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Educated Recruitment conquer Exmouth 10k

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 10/01/2018 - 7:31am

Educated Recruitment conquered the Exmouth 10k fundraising for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

The Educated Recruitment Team ran the Bradley’s Exmouth 10k on Sunday (30 September) to raise money for Ronald McDonald’s House Charities.

The team completed the whole course, raising an impressive £280 for the cause and are looking forward to their next fundraising challenge!

Outstanding GCSE results for Colyton Grammar School

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 08/23/2018 - 11:22am

Students, parents and staff at Colyton Grammar School are celebrating outstanding GCSE results, which have seen the school outperform the national average by some considerable margin.

In all, 87% of students who sat GCSEs this year achieved the top three grades of 9 to 7. 99% achieved grades 9 to 5, and 40% achieved a grade 9, ten times the national average of 4%.

Some 21 students achieved the coveted eight or more subjects with grade 9, around 18% of this year’s GCSEs cohort. This compares to the national predicted result for this achievement of 0.2%.

Across...

Mamhead slipway to be temporarily closed from September

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 08/13/2018 - 2:23pm

Works to replenish the rock revetment in front of Exmouth’s historic listed seawall were given the go ahead at a meeting of East Devon District Council on 25 July 2018.

The repairs to the revetment, which is adjacent to the recently completed Mamhead slipway, are required in response to a continual lowering of the estuary seabed in this location. The rock revetment, which was originally constructed in the 1970s, has become increasingly ineffective over the past ten years. The rock at the western end is moving away from the toe of the seawall, leaving it unprotected and vulnerable....

Taste of the West’s New Food Village arrives in Exmouth

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Sun, 07/29/2018 - 10:11am

From Thai-inspired ice cream, to locally-bred pork, the new food village at the Queen’s Drive Space on Exmouth sea front is proving a huge hit with locals and visitors alike.

The new attraction, which is being run by Taste of the West, has already attracted hundreds of visitors, keen to sample some of the tastiest produce from the region, in its first month of operation.

It is based at the Queen’s Drive Space area, which is also home to a new Jurassic-themed play park and outdoor event space, and is open until September.

John Sheaves, Chief Executive of Taste of the...

As You Like It

Event Date: 
29/07/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
Queen's Drive Space, Exmouth

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden. Those who venture to the Forest find...

And Finally...Phil Collins

Event Date: 
02/09/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Now in its eleventh year, the hugely successful And Finally... present the ‘Phil Collins Collection’ 2018 Tour.

This well-established, superbly professional, and entertaining production perform an action packed two hours of the best-known songs from Grammy award winner, Phil Collins. All the classics are included - In the Air Tonight, Sussudio, Another Day in Paradise, Against All Odds, as well as a selection from his Genesis archive. Proud to be twice awarded ‘The UK’s Number 1 Tribute to Phil Collins’ by the Agents Association of Great Britain.

The line-up includes the...

Tea with Oscar Wilde

Event Date: 
29/08/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Tea with Oscar Wilde

A chat show with a difference! Join Oscar Wilde as he interviews a leading celebrity of the Victorian era, recounts a story or two and invites his audience to get "Caught in the Act"!

Acclaimed actor Jonathan Goodwin plays the famed Victorian wit, in a show packed with comedy, music and audience participation.

The show is written and adapted by Jonathan Goodwin, and directed by Goodwin and Gary Archer.

https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/whats-on

Hells Bells

Event Date: 
24/08/2018 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Hells Bells are Back again as promised!

Formed in 1996 and hailing from Bristol, Hells Bells has evolved into perhaps the most well known and professional ACDC tribute band in the United Kingdom. Touring the length and breadth of Britain & Ireland for over 19 years playing the music of the legendary ACDC, Hells Bells have built up a loyal following of fans and continue to do so wherever they play.

The band play material from both the Bon Scott and Brian Johnson eras, covering four decades of classic no-nonsense, foot stomping rock n roll! From the blistering scream of...

A Pandemonium of Poe

Event Date: 
22/08/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Be chilled by an evening's eerie entertainment, with this original theatrical anthology of a selection of Poe's finest feats of fear-filled fiction!

Be led by the sinister Dr Trevellyan as he leads you into the deepest recesses of the human psyche. Along the way you will encounter such stark terror as may shatter the senses! But will you emerge from the shadows alive... ?

Jonathan Goodwin both writes and performs in a show directed by Goodwin and Gary Archer.

https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/whats-on

Penny Dreadful! Or, Mrs Lovett's Revenge!

Event Date: 
15/08/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

As part of our summer season of plays Don't Go Into The Cellar presents

There are chills and chuckles in abundance with this original one-woman show featuring Sweeney Todd's partner in crime, Mrs Lovett!

Be appalled by a plethora of other grotesque characters from the cheap and grisly pages of the Victorian era's penny dreadful papers, in a theatrical comedy suitable for the young at heart.

Go on - have a close shave with Mrs Lovett... She'd love to have you for dinner...

Sali Gresham stars in a show that's written by Jonathan Goodwin, and directed by Gary...

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