Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:19pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (2-4 June):


Flashdance – The Musical
Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott
Flashdance tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer.  When a romance with Nick Hurley complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream.

The Magnificent Mysto

Event Date: 
26/07/2018 - 4:00pm to 11/08/2018 - 8:15pm
St Nicholas Priory

Step into a world of smoke and mirrors this summer for 'The Magnificent Mysto' - an immersive, multi-sensory experience taking place throughout Exeter's oldest building - St Nicholas Priory. Expect live music, mind-bending illusions and plenty of surprises.

What ever happened to The Magnificent Mysto? It has been twelve years since he vanished, but the disappearance of the world's greatest magician remains a mystery. Some say he simply withdrew from public life, but others believe his pursuit of the perfect illusion drove him too far…

Dunsford Show 2017

Event Date: 
07/07/2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Dunsford Village Show is a quintessential country show at its very best and is the perfect way to spend a fun packed family afternoon in the country.

Nestled in the Dartmoor National Park with a woodland backdrop this show is in a terrific location. Entertainment includes Devon Sheep Dog Display, Urban Flow Street Dance, Riverford Organic Farmers cookery demonstrations and worm dig, vintage tractors, Exeter Street Choir, Terrier racing, dog and horse shows.

Refreshment includes BBQ, cream teas, local ales, cider, Pimms and strawberries as well as ice cream and lots more!

Paulos Circus

Event Date: 
21/06/2018 - 5:00pm to 08/07/2018 - 7:45pm
Darts Farm, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0QH

All new acts for 2018.

From breath taking stunts, laugh out loud comedy to beautiful artistry, the Paulos family have created a show to give you and your family ever lasting memories.

The UK's first, original all seat £7pp family friendly affordable circus.

Heated Big Top

Performance Times:

Thursday's and Friday's @ 5pm & 7.45pm

Saturday's and Sunday's @ 2pm & 5:00pm

Sunday the 8th of July @ 2pm Only

No Performances Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays.


The Breakfast Run

Event Date: 
30/09/2018 - 7:30am to 11:30am
Knightshayes Court, near Tiverton

Fun 5K or 10K run, walk or jog through beautiful Mid Devon parkland this September.

Roll out of bed, grab you sponsorship money and jog in your jim-jams for Hospiscare.

The whole family is welcome to run, walk or jog to raise funds for your local Hospice and then enjoym a well earned breakfast on us. The route takes in the beatiful gardens and parkland of Knightshayes Court, where family and friends are welcome to cheer you on.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 05/10/2018 - 5:24am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (11-13 May):


WIN family tickets and meet the stars in our Cirque Berserk! competition

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 04/29/2018 - 3:42pm


After sell-out runs and tours in 2016 and 2017, Cirque Berserk! the UK’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular is coming West for the very first time.

Performances at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth run from Tuesday 8th May to Saturday 12th May and you could win a family ticket to see the show for free at the performance of your choice (subject to availability). 

Picnic at the Park

Event Date: 
03/06/2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
River Dart Country Park

Our annual Picnic at the Park event is back on Sunday 3rd June!

Get ready for a whole host of fun activities lined up for all the family!

Holbefest 2018

Event Date: 
09/06/2018 - 12:00pm
Flete Park, Holbeton PL21 9NU

HOLBEFEST is a Devon family festival in Holbeton. A charity event, this family fun and music festival, promises to be bigger and better than ever - with a new location in the beautiful Devon countryside. Get tickets now!

Great bands

Live music will be provided by a cracking line-up including C-Force, Three's Company, Tamar and Crocked Tempo plus more.

Family fun

Family activities include the legendary assault course, which gets harder each year, along side an increasing range of fun activities. The emphasis of Holbefest is on family fun.

5k Fun run

Wildlife safari

Event Date: 
29/05/2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Fire Beacon Hill, Sidmouth

A wild safari in Devon
Bugs, butterflies, birds, dragonflies and possibly even some snakes!

Put on your best safari gear and come for a ramble with the Ranger to explore the heathland and learn all about the creatures who call it home.

Bring binoculars and a camera.

A free event

Book a place here: