kids

Big Fish Little Fish x Camp Bestival - family rave w/ DJ Faydz

Event Date: 
27/02/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Set sail once again with the award winning, world famous Big Fish Little Fish family ravers and their shipmates Camp Bestivall as they bring acid house, techno, house, hip hop, drum ''n' bass for families with 0-8 year olds as part of the 'Around the World in 18 Raves' Camp Bestival warm up tour. Avast ye land lubbers and dance together on a dance floor filled with bubbles, balloons, glitter and topped by the parachute dance! Get nautically crafty on the craft tables and enjoy a bit of sea leave in the baby chill out or play areas. Chance to win a family ticket to Camp Bestival and have...

Reasons to get outside this winter

Authored by DevonPRNews
Posted: Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:30am

Despite the arrival of the new year and, with it, a flurry of new year’s resolutions, winter is a time when it can be tempting to let good habits slide - often in favour of hibernating in front of the TV with a giant box of chocolates. But with the decreased exposure to sunlight that comes with shorter, darker days, Vitamin D levels are at an all-time low in winter, often leaving you feeling lethargic, low and sapped of energy. Getting some fresh air is more important than ever now, and for more reasons than you might think.

Mark Simpson, Managing Director at much-loved Ashburton...

A fun-tastic February half term in Devon

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:58pm

February half term is just around the corner. It’s the first school holiday of the new year and if you’re looking to give the children a great week off from school, and treat them to some fun family days out, then Devon’s Top Attractions have plenty of things to offer. There are some great ideas at their all-weather attractions which will be sure to keep the whole family occupied and entertained throughout the half term.

Get your boots on and RE-WILD yourself at Wildwood Escot! There’s a wild surprise around every corner. Meet the wolves, lynx, red squirrels, wildcat, wild boar and...

Royal Marines cadets new intake

Event Date: 
19/02/2018 - 6:45pm
Venue: 
CTCRM, Lympstone

Open to boys & girls aged 8.5 to 16, Royal Marines cadets are based at CTCRM, Lympstone (Marine camp).

If your child wants to join the best Marine cadet unit in the country (official!), and why wouldn't they, then find all the details on our Facebook page, Royal Marines cadets, Lympstone.

Next intake is Monday 19th February.

New Race for Life kids event launched in Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:19am

EXETER boys and girls are being invited to get muddy for a good cause - at a brand new event from Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. The city has been chosen to host Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids for the first time at Westpoint Arena, Exeter on Saturday 21 July. Pretty Muddy Kids is a new exciting obstacle course designed just for children - with added mud, thrills and spills. From scramble nets and space hoppers to mud chutes and muddy pools, children will face a range of fun and muddy obstacles to crawl under, clamber over and charge through. The Race for Life family of events also...

Drop-in & Stitch - Emoji Badges, Emoticon Patches! -

Event Date: 
31/05/2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Devon Guild of Craftsman

Make Emoji Badges & Emoticon Patches!

What are you feeling today? Happy, sad, excited, wide awake? Express yourself using embroidery, applique and textile collage on to a patch or badge. Materials are provided; you can also bring your own personal fabric pieces. We suggest a donation of £1 per person.

Free, drop-in, no booking required. (Under 13 yrs children accompanied by an adult please.) Closed 12pm-1pm for lunch Main Gallery, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF 01626 832223

Exeter researchers say computer game could help children choose healthy food

A simple brain-training game could help children choose healthy snacks instead of chocolate and sweets, according to a new study.

Children who played a seven-minute game devised by University of Exeter psychologists made healthier choices when asked to pick foods afterwards.

The game involves reacting to images of healthy food by pressing a button, and doing nothing if unhealthy foods are shown.

“The sight of foods like chocolate can activate reward centres in the brain at the same time as reducing activity in self-control areas,” said Lucy Porter, the lead...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:54am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter over Easter.

THEATRE

Starlight Express Daily, until Monday, Exeter Corn Exchange Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary musical on wheels speeds into the Corn Exchange. Presented by Exeter's own Stage by Stage with a cast of over 50, this will be an unforgettable treat for all the family. An amateur youth group production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd. www.exetercornexchange.co.uk

Thoroughly Modern Millie Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre Based on the 1967 Academy award-winning film,...

Exeter pro wrestler Jason King's biggest show yet!

Exeter based wrestler Jason King is very excited for his biggest show to date when he takes part in LEP Wrestling’s Supershow on Sunday 23rd April.

The show will be held in Torquay, Barton at the Acorn Centre with a fantastic set up that will look like a dream. But for Exeter’s very talented wrestler Jason King, there is more at stake than just the participation.

Jason King last year made wrestling headlines becoming the longest LEP Academy Champion in history holding the championship for over one year. Jason would also have one of the best wrestling years than any other...

Wrestling Supershow Torquay

Event Date: 
23/04/2017 - 2:30pm to 5:45pm
Venue: 
The Acorn Centre, Barton Torquay

Huge wrestling supershow set to hit Barton Torquay at the Acorn Centre on Sunday 23rd April.

An Easter Holiday Afternoon show for the entire family.

Doors will open from 2:30pm and the show expected to kick off just after 3pm and finishing around 5pm.

Chance to meet the stars and have photos with them backstage!

You can purchase tickets online using our Skiddle website, more information on our own website listed below, check out our Facebook page under Torquay Wrestling, or contact us on 07445 698061.

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