Two adults and two children run through trees in the dark

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

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.

The route through the trees is lit up with fantastic colour and characters from the film are there to guide your way... but beware the Hazmats! Runners each receive a pair of Shaun the Sheep ears to decorate with UV paint to really make you glow before you venture into the forest.

Music and chat...

Two adults and two children run through trees in the dark

Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Run

Event Date: 
30/10/2019 - 6:00pm
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. Runners will spot...

Flock to the forest, an alien has landed!

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!

Haldon Forest Park invites families from 1 October to help Shaun the Sheep with his mission to get Lu-La home before a sinister organisation can capture her. In a race against time, children helping...

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
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.

31 July 10am – 12.30pm Michelle Greenwood Brown - mosaic workshop. Decorate a ceramic tile...

Exeter Street Arts Festival

Event Date: 
24/08/2019 - 10:00am to 11:45pm
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.

We’ll be...

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.

Nick Baron, who is the Store Manager at Taunton Leisure – Exeter, on Fore Street in the city, explained: “This is the ideal event for anyone looking for a tent for the summer. At the show they will be able to see a huge and diverse collection of...

Renegade Pro Wrestling

Event Date: 
17/03/2019 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
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

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


Lord of the Flies

Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre

Set against the backdrop of a mysterious conflict engulfing the world, a plane carrying a group of evacuated schoolchildren crash-lands on a deserted island. The eleven girls and boys that survive are faced with the challenge of co-existing in a hostile new environment severed from the society they have left behind. Can the children create something better than the war that drove them from their homes, or will...

Curious About Exeter

Event Date: 
01/01/2019 - 10:00am to 31/12/2019 - 4:00pm
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!

You’ll get everything – detailed directions, maps, clues (with answers in the back!), and interesting snippets about the history of Exeter and the people that have shaped...

Santa Claus Comes to Exeter

Event Date: 
09/12/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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.

For those who want to pass on their Christmas wish list, Santa will be waiting in his wooden cabin where children have the...