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BHP Fuel Fest

Event Date: 
15/06/2014 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Venue: 
Westpoint Arena, Exeter

BHP Events Ltd, the organisers that brought you the BHP Performance Show, are proud to present 'BHP FUEL FEST' at Westpoint Arena, Devon.

The event, held on Sunday June 15th, features childrens entertainment, food village, trade stands, static displays from Classic to modern machinery, car to bike, offroad to on road vehicles and the highlight being the hours of live action including motorsport demonstrations, passenger rides plus much more. And to stick with our brand we will also be opening the show to car clubs and performance show cars.

Static dispalys will...

Top tips for skiing with the family this winter

Authored by JAMIII
Posted: Tue, 02/04/2014 - 8:43am

With half term just over a week away, and Europe enjoying fantastic snow once again The Exeter Daily offers up some very practical advice:

How many sports can claim to be to be for all the family? Skiing is one of the best of them! Not only because we are all together (children, parents, grandparents) but also because when we play, we discover so much that we create some of the best memories ever.

Memories that are so strong that, when the time will come, our children will bring their own children to the mountains to share with them the incredible experience of the snow...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Don't make any plans for this weekend until you've checked out our guide to the best of What's On in and around Exeter:

THEATRE

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Pantomime Friday & Saturday, Broadclyst Victory Hall Hi Ho ... Hi Ho ... It's off to the panto we go! Join Broadclyst Theatre Group for an exciting show with slapstick fun, singing, dancing and plenty of laughter. Whilst Snow White and her friends do battle with Evilena the wicked Queen, poor Muddles gets into lots of trouble. Tickets £8 adults, £5 children from Broadclyst Post Office or via the Box office on...

Crealy wins award for third year running

Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park has been granted the overall winner of the Primary Times Reader Star Award and the winner for the Best Family Attraction in Devon for the third year running. Crealy Meadows Caravan & Camping Park also won the hotly-contested category of favourite Holiday Destination with its new glamping and camping site.

The hugely popular all weather family attraction won a large percentage of votes across a number of different categories demonstrating its versatility and ability to accommodate the needs of the local family market.

This highly...

People turn to payday loans, overdrafts or keep problems hidden

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 01/15/2014 - 11:05am

People in the South West are struggling to pay their rent or mortgage, but hiding their problem by taking out risky loans or saying they would keep it secret from family and friends, says Shelter.

New research commissioned by the charity found that nearly one in four rent or mortgage payers in the South West has borrowed money to cover their housing costs. Alarmingly, across the country two per cent of rent or mortgage payers – the equivalent of nearly a million people in Britain – said they had taken out a ‘payday’ loan to help pay the rent or mortgage.

The YouGov survey...

Crafty fun - a world of words at Devon Guild

Event Date: 
09/03/2014 - 6:00pm to 23/03/2014 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

A new exhibition about words and making at the Devon Guild gallery with fun and learning events.

Family Activities at RAMM: Little Explorer Classes

Event Date: 
30/01/2014 - 10:30am
Venue: 
RAMM, Queen Street, Exeter

RAMM Meeting Room A Collections inspired art and craft sessions for under fives with Creation Station. A chance for under fives to take a journey of discovery and make collections inspired creations. Parents, grandparents and carers can enjoy quality time with their little ones in a friendly, social environment.

Contact Erin Blake in advance: Tel 0844 824 4534, mobile:07925 653942 or email erinblake@thecreationstation.co.uk

10.30am-11.30am

Child £5, sibilings £2.50

www.rammuseum.org.uk

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 12/08/2013 - 10:28pm

Don't make any plans for the weekend until you've checked out our guide to what's on in and around Exeter:

THEATRE

The Recruiting Officer Friday & Saturday, Northcott Theatre Kiss the prettiest wenches, and you are sure of 'listing the lustiest fellows. The dashing Captain Plume has arrived in Shrewsbury to enlist the local men into the King's army using every trick in the book. He's also got his eye on the heiress Sylvia – but will he and the other men realise that the women are doing some recruiting of their own? Heavens! 7.30pm daily, matinee at 2.30pm on Saturday....

Family Festive Fun

Event Date: 
07/12/2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Fore Street, Exeter

Come and find the Festive Ferret on Exeter’s Fore Street.

On Saturday December 7th from 10am to 5pm there will be a carol singers, a string quartet, the seven swans a swimming, a special festive wrapping station, the chance of children to find the Festive Ferret in all participating shops in order to win a prize and much more. It’s also Small Business Saturday, which is being supported by the FSB, so we’ll have a visit from the Mayor of Exeter and Ben Bradshaw MP to promote how wonderful Exeter’s independent shops are.

Fore Street traders have put together a fantastic...

Unique Boutique Arts and Crafts Markets

Event Date: 
30/11/2013 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Christmas comes but once a year….. well in this case, it comes twice. Yes, there are 2 opportunities to shop at Unique Boutique this year: Saturday 30th November and Saturday 14th December. Exeter Phoenix will be resplendent with over 50 stalls on each day selling Devon’s finest creative output. From accessories to soaps to etched glass, cards, wreaths and unique clothes this is the place for anyone who dares to be different. There will be a whole room dedicated to fashion and accessories, a well stocked bar and music to get the festive spirit singing. And it’s all indoors, so cast aside...

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