Exeter

Hospiscare Men's Walk: The Perfect Boys' Day Out

Event Date: 
16/03/2013 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Sandy Park, Exeter

A pint, a pasty and a punt between the posts - what more could a man want after pounding around Exeter to raise money for Hospiscare?

Registration opens on Friday 11th January for this year’s Hospiscare Men’s Walk (Saturday 16th March at 1pm), which follows a circular route around the city, starting and finishing at Sandy Park. As last year, once they’ve finished walkers will be able to tuck into a pasty and a pint courtesy of Hospiscare while watching England v Wales in the Six nations on the big screens in the Exeter Suite at the home of the Exeter Chiefs.

Hospiscare is...

Adam Isaac performs at The Lemon Grove, Exeter University

Event Date: 
25/01/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Lemon Grove, Exeter University

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Adam Isaac has over 10 years of experience as a gigging musician and built a strong southwest following in his earlier years.

He has played many venues and festivals around the UK, supported Joss Stone on her UK tour in 2009, has been named brand ambassador for British freesports lifestyle brand Animal, and in 2012 Adam made it to the quarter final stages of BBC’s The Voice UK with the legendary Sir Tom Jones as coach.

Following his recent national exposure he is set to release an album in Autumn 2012 and tour the new original material with his...

LOL Laugh Out Loud: Exeter Comedy Festival

Event Date: 
17/01/2013 - 7:30pm to 10/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Various venues, Exeter
17 & 18 January Alaska 7.30pm, Northcott Theatre One man goes in search of adventure and freedom...but is soon plunged into a nightmarish world of extreme survival, haunted by all things living and dead. Boldly following in the intrepid footsteps of Bear Grylls and Ray Mears, Alaska is a tragi-comic riot of Pythonesque dottiness guaranteed to leave you spellbound. Tickets: £12.50 (£10.50), student standby £8, 01392 493493 www.exeternorthcott.co.uk 20 January Don’t Even Want to Be On Telly Anyway 8pm, Exeter Phoenix A show full of fun, idiocy and handsomeness from the 2011 and 2012 Chortle...

LOL Festival at the Bike Shed Theatre: 27 January

Event Date: 
27/01/2013 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Bike Shed Theatre, Fore Street, Exeter

Alfie Brown: Soul for Sale, 3.30pm-4.30pm.

Alfie Brown observes (occasionally screaming) the hypocritical standards of censorship in popular music, the irresponsibility of producing bad art and the unscrupulous homogenisation of comedy, whilst making you laugh. He also (comedically) observes a world in which greed comes before truth and how the heavyweights of the culture industries keep us addicted for profit, whilst - still - making you laugh.

Isy Suttie: Work in Progress, 5pm-6pm

Isy is a long-time musical comedian whose leftfield songs, stand-up and characters...

LOL Festival at the Bike Shed Theatre: 25 January

Event Date: 
25/01/2013 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Bike Shed Theatre, Fore Street, Exeter

Holly Burn’s H Club, 6pm-7pm.

Wanna join a private members’ bar but don’t have the money, sense of elite-ism or decent shoes? Then welcome to The H Club where you get the chance to kick back and frolic with Holly and like-minded members in Exeter’s least exclusive private members’ club.

James Acaster, 7.30pm-8.30pm

Edinburgh Comedy Award 2012 Nominee James Acaster has a show full to the brim of comedy and critical acclaim. Prepare yourself for flights of fancy, remarkable gesticulation and maybe even some tempo changes.

John Robins: Incredible Scenes, 9pm...

Frivolous & fantastic: Kinky and Quirky - Burlesque & Boogie

Event Date: 
25/01/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange

Funny, frivolous, frightful, fantastic, fabulous, fish fingers and other F words abound at Kinky & Quirky’s infamous January Comedy Burlesque and Boogie.

For the last 4 years K&Q have served up ridiculous singing, parody, mischief making and merriment but not a feather boa in sight – comedy burlesque at its best from the British Burlesque Scene.

8pm, tickets £12.50.

Box Office: 01392 665938

http://www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange/index.aspx?articleid=13922

Improperly - Improvised comedy with a difference

Event Date: 
07/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
City Gate Hotel, Exeter

From your suggestions Improperly will crochet a quilt of comic quirkiness and invite you to snuggle under. Comedy from a troupe of players that white knuckle their way through various games until you are melting in their sweaty palms.

Tickets: £5.

Box Office: 07775 854375

http://www.citygatehotel.com/

Improperly - Improvised comedy with a difference

Event Date: 
24/01/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
City Gate Hotel, Exeter

From your suggestions Improperly will crochet a quilt of comic quirkiness and invite you to snuggle under. Comedy from a troupe of players that white knuckle their way through various games until you are melting in their sweaty palms.

Tickets: £5.

Box Office: 07775 854375

http://www.citygatehotel.com/

Sportshall athletics at the Riverside Leisure Centre

Event Date: 
16/02/2013 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Riverside Leisure Centre, Cowick Street, Exeter

Have your children been inspired to try athletics? Then come and try sportshall athletics.

The award winning South West Athletics Academy is holding a sportshall athletics event on 16th February (4-6pm).

The aim is to encourage children (ages 6-13) to try lots of indoor athletics. It's easy to try and with lots of brilliant colourful and safe equipment. Two hours of fun for only £5. All coaches fully qualified and CRB checked.

Have a go at sprints, mini hurdles, relays, speed bounce, balance beam, vertical jump, standing long jump, turbo javelins - many more and of...

Learn about the birds and wildlife of Bowling Green Marsh

Event Date: 
17/01/2013 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Bowling Green Marsh, near Topsham

Learn about the birds and wildlife of Bowling Green Marsh with a visit to the hide.

Optional lunch and visit to Dart’s Farm RSPB shop afterwards. Wear warm clothes.

10.30am-1pm.

Contact Celia Ralph on 01752 892555.

http://www.devonwildlifetrust.org/

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