festive

Festive fun and Xmas opening hours at Devon’s libraries

Christmas is coming and to help everyone get in the mood Devon County Council’s Libraries have lined up an exciting programme of events for residents to enjoy over the festive period.

Fun activities to entertain residents, both young and old during the Christmas holidays include everything from arts and craft workshops to storytelling and festive competitions. Most of them are offered free of charge!

Events include a Christmas craft bonanza at Newton Abbot Library on Saturday 15th December, decoration making at Ivybridge Library on Saturday 22th December and festive face...

Sparkly decorations, charity giving & shopping galore...

Visit Princesshay each late night Thursday until the 20 December where you’ll find the shops open until 9pm, community performances and a fun festive atmosphere!

This Thursday 6th December the MS Society will host a musical evening from 5pm - 7pm, showcasing local buskers and singer-songwriters. The charity, which is Land Securities charity of the year, will also have a collection throughout the evening for shoppers to make a donation during the season of giving. The MS Society is the UK’s leading MS charity and since 1953 it has been providing information and support for those...

Have a festive makeover for a good cause

Following on from the success of Southernhay Clinic's May Make-Over earlier this year, this amazing Festive Make-Over, which is being organised by Southernhay Clinic in aid of Dream-A-Way, is aimed at helping you look and feel the very best you can for the festive season and into the New Year and beyond!

The afternoon event is to be opened by Exeter City director of football and former Tottenham Hotspur player Steve Perryman and Alan Gow, Exeter City player. Meanwhile, the evening event is to be opened by Judi Spiers!

The evening will feature a festive Fashion Show from...

Festive Diamonds with Devon Life in Exeter's Gandy Street

To get you in the mood for the 2012 Festive Season, Devon Life has arranged a fun and fabulous readers’ event in Exeter’s historic Gandy Street.

Readers (who have booked a space), are invited to join Devon Life for an evening of festive drinks and nibbles plus a fascinating ‘behind the scenes’ tour of the unique jewellery workshop hidden below Paul Ashby-Crane & Son’s stylish Gandy Street showrooms.

Your guide will be diamond expert Robert Ashby-Crane accompanied by his wife Dania. Robert trained with his father Paul in Exmouth and then went on to develop his skills...

Celebrate this Christmas at Sandy Park

Authored by sandypark
Posted: Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:20am

Join us at the home of the Exeter Chiefs & celebrate your Christmas party at our award winning venue!

Once again, we are offering a range of packages available throughout December for you to host your festive celebrations - Which ever package you choose, you can be sure of an evening of great food & excellent service

Keep things simple with a Christmas lunch or alternatively celebrate the night away on either a joint Christmas Party Night or at one of our Live Band Nights!

Once again this year's live entertainment will be from the talented 6-piece band '...

Celebrate Christmas at Sandy Park

Event Date: 
01/12/2014 - 12:00pm to 24/12/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Sandy Park

Join us at the home of the Exeter Chiefs & celebrate your Christmas party at our award winning venue!

Once again, we are offering a range of packages available throughout December for you to host your festive celebrations - Which ever package you choose, you can be sure of an evening of great food & excellent service

Keep things simple with a Christmas lunch or alternatively celebrate the night away on either a joint Christmas Party Night or at one of our Live Band Nights!

Once again this year's live entertainment will be from the talented 6-piece band '...

A miserable return to work for some

The wet and windy weather that has been ever-present this festive break will be back again just in time for some of us returning to work.

Those living or commuting near seafronts were warned to be extra careful as the stormy conditions will coincide with spring tides.

An Environment Agency spokesman said: "From Monday onwards large waves and strong winds are expected along the south and west coasts which may lead to spray and waves over-topping promenades and coastal defences, especially on Thursday as spring tides approach."

The Met Office five-day forecast is as...

The Magdalen Chapter looking forward to 1st Xmas

Exeter's newest hotel, The Magdalen Chapter, is looking forward to celebrating its first Christmas. The hotel opened its doors earlier this year and has already firmly established itself as a popular haunt for locals looking for great food and hospitality.

Preparations are well underway for the festive period at the hotel. Elegant Christmas trees, roaring fires and home-made Stollen make The Magdalen Chapter a perfect place to visit over the holiday period.

General Manager Fiona Moores said: "This Christmas is a great milestone for us as a team here at The Magdalen Chapter...

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