Scandi pop-up launches in Circa 1924 for lunch

Launched in June 2015 by two local guys, Rob Weeks and James Waddington, Circa 1924 has quickly made a name for itself as one of the coolest places to dine out in Exeter.

Due to popular demand, the funky 1920s-inspired seafood & steak house now opens for lunch, with an on-trend new pop-up restaurant. ‘Skandel’, London's hottest new Scandinavian food brand first launched on London’s über-fashionable King’s Road, is looking to take the pulse on South Devon’s taste for Nordic cuisine. Set in Circa’s bootleg bar, skandel@Circa1924 is aimed at all comers and will offer an affordable...

Mother's Day at Killerton

Event Date: 
06/03/2016 - 11:00am
Killerton, Broadclyst, near Exeter, EX5 3LE

Spend a relaxing day at Killerton with mum. You can take a stroll around the tranquil grounds and see the garden bursting into life. Make a day of it and book a table in the Killerton Kitchen restaurant for a lovingly prepared lunch. £

Take a peek at the menu:

Booking essential on 01392 881345.

Normal admission fees apply to Killerton and the restaurant.

For full details visit

Exeter Chamber supports local charities at Christmas networking lunch

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 10:29pm

Exeter Chamber of Commerce members are being offered the opportunity to enjoy their regular networking lunch with a difference – on Wednesday 16th December 2015 the Chamber’s popular lunch meeting will include a Christmas charity auction for its charity members.

The annual Christmas lunch, held at Mercure Southgate Hotel in Exeter city centre, gives charity members the chance to auction a prize for their cause to the Chamber members in attendance.

Items for auction this year include a ‘money can’t buy’ experience to go behind the scenes at Paignton Zoo to meet their Black...

Record numbers attend Lord's Taverners Christmas charity lunch

The Lord's Taverners Christmas lunch this year reached peak numbers, being attended by 630 business people, resulting in the largest event ever to be hosted by Sandy Park in Exeter.

The fundraising lunch began with a drinks reception then a delicious festive meal and bidding in the charity auction to win a private jet flight and lunch to Jersey, box at the Exeter Chiefs and rides in yachts and sports cars to name but a few.

A true or false quiz eliminated the room down to a winner for the top prize of an Xbox One and crackers were pulled to reveal lucky tickets and a host...

Exeter Chamber social diary

Over 100 delegates attended the recent Exeter Chamber of Commerce monthly networking lunch which took at Reed Hall, Exeter University.

The guest speaker for this lunch was Karime Hassan, Chief Executive and Growth Director of Exeter City Council who gave an update to delegates on business issues in the city along with information on future plans and investments in the pipeline.

The sponsor for this lunch was Princesshay and Wayne Pearce, Centre Director informed guests of the corporate gift cards that can be purchased from Princesshay to give to clients and teams this...

Ladies do lunch - again

It’s back! Exeter’s highly successful Ladies Do Lunch re-launches next month with a glorious Christmas celebration.

The new look luncheon club is now being run by renowned after dinner speaker Sally Sedgman who previously hosted Ladies Do lunches at the Royal Clarence Hotel on Cathedral Green.

"There’s no better time to launch the new club than at Christmas," said Sally (pictured) who is known all over the South West for her many television and radio appearances as well as speaking engagements.

She even won a whole ITV series, Hurrah It’s Sally Sedgman, on the...

Christmas at Killerton: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Event Date: 
21/11/2015 - 10:00am to 03/01/2016 - 4:00pm
Killerton, Broadclyst, near Exeter, EX5 3LE

The magical world of Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is brought to life at Killerton. You can see the house transformed into scenes from the classic fairy-tale. Wrapping up warm to follow the outdoor family trail, take part in activities and see if you can spot the willow reindeer under thousands of twinkling lights.The estate stays open until 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays in December so you can fall in love with Killerton at dusk. The shop will be selling beautiful gifts, Christmas trees and local produce and the cafe and restaurant will serve up delicious treats. Bring the whole family...

B2B Christmas Lunch

Event Date: 
11/12/2015 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Sandy Park

Join us for an informal festive networking lunch at Sandy Park on Friday 11th December.

You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mulled wine, before some time for networking and a Christmas buffet lunch.

Our guest speaker, Sales and Marketing Manager of Otter Brewery Patrick McCaig, will begin at approximately 1.15pm with the topic ‘Derek the Otter – the benefits of personalising a brand’.

Patrick will also be bringing some samples of the product for attendees.

Tickets for this event cost £22 and can be purchased at

Ladies Networking Lunch at Marco's

Our Christmas Ladies’ Networking Group “Get together” at Marco’s, next to The Hampton by Hilton, Exeter Airport on Thursday 26th November 2015 from 12pm.

As usual this will be an informal lunch for any Ladies’ networking groups so all are welcome. Please do pass on these details to anyone you think may be interested in coming along.

Lunch will commence at 1.00 p.m. Please arrive between 12.00 p.m. and 12.30 p.m. at Marco’s. Marco’s have again offered us a superb Christmas lunch which will be at £15.00 per head.

If you would like to join us on the 26th then please...

Lunchtime Bite: Veitch Nurseries

Event Date: 
26/10/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 28th October 2015, 13.00-14.00

With a passion for plants, and a keen interest in landscape and gardens, Caradoc Doy has been a professional horticulturist for almost 25 years. His talk will cover a brief history of the remarkable Veitch family nurseries, based in Exeter during the 19th and 20th centuries.

It will highlight some of the historical Veitch features still to be seen in Exeter today, as well as shedding light on some of the horticultural achievements still recognised by the gardening world to this day.

This event will take place in either the...