thu, 10/18/2018 - 3:46pm

The 2018 Hospiscare Breakfast Run took place in perfect autumn weather at Knightshayes Court, attracting more than 300 participants who are on track to raise over £10,000.

The Run was a real family affair, with more groups of multiple generations than ever before, among them Jim and his family. Jim, who completed the longer, 10-kilometre route was taking part in his first-ever charity run - at the age of 81.

Among those keenly anticipating the event were Sabrina Eastley and Caroline, the community nurse who cared for Sabrina’s husband James. Sabrina and Caroline formed a...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 10/07/2018 - 12:24pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (5-7 October):

THEATRE

Comedy at the Park Friday, Sandy Park, Exeter The headline act for the evening is confirmed as Paul McCaffrey, an experienced comic who has appeared on Russell Howard's Good News and BBC 3's Impractical Jokers. He will be joined by MC Noel Brodie, and Plymouth-based comedian Richard James, with further acts to be announced. www.sandypark.co.uk/book

No Half Life Friday & Saturday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter Living through some of the most turbulent times in modern European...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 09/29/2018 - 10:49pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in around Exeter this weekend (28-30 September).

THEATRE

Eros and Psyche Friday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter From raunchy to poetic, sacred to profane, pioneering performance storyteller Sally-Pomme Clayton recreates the myth of Eros and Psyche in spoken word and living sound. Tickets £10. https://cygnettheatre.co.uk

Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians & Terrible Tudors Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two...

Tiverton family take on the Breakfast Run in memory of Dad

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:25am

The Breakfast Run on 30 September will be a family affair for Sabrina Eastley, who is taking part with her children, Jack, age 14, Joby, 13, Harvey, 9, and Ruby, 8, and her Mum, Jackie.

They are raising funds in memory of husband and father James, who died at home in the care of Hospiscare in March this year.

James and Sabrina had been together since early 2003, when they worked together at a sweet factory in Tiverton. Theirs was a whirlwind romance and before the year was out their first baby, Jack, arrived. He was swiftly followed by Joby and, after a 3-year gap, by...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (21-23 September)

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Company Wayne McGregor – Autobiography Friday, Exeter Northcott For 25 years, British choreographer and director Wayne McGregor has made choreography that interrogates life through the experience of the body. Now McGregor turns his attention to the body as archive, with a dance portrait illuminated by the sequencing of his own genome. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk

Jane Austen’s Persuasion: A Musical Drama Saturday, 7.30pm, The Palace Theatre, Paignton Following...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (7-9 September)

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The Gruffalo’s Child Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo’s Child – with attitude! Just how brave is she? Find out for yourselves by joining her on tour this autumn. One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist… does he? Songs, laughs and scary fun for...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (24-27 August):

THEATRE

Playback Youth Theatre presents: Shandytown Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter What is home? What is the line between legality and morality? How do we keep a community alive? http://www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk

Strictly Murder Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth April 1939. An English couple, Peter and Suzy, are living in Provence in idyllic isolation, far away, it seems from the rumblings of the coming war. Their peace is shattered from within when Suzy discovers she has been...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (17-19 August).

THEATRE

Alice in Wonderland Saturday & Sunday, 2pm, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Panto time? Oh Yes It Is! This fun-filled family show features stunning scenery, colourful costumes, toe-tapping songs and bucket loads of laughter. Join Alice as she falls down the rabbit hole and finds herself in the most peculiar place she’s ever seen! She’ll need to have her wits about her as the evil, but hilarious, Queen of Hearts is after the secret recipe to create the best Jam Tarts for her tea party...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (10-12 August):

THEATRE

The League of Gentlemen Live Again! Friday, Exeter Northcott The League of Gentlemen return to the stage for their first UK tour in over 12 years with their brand new live show. See BAFTA Award winning comedy legends Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson bring their dark and unhinged fictional village of Royston Vasey to theatres and arenas across the country. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/

Handbagged Saturday, Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth Paul Taylor...

The Donkey Sanctuary Summer Fair promises to be a grand ‘bray’ out

Held at The Donkey Sanctuary’s beautiful site near Sidmouth, the Summer Fair on Sunday 12 August, is by far the sanctuary’s biggest event of the year. Promising a fun day out for the whole family, the Summer Fair features a packed programme of events including live music, trailer rides, Punch and Judy, archery, go-karting, traditional family games and bouncy castles. Plus, the chance to meet the resident donkeys! Delicious refreshments will be available throughout the day and when it’s time for some retail therapy, the shopping village will provide something for everyone from its craft and...

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