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Knightshayes appeal for local memories of Joyce, Lady Heathcoat Amory

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 10/07/2017 - 10:10am

A project is underway at Knightshayes as part of an effort to create an archive of recorded memories from people who met and knew Joyce, Lady Heathcoat Amory. The team at Knightshayes are on a hunt to find anyone who might have known Joyce, visited her, met her, played golf with her or have any memories they’d like to share.

Uniuqe Boutique Christmas Market

Event Date: 
25/11/2017 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Too good to stay away…yes, Unique Boutique is back by popular demand to fill your stockings to the brim with locally made and handcrafted goods.

Each year just gets better, with a huge selection of the region’s artists and makers all warm and dry under one roof.

We have ceramics for your canapés, rings for your fingers and flowers for your hats, birds for your walls and cufflinks for your chaps.

Coffee & Crafts by the Quay

Event Date: 
04/11/2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
The XCentre, Commercial Road, Exeter, EX2 4AD

This popular coffee and crafts event will be returning to the XCentre by Exeter Quay on Saturday 4th November to help you kick-start your Christmas shopping.

The event will see a range of talented local crafters and artists coming together in this stunning 17th century building by Exeter Quay to showcase and sell their beautiful items.

Fundraising Manager, Holly Keatings, says, “with lots of local craft stalls to browse selling a huge range of beautiful items including art works, jewellery, homewares and decorations, this event really does have something for everyone.

Your guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:40pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (23-25 September)

THEATRE

Your guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:30pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 September)

THEATRE

Some Enchanted Evening
Friday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
A wonderful evening of entertainment featuring your favourite songs from the best loved Broadway and West-End musicals, including South Pacific, Sound Of Music, Fame, Les Miserables, Chicago, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls, Hairspray and many more!  Leave the theatre with a smile on your face and a song in your heart! www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk

Your guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 09/01/2017 - 12:14pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (1-3 September).

THEATRE

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 08/15/2017 - 5:29pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (18-20 August).

THEATRE

Sidmouth Play Festival
Friday & Saturday, 8pm, Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth
Relative Values by Noel Coward. Tickets: adults £17/£16, under 16s £8. Box office: 01395 514 413. www.manorpavilion.com

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:09am

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

CINEMA

Big Screen in the Park
Northernhay Gardens, Exeter
Friday – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A)
Saturday – La La Land (12A)
Sunday – Donnie Darko (15)
Gates open 7pm, film starts 9pm. Tickets £6 in advance, £7 on the gate. http://www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/category/big-screen-in-the-park/

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service Open Day

Event Date: 
06/08/2017 - 10:00am
Venue: 
The Knowle, Clyst St George, Exeter

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service will be opening its doors to the public for a family open day on Sunday 6 August.

Everyone is welcome to come along to learn more about the work of firefighters and how they can make their homes safer. The event is to be held at Service Headquarters, near Exeter, on Sunday 6 August, 10am-4pm.

Funds will be raised for Hospiscare Exmouth & Lympstone and the Fire Fighters Charity. There will be lots for all the family to see and do, including:

Family donate £4,300 to Exeter’s Neonatal Unit

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 08/01/2017 - 7:41am

A family from Lewdown near Okehampton have raised over £4,300 for the Neonatal Unit (NNU) at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, as a thank you for the help and support they received from staff when their little boy was seriously ill.

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