The Magdalen Chapter looking forward to 1st Xmas

Exeter's newest hotel, The Magdalen Chapter, is looking forward to celebrating its first Christmas. The hotel opened its doors earlier this year and has already firmly established itself as a popular haunt for locals looking for great food and hospitality.

Preparations are well underway for the festive period at the hotel. Elegant Christmas trees, roaring fires and home-made Stollen make The Magdalen Chapter a perfect place to visit over the holiday period.

General Manager Fiona Moores said: "This Christmas is a great milestone for us as a team here at The Magdalen Chapter...

Miki: A story about friendship, courage and adventure

Event Date: 
19/01/2013 - 3:00pm to 20/01/2013 - 3:00pm
Exeter Northcott Theatre

"I wish I could catch a star. A star would shine forever..."

A long time ago and very far away, Miki, Polar Bear and Penguin live in a place where nothing ever grows. One midwinter eve, they make a wish and Miki embarks on a magical adventure... in search of a star.

Featuring amazing underwater creatures, songs to sing along to and extraordinary puppetry, Miki is an inspiring story about friendship, courage and adventure.

Created by Slot Machine, the company who created One Snowy Night.


Tickets: £10.

Family ticket: £...

Fhlip Fhlop - an energetic comedy for all at the Northcott

Event Date: 
12/01/2013 - 7:30pm
Exeter Northcott Theatre

Rannel Theatre Company and makin projects in association with Swindon Dance and Redbridge Drama Centre present

Take a whole bag full of classic comedy routines, shake them up and update them for the hip hop age and you have the exhilarating and hilarious Fhlip Fhlop.

Two painter-decorators are doing a job in a friend's flat, but in traditional slapstick manner, things go wrong.

In a dynamic display of one-upmanship, they compete to out-do each other with moves essentially unchanged from the time of the Marx Brothers.

Outrageously talented performers, Matt...

Dolls House and Miniature Fair at Westpoint

Event Date: 
06/01/2013 - 10:00am
Westpoint Arena, Exeter

Experience the exquisite world of Dolls House Miniatures at our public fair where you will find exhibits, displays and demonstrations by some of the leading craftspeople in this field.

A range of stands will be exhibiting everything from charming miniature figures anddelightful dolls houses to every imaginable accessory and items of furniture. Whether a keen miniaturist collector or enthusiast, or someone just wanting to visit for casual interest, you can be assured of a warm welcome.

Brought to Westpoint by Wendy's World Fairs. For more information call 01895 834 348 or...

Don't miss Coldharbour Mill's next Steam Up

Event Date: 
01/01/2013 - 11:00am
Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme

Don't miss this unique experience to see Coldharbour Mill's rare 1910 Pollit & Wigzell 300hp steam engine, 1867 Kittoe & Brotherhood Beam Engine and Lancashire Boiler operating under steam. And, not forgetting the fully restored Water Wheel built especially for the mill in 1821. A fantastic event and an amazing experience.

The Engines run between 11am and 4pm. The Mill-site, shop and restaurant are open from 10.30am.

Tours of mill are also available on steam up days where you can see the process of turning combed worsted tops into knitting yarn on Victorian period...

Independent developer wins regional award for third consecutive year

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Fri, 12/14/2012 - 10:13am

Dorchester-based C G Fry & Son has for the third year running won a top industry regional award for the medium size house builder category for their site at Balidon Place, Yeovil. Judges in the ‘Pride in the Job’ competition organised by the National House Building Council (NHBC) voted Fry’s building site manager Nathan Pyett as this year’s South West regional winner in the category for medium-sized building.

The awards made from an initial pool of over 13,000 site managers across the UK chose Nathan as one of the top-performing site managers to receive a 2012 Pride in the Job...

One night only: Christmas Pop-Up Art Show

Event Date: 
13/12/2012 - 6:00pm
Eva Studios, Alphinbrook Road, Exeter

Come and meet us and see our winter show in the EVA project space. There will be some small works for sale which would make ideal Christmas presents. You'll also get a free glass of wine and mince pies.

Eva Studios is located on Alphinbrook Road, next to Lidl, opposite Baker's Yard.

Please RSVP to Jess: jess.vidya@gmail.com

Christmas charity auction in aid of Hospiscare

Event Date: 
18/12/2012 - 6:30pm
gloss-Art Exeter, 1 Barnfield Crescent, Exeter

gloss-Art Exeter are holding a Christmas charity auction in aid of Hospiscare, which is kindly sponsored by Shipman Financial Planning.

We try and do something every year to help raise money for this fantastic charity and this year we are auctioning off 20x20cm pieces of original art.

Tickets are just £10 with 50% all ticket sales and 20% of all sales on the night going to Hospiscare.

6.30pm-9pm, bidding starts from just £10.

Visit www.glossgallery.co.uk or call Lucinda on 01392 278522 for more information.

Hug a Husky at Exeter's Guildhall Shopping Centre

Event Date: 
15/12/2012 - 10:00am to 16/12/2012 - 3:00pm
Guildhall Shopping Centre, Exeter

Santas elves (Rod and Faye from Westcountry sled dog team) will be bringing in their husky team who love to race when they’re not helping Santa!

For a small donation you can have a hug and have your picture taken with one of the huskies.

All proceeds from the weekend go to Huskies in Need.



Topsham Christmas Vintage and Handmade Fair

Event Date: 
22/12/2012 - 10:00am
The Malthouse, Globe Hotel, Topsham

Topsham Christmas Vintage and Handmade Fair is open from 10am-4pm and admission is free.