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Yeo Valley Rock Stars

Event Date: 
21/03/2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Escot Estate, Ottery St Mary

Why should grown ups have all the fun?

Here at RockSolidRace, we think everyone should enjoy the brown stuff. Which is why we have our very own kids’ race – bringing muddy mayhem to children aged between 5 and 13!

Our carefully constructed mini obstacle course is about 1km in length, with obstacles like entanglement, net scrambles, tunnels, straw pyramids and, of course, oodles of mud!

The event is split into two age groups: 5–7 year olds and 8–13 year olds. That way, we keep everyone safe and challenged.

For more info, go to http://www.rocksolid.life/rock-...

A Little man's Holiday

Event Date: 
25/01/2015 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

‘A Little Man’s Holiday’ takes the audience on a magical journey from the Little Man’s dull city dwellings to the high seas on a swashbuckling adventure for all the family. With PaddleBoat’s distinctive audience interaction, audience will be fully immersed as Little Man battles jellyfish, pirates and sharks on his voyage across freezing waters.

Even the smallest of objects on stage can tell a story, as we narrate Little Man’s epic trip from his office to deserted tropical islands. Through the use of puppetry, music and mime, we present larger-than-life characters and invite you...

Win a Playmobil Playground set

Authored by playmapp
Posted: Fri, 12/12/2014 - 5:59am

To celebrate the launch of www.playmapp.co.uk , the website for finding free places to play in Devon, we are giving away one Playmobil Playground set.

With With two slides, a swing, skateboard ramp, carousel and lots of accessories including 9 figures, its's sure to keep your little ones entertained when you can't get out to the playground!

To enter, visit the Playmapp facebook page and follow the instructions!

Read more about Playmapp here .

Devon mum puts play on the map

Authored by playmapp
Posted: Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:53pm

A Devon mum has created a new website, www.playmapp.co.uk , to detail the locations of free places for children to play.

Initially covering the whole of Devon, PlayMapp features over 600 child-friendly sites.

A quick search on the easy-to-use website, designed and developed by Rokk Media Ltd of Exeter, will demonstrate that you are never far from a play area in Devon. Site visitors can also add to the quality of entries by leaving comments and uploading photos.

Playmapp’s founder, Claire McHugh, says: "I love taking my children to playgrounds, but they can be hard...

Make Christmas special for disadvantaged kids

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:46am

Rather than seeing other children go without toys in the festive season, research from Argos and Barnardo’s shows that 95 per cent of children would happily give up some of their Christmas presents, if it meant a disadvantaged child could enjoy a happier Christmas.

And the spirit of Christmas continues with children also sharing their time, the new study revealing that 54 per cent of children spend time during their Christmas break supporting various causes with bake sales, sponsored silences, carol concerts and charitable donations.

And the Christmas belief of giving and...

Woodland Adventure Club

Event Date: 
27/10/2014 - 9:00am to 30/10/2014 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
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...

Students treat Devon's young carers to summer adventure holiday

Young carers from Exeter, East Devon and Teignbridge have been treated to a grand Summer Adventure thanks to student volunteers from the University of Exeter Students’ Guild volunteering group, Community Action.

Running from 4-15 August, 70 young carers aged between eight and 15 are enjoying a welcome break from the challenges and responsibilities of their daily lives and the chance to make friends with other youngsters.

Trained and DBS-checked student volunteers returned to Exeter during the summer vacation to work in partnership with charity Westbank to provide time and...

Scouts enjoy ranger adventures at Knightshayes

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 08/03/2014 - 11:54am

On Wednesday 30 July, family and scout groups had a summer adventure with the ranger team at Knightshayes, the National Trust property on the outskirts of Tiverton. These visitors became National Trust rangers for the day by helping to restore a historic parkland feature to its former glory.

1st Tiverton Scouts and families had some messy fun when clearing out an overgrown parkland water feature, and even discovered some unusual creepy crawlies living in the grassland nearby. To say thank you, Knightshayes staff took these hard working volunteers to discover what lurks in their...

Mumazing Group launch event

Event Date: 
08/09/2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Buckerell Lodge Hotel

A place for mums to thrive!

Book your Free Place Now for our South West Launch on Monday 8th September 2014 10am-1pm, Buckerell Lodge, Topsham Road, Exeter.

Finding You Again and How To Have A Successful Life Being You!

Mumazing Group is a Personal Growth network where Mums and Women come together to thrive, learn, expand, socialise and move towards who they really want to be. You can reach your dreams and desired lifestyle much easier and faster in a place where you can feel encouraged and empowered within a community of Ambitious Likeminded Mums.

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Summer junior hockey coaching days

Authored by Exe_Hockey
Posted: Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:12pm

Come and join Exe Hockey Club for two days of hockey coaching on 26 and 27 August 2014.

The days will be 10am-3pm at Exmouth Community College, Exmouth.

There will be Level Two coaches and many others, coaching the two days of skills and games to suit various ages and abilities for boys and girls.

Ages 5-14 welcome, please email dupain@hotmail.co.uk to request an entry form as soon as possible to ensure you get a place!

Entry will include TWO days of coaching and a free t-shirtt - £20 for one day or £35 for both.

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