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Two adults and two children run through trees in the dark

Shaun the Sheep is on the run this Halloween at Haldon Forest Park

Authored by Haldon Forest Park
Posted: Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:34pm

Join Haldon Forest Park this Halloween for a Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Run!

To celebrate Aardman’s new film A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, in cinemas 18 October, Shaun the Sheep welcomes all the family to enjoy this spooktacular 3km glow run on 30 October.

Two adults and two children run through trees in the dark

Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Run

Event Date: 
30/10/2019 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Haldon Forest Park

Join us in the forest this Halloween for a Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Run! All the family will enjoy this spooktacular Shaun the Sheep themed run where trees are lit up with fabulous colour. To make you feel part of the flock, you will receive a pair of Shaun the Sheep ears and the chance to decorate them with UV paint to really make you glow before you venture into the forest. Music and chat from the MC will keep you entertained as you get your face painted (for a small charge) or grab a photo opportunity with Shaun the Sheep, who will be there to cheer you on.

Flock to the forest, an alien has landed!

Authored by Haldon Forest Park
Posted: Wed, 09/25/2019 - 4:30pm

For the very first time in history, Forestry England has confirmed that an alien has crash landed into Haldon Forest Park! Lu-La, from the Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (in UK cinemas 18 October) is an impish and adorable alien with amazing powers. She has been stranded in the forest and needs to charge her communicator so that she can get a message back home to call for rescue!

Kids filming hand made pom poms at Devon Guild

Summer Craft Clubs

Event Date: 
24/07/2019 - 10:00am to 28/08/2019 - 12:30pm
Venue: 
Devon Guild of Craftsmen

The Devon Guild craft centre in Bovey Tracey is offering free drop-in craft activities every Wednesday morning (24 July - 28 August) during the summer holidays. All sessions are 10am – 12.30 pm and there is no need to book; just pop in and join in the making fun! See below for details of our weekly making mornings:

24 July 10am – 12.30pm PomStitchTassel textiles workshop Pom-pom pencil toppers. Learn how to make a pom-pom and then create it into a weird and wonderful pencil topper.

Exeter Street Arts Festival

Event Date: 
24/08/2019 - 10:00am to 11:45pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

EXETER STREET ARTS FESTIVAL 2019 IS HERE! Transforming the heart of the city into a celebration of street art for all on Sat 24 August 10am – late! #exestreetarts #festival #devon

With a reputation for quality and diversity, this year’s event is set to rock the streets of the city with a free celebration of music, dance and arts throughout the day and a flamboyant after-party at Exeter Phoenix as the night falls. #ExeStreetArts hits 2019 with a line up bigger and better than ever! Taking place in various areas of the city, it’s free to attend from 10am - 7pm.

Getting ready for the free Tent Show at Westpoint, Exeter Gaby Fielding, Sales Assistant, Matt Bowen, Sales Assistant and Dom Dib-Holland, Customer Service Advisor from Taunton Leisure.

Sample life under canvas at Exeter’s free Tent Show

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 9:24am

A FREE Tent Show is taking place in Exeter next month (April 6 until 8, 2019) offering people the chance to see equipment in its natural environment – the great outdoors.

One of the largest ranges in the South West will be on display from April 6 until 8 at Westpoint, including family, lightweight and bell tents, as well as tipis.

Renegade Pro Wrestling

Event Date: 
17/03/2019 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
Unit 1 Exeter

Renegade Pro Wrestling comes to Unit 1 Exeter for the first time. With not 1 BUT 2 shows. First Family Friendly and Suitable for all ages. Doors open 2pm Adults £8, Child £5 Second A 18+ no holds barred show just for Adults! Featuring Hardcore Women's match and a even harder Renegade Riot match! There is Blood, sweat and Beers! Tickets £10 advance £12 on door. You will not want to miss either show!

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:56pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (18-20 January): 

THEATRE

Lord of the Flies

Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre 

Curious About Exeter

Event Date: 
01/01/2019 - 10:00am to 31/12/2019 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter City Centre, starting from Northenhay Gardens

Explore, Discover & Enjoy Exeter with Curious About Exeter

Are you curious about Exeter? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Exeter a fascinating place to explore!

Santa Claus Comes to Exeter

Event Date: 
09/12/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Princesshay Shopping Centre

This December, Santa Claus and his elves will be based in the heart of Exeter city centre. New to Princesshay this year, Santa and some of his elves will have their very own Arctic Adventure on the 1st-2nd, 8th-9th December 10am-4pm.

All the way from the North Pole, Santa’s sleigh will land for family pictures to capture the Christmas magic. There will also be an opportunity for families to make a snow globe Christmas decoration to take home at no cost.

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