Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:41am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (25-27 January):



Friday & Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Clyst Vale Community College present: Annie. Everyone’s favourite orphan is back! This wonderful, heart- warming show is brought to life by the extraordinary talented students of Clyst Vale Community College as they hit the Barnfield stage once more; bringing the same energy, professionalism and passion that has become a hallmark of their productions. Tickets £12 (£10). https://www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk/annie...

Upton Pyne Craft Fair

Event Date: 
17/11/2018 - 12:00pm
Upton Pyne Village Hall & Church

Village fair showcases local skills

High quality local art and craft will be on sale at the biggest-ever Upton Pyne Craft Fair which is to be held in the village hall and church on Saturday 17 November.

The fair takes place between 12 noon and 4pm, entry is free, and coffee, cakes, light lunches and afternoon teas with be available. The hall and church are in the centre of the village, a mile off the Crediton road just outside Exeter.

The fair is being organised by the Friends of Upton Pyne and proceeds will go towards the maintenance of the Grade 1-listed village...

Hospiscare Christmas Fair

Event Date: 
24/11/2018 - 10:00am
Exeter Guildhall, High Street, Exeter

A joyful start to the festive season, courtesy of Exeter Friends of Hospiscare.

You'll find stalls selling crafts, Christmas goods and bric-a-brac as well as a tombola, draw and refreshments.

To get you into the festive mood the Hospiscare Choir will be singing carols.

Make sure you pop in!


Summer fun with Dartmoor National Park

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:49pm

Celebrate the start of National Parks Week and discover what makes Dartmoor so special at the Dartmoor Summer Fair on 21 July. The National Park Visitor Centre, Princetown is the place to be for this free family event. You will be able to meet the Dartmoor range producers as well as get the opportunity to try and buy their stunning Dartmoor inspired products; meet Lily Warne’s heritage Dartmoor breed sheep; take part in an outdoor lab and bug hunt in the Dartmoor Conservation Garden; join experts from The Box, Plymouth (previously Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery) and discover more...

River Cottage Food Fair

Event Date: 
26/05/2018 - 10:00am to 27/05/2018 - 6:00pm
River Cottage HQ, Trinity Hill Road, Axminster

The River Cottage Fair returns for 2018 over the May Bank Holiday. It’s a real family occasion and ALL under 16s can come for free.

It is packed full of activities and family fun - from chef demos, artisan food stalls, kids' workshops, talks and live music, to garden and foraging tours.

£12.50 per adult, children under 16 go free.

Tel: 01297 630300

email: events@rivercottage.net


MAKE 2017: Christmas Craft Exhibition

Event Date: 
18/11/2017 - 10:00am to 07/01/2018 - 5:30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

18 Nov 2017 - 7 Jan 2018 Our annual Christmas selling exhibition showcases some of the best contemporary craft from UK based designer-makers. With a wide selection of disciplines to choose from, and a range of prices to suit all, it’s an ideal opportunity to buy an individual, handmade gift for Christmas. DIY festive craft activity area for kids in the gallery.

There's DIY festive craft activity area for kids in the gallery, a Celebration Day on 2 Dec. and Scandinavian Craft Cafe on the 8th, with themed decoration making and menu.

Free entry. Open daily, 10am-5.30pm 00626...

South West Christmas Without Cruelty Festival

Event Date: 
18/11/2017 - 10:00am
Exeter Corn Exchange

Animal Aid’s popular Christmas Festival returns to Exeter Corn Exchange on November 18th, offering visitors a great day out and a chance to purchase original gifts and cards that make a difference. There will be almost 50 stalls, featuring ethical traders and organisations that promote human, animal and environmental causes. Products on sale will include fair trade clothes, chocolates galore, local arts and crafts, cruelty-free cosmetics, quality bric-a-brac and a wide range of delicious vegan cakes.

But it’s not just about great and original shopping ideas. There will also be a...

More than100 local jobseekers attend Princesshay’s second successful jobs fair

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 11/03/2017 - 8:00am

More than 100 jobseekers attended the Recruit Princesshay jobs fair, helping to match local people to 50 retail and restaurant vacancies on offer, both at Exeter’s Princesshay and elsewhere in the city.

Over 30 of Princesshay’s shops and restaurants, including Superdry, Starbucks, MAC, and Café Rouge, showcased available roles at the event.

Faheem Qureshi, Head of Employment Generation for The Crown Estate said: “We’re thrilled to have hosted our second successful Recruit event at Princesshay. These sessions offer a fantastic opportunity to support local jobseekers and...

Dolls House and Miniatures Fair

Event Date: 
30/04/2017 - 10:00am
Westpoint Arena, Exeter

Experience the exquisite world of Dolls House Miniatures at our public fair where you will find exhibitions, displays and demonstrations by some of the leading crafts people in this field.

A range of stands will be exhibiting everything from charming miniature figures and delightful dolls houses to every imaginable accessory and item of furniture.

Whether a keen miniaturist collector or enthusiast, or someone just wanting to visit for casual interest, you can be assured of a warm welcome.

Open 10am - 4pm

Admission: £3 adults, £1.50 children


Potters Market

Event Date: 
30/07/2016 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Transit Shed, Exeter Quay

Westcountry Potters Association presents a collection of ceramicists selling their wares on the Quay in the Transit Shed, Exeter

Saturday 30th July from 10-4:30

All sorts of hand made pots available to take home and enjoy.