Children from the Holy Trinity Church 0-5 Playgroup in Exmouth have created a bright and colourful exhibition of artwork inspired by items from A la Ronde, the National Trust property near Exmouth.
This year the source of inspiration for the children’s work was a mosaic-topped table from the Drawing Room which was decorated by cousins Jane and Mary Parminter, on whose instructions the quirky 16 sided house was built.
Hilary Burrow, who co-ordinated the exhibition for A la Ronde says: "The children looked at photographs of the mosaic table and used these as inspiration for...
Artist Irena Boobyer is holding her fourth exhibition at A la Ronde, near Exmouth, 9-22 May. Irena’s new series of intricate papercuts and silhouettes was inspired by A la Ronde’s wildflower meadow and Parminter Walk.
Irena says: "Through my work you can follow in the footsteps of A la Ronde’s spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter and enjoy a stroll around the meadow rich in flora and fauna, delight in the wildflowers, butterflies and birdsong, and taking in some excellent views over the Exe estuary."
Paper cutting is an ancient art, with the oldest surviving paper...
It's a great day for man’s best friend this Sunday (14 April) as East Devon District Council hosts a special Dog’s Day Out in Phear Park, Exmouth.
From 10am – 4pm people and their canine companions can enjoy a huge range of free activities in aid of The Dog’s Trust. Free micro chipping, a fun dog show, agility displays, a tombola and free giveaways are all on the cards as the council promotes responsible dog ownership in a fun, friendly way.
Over 15 stalls will feature merchandise, free goodies and a range of information from different groups, advising on dog health and...
The Exeter City FC Youth Academy fundraiser takes place on the evening of Friday 15 March at the Manor Hotel in Exmouth.
Tickets are priced at just £20 per person, which includes a two course meal (3 choices of main meal plus a vegetarian option), live music from Isaac Indiana, a fantastic band who are releasing an album in May, and a disco.
The after dinner speakers are Steve Perryman MBE and Exeter City CEO and vice chairman Julian Tagg.
Hotel rooms can be booked at the price of £25 per person, bed & breakfast.
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 Christmas Fayre is taking place at Wesley Hall, Tower Street Methodist Church, Exmouth from 10am-4pm. There will be a selection of craft stalls including local arts and crafts and a variety of delicious local produce. Father Christmas will be in his grotto from 10am, children can him and receive a present for £2.50.
As if spending all day on their feet working as part of Exeter University’s campus services team wasn’t enough, Wayne Hill and Mark Fabris are tackling a sponsored walk from Exeter Quay to Exmouth on Saturday 10th November to raise funds for Hospiscare. Wayne, a committed supporter of the charity, which provides end-of-life care for local patients and their families, says he is doing the walk because he cares passionately about the service they provide. “I have had family and friends pass away from cancer and have found everyone at Hospiscare to be so hardworking and loving. They deserve so...
An evening of musical entertainment and Act of Remembrance (featuring a Royal Marine Bugler) in aid of the Poppy Appeal. City of Exeter Pipes & Drums, The Exmouth Shanty Men, B.A.F. pop group, Mike Nelson (Singer & Guitarist) and Blitz & Peaces. Licensed bar and table seating, raffle and Poppy shop merchandise Tickets £10 each available from The Pavilion, Town Hall & Tourist Information Office.