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:


All Our Yesterdays Friday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter All Our Yesterdays is one of the biggest shows of its kind in the UK, taking the audience on a breathtaking musical journey through the 40s, 50s, 60s, and finally into the some of the beautiful harmonies of the 1970s. Shows at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £14, £13 conc.

HMS Pinafore Friday & Saturday, Northcott Theatre, Exeter One of the most popular G&S operas,...

Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink 2014

Event Date: 
25/04/2014 - 10:00am to 27/04/2014 - 5:00pm
Exeter Castle & Northernhay Gardens

Enjoy a weekend with the whole family at the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink, Friday 25th- Sunday 27th April at Exeter Castle and Northernhay Gardens, with family attractions to keep everyone entertained, plus 3 Festival After Dark Party Nights, Thursday 24th-Saturday 28th April in Exeter Castle.

The festival offers three days of foodie fun with over a hundred producers, hands-on activities for children, as well as 30 talented chefs demonstrating their amazing culinary skills. Visitors can enjoy live music throughout the day and at the Exeter Festival After Dark...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Don't make any plans for the weekend until you've checked out our guide to the best of what's on in and around Exeter.


Double Bill of Comedy Plays with Supper Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Broadclyst Village Hall Two Fat Men features Duncan and George who have been forced by their wives to attend Weight Busters. Surrounded by women and waiting for the meeting to start they think that they know each other. Join them on a hilarious journey of discovery. Stop and Run is the story of Eileen, a lonely pensioner who, much to the horror of her family finds love at a...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

You'll find something to suit all ages and tastes in our guide to the best of what's on in and around Exeter this weekend:


Exeter Comedy Club Friday, 8pm, Exeter Corn Exchange Four top comedians, everyone gets a seat at a table, the bar is open throughout and pizzas are served to your table - all this goes to make one of the best evenings out in the city. Over 16s, tickets £12.

The Sugar Dandies' Tea Party Saturday, 2pm, Northcott Theatre, Exeter A modern and fun twist on an old-fashioned afternoon tea dance! The award-...

Adam Isaac joins Sleep Easy campaign

Sleep Easy, a sponsored sleep out event organised by local homelessness charity Exeter YMCA, last year attracted over 180 participants and raised over £30,000.

Adam worked with Exeter YMCA in the lead up to Sleep Easy 2013, even writing a song entitled Sleep Easy with the Exeter YMCA residents.

The song aimed to articulate the issues and prejudices experienced by the young residents who had gone through homelessness and it was debuted at the event itself.

Adam explains: “I was shocked to hear that one in every 100 young people in the UK experience homelessness and...

A Taste of Construction - career taster days

Authored by SWH
Posted: Wed, 02/19/2014 - 1:42pm

SWH (South West Highways Ltd) will be hosting two career taster days on 27 February and 4 March. The taster days will offer under-represented groups, in particular organisations that support people with physical or mental health issues, a chance to gain an insight into a career within the construction industry.

The taster days will take place at the company’s head office in Rockbeare and will involve a site induction, followed by outdoor activities such as block paving and finally a Q&A session. Each participant will also receive an SWH/NSFCA (National Skills for Contraction...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

If you're wondering what's on in Exeter this weekend then you've come to the right place. Whatever the weather, don't make any plans at all until you've checked out what's on offer:


Strawberries in January Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, The New Theatre, Exeter Do you ever wish love could be more like the movies? Strawberries in January is a biting heartwarming comedy about four romantically challenged singletons you stumble through contemporary Montréal in search of in search for love. Tickets: £12 on Friday (with champagne), £10 on Saturday. Box office: 01392...

Ironbridge Runner Events: Exeter Half Marathon

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 02/11/2014 - 3:25pm

Ironbridge Runner owner Pete Ferlie and his team are well known for promoting fun and innovative running events, with the latest promotion being their very popular annual Exeter Half Marathon on Sunday 16 February 2014 and which sold out its 350 available places weeks beforehand.

Flooding permitting (an alternative course is ready to be used if necessary) the race is held over a great 3 lap traffic free and pancake flat half course on footpaths and cycle tracks around the River Exe and Exeter Canal. The event is suitable for people chasing personal bests as well as for novice...

80s Party Night

Event Date: 
22/03/2014 - 7:00pm to 23/03/2014 - 1:00am
Thistle Rougemont Hotel, Exeter

Join us for the ultimate retro party night! Saturday 22ns March 2014 7pm until 1am Retro cocktail on arrival Hot buffet Dance the night away to your fav 80s tunes! Cost : £19.80 per person

Volunteering at local events for Ironbridge Runner Events

Volunteering - would YOU like to be involved with local events?

Ironbridge Runner Events stages various running races throughout the year in and around Exeter.

These popular events need helpers to ensure the participants have a successful and safe run.

Would you like to get involved?

If you would, then Ironbridge Runner offers a variety of options in return for your help, such as free entry to another event, a donation to charity, a reference for your CV.

The next race is the Exeter Half Marathon on 16 February, which sold out months in advance! It...