Exeter

Christmas charity auction in aid of Hospiscare

Event Date: 
18/12/2012 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
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
Venue: 
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.

10am-3pm.

www.guildhallshoppingexeter.co.uk

Topsham Christmas Vintage and Handmade Fair

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

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

Eyes down for Christmas bingo at Broadclyst Victory Hall

Event Date: 
22/12/2012 - 7:45pm
Venue: 
Broadclyst Victory Hall

Doors open at 6.45pm, eyes down at 7.45pm. There will be a tombola, refreshments and a Christmas draw. All proceeds to Broadclyst Victory Hall.

Broadclyst Victory Hall hold a meat bingo every Tuesday evening throughout the year.

http://www.whatsoninbroadclyst.co.uk/

Christmas bingo at Broadclyst Victory Hall

Event Date: 
17/12/2012 - 7:45pm
Venue: 
Broadclyst Victory Hall

Doors open at 6.45pm, eyes down at 7.45pm. There will be a tombola, refreshments and a Christmas draw. All proceeds to Broadclyst Victory Hall.

Broadclyst Victory Hall hold a meat bingo every Tuesday evening throughout the year.

http://www.whatsoninbroadclyst.co.uk/

The Coca Cola Christmas truck visits Exeter

Event Date: 
19/12/2012 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Bedford Square, Exeter

Christmas will soon be here, and to celebrate the start of the festive season Coca Cola's iconic Christmas truck bringing Coca‑Cola magic to people in Exeter.

The star of the legendary Holidays are Coming advert will be touring the country, making 64 stops at many towns and cities on its route and surprising consumers with a selection of festive treats and on Wednesday 19 December the truck is here in Bedford Square in the centre of Exeter.

The truck pulls into Exeter at around midday it will be open for business in Bedford Square with non-stop entertainment from 1pm to 9pm...

Exeter Bach Society present Handel’s Messiah

Event Date: 
08/12/2012 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
St David’s Church, Exeter

Exeter Bach Society present Handel’s Messiah featuring Magdalena Molendowska (soprano), Sylvie Bedouelle (mezzo-soprano), Adam Smith (tenor) and Timothy Connor (bass). Conducted by David Davies.

Tickets: £12 unreserved (Students half price), may be purchased from Exeter Phoenix Ticket Agency, Gandy Street (01392 667080), members of the Exeter Bach Society, online through our website www.exeterbachsociety.org.uk or by calling Roger Churchward on 01392 468867. lso at the door before the performance. Wheelchair access.

Late night vintage bargains at Hospiscare

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Wed, 12/05/2012 - 4:41pm

Hospiscare's two city centre shops will both be open for late night shopping in the run-up to Christmas The stores, in Fore Street and Sidwell Street, will stay open until 8pm on Thursday nights and both will also be opening on Sundays. Fore Street, where there is a very popular vintage section in the basement, will open from 10am until 4pm and Sidwell Street, which is opposite John Lewis, from 10:30am until 4:30pm.

AJ's Big Band play swing from the Glenn Miller era

Event Date: 
09/12/2012 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
New Hall, Tiverton

AJ's Big Band is the South West's premier 17-piece big band, specialising in the unforgettable music of the swing era. Under the inimitable leadership of Ken Parr, the band plays regularly throughout Devon and the South West for both dances and concerts. Since its inception in 1983 by the late Alan (A.J.) Hempstead, the band continues to sustain a high reputation, blending great ensemble work with exciting jazz solos. The band plays a wide range of music, from the 1930s through to more contemporary arrangements, but, of course, with the emphasis on classic tunes made famous by the likes of...

Friends of Michelle Conroy gather to say farewell

On Sunday afternoon, friends of Michelle Conroy gathered outside the St Petrock’s Centre on the Cathedral Green to say their goodbyes. Michelle was the young homeless person who was killed by a falling tree during the storms last week.

About 50 people were present, most of them from Michelle’s ‘street family’. One friend sang a song and then prayers were led by Canon Anna Norman-Walker from the Cathedral. Everyone was then invited to write a few words in a book of remembrance. This will be in St Petrock’s this coming week and then sent to Michelle’s family in the Channel...

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