Heath week family festival day

Event Date: 
23/07/2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Woodbury Castle,B3180, Nr Exmouth, NEAREST POSTCODE EX5 1HE

Celebrate the amazing heaths - Exmouth's natural playground!

Heath Week is a week of activities catering for wildlife, sport and history enthusiasts. The week kicks off with the Family Festival on Sunday 23 July at Woodbury Castle.

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A partnership event with Devon Wildlife Trust, RSPB, Pebblebed Heaths and Clinton Devon Estates.

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Axe Vale Wildlife Day

Event Date: 
04/06/2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

A day of wetlands wildlife fun!

Explore Seaton Wetlands nature reserve and wildlife of the wider Axe Vale with the East Devon Countryside rangers and the Axe Vale and District Conservation Society.

Wildlife exploration for the whole family:

Activity trail Campfire cooking Guided flower and insect walks What's that bird? Pond dipping Moth ID Delicious cream teas Binoculars to try and on sale Harvest mice on display Competition to name the kestrel chicks

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AVDCS family explorer day at Pennyhayes Farm

Event Date: 
30/05/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Pennyhayes Farm, Shute, Nr Axminster, EX13 7QP

An afternoon of outdoor fun!

Join the Axe Vale and District Conservation Society along with East Devon's Education ranger for an afternoon of outdoor fun!

Explore this beautiful site near Axminster!

Find out about the wildlife that lives there and get creative with natural crafts!

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Spring flower walk

Event Date: 
06/05/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Standing Dead Trees, Post Coach Way, Cranbrook

Walk around the Cranbrook countryside with the Ranger

Walk around the Cranbrook countryside with the Ranger, and look for signs of spring.

Well behaved dogs on leads welcome.

Some off path walking.


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Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 05/04/2017 - 3:12pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (5-7 May)


La Strada Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre La Strada ‘The Road’, a metaphor for life, is a deeply impassioned tale of love and loss. We journey into the heart of the Italian countryside where Gelsomina, full of the innocent spirit of youth, is bought by Zampano, a travelling street performer, to join his ‘strong man’ act. When the mismatched pair stumble across a ragtag circus and a daredevil tight-rope walker, Gelsomina finds herself caught between the two men, not knowing...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:22pm

Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (21-23 April).


The Castle Builder Friday & Saturday, Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter An emotional and hard rocking journey into the hearts and souls that exist on the outer limits of creativity and building regulations. It tells the true story of an inmate in a Norwegian psychiatric institute who, over 5 years, built a castle on a remote headland. Babe, The Sheep-Pig Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott Theatre Meet the lovable Babe in a heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure...

Big Fish Little Fish - family rave with DJ Aston Harvey (The Freestylers)

Event Date: 
23/04/2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

Family fun for the post-rave generation of parents. Helping parents be responsibly irresponsible since 2013.

For anyone that was looking forward to our “ Sail The Seven Seas ” theme, we’ve rescheduled it for April, so you can still bust out your pirates, sea creature, mermaid outfits and get your rave on!

Headline DJ Aston Harvey (The Freestylers), plus resident DJs Little My & High Eight play (grown up) dance music on the multi-sensory dancefloor with glitter cannons, bubbles and giant parachute dance.

Craft tables with giant colouring mural, themed crafts and...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:54am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter over Easter.


Starlight Express Daily, until Monday, Exeter Corn Exchange Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary musical on wheels speeds into the Corn Exchange. Presented by Exeter's own Stage by Stage with a cast of over 50, this will be an unforgettable treat for all the family. An amateur youth group production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd.

Thoroughly Modern Millie Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre Based on the 1967 Academy award-winning film,...

Countdown to exciting season of horse racing at Newton Abbot

Authored by ActuateMarketing
Posted: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 12:16pm

Easter Saturday 15 April marks the start of a thrilling new season as racing returns to Newton Abbot Racecourse following a major winter improvement programme.

The family-favourite Easter Saturday fixture will signal the start of an exciting programme of racing and special events at the newly-improved course in South Devon. Over the five-month winter break, tens of thousands of pounds have been invested in ongoing upgrades to the course.

The third and final phase of improvements to the Parade Ring has been completed which includes improved viewing platforms around the Ring...

Exeter pro wrestler Jason King's biggest show yet!

Authored by lepwrestlingac
Posted: Sat, 04/08/2017 - 12:11pm

Exeter based wrestler Jason King is very excited for his biggest show to date when he takes part in LEP Wrestling’s Supershow on Sunday 23rd April.

The show will be held in Torquay, Barton at the Acorn Centre with a fantastic set up that will look like a dream. But for Exeter’s very talented wrestler Jason King, there is more at stake than just the participation.

Jason King last year made wrestling headlines becoming the longest LEP Academy Champion in history holding the championship for over one year. Jason would also have one of the best wrestling years than any other...