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Drop-in & Stitch - Emoji Badges, Emoticon Patches! -

Event Date: 
31/05/2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Devon Guild of Craftsman

Make Emoji Badges & Emoticon Patches!

What are you feeling today? Happy, sad, excited, wide awake? Express yourself using embroidery, applique and textile collage on to a patch or badge. Materials are provided; you can also bring your own personal fabric pieces. We suggest a donation of £1 per person.

Free, drop-in, no booking required. (Under 13 yrs children accompanied by an adult please.) Closed 12pm-1pm for lunch Main Gallery, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF 01626 832223

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:02pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this Bank Holiday weekend (26-29 May)

THEATRE

Bubble Schmeises Friday & Saturday, Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter Bubbemeises is Yiddish for a grandmother’s story, a tall story, an old wives’ tale. Writer and street performer Nick Cassenbaum and his Klezmer musicians invite you into the warmth of the Canning Town Schvitz, East London’s last authentic bath house. Amongst the steam and ritual Nick will take you on a journey to find the place he belongs. Schlapping through summer camps, barber shops and Spurs games, will...

ELF Cream Tea Morning

Event Date: 
05/06/2017 - 10:30am to 2:30pm
Venue: 
Exton Village Hall, Station Road, Exton, EX3 0PS

This June 5th, join people all over Devon, put the kettle on and join in the ELF CREAM TEA! Come along and find our more about ELF. Money raised through the ELF cream tea may go to our new ELF @ Home service engaging with volunteers to support patients in their homes. This will enable patients who are isolated by their condition to quite literally have a cup of tea with someone.

May half-term fun at Castle Drogo

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:47am

This half-term there are lots of family events on at Castle Drogo including crafty castle capers, a bird detective trail and meet the builder’s day. On Saturday 3 June from 11am-4pm Castle Drogo will be giving visitors the chance to get hands on and learn more about the ongoing building work to make the castle water tight.

In 2013 one of the largest projects ever undertaken by the National Trust began at Castle Drogo. The castle has suffered major structural problems ever since completion which has resulted in serious leaks and water penetration throughout the building. If...

Devon County Show 2017 preview

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 05/13/2017 - 7:14am

The 122nd Devon County Show will take place shortly at Westpoint, Exeter on May 18, 19 and 20.

More than 90,000 visitors are expected to see some of the best livestock, taste fabulous local food and drink, experience country life and enjoy a wealth of entertainment.

Her Royal Highness the Countess of Wessex will spend two days at the Show in her role as President of the Devon County Agricultural Association (DCAA), which stages the county’s most popular annual event.

The Show features competition between exhibitors of dozens of different breeds of dozens of species...

Rainbow House Three opens in Exeter!

Authored by JanetRaeburn
Posted: Sat, 05/06/2017 - 6:09pm

Following four years of fundraising, planning and renovation, local charity Rainbow Living has officially celebrated completion of their third Rainbow House by opening the house up for a special preview.

Supporters turned out in force as the charity’s Trustees and Board greeted over 200 guests during the 2-day event. Visitors had an opportunity to look round the extensively refurbished house, which has included a loft conversion, specialist bathroom and kitchen design, as well as a complete rewire and redecoration. The project also included extensive improvements to the garden and...

Rockpool ramble- Sidmouth

Event Date: 
11/08/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Jacobs Ladder, Peak Hill, Sidmouth, EX10 8RZ

Explore the mysterious world of Sidmouth's rockpools

Explore the mysterious world of Sidmouth's rockpools with the Countryside rangers.

Learn where to look and what to look out for.

More info: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/august-2017/rockp...

A Marvelous day on the Maer

Event Date: 
04/08/2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Venue: 
The Maer, Maer Road, Exmouth, EX8 2DB

Come along to the Maer Local Nature Reserve and get creative!

A day packed with crafts and wildlife activities by the seaside with the Countryside rangers, Clinton Devon Estates, RSPB and more!

Small charge/ donations for some activities.

More info: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/august-2017/a-mar...

Beautiful bugs rubbings trail

Event Date: 
28/07/2017 - 10:00am to 08/09/2017 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Collect rubbings and find out interesting facts about the world of bugs

Armed with a wax crayon and trail map, collect rubbings and find out interesting facts about the world of bugs.

Small sections of the trail are not suitable for buggies, however, buggies can be left near-by.

Trail starts at the Lookout during the week and the Discovery Hut at weekends (10am to 4pm daily)

More info: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/july-2017/beautif...

Beautiful bugs rubbings trail

Event Date: 
28/07/2017 - 10:00am to 08/09/2017 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Collect rubbings and find out interesting facts about the world of bugs

Armed with a wax crayon and trail map, collect rubbings and find out interesting facts about the world of bugs.

Small sections of the trail are not suitable for buggies, however, buggies can be left near-by.

Trail starts at the Lookout during the week and the Discovery Hut at weekends (10am to 4pm daily)

More info: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/july-2017/beautiful-bugs-rubbings-trail/

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