Summer 2015: Forest School (i and ii)

Event Date: 
11/08/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Exeter Cathedral

Join us for outdoor adventure and campcraft at our Urban Forest School, right here in the city. Our Forest School runs on Tuesday 11th and Thursday 13th August.

If you make all 4 sessions you will be awarded our Camp Craft Expert badge! Meet at the Cathedral entrance (next to the welcome desk) 10 minutes before the start time.

Tuesday 11th August, 10.00-12.00: Tools

Learn how to use a bow saw and a hand drill safely. Make ‘wood cookies’ to decorate, hang or spin. Our session finishes with a campfire gathering of hot chocolate, snacks and a campfire song.


Nel - Scratchwork Theatre Company

Event Date: 
01/09/2015 - 7:30pm to 03/09/2015 - 7:30pm
Exeter Phoenix

Meet Nel: a foley artist. Don't know what that is? Don't worry, not many do. Nel brings life to films through sound. In her world a tyre screech is a hot water-bottle and an epic fight scene is a symphony of snapping celery and frozen cabbages. But her real world isn't turning out so well. Her cat has died and she’s accidentally poisoned her fish.

She needs a friend and maybe a change of shoes.

An intriguing combination of on-stage foley artistry and physical theatre, Scratchworks's latest production explores how we are able to mould other people’s...

Spirit of the Exe: Exe-travaganza

Event Date: 
01/08/2015 - 11:00am
Exeter Quay

Everybody is invited to an Exe-travaganza on Saturday 1st August at Exeter Quay on the Piazza Terracina from 11am.

Spirit of the Exe is a free festival for all the family with live music, stalls, face painting, nature walks, creative activities for all ages, stilt walkers, activities on the river and much much more.

The event will be a celebration of the estuary! It is a globally important site for wildlife, a hub of activities for people to enjoy their leisure time, an area steeped in maritime history and a place of beauty and pride for local communities.


Fun Kitchen Summer Children's Workshops

Event Date: 
10/08/2015 - 4:15pm to 11/08/2015 - 4:45pm
Southernhay Hall, Exeter (behind Princesshay)

Are you ready for summer?

Book yourself a break and make Fun Kitchen part of your summer plans!

Drop your child off from 8.30am to begin our workshop at 9am and we will ensure an entertaining and fun filled day of cookery activities until 5.30pm at Southernhay Hall in Exeter.

You can relax in the knowledge that your child is taking part in a wide range of fun and educational cookery activities in an excellent safe and secure school environment supervised by professional teachers.

This is an enriching, exciting and educational way for children between 8 to 14...

RSPCA Big Walkies - Best Dog Walk Ever!

Event Date: 
27/09/2015 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Ludwell Valley Park via Wonford Sports Centre, Rifford Road, Exeter EX2 6NF

Come and join the Big Walkies - the Best Dog Walk Ever!

Taking place on Sunday 27 September starting at Wonford Sports Centre, Rifford Road, Exeter EX2 6NF and walking either 3km or 5km around Ludwell Valley Park. Registration is £10 per dog and all money raised goes directly to your local RSPCA Shelter - Little Valley. There will be an event village and lots of fun on the day.

Join us and sign up today:

It Came from Planet Exe - Family Sci-Fi Day

Event Date: 
11/07/2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

A one day Family Sci-Fi themed event featuring T.V. and Film actors (Doctor Who, Thor, Poldark and more) and Bestselling Author Andrew Lane (Young Sherlock and Lost Worlds).

Plus Science Fiction/Fantasy shops and comic stalls, costumed characters, live music, Board game playing, artists and fun and games and lots more!

Raising funds for Phonic FM.

RSPCA Little Valley Animal Shelter Annual Shelter Day

Event Date: 
28/06/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
RSPCA Little Valley Animal Shelter, Black Hat Lane, Bakers Hill, Exeter EX2 9TA

Come along to your local RPSCA Shelter and enjoy a fun day of stalls, games and a dog show on Sunday 28 June from 11am until 4pm – all raising funds for the Shelter!

Little Valley Animal Shelter is based just outside Exeter at Black Hat Lane, Bakers Hill, Exeter EX2 9TA (just past Pocombe Bridge) and looks after abandoned or mistreated animals from the local area – dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rodents, birds and sometimes a few more unusual creatures!

The Shelter is not normally open to the public, so the charity’s annual Shelter Day is a rare opportunity to...

A Quiet Night In

Event Date: 
25/06/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
St Matthew's Church, Lower Summerlands, Exeter EX1 2JL

In our most ambitious concert so far, our ten-piece ensemble play quiet music for grand piano, strings, wind, coffee cups, bottles and other sonic delights in the lovely acoustic of St Matthew's Church (Newtown, Exeter).

Hugh Nankivell is making a new piece especially for us.

We welcome clarinettist Charlie Sheppard-Vine all the way from Glasgow.

Alex Wilson will play some of Howard Skempton's lucid piano music.

We'll also perform James Saunders' revelatory music with its different textures of quietness, create 'Artificial...

St David's Church Summer Fete

Event Date: 
04/07/2015 - 11:30am to 2:30pm
St David's Church, Exeter (opposite Exeter College)

Great Community Event Free Entry Fun for all the Family All Welcome On come Rain or Shine

Free foodie children’s fun in Exeter

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Thu, 06/04/2015 - 10:29am

Bring your children along to Exeter’s Princesshay on Saturday (6 June) between 10am and 3pm for some fabulous free foodie fun in the kitchen.

Fun Kitchen will be running cookery workshops every hour, on the hour, free to all, to celebrate the launch of Hospiscare’s Big Devon Bake Off 2015.

Children can learn new skills by getting their hands dirty and getting stuck in making some tasty treats.

The workshops will be led by double award-winning food teacher and founder of Fun Kitchen Joe Mann, who said: "Whether a child is crazy about baking, potty about pies and...