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Medieval Brass Rubbing Trail

Event Date: 
29/10/2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Medieval Brass Rubbing Trail

Thursday 29th October 2015, 10.00-15.00

Brass rubbing was known as a collectable hobby and is still alive today. Exeter has a fine collection of brasses for you to discover. For £2 choose a medieval costume of your choice to feel the part, then take the brass rubbing trail around the Cathedral to find the pictorial clues.

Take a little piece of Cathedral history home for your wall along with that important photo selfie! Accompanying adults dress-up for free (Cathedral admission applies. Gift aid your admission at no extra charge and come...

Topsham Classic Car & Steam Vintage Fun Day

Event Date: 
05/09/2015 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Collingwood's Bed & Breakfast, Broompark Nurseries, Exeter Road, Topsham

Classic Car and Steam Vintage Fun Day.

Our show is aimed at bringing owners' cherished cars and steam engines together and showing them off to the public.

There will be plenty of refreshments, BBQ and Bar, bouncy castles, vintage games, animals to see, craft stalls and face painting,. as well as los more.

Bring along your deckchairs for some fun in the sun!!

10.30 am until 4.30 pm

Tickets on sale at Estuary League of Friends shops, Topsham, or at the entrance.

Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) £5 Individual ticket £2

For more...

A Celebration of the Arts & All Things Eco: Book Launch

Event Date: 
19/09/2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
St Sidwells Centre, Sidwell Street, Exeter

All are welcome along to this FREE family-friendly event to celebrate local artists and all things eco. All welcome!

To celebrate the launch of my book The Ultimate Guide to Green Parenting (more info: http://newint.org/books/green-parenting ), we will have stalls promoting or selling wonderful green/arty goods and campaigns by:

Greenpeace Exeter Wild 4 plants Exeter Green Party Devon Badger Group Sancho's Dress Devon Wildlife Trust Weleda The Thrifty Stork The Natural Nursery Alternatiba Exeter

Laughing Faces will be painting smiling faces and there will be...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:15pm

Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (21-23 August).

THEATRE

Playback Youth Theatre: Ghost Train - An Original Musical Friday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Shady passengers use the near-abandoned train service to Berney Arms at four in the morning. What are they up to? Why is the train still running? And why are there signs of life at the old abandoned fairground? With a cast of talented young performers, a live band and an original, spooky story, Ghost Train promises to be a treat for all the family! Shows at 4pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £6 (Concs £4). For...

Holiday fun at Isca Church

Authored by Liz Straw
Posted: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:01pm

Children had lots of fun at an Exeter church summer holiday club, with games, drama, crafts, stories and a sports day.

Staff and volunteers from Isca Church welcomed 67 children to the club, which had the theme Polar Explorers, and took place at Willowbrook School.

They held their sports day at the Exeter Arena and later enjoyed a high-spirited prize giving and bbq at the new The Beacon, youth and community centre in Beacon Heath.

Duncan Medlock, Isca Church children’s worker, said: “We had an amazing week with lots of fun, games, crafts and teams chanting their...

Learn about Dartmoor wildlife at fun day

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:33am

Enjoy a free Family Fun Wildlife Day on Thursday 20 August 2015, in the Dartmoor Conservation Garden at the National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown. Come and find out about some of Dartmoor’s nightlife – its moths - and how you can practically support wildlife conservation in your own backgarden.

The day starts at 10.30 am with a free talk and workshop about the wonderful world of moths, especially looking at those that dwell on Dartmoor. Come and see live moths caught in the Dartmoor Conservation Garden on the night before, and learn how to identify these with Simon Phelps, a...

Summer 2015: Archaeology Explorers

Event Date: 
27/08/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Thursday 27th August, 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30

Come and be an archaeologist for the day! Archaeologists use all sorts of evidence to find out more about people in the past, including their poo! Can you sort which poo belongs to which time period? Get stuck into our fake poo to find all the clues you need to make your historical discovery.

Suitable for ages 6-14. Please book online or call 01392 285983

http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/95256

Giant waterslide to hit Exeter this summer!

Authored by Exeter Deaf Academy
Posted: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:52pm

One of the hottest events to hit the UK is coming to the streets of Exeter this summer.

For one day only, on Sunday 6th September, Exeter Deaf Academy will transform Fore Street hill into a giant water slide for Exeter Street Slide - so you can see the summer out with a splash!

Exeter Street Slide, sponsored by Firewatch, is the first event of its kind to take place in Exeter and it’s sure to make a big splash at the end of the summer!

The event is being run by and in aid of one of Exeter's oldest charities, Exeter Deaf Academy.

Exeter Street Slide was...

Summer 2015: Ruthless Romans

Event Date: 
17/08/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 17th August, 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30

Come and find out about the Romans who once lived right here where the Cathedral is now. Become a Roman yourself by trying on our costumes.

Create the perfect Roman accessories by making a mosaic tile.

What did the Romans write on before paper was available?

Find out about wax writing tablets and how they were made.

Suitable for ages 5-12. Please book online or call 01392 285983

http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/95252

Summer 2015: Ruthless Romans

Event Date: 
17/08/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 17th August, 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30

Come and find out about the Romans who once lived right here where the Cathedral is now. Become a Roman yourself by trying on our costumes.

Create the perfect Roman accessories by making a mosaic tile.

What did the Romans write on before paper was available?

Find out about wax writing tablets and how they were made.

Suitable for ages 5-12. Please book online or call 01392 285983

http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/95252

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