Devon Air Ambulance launches its first ever Virtual Bike Show fundraiser

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 06/19/2020 - 8:51pm

Following the cancellation of Devon Air Ambulance’s (DAA) annual Motorcycle Ride Out, which sees in the region of 1000 bikers rally together every July to support their Air Ambulance, DAA took the opportunity to launch its first ever Virtual Bike Show fundraiser, supported by Bridge Motorcycles.

There are four categories from which participants can select to enter their bike, including Best Classic, Best Custom, Best Trike and My Pride & Joy. The My pride & joy category is DAA’s all-encompassing category, so if your bike does not fit into any of the others you can still...

Charity music auction featuring signed memorabilia from famous names to raise vital funds for the Deaf Academy

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:28pm

Devon’s Deaf Academy is holding a charity auction this November, with members of the public able to bid on some unique musical lots in order to raise funds for the Academy’s move to Exmouth next year.

The online auction has been organised by Rachel Goswell, guitarist and vocalist from 90s shoegaze band Slowdive, whose 9-year-old son Jesse attends the Academy.

Items up for auction include signed guitars from Slowdive and Mogwai, along with screen prints, posters, drum heads, set lists and assorted memorabilia from the likes of The Cure, Ash, Editors, The Cult, Cocteau Twins...

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Age UK Exeter 10K Superhero Run

Event Date: 
16/06/2019 - 9:00am
Exeter Quay
REGISTER HERE: 10K Superhero Run

The Exeter running event of the year, that you've all been waiting for is back in 2019 with a Bang! Pow! Boom! This time we'll be celebrating superheroes. Whether you want to run in memory of someone or honour someone special in your life, you can pick your own hero. Don't forget your fancy dress too! Will you dress as Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman or even make up your own superhero! Don't worry though, you can just be you if you like. We think you're all heroes!

Now, the important part! Age UK Exeter is a local charity, delivering life...

The Breakfast Run

Event Date: 
30/09/2018 - 7:30am to 11:30am
Knightshayes Court, near Tiverton

Fun 5K or 10K run, walk or jog through beautiful Mid Devon parkland this September.

Roll out of bed, grab you sponsorship money and jog in your jim-jams for Hospiscare.

The whole family is welcome to run, walk or jog to raise funds for your local Hospice and then enjoym a well earned breakfast on us. The route takes in the beatiful gardens and parkland of Knightshayes Court, where family and friends are welcome to cheer you on.

Run as a family or a team with friends and colleagues. Make every step count by maximising your sponsorship to provide local patients and...

Fancy dress raises £1,245 for Devon Air Ambulance

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 6:05am

After a vote from all of the staff at Bishop Fleming's Exeter office to decide on the Partners attire for the fancy dress Christmas party, the winner was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs with the proviso that Partner and Head of Tax, Andrew Browne became Snow White for the evening.

Andrew took a bit of convincing and therefore as an incentive to become Snow White for one night only, decided to use the opportunity to raise funds for Devon Air Ambulance.

A total of £1,245 was raised for the charity showing that not all Christmas parties need to be completely self-indulgent....

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly refugee fundraiser

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 10:47am

Some 20 years ago three young and upcoming DJ's from the South West party scene came together to hold The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (GBU) dance nights, individually they had strong followings, as a trio they floor filled each and every venue where these theme nights took place.

Now as all 3 DJs continue to successfully deliver beats to dance floors all over the UK they are coming together again for another passion they all share.

Their passion and current mission, to spread the real message on how our government is turning its back on the refugee crisis & how as...

Oxjam Exeter’s 4th and final fundraiser!

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 08/24/2016 - 8:01am

The time till Oxjam Exeter’s main Takeover event is flying. But before the festival commences, Oxjam have their 4th and final fundraiser.

On Wednesday 7th September, they are throwing a pre-Oxjam, ‘warm-up’ gig at the Cavern Club in Exeter.

Here, they will be showcasing some awesome, musical talents from a local band: Firekind.

Firekind are a 3 piece, modern rock band from Newton Abbot, who have had great success. Their debut single ‘Desolate’ reached number 2 on Amazon’s Rock Chart and Q Magazine voted it one of their top 5 songs to download.

Exeter Cavern...

Cream Tea, Bake Sale and Fundraiser in Aid of ME Charities

Event Date: 
14/05/2016 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Pinhoe Road Baptist Church, 157-165 Pinhoe Road, Exeter EX4 7HZ

Enjoy a cream tea and tasty bakes while supporting charities that help kids who are suffering from M.E/chronic fatigue.

For those caring or suffering from the disability, come and meet and talk to fellow sufferers, carers and professionals.


Bags of Hope fundraiser

Event Date: 
28/02/2016 - 11:00am
Belmont Park, Newtown, Exeter

15 stalls, fresh baked Italian pizza, face painting, raffle, Tombola, and lots of cake...

Raising money for a feeding programme and educational needs of children in Kenya.


Further details can be found here: or email

Christmas Coffee & Crafts by the Quay

Event Date: 
07/11/2015 - 10:00am
The XCentre, Commercial Road, Exeter Quay, EX2 4AD

Taking place at the XCentre on Exeter’s glorious Quayside on Saturday 7th November from 10am-4pm, this coffee and crafts event is the perfect place to get ahead on the Christmas shopping and discover some unique gifts!

With lots of local craft stalls to browse selling a huge range of beautiful items there should be something to suit all tastes and budgets.

What’s more, there will be live music from talented local artists Holly Morwenna and Finn Talisker, homemade treats, hot drinks and festive activities for children, making this event the perfect place to shop, eat, relax...