Your guide to Hallowe'en half term fun

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:57pm

There's lots of spooky fun on offer during the half term holiday to keep your little monsters entertained!

25 - 31 October

Hallowe’en fun Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, Budleigh Salterton Hallowe’en fun at Bicton. Enjoy a range of Hallowe’en activities and visit the witches’ coven.

25 October – 1 November

exetreme imagination 2014 Exeter Exeter’s literature festival exetreme imagination is a unique, city-wide, multi-media, interactive festival for children of all ages. For information and for the full programme of events visit...

Fitness staff v customer Pad Boxing Circuit Challenge for Children in Need

Event Date: 
19/11/2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, Crediton

Crediton Fitness staff are to undertake a staff vs customer Pad Boxing Circuit Challenge to support disadvantaged children and young people right here in the UK.

Lords Meadow Leisure Centre will be raising money for BBC Children in Need by becoming a group challenge hero to support the 2014 appeal. Fitness staff will be inviting customers to help raise money to support disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.

The ‘Fight Night’ event takes place on Wednesday 19th November 6-7pm in the sports hall at Lords Meadow Leisure Centre. In a customer Vs staff challenge...

Sportshall indoor athletics is back in Exeter

Authored by Kerrie Clifford
Posted: Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:05pm

Sportshall, the popular and successful program of indoor athletics which teaches and improves children core sporting skills is back in Exeter.

Running at Clifton Hill Sports Centre on selected Sunday afternoons between October 2014 and March 2015, children and their families can enjoy throwing nerf howlers and light up glitter shot balls, trying their hand at long jump and triple jump, or joining in the fun of relays and hurdles.

Award winning Exeter based South West Athletics Academy will be running sessions on Sunday 2 November 2.30 – 4pm, Sunday 7 December 2.30 – 4pm,...

exetreme family fun day

Event Date: 
01/11/2014 - 9:00am to 8:30pm

As part of exetreme imagination, there will be a day of activities specially for families on Saturday 1 November.

Young children and parents can visit Exeter Northcott Theatre for a thrilling show by the authors of Dennis the Menace and Horrid Henry, experience live story making by Theatre Rush and The Story Exchange at the Forum, University of Exeter, meet local authors and attend free creative writing sessions to inspire the imagination.

For more information and booking visit:

Tortoise & Hare make a meal of storytelling

Authored by PMM_2014
Posted: Mon, 10/06/2014 - 3:11pm

This Autumn half term from Tuesday 28th October to Saturday 1st November, The Bike Shed Theatre, in Exeter’s Fore Street, will be transformed into a kitchen, dining room, and story-world for the arrival of Tortoise & Hare- as they make a meal of storytelling. The perfect show for children ages 5 and up (and their parents) it includes a three-course meal crafted from fine local produce, as literature and cuisine combine. Just one catch, you’re the cook! Early bird tickets are available for £5 until the end of September and can be purchased here:

Exeter Deaf Academy Charity Box Challenge

Event Date: 
08/10/2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Exeter area

Exeter Deaf Academy is recruiting volunteers to take part in a one-off awareness day in Exeter and surrounding areas. The aim of the day will be to place Deaf Academy collection boxes in various locations throughout the City in order to raise both awareness and vital funds for an essential local charity. Exeter Deaf Academy is a charity that runs a School and College providing specialist education and care tailored to the individual needs of Deaf young people aged 4-24 years. The charity’s vision is to see Deaf people valued by themselves and their society, being confident, well educated,...

Children's clothes swap

Event Date: 
16/11/2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Coaver, County Hall, Matford Lane, Exeter. EX2 4PS

Are you tired of your outgrown children's clothes taking up valuable storage space?

Bring them along to update your child's wardrobe and offer another child the chance to wear something different.


FIRST: Sort out your good quality, clean baby or children's clothes , shoes, and accessories in advance of the event (no underwear or school uniform please)

THEN Drop them off at the event venue between 12pm - 2pm on the day

For each item you bring you will receive 1 ticket

At 3pm you can begin swapping your...

Woodland Adventure Club

Event Date: 
27/10/2014 - 9:00am to 30/10/2014 - 5:00pm
Haldon Forest Park, Nr Exeter

Woodland Adventure Club

Are you looking for an adventurous Holiday Club for your 6 - 13 year old this October half term?

Then why not try Woodland Adventure Club at Haldon Forest Park, near Exeter.

Packed with fun and excitement in the woods, they’ll get up to all sorts, building dens, learning woodland skills, cooking round the campfire and making new friends. The Holiday Club is run by qualified and experienced staff in a safe and supported environment and you can book for just one, or more days.

Monday 27 - Thursday 30 October 2014

Find out more...

Get into Golf: Free Coaching

Event Date: 
06/08/2014 - 11:00am to 13/08/2014 - 7:00pm

There's no better way to Get into Golf then with our FREE coaching sessions at the Vic Ambler Golf Centre, starting 9 July. Sessions include:

Get into Golf: Women's coaching and coffee, 11:00-12:00 Get into Golf: All beginners, 19:00-20:00 Get into Golf: 16-25 years, 18:00-19:00

All sessions take place at the Vic Ambler Golf Centre at the University of Exeter's Sports Park (EX44QN). To book a space contact us on 01392 724452 or email .

Our full coaching programme is available online at

Party Band LUSH to play Prospect Inn

Event Date: 
05/07/2014 - 9:00pm
Prospect Inn on Exeter Quay

Party and Function Band LUSH will be playing the Prospect Inn on the Exeter Quay this Saturday night - 5 July. Gig starts from 9pm.

A night of Funk, Rock and Pop tunes and great times.

Like our facebook page to find out more about our public gigs:!/pages/LUSH/174324648636

See you there!