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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.

We have wreaths for your doors and mugs for your guests, cards for your in-(or out) laws and decorations for your nest. And lots of other beautiful and quirky things besides...

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

Made in Dagenham Friday & Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Essex 1968. Like millions of other working women, each morning Rita O’Grady is just trying to get her husband out of bed, get the kids off to school and get to work at the factory on time. But life is about to change forever when it’s announced that the girls in the stitching room of Ford’s Dagenham car plant will have their pay grade dropped to ‘unskilled’. Quickly drawing on a strength she never knew she had, Rita...

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

Sidmouth Play Festival Friday & Saturday, 8pm, Manor Pavilion Theatre,...

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

Rime Friday & Saturday, Nothcott Theatre, Exeter Exeter Northcott Theatre’s Young Company re-launches with this re-imagining of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Following a week long residency exploring the themes of Coleridge’s classic work, the young actors combine the original text with physical theatre techniques to present a version of the poem which speaks to them as 21st Century teenagers. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/

Not Our Turn Saturday,...

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

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour ** SOLD OUT ** Saturday, Exeter Corn Exchange A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr's new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at...

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/

Open Air Cinema Powderham Castle, Kenton, near Exeter Friday: The Italian Job (PG) Saturday: Grease (PG) Bar and food stalls open from 7pm, film from 9.30pm. Tickets £12.50 in advance, under...

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:

• Safety advice and demonstrations • BBQ • Fireman Sam Shop • Face painting...

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.

Chris Back and Crystal Jordan spent 66 days on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with their son Jax who was born at 29 weeks, 11 weeks prematurely in December 2016. The couple, who also have two other young children, were caught a little unprepared by Jax’s surprise early arrival however they were helped through the ordeal by the staff on NNU...

FREE Discovery Week at Kiddi Caru Day Nursery in Exeter, Matford Green

Event Date: 
18/09/2017 - 10:00am to 23/09/2017 - 1:30pm
Venue: 
Kiddi Caru Day Nursery, Matford Green Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8LB

Unlock your child’s imagination at our FREE Discovery sessions from Monday 18th to Saturday 23rd September!

Monday to Friday: 10-11am and 2-3pm Saturday: 10.30am to 1 pm

This is the perfect opportunity for your little one to explore a range of learning and educational activities, with access to a fantastic range of toys and resources - all in a fun environment.

Each event is a great opportunity for you too to learn what nursery life is like and to speak to our dedicated and experienced practitioners.

Our Discovery Week will be packed full of exciting...

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