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Sean Lock 2013 Tour: Purple Van Man... A Work in Progress

Event Date: 
23/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Purple van man is a hilarious new stand up show from Sean Lock, the most fertile comic mind in Britain. We all know what white van man thinks about the world we live in but its time to hear a different voice, purple van man’s voice. Filled with gags, opinions, deft observations and some silly voices this is Sean Lock doing what he does best, spouting inspired jibber jabber as he crosses the country in his purple van. He will make you laugh like a drunken horse. Sean Lock is one of the UK’s most highly acclaimed and original comedians. The British Comedy Award winner has performed on Live...

The Old Guy in the Garage Productions: Daniel's Demons

Event Date: 
22/02/2013 - 7:30pm to 23/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Clifford Room, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

They say everyone has their demons, just not everyone’s are called Graham and Trevor.

Daniel's Demons, a new comedy, is the story of a loving, accepting family with an alternative view of normality.

The first half explores the relationship between Daniel's parents and their meeting in Northern Ireland, then focuses on Daniel as a teenager, his bond with his father and the humour between them. The second part looks at loss and how Daniel questions his grasp of reality - enter the 'demons' - and the use of humour as a coping mechanism for Daniel and those who share his...

The Passadena Roof Orchestra: Puttin’ on the Ritz!

Event Date: 
17/02/2013 - 2:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Barnfield Theatre

Since 1969 the Pasadena Roof Orchestra has been faithfully re-creating the glories of popular music from the 1920’s and 1930’s.

The fun-packed show features timeless classics from the great American song book – those wonderful songs that miraculously lifted people’s spirits during the depression era, and which made household names of singers such as Bing Crosby, Al Bowlly, and Fred Astaire.

The musicians master the arrangements and sound of the fabled American orchestras such as Duke Ellington and Fletcher Henderson, while also paying tribute to the great British dance...

The Rat Pack is Back! with special guest Kenny Lynch

Event Date: 
08/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

The hit show 'The Rat Pack is Back' perfectly captures not only the wonderful music and comedy of the original legends, but also the remarkable personalities of the stars who truly ruled the entertainment world. The Rat Pack is Back is Britain's longest running tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr. In 2004 the guys were honoured to perform for HRH The Princess Royal at a Royal Command Performance . In 2011 they performed a sell-out show at The Indig02 at the 02 Arena in London. They are backed by the swinging Don Hunt band. Mr Hunt has also served as Bruce Forsyth’s...

An evening packed full of laughter and raw talent

Event Date: 
02/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Clifford Room, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Raw Comedy

Come and join us at the Barnfield for a night packed full of laughter and raw talent from national and local stand-ups alike. With up to six acts per night you are guaranteed a great night out. We're also perfect for private parties or group bookings.

Tonight’s line-up: Robin Morgan, Jordan Brookes, Mark Felgate, Graham Wilkes, Jonny Price and Lewis Bowman

Doors Open from 7pm with bar and cafe available.

All tickets are £10 buy online here http://www.rawcomedy.co.uk/tickets.htm or on the door.

www.rawcomedy.co.uk

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RAMM Evening lecture Chanel: the Couturière at Work

Event Date: 
27/02/2013 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
Meeting Room A, Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM), Queen Street, Exeter

Coco Chanel was at the glamorous centre of the 1920s and 1930s fashion world.

Shelley Tobin, Assistant Curator of Costume, will trace Coco Chanel’s rise to fame, which was inextricably linked with her life and relationships.

Organised by Friends of RAMM.

For ticket information visit http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/

Jethro brings Cornish humour to Exeter Corn Exchange

Event Date: 
25/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange

Laughter not only provides a full-scale workout for your muscles, it unleashes a rush of stress-busting endorphins which strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, diminish pain, and protect you from the damaging effects of stress.

Always slightly on the edge, Jethro's fruity Cornish humour is the perfect remedy to cheer us all. Turning everyday events into farcical stories, embellished into hilarity with his trademark west country dialect. Tales told with such effortless rhythm, timing and charm that it just melts all seriousness into pure laughter. The perfect anecdote to...

Comedy: Chris Addison - The Time is Now, Again

Event Date: 
24/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

The star of The Thick of It , and Mock The Week brings his twice extended, critically acclaimed tour The Time Is Now, Again to Exeter Northcott Theatre.

Top class stand-up from one of the classiest, toppiest stand-ups around. You should come and see him.

http://www.chrisaddison.com/

Tickets: £20

Box office: 01392 493493

http://www.exeternorthcott.co.uk/

World at Lunch: Sri Lankan School Adventure

Event Date: 
31/01/2013 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
The Global Centre, Exeter Community Centre, 17 St David's Hill, Exeter

Members of St James School in Exeter recently took part in a successful exchange visit with their partner school in Negombo, a fishing town and tourist destination in Sri Lanka.

Meet the three students who went, hear about their fantastic experiences and the ongoing impact of this cultural and educational partnership.

Bring your lunch and join us - 1pm-2pm, open to all.

Gown meets Town: White past, Black futures?

Event Date: 
29/01/2013 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
The Global Centre, Exeter Community Centre, 17 St David's Hill, Exeter

Eighteen years after the first ANC government in South Africa, poor rural areas are still reeling from the effects of HIV/AIDS.

Jane Habermehel will lead a discussion on how far the legacy of white supremacy has inhibited the cultural and political development of Black South Africans.

This was the focus for Jane’s MA thesis at Goldsmiths College, London University, completed autumn 2012.

Join us at The Global Centre for a talk and discussion which starts at 7pm. Open to all.

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