Exeter Philharmonic Choir's 2018-19 season begins at Exeter Cathedral with Bruckner 'Mass in E minor' and Rutter 'Requiem' with soprano Amy Carson. A double hoir and 15 wind instruments will produce a rich sound in the Cathedral's superb acoustics. The instrumentalists are all recent graduates from the world-renowned Royal Academy of Music in London, now forging careers as professional musicians.
The second half of concert will be a performance of the ever-popular Requiem by John Rutter, featuring soprano Amy Carson. Amy Carson is a critically acclaimed, versatile singer who...
Your essential guide to What’s On in around Exeter this weekend (28-30 September).
Eros and Psyche Friday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter From raunchy to poetic, sacred to profane, pioneering performance storyteller Sally-Pomme Clayton recreates the myth of Eros and Psyche in spoken word and living sound. Tickets £10. https://cygnettheatre.co.uk
Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians & Terrible Tudors Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two...
A well-known Exeter musician is set to take up his baton again after a fifteen-year break in conducting for a special charity concert in aid of Unicef, the United Nations Children's Fund.
Raymond Calcraft, a lifelong Unicef supporter, was Director of Exeter Philharmonic Choir for fifteen years from 1988 to 2003. He led the Choir in more than 80 concerts in Exeter Cathedral and took them to Spain in 1998 to sing in Madrid's famous Auditorio Nacional and the Cathedral of Salamanca.
"It was extremely sad to have to give up my conducting career in 2003, when I became quite...
Your essential guide to What’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (21-23 September)
Company Wayne McGregor – Autobiography Friday, Exeter Northcott For 25 years, British choreographer and director Wayne McGregor has made choreography that interrogates life through the experience of the body. Now McGregor turns his attention to the body as archive, with a dance portrait illuminated by the sequencing of his own genome. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk
Jane Austen’s Persuasion: A Musical Drama Saturday, 7.30pm, The Palace Theatre, Paignton Following...
A unique and immersive Christmas experience taking place throughout Exeter's oldest building. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through past, present and future in this theatrical reimagining of Charles Dickens' classic ghost story A Christmas Carol.
Following a sell-out run last year, Humbug! returns to St Nicholas Priory this December. Expect live music, video projections and plenty of festive cheer!
Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment! https://www.wanderingtiger.com/tickets
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (7-9 September)
The Gruffalo’s Child Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo’s Child – with attitude! Just how brave is she? Find out for yourselves by joining her on tour this autumn. One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist… does he? Songs, laughs and scary fun for...
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (24-27 August):
Playback Youth Theatre presents: Shandytown Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter What is home? What is the line between legality and morality? How do we keep a community alive? http://www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk
Strictly Murder Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth April 1939. An English couple, Peter and Suzy, are living in Provence in idyllic isolation, far away, it seems from the rumblings of the coming war. Their peace is shattered from within when Suzy discovers she has been...
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (17-19 August).
Alice in Wonderland Saturday & Sunday, 2pm, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Panto time? Oh Yes It Is! This fun-filled family show features stunning scenery, colourful costumes, toe-tapping songs and bucket loads of laughter. Join Alice as she falls down the rabbit hole and finds herself in the most peculiar place she’s ever seen! She’ll need to have her wits about her as the evil, but hilarious, Queen of Hearts is after the secret recipe to create the best Jam Tarts for her tea party...
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (10-12 August):
The League of Gentlemen Live Again! Friday, Exeter Northcott The League of Gentlemen return to the stage for their first UK tour in over 12 years with their brand new live show. See BAFTA Award winning comedy legends Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson bring their dark and unhinged fictional village of Royston Vasey to theatres and arenas across the country. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/
Handbagged Saturday, Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth Paul Taylor...