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It's not too late to enter Exeter's Race for Life

With only six short weeks to go until Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at Westpoint Exeter, women across Devon are being encouraged to jump into their training shoes and sign up for this year’s event! This week’s sunny evenings are the perfect time to begin training ahead of the 5k or brand new 10k race on Sunday 27 July.

Taking part in Race for Life at Westpoint Exeter is a great way for women of all shapes and sizes to enjoy the outdoors and get a little more active as they prepare for their event. Committing to take part, and encouraging their mums, grans, daughters, sisters...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Don’t make any plans for the weekend until you’ve checked out our guide to what’s on in and around Exeter:

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The Great Gatsby Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Barnfield Theatre, Exter It’s the 1920’s, the age of jazz and women’s independence; when wealth, glamour and decadence ignited public fascination for a fleeting moment in time. Jay Gatsby embraced the era as he set about acquiring all the trappings of a self-made millionaire. His biggest conquest was the young socialite, Daisy. For years, Gatsby is passionate in his pursuit of her love until it all ends...

Sandy Park flies flag for Exeter at Olympia

Authored by sandypark
Posted: Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:27am

VIP rugby weekends in Exeter up for grabs at the meetings show

Sandy Park is doubling in size and will be able to accommodate up to 1000 delegates as from September, so what better time than to fly the flag at next month’s Meetings Show.

Delegates at next month's prestigious Meetings Show in London will have the opportunity to win the ultimate VIP weekend in Exeter as part of the various attractions on offer at the Sandy Park stand.

Representatives from Exeter's award-winning venue will be heading to the capital to fly the flag for the Westcountry at the three-day...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

If you're stuck for ideas this weekend, take a look at our guide to the best of what's on in and around Exeter...

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Ignite: Exeter’s Festival of Theatre Various Venues, Exeter For one week in June, any space can be a theatre.... From pub cellars to cathedrals, libraries to synagogues, the city will be transformed for Ignite, Exeter’s festival of theatre. Taking place until Saturday 7 June, with nearly two 200 performances over six days, you can see fantastic productions from companies across the country. The full programme can be found here: http://www.igniteexeter....

Your guide to What's On this weekend

There's something for everyone in our guide to what’s happening in and around Exeter this weekend:

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The Fanny Hill Project v2.0 Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter In 2010 Tess sold her feet to fund an arts internship. In 1747 Fanny Hill sold her body for pleasure. And both young women want to confess all to you. Tickets £12/£8. www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter C.S Lewis’s classic tale of good versus evil is magically brought to life by Exeter...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Making plans for the Bank Holiday weekend? You’ll find something for all the family in our round-up of what’s on in and around Exeter.

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Ed Byrne: Roaring Forties Friday, 8pm, Exeter Corn Exchange A self-confessed "miserable old git" since the age of 23, Ed Byrne is now in his 40s. While for others this might result in a crisis that prompts the purchase of a sportscar, Ed embraces middle age with open arms. Join him, as he truly comes of age and gives out his clarion cry: "I am in my Forties. HEAR ME ROAR!" Tickets £23. www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange

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Your guide to What's On this weekend

Making plans for the weekend? Then you've come to the right place! Check out our guide to the best of What's On in and around Exeter:

THEATRE

Kit & McConnel Saturday, 7.30pm, Northcott Theatre, Exeter Since they teamed up as a cabaret duo a couple of years ago, Kit Hesketh Harvey (Just A Minute, Kit and the Widow) and his new fella, pianist, composer and Hugh Grantalike James McConnel have stormed in cabaret, from the Edinburgh and Aldeburgh Festivals to international tours as paid escorts to Joan Rivers. Tickets: £20.50. www.exeternorthcott.co.uk

The Various...

Bank Holiday Monday: Viva Espana!

Event Date: 
05/05/2014 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
The Magdalen Chapter

Make the most of your much deserved Bank Holiday at The Magdalen Chapter.

Showcasing all that's Spanish from BBQ grilled lamb kebabs, seafood paella to crema catalana all washed down with a glass of chilled sangria whilst listening to Spanish Guitarist Jon Boyles. We are hoping for a little Spanish weather too to truly enjoy the garden.

£18.95 per person. To book telephone 01392 288177

View the full menu at www.themagdalenchapter.com

Westpoint offers free for all charity days

This year marks Westpoint Exeter’s 25th birthday! And to kick off the celebrations Westpoint has announced it is offering four charities the chance to stage their own event at the venue for free.

Charities large and small are invited to apply for this unique opportunity with one of the south-west’s largest exhibition and entertainment venues. With free access to the Function Room, Wadsworth Pavilion log cabin and Showground, the charities can let their imaginations run wild.

The whole site lends itself to a variety of both indoor and outdoor events. Westpoint’s log cabin...

The Scandilicious Signe Johansen to host Scandinavian Afternoon Tea

Event Date: 
14/06/2014 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
The Magdalen Chapter, Exeter

Queen of Nordic cooking, Signe Johansen, is set to descend on The Magdalen Chapter in Exeter to treat guests to a one-off Scandinavian afternoon tea.

The Scandilicious food writer and chef is one of the UK’s top experts on Scandinavian food with her books Secrets of Scandinavian Cooking, Scandilicious and Scandilicious Baking all proving best- sellers.

Signe will be joining The Magdalen Chapter’s Head Chef Ben Bulger on Saturday 14 June to host The Chapter’s Scandinavian Afternoon Tea Party.

On the menu will be savoury delights including Gravadlaks (dill cured...

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