The Not-So-Royal Variety Show

Event Date: 
11/07/2015 - 8:00pm
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Clifford Room and BarFundraiser

The Middleweight Theatre Company invite you to an evening of comedy, burlesque, magic, music and much more to help raise funds for their trip to this year’s prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival!

Tickets £10

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.

Half-Term Sing-a-Long Frozen

Event Date: 
17/02/2015 - 1:30pm
The XCentre, Commercial Road, Quayside, Exeter, EX2 4AD

Banish the half-term blues with our family-friendly sing-a-long to the Disney hit film Frozen.

Taking place on the Tuesday of half-term week, this fantastic event will be a great way to keep the kids happy without breaking the bank.

With fancy dress welcomed, fun Frozen-themed activities and plenty of prizes to be won alongside a screening of the sing-a-long version of the film, this event is a must for any Frozen fans in your family.

Doors will open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start with tickets available on the door. Entry will be £4 for children or adults, with all...

Mark Rylance stars at Northcott's fundraiser

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:13pm

The Exeter Northcott Theatre is proud to present its inaugural Charity Command Performance which will take place on Sunday 14 December.

The evening will bring together luminaries from stage and screen in exceptionally unique music and spoken word performances which will raise a considerable amount of money for the theatre.

Olivier-award winning actor Mark Rylance will join Dame Hilary Mantel (Mann Booker winner for her books Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies), actor partners Imogen Stubbs and Jonathan Guy Lewis, veteran actor Joss Ackland; reknowned opera singers Theresa...

Sing-a-long to the Sound of Music!

Authored by Headway Devon
Posted: Mon, 11/03/2014 - 1:27pm

A year -long programme of film screenings at the XCentre in Exeter is kicking-off with a fun-filled sing-a-long version of the family classic, The Sound of Music on Saturday 15th November. The event is being organised to raise money for Headway Devon, the local brain injury charity, and all proceeds will be used to support local people with disabilities. Headway Fundraising Manager, Holly Keatings, says: “We can’t wait for the sing-a-long- Sound of Music event. Taking place in mid-November, this event is perfectly timed to help you get into the Christmas spirit with this heart-warming...

Saddle up for Devon's Jurassic Classic

Authored by Benjamin Howe
Posted: Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:18am

Well over a thousand cyclists are expected to come to Exmouth on August 17th, to participate in one of the West Country’s most exciting and beautiful cycling events, the Jurassic Classic, for Prostate Cancer U.K.

In its third year, the route offers riders distances of 50km, 100km, or 100 miles through historic Devon towns such as Budleigh Salterton, Ottery St Mary, and Charmouth, as well as the breathtaking scenery in areas such as The Otter Vale, Peak Hill, and Exmouth. All of the distances offer a challenging ride, and this year’s fundraising hopes to break last year’s impressive...

Casa Maroc to Host Fundraiser for Headway

Authored by Headway Devon
Posted: Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:06am

On Friday 11 April, Casa Maroc in Exeter will be laying on a special menu for Headway Devon in their function room.

For just £10 each, you will be able to enjoy a three-course meal in the lavishly decorated Casablanca Lounge.

Fundraising Manager, Holly Keatings, said: “We’re really grateful to Casa Maroc. The team there have really gone out of their way to support the charity – not only will the food be a bargain, they are also doing discounted drinks for us plus the staff are donating their wages for the evening to Headway – so we really hope that you will consider coming...

Zumba Party for Headway Devon!

Event Date: 
29/03/2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
The XCentre, Commercial Road, Exeter, EX2 4AD
Kick start your weekend with a fun Zumba party for charity!

Join us at the XCentre on Exeter Quay on Saturday 29th March for a fun-filled Zumba class for charity. Led by qualified dance teacher, Johanna Morgan of JM DanceFit, the class will be a great way to burn some calories while raising money for local people in need.

Everyone is welcome to attend, from complete beginners to those with more experience. Entry to the class will be just £4, which includes light refreshments. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Headway Devon - a local charity providing care, support and...

An audience with Julian Fellowes at Gidleigh Park raises funds for South West Charity

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Tue, 10/22/2013 - 11:59am

An exclusive audience with Lord Julian Fellowes, creator of popular drama series Downton Abbey and sponsored by Brewin Dolphin Exeter office held at Gidleigh Park raised £23,000 for Families for Children Adoption Agency.

67 guests enjoyed a champagne reception followed by a lively and entertaining Q&A session with the revered actor at this intimate fundraiser organised by Westcountry businessman John Casson.

Executive Chef of Gidleigh Park and Patron of the charity Michael Caines, prepared a mouth-watering gourmet dinner complemented by fine wines generously donated by...

‘Downton Abbey goes to Gidleigh Park’... Julian Fellowes speaks at charity dinner

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Tue, 10/15/2013 - 2:55pm

On Thursday 10 October a charity dinner, organised by The John Casson Foundation, took place in aid of South West adoption agency Families for Children. 70 guests attended the sell-out event at Gidleigh Park, generously sponsored by wealth Management Company Brewin Dolphin Exeter and independent wine merchant Private Cellar raising £23,000 for the charity.

Guests enjoyed an entertaining and memorable talk from the award-winning actor and writer of Downton Abbey , Julian Fellowes, which was made even more special as the fourth series is currently showing on ITV. This was followed...