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Local youth choir now recruiting!

Event Date: 
24/09/2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
St Sidwells Centre, Sidwell Street, Exeter. EX4 6NN

A local youth choir is recruiting for new members as it gears up for the new term. Exeter Singing Roots is a vocal ensemble for young people aged 8 - 16, directed by professional singer and singing leader, Sarah Owen from Wren Music.

The choir meets on Thursdays in term-time at the St. Sidwell’s Centre, Exeter and is an opportunity to develop your musical skills, make new friends, enjoy using your voice as well taking part in performances.

A typical session involves fun and active warm-ups, learning an exciting range of ear-catching songs from around the world, practising...

Get mortgage fit with Barratt in 2015

As 2015 gets underway attention moves to a new home for the new year, five star housebuilder Barratt, which has a number of developments in Exeter, is urging homebuyers to get mortgage fit now to secure the best mortgage deals available.

Changes brought in in 2014 under the Mortgage Market Review have caught some buyers unaware but by being proactive and following a series of simple practical steps, potential housebuyers can make themselves more attractive to mortgage providers and that means not only getting a mortgage but getting a cheaper rate as well.

Barratt managing...

Sportshall Indoor Athletics

Event Date: 
11/01/2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Clifton Hill Sports Centre, EX1 2DJ

Sportshall, the popular and successful program of indoor athletics which teaches and improves children core sporting skills is back in Exeter. Running at Clifton Hill Sports Centre on selected Sunday afternoons between October 2014 and March 2015, children and their families can enjoy throwing nerf howlers and light up glitter shot balls, trying their hand at long jump and triple jump, or joining in the fun of relays and hurdles.

Sportshall Indoor Athletics

Event Date: 
07/12/2014 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Clifton Hill Sports Centre, EX1 2DJ

Sportshall, the popular and successful program of indoor athletics which teaches and improves children core sporting skills is back in Exeter. Running at Clifton Hill Sports Centre on selected Sunday afternoons between October 2014 and March 2015, children and their families can enjoy throwing nerf howlers and light up glitter shot balls, trying their hand at long jump and triple jump, or joining in the fun of relays and hurdles.

Family Creative Writing Workshops: Kaleider's Ancient Sunlight - Leadership

Event Date: 
26/10/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Central Library, Meeting Room 4

Creative Workshop with Writer Shiona Morton

Location: Meeting Room 4, Exeter Central Library, Castle Street, Exeter

For Extrememe Imagination we would like to invite you, your brothers and sisters and friends, your parents and carers, your grandparents, even your great grandparents, to come and create stories with us in Exeter Central Library.

In the workshops you will work with some brilliant writers, artists and scientists to create stories around the themes of Love, Leadership, Food, Technology and Justice. The workshops might involve creative writing, poetry,...

Fore Street Treasure Hunt

Event Date: 
25/07/2014 - 10:00am to 06/09/2014 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
Bunyip and Otton's, 111-113 Fore Street, Exeter. EX4 3JF.

The Fore Street Collective are excited to announce the launch of the Fore Street Treasure Hunt!

Running for the whole summer holidays, adults and children alike are invited to pop into Bunyip & Otton’s to pick up their first clue and start the trail. Making their way around the hidden gems of Fore Street, the trackers will have to figure out each clue to make their way to the next shop, all the way to the treasure at the end. This event is totally free to take part in, and victors will have exciting lucky dip prizes to dive into at the end of the adventure.

Running from...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to what's on in and around Exeter this weekend and the half term break:

THEATRE

Me and My Girl Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Northcott Theatre, Exeter A sublime treat for musical comedy fans of all ages. Lambeth costermonger, Bill Snibson, discovers he is the illegitimate heir to Lord Hareford and uses his wit and humour to break down the class divisions with his aristocratic relations. The fun and games never cease as they attempt to educate cheeky and cheerful Bill into the ways of the gentry and to separate him from his cockney girlfriend Sally. 7....

Family Saturday

Event Date: 
28/06/2014 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Sat 28 Jun 2014 | 10.30am - 2pm Storytelling, art drop-in, Jumping Beans, free taster classes and lots more! Family Sundays have now become Family Saturdays. As part of the change there is a new mix of brilliant workshops and exciting art activities for families to enjoy together. 10.30am – 11am: Seasonal Storytelling with Love Local Food 11.15 – 12.15: Messy Beans, £3.50, siblings £3 12.30 – 1pm: Jumping beans, £2.50, siblings £2 This month’s free taster: 1.15 – 1.45pm: To be confirmed Other activities are likely to be added at a later date, so please keeping checking as we will update...

Family Saturday

Event Date: 
31/05/2014 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Sat 31 May 2014 | 10.30am - 2pm Storytelling, art drop-in, Jumping Beans, free taster classes and lots more! Family Sundays have now become Family Saturdays. As part of the change there is a new mix of brilliant workshops and exciting art activities for families to enjoy together. 10.30am – 11am: Seasonal Storytelling with Love Local Food 11.15 – 12.15: Messy Beans, £3.50, siblings £3 12.30 – 1pm: Jumping beans, £2.50, siblings £2 This month’s free taster 1.15 – 1.45pm: To be confirmed Other activities are likely to be added at a later date, so please keeping checking as we will update...

Family Saturday

Event Date: 
26/04/2014 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Sat 26 Apr 2014 | 10.30am - 2pm Storytelling, art drop-in, Jumping Beans, free taster classes and lots more! Family Sundays have now become Family Saturdays. As part of the change there is a new mix of brilliant workshops and exciting art activities for families to enjoy together. 10.30am – 11am: Seasonal Storytelling with Love Local Food 11.15 – 12.15: Messy Beans, £3.50, siblings £3 12.30 – 1pm: Jumping beans, £2.50, siblings £2 This month’s free taster 1.15 – 1.45pm: To be confirmed Other activities are likely to be added at a later date, so please keeping checking as we will update our...

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