Exmouth Wildlife Watch: Christmas Cakes for Birds

Event Date: 
30/12/2012 - 2:00pm
Scout Hut, Phear Park, Exmouth

Date: 30th December 2012

Make a bird seed Christmas treat for the birds in your garden. We'll also take a walk in Phear Park to identify trees and birds, and collect natural materials to make cards.

Meet at the Scout Hut, Phear Park, Exmouth at 2pm.

2pm-4pm, £2 contribution per child.

Children need to be accompanied by an adult at all times. All activities are aimed at children aged 7 -12 years. If in doubt an event is going ahead because of the weather, please check 2 hours before of event with Athena on 07825 990 491.


A racing start to the New Year - and other things to do

Authored by Lucy
Posted: Fri, 12/28/2012 - 12:59pm

The annual hangover season reaches its crescendo on New Year’s Day. But with resolutions to be kept, at least for a few hours anyway, you may have decided not to tarnish the first day of 2013 with a pounding head but to venture outdoors and see what’s on offer in the Westountry.

From bracing beach walks to horse racing on Haldon Hill and moorland ambles to icy plunges into the sea, if fresh air is your beginning of choice the Westcountry has oodles to offer.

Horse racing at Exeter Racecourse has been a tradition for more than 30 years, and when the first race comes under...

Milling at Devon Wildlife Trust's Exeter headquarters

Event Date: 
11/01/2013 - 10:00am
Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Road, Exeter

Come and see Devon Wildlife Trust’s headquarters in the beautifully restored watermill at Cricklepit.

Watch as volunteer millers grind wheat for flour in the traditional way.

Admission is free, no need to book except for groups and schools.


To enquire please call 01392 279244 or visit www.devonwildlifetrust.org

Organised by Devon Wildlife Trust.

MERGE 6 Touch - contemporary dance at the New Theatre

Event Date: 
18/01/2013 - 7:30pm to 19/01/2013 - 7:30pm
New Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter

New contemporary dance by South West Artists: Exim, Kayleigh Anne Crook, Saffy Setohy, Spindrift Dance Company, Susie Reeves Sharp.

Merge returns to Exeter with new, refreshing, inspiring and powerful contemporary dance.

A talented group of artists from the South West have been choreographing a mixed bill exploring ‘Touch’ and its many manifestations.

Join us for a breath taking evening of high quality Dance as Merge tours through the South West

SpinDrift Dance Company: Local Artists, Local Creativity.



Toy Train and Collectors Fair at Westpoint Arena

Event Date: 
27/01/2013 - 10:30am
Westpoint Arena, Exeter

Come and visit the Toy and Train Collectors Fair. Catering for all collectors, walk, browse and look for those elusive and hard to find models - the list is endless: Dinky, Corgi, Minichamps, Hornby Bassett Lowke, Meccano, Spot-On, Marklin, Scalextric, EFE, Actionman, Dolls,Teddies... and much more.

Open 10.30am-3pm.

Admission: £3.50, children under 15 free with an accompanying adult.

For more information: call 01373 452857, email stuvowles@aol.com or visit www.bulldogfairs.com

The popular Craft 4 Crafters show returns to Westpoint

Event Date: 
24/01/2013 - 10:00am to 26/01/2013 - 5:00pm
Westpoint Arena, Exeter

Craft 4 Crafters returns to Westpoint Arena for its 11th year.

The show is the ideal place to buy thousands of crafting supplies, get great ideas and inspiration. With leading local and national exhibitors offering products for Card Making, Papercrafts, Stamping, Scrapbooking, Sewing, Cross Stitch, Embroidery, Beading, Painting, Patchwork, Quilting, Knitting, and many others.

Open daily 10am-5pm, admission £7.50, £6.50 conc.


Tel: 0845 30 40 222

Gypsy Fire come to Exeter's Barnfield Theatre

Event Date: 
12/01/2013 - 8:00pm
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Gypsy Fire's explosive energy and talent has created a dynamic acoustic quartet that is unrivalled. Their show is an acoustic white knuckle ride encompassing many different musical genres, four musicians from the worlds of Classical, Jazz, Gypsy and Heavy Metal, these influences are responsible for this spectacular musical showcase. Individually they are acclaimed soloists, together they are simply breathtaking.

Tickets: £14.

Box office: 01392 270891.


Creative Cow presents The Rivals

Event Date: 
18/01/2013 - 7:30pm
Tiverton Community Arts Centre

Creative Cow, in association with Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, presents

The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

A day in the life of a circle of socialites swooping in on the fashionable city of Bath, to take the waters, find romance and have a jolly good gossip.

Confusion, duels, madness and mayhem ensue in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's hilarious 18th century masterpiece.

Tickets: £10, £8 over 60s and registered disabled, £6 students,

Box office: 01392 493493



Barry Manilow's Copacabana at the Northcott Theatre

Event Date: 
23/01/2013 - 7:30pm to 26/01/2013 - 7:30pm
Exeter Northcott Theatre

"Ladies and Gentleman, it's showtime at the Copacabana..."

Join the University of Exeter's leading musical theatre society 'Footlights' as they take you back to 1947 New York, to the dazzling Copacabana nightclub for another show-stopping tale of music and passion.

Barry Manilow's musical follows aspiring songwriter, Stephen, as he composes what he hopes will become a hit musical. His imagination creates a story surrounding an ambitious young singer who arrives in New York City hoping to become a star.

Her name was Lola, just arrived from Tulsa, Oklahoma and with...

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...