Through The Decades - Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

Event Date: 
20/07/2018 - 7:30pm
Exmouth Pavilion

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly both grew up in the same part of Texas. They recorded their earlier work in the Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, even at one point recording the same songs ‘ An empty cup’ (and a broken date)’ as well as ‘ You’ve Got Love’ both written by Roy Orbison.

The two Artists brought a unique Texas influence into their music and through their creative writing for both an individual sound was born!

Roy Orbison went on to write so many songs including ‘Only the Lonely’ & ‘Crying’. Buddy Holly in his short Career showed his writing talents,...

Rockpool Ramble: Exmouth

Event Date: 
25/07/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Exmouth beach, left of the lifeboat station (when facing the sea), Queens Drive, Exmouth, NEAREST POSTCODE: EX8 2AY

Explore Exmouth's rockpools

Explore the mysterious world of Exmouth's rockpools with the Countryside team.

Learn where to look and what to look out for.

Buckets and nets available to borrow. Bring your own if you have them.

Suggested donation £3 per child. No booking required.


Pink with a touch of green: The Hospiscare Twilight Walk

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Mon, 07/02/2018 - 7:42pm

Hospiscare is asking ‘going green’ at the upcoming Twilight Walk in Exmouth, which takes place on Saturday, 7 July. The charity is also taking measures to keep environmental impact at the event as low as possible – for example, no ready-filled water bottles will be available.

Along with the Twilight Walk’s usual 5-mile and 10-mile routes there will be a 5k fun run – and all walkers and runners are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottles to cut down on single-use plastic bottles. Alternatively, Hospiscare’s new 750 ml BPA-free reusable water bottle will be available to...

Exmouth-based sight impaired author releases novel

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 06/29/2018 - 9:58pm

Exmouth based, visually impaired Author, Paul Stretton-Stephens has launched his latest novel, Shades of Loyalty.

This is the second book in The Jack Jago Thriller Series where Paul himself a veteran, writes about a Jack Jago an ex-Royal Marine and Royal Military Policeman.

When law enforcement agencies in five different locations across two countries can’t solve a string of deadly explosions, a drowning and the theft of £24.25million, it’s time for Jack Jago and his team to join in. Only they don’t have to play by the rules. Undaunted by the possibility that the...

New parking restrictions for campervans to come into force in Exmouth

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:20am

New on-street parking restrictions for campervans and motorhomes come into effect in Exmouth from Monday (2 July).

The increasing number of motorhomes and similar types of vehicles using Exmouth seafront for extended stays has been causing growing concern among local residents and Exmouth Town Council in recent years.

This prompted a “task and finish forum” to be set up by Exmouth Town Council, East Devon District Council and Devon County Council last year to look into the issue. Together the authorities have been reviewing how best to manage parking for campervans in the...

Born to Win

Event Date: 
30/06/2018 - 8:00pm
Exmouth Pavilion

BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s favourite Italian, two-time finalist AND Guinness World Record holder, Giovanni Pernice, has been confirmed to return to the hit show for what will be his 4th season.

Sicilian born Pernice says he is a “Happy, happy boy...I can’t wait to start again!” when talking about reprising his role on the ever popular show.

Giovanni, who has made the final of Strictly Come Dancing twice - with Georgia May Foote in 2015, and most recently with Debbie McGee in 2017 - is hoping that this year is his time to lift the coveted glitter ball trophy, and as the...

Local artists donate new signs to Dray Court in Exmouth

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 06/23/2018 - 6:28am

Two new mosaic signs were recently installed at Dray Court, in Rolle Road, Exmouth.

The signs, made and donated by Exmouth artists Allan Punton and Manya McMahon, are made from hand-cut Venetian glass.

The artists are now working on two further signs to be installed later in the year at Morgan Court, on the other side of Rolle Road, completing the overall theme of the four seasons.

Contributions towards the cost of the materials have been made by East Devon District Council and MPS Windows.

The artists have made a number of other mosaic works in the town,...

Head on down to Exmouth’s Queen’s Drive Space for live theatre, film nights and music

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 06/20/2018 - 4:29pm

Exmouth’s new Queen’s Drive Space events area will take on a distinctly Russian theme on Saturday (June 23) with a live performance of The Cherry Orchard which is being staged by the Miracle Theatre Company.

The production is the second in a series of theatre and music events on the new site this summer and the venue is already proving to be very popular with people of all ages.

Last week more than 250 people enjoyed Swan Lake which was streamed live to a big screen in the events area from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

Queen’s Drive Space opened less than...

Three generations take on Fizz Run in memory of big-hearted breast cancer patient

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:37pm

Places on the Hospiscare Twilight Walk , taking place on 7 July, are going fast, so walkers – and runners – are advised to sign up soon. For the first time, this year’s event includes a 5k fun run as well as the now-traditional 5 or 10 mile walking routes, to cater for women and girls of all ages and levels of fitness.

Starting at the Maer in Exmouth, the event has a ‘Pink Fizz’ theme, so runners and walkers who agree that pink isn’t just a colour, it’s an attitude are encouraged to dress accordingly. The fizz – a drop or two of bubbly – will await them, along with a bacon bap and...

New Exmouth water Sports Centre operator announced

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 06/10/2018 - 4:23pm

Exeter-based developer Grenadier has announced local business, Edge Water Sports, as the new sustainable watersports centre’s first key tenant. The multi-million-pound, not-for-profit scheme which will see part of Exmouth waterfront transformed into a brand-new water sports facility, was given the green light by East Devon District Council on Tuesday. The centre will enable beach and water-based training and provide changing facilities, alongside an outdoor events space and a selection of eateries, and will offer immediate beach access for all. Family run Edge Water Sports is the first key...