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Santa Claus Comes to Exeter

Event Date: 
08/12/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
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...

Santa Claus Comes to Exeter

Event Date: 
02/12/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
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...

Santa Claus Comes to Exeter

Event Date: 
01/12/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
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...

Halo in Princesshay

Event Date: 
29/11/2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Princesshay, Exeter

Princesshay has announced five top street performance acts to appear at its late-night shopping Thursdays. The illuminated entertainment will bring the centre to life with jaw-dropping displays throughout the holidays.

On Thursday 29th November, A stunning visual show, the Halo Glow Show will certainly impress shoppers in Princesshay. A mesmerising LED display will light up the centre at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.

For more information about Christmas in Princesshay visit www.princesshay.co.uk/christmas .

Breakfast Run set to raise over £10,000 for local hospice

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Thu, 10/18/2018 - 3:46pm

The 2018 Hospiscare Breakfast Run took place in perfect autumn weather at Knightshayes Court, attracting more than 300 participants who are on track to raise over £10,000.

The Run was a real family affair, with more groups of multiple generations than ever before, among them Jim and his family. Jim, who completed the longer, 10-kilometre route was taking part in his first-ever charity run - at the age of 81.

Among those keenly anticipating the event were Sabrina Eastley and Caroline, the community nurse who cared for Sabrina’s husband James. Sabrina and Caroline formed a...

Meet the Baker & Sample Delicious Bakes at Half-Term

Event Date: 
24/10/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Family Garden, 80 Merivale Road, EX4 1PT

To celebrate the launch of One Mile Bakery Exeter , baker Boudicca Woodland is holding a family-friendly event in half-term for you to meet her and sample some of her delicious homemade bakes.

This free event at the Family Garden will showcase what Boudicca bakes at her micro-bakery at home in St Thomas, delivery bread, soups and preserves by bike to homes within a mile of her kitchen.

She also teaches a wide range of baking classes at home and at this event you can collect an exclusive discount to use for booking a class or buying a gift voucher. It's a fantastic...

Big Fish Little Fish family rave - Exeter 3rd Birthday with DJ Aphrodite

Event Date: 
07/10/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Come celebrate our THIRD BIRTHDAY in Exeter with the award winning, world famous Big Fish Little Fish family ravers as they bring acid house, breaks, techno, house, hip hop, drum 'n' bass and more, for families with 0-8 year olds. Our ‘Circus’ themed event at Exeter Phoenix is going to be a mega party!

Headline DJ Aphrodite (Urban Takeover), plus residents Little My & High Eight play (grown up) dance music on the multi-sensory dancefloor with glitter cannons, bubbles, balloons and giant parachute dance.

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

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 09/29/2018 - 10:49pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in around Exeter this weekend (28-30 September).

THEATRE

Eros and Psyche Friday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter From raunchy to poetic, sacred to profane, pioneering performance storyteller Sally-Pomme Clayton recreates the myth of Eros and Psyche in spoken word and living sound. Tickets £10. https://cygnettheatre.co.uk

Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians & Terrible Tudors Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two...

Humbug!

Event Date: 
12/12/2018 - 7:00pm to 24/12/2018 - 8:15pm
Venue: 
St Nicholas Priory

A unique and immersive Christmas experience taking place throughout Exeter's oldest building. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through past, present and future in this theatrical reimagining of Charles Dickens' classic ghost story A Christmas Carol.

Following a sell-out run last year, Humbug! returns to St Nicholas Priory this December. Expect live music, video projections and plenty of festive cheer!

Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment! https://www.wanderingtiger.com/tickets

Bloodwise Exeter Walk

Event Date: 
16/09/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Quay

Join us for a beautiful walk along the Exe Estuary Trail

This sponsored walk leaves Exeter Quay and partially follows the River Exe out to the coast where you can finish at Starcross or continue onwards to Dawlish.

The walk is fairly flat making it ideal for families and a range of abilities.

As the walk is along some of the River Exe, there are various train stations en route so if you feel that you want to shorten the walk then you can do, or you can continue to Dawlish.

There will be a lunch stop at Starcross, where you can stop for a rest and some...

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