Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:23pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this Bank Holiday weekend (4-7 May)


Sing-a-long-a Beauty and the Beast Saturday, Exeter Northcott Singalonga Productions invite you to at Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast. The Singalonga host will start with a pre-show where they will warm up your voices, teach you some hand actions, show you how to use the famous Singalonga props bag during the film and when to Boo the arrogant Gaston and of course judge the fancy dress competition!

My Dog's Got no Nose Saturday, 7.30pm...

Exeter Beats Music Festival

Event Date: 
04/05/2018 - 6:30pm to 06/05/2018 - 11:00pm
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter

Tickets for the all-new Exeter Beats Music Festival are also on sale, and available to buy on the Exeter Food Festival website. Exeter Beats will be held each evening on Friday 4th May – Sunday 6th May at Exeter Castle, with exciting live music acts performing each night in the Castle Courtyard alongside street food, real ales and cider.

The fun kicks off from 6:30pm on Friday 4th May with live music, tasty street food and a lively atmosphere.

Full details and tickets:

Jazz Toast!

Event Date: 
04/06/2018 - 7:30pm
Clifford Room, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

The Jambassadors are a collective of Exeter College Music Academy students lead by Musical Director Roz Harding. The Jambassadors invite you to join them for night of improvised and composed music – featuring original compositions by the students alongside music by Dave Holdsworth and a special project setting music to the words of Sylvia Plath.

This gig will be an exciting celebration of creativity where anything can happen…

Visit the Exeter College Music Academy page to see and hear the Jambassadors in action –


Patsy Cline & Friends

Event Date: 
21/06/2018 - 7:30pm
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Tribute Concert to Patsy Cline – Hank Williams – Jim Reeves

The Velvet Country voice of Patsy Cline caught the imagination of Sue Lowry, who has been a lifelong fan of Patsy Cline and Country Music.

It has been 55 years since losing Patsy Cline, with all the wonderful recordings she left behind this will be an evening to celebrate the power of her music!

Patsy Cline was a record-breaking artist spending 251 weeks in the Country Music Album Charts in the U.S.A. A down to earth ‘Gal’ who could look good in Weston Wear or any evening dress, as she performed all the...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:09pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (27-29 April).


Katie Piper: What's in My Head Friday, Exeter Corn Exchange Katie embarks on her debut theatre tour to share what she has learnt and what helped her remain positive even through the toughest of times. She will discuss her own battles with anxiety and explain how she has overcome its crippling clutches. Katie is opening her own diaries, photo albums and personal memories in this most intimate and revealing talk about her life. This is her story, this is her life, this is her wisdom. This is ‘...

Holbefest 2018

Event Date: 
09/06/2018 - 12:00pm
Flete Park, Holbeton PL21 9NU

HOLBEFEST is a Devon family festival in Holbeton. A charity event, this family fun and music festival, promises to be bigger and better than ever - with a new location in the beautiful Devon countryside. Get tickets now!

Great bands

Live music will be provided by a cracking line-up including C-Force, Three's Company, Tamar and Crocked Tempo plus more.

Family fun

Family activities include the legendary assault course, which gets harder each year, along side an increasing range of fun activities. The emphasis of Holbefest is on family fun.

5k Fun run...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 04/21/2018 - 2:15pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (20-22 April).


Frankenstein Friday, Saurday & Sunday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter A world premiere staging of Mary Shelley’s Gothic classic. Victor Frankenstein is the tortured genius who unleashes death and destruction in his quest for eternal life! The cast includes Derek Frood (‘Poldark’), Dan Ball (‘The Mousetrap’), Will Trafford (‘Twelfth Night’) and Philip Voyzey (‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’). Special make-up effects have been created by Emmy Award-winner, David Brown who works on such...

YMCA Exeter collaborate with the University of Exeter to record music album

Authored by Bethan Spencer
Posted: Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:37pm

Residents and volunteers at YMCA Exeter are delighted to announce that a recording of their EP album “Blessing” is now available online to download from Spotify, Amazon, Deezer, Google Play and iTunes.

The EP album is the result of a joint project called ‘Making Invisible People Visible’, between YMCA Exeter and Professor Paul Cloke at The University of Exeter. The album took YMCA Exeter residents’ on an emotional journey through song-writing, creativity and public performance, giving them the opportunity to make their voices heard.

The music programme at YMCA Exeter seeks...

Phonic Takeover celebrates 10 years of broadcasting at Exeter Phoenix

Authored by Phonic FM
Posted: Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:40am

On Saturday 9 June Phonic FM will take over Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre all day and evening with a giant FREE community event including:

  • Live music in the auditorium from 12noon until 11pm
  • Live music in the upstairs Voodoo Lounge from 12noon until 11pm
  • DJs on the outdoor terrace from 12noon until midnight
  • Storytelling and theatre in the workshop space from12noon until 6pm
  • DJs in the workshop space from 8pm until midnight
  • Phonic FM broadcasting live from the café-bar in the afternoon
  • Films in the Studio 74
  • ...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 04/14/2018 - 2:01pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (13-15 April):


The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Meet Marc and Bella Chagall! The flying lovers of Vitebsk! Partners in life and on canvas, Marc and Bella are immortalised as the picture of romance. But whilst on canvas they flew, in life they walked through some of the most devastating times in history. Daniel Jamieson’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk traces this young couple as they navigate the Pogroms, the Russian Revolution, and each other. Emma Rice’s...