An evening packed full of laughter and raw talent

Event Date: 
02/02/2013 - 8:00pm
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.



RAMM Evening lecture Chanel: the Couturière at Work

Event Date: 
27/02/2013 - 6:30pm
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
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
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.


Tickets: £20

Box office: 01392 493493


World at Lunch: Sri Lankan School Adventure

Event Date: 
31/01/2013 - 1:00pm
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
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.

Ashfords solicitors get on their bikes for charity

Staff from Ashfords Solicitors are supporting Cervical Cancer Awareness week this week by cycling 1,000 miles - without leaving their offices. More than 120 Ashfords people from the Exeter, Bristol, Taunton and London offices will be climbing aboard static gym bikes placed in their receptions on Thursday 24 January to raise money for Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, which is the only UK charity dedicated to women and their families affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities. “Our people put forward suggestions for Ashfords' charity of the year and Jo's Trust was a very popular...

'Naked Ladies' event to raise funds for Carousel Toy Library

Event Date: 
01/02/2013 - 7:30pm
The Kings, Cowick Street, Exeter

Parents from West Exe Children’s Centre are organising a fundraising evening with a difference in aid of Carousel Toy Library, which provides a wide range of good quality toys for children to take home and play with for a week or two.

The toy library, part of the local Merry Go Round charity, faces closure after losing its main funding but families are determined to keep Carousel up and running as it provides a fantastic service for children across the west side of the city.

The event is called ‘Naked Ladies’ and is just for ladies; they can turn up in one...

Katy Dove: Thought Becomes Action at Spacex Gallery

Event Date: 
26/04/2013 - 10:00am to 04/05/2013 - 10:00am
Spacex Gallery, Preston Street, Exeter

Katy Dove: Thought Becomes Action Exhibition opening Saturday 9 March, 3–5pm. Katy Dove will be in conversation with artist and curator Andrew Bick from 4pm. British artist Katy Dove presents a selection of new and recent film and print based works at Spacex. Dove’s work can be interpreted as a kind of aesthetic essentialism, or the distillation of the everyday into fundamental shapes, sounds and colours.

The centrepiece of the exhibition is a new film work titled Meaning in Action (2013). The starting point for the film is the idea that like in choreography, meaning exists in...

Learn medieval and Tudor board games at St Nicholas Priory

Event Date: 
20/02/2013 - 10:30am to 22/02/2013 - 10:30am
St Nicholas Priory, The Mint, off Fore Street, Exeter

Never played shovegroat? Then this is your chance.

Drop in to St Nicholas Priory with the children this half term and learn some great medieval and Tudor board games.

10.30am - 3.30pm

Click here for more information.