The Exeter Nativity brings Christmas to life

Llamas, sheep and a donkey will join actors to recreate the Nativity live on stage at Exeter Cathedral on Sunday.

The story will be told in five short 'family friendly' scenes, along with favourite Christmas Carols at the Cathedral on Sunday 13th December at 2pm.

Children are invited to come dressed in Christmas costumes and join Mary and Joseph, a donkey, the sheep, llamas and angels and form a giant 'tableau' inside, creating a wonderful Christmas scene.

Revd Canon Anna Norman Walker, who organises the Exeter Nativity with the support of churches throughout the...

Cotley Christmas Celebration

Event Date: 
03/12/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Cotley Farm Christmas - Woodhayes Lane, Whimple, Devon EX5 2QR

Come and meet the shepherds for a light hearted retelling of the nativity in our barn with the Cullompton Community Choir.

The animals in the barn will be cosy enough but you are advised to dress warmly, and bring a torch.

Mince pies and hot punch will be served afterwards

This is a free event but tickets are limited so please book now to avoid disappointment.

Donations taken on the night will be given to the charity 'Send a Cow’.

Go to website for contact details and directions.

You can register your attendance to...

The Exeter Nativity

Event Date: 
13/12/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Exeter Cathedral

Sunday 13th December 2015 at 14.00

A family friendly retelling of the Christmas Story, with Christmas Carols at Exeter Cathedral.

Look out for Angels singing on high, Mary and Joseph and their donkey, shepherd with their sheep and wise men with carols. The Cathedral will host 5 short acts from the story of Jesus' birth.

The great west doors of the Cathedral will open at 1.30 and all are welcome to step inside and hear again the good news of Jesus birth.

Free Admission. All are welcome.

The Exeter Nativity

Event Date: 
14/12/2014 - 4:00pm

Beginning on the High Street by Boots, follow Mary, Joseph and their Donkey, along with all the characters from the Christmas Story, on the most famous journey in history.

Enjoy hearing the story of the first Christmas told through drama and carols both in the open air on the West Front and in the Cathedral.

A free event for all the family.

For more information follow the Exeter Nativity on Twitter @exeternativity and Facebook: Exeter Nativity or click here .

The Exeter Nativity is supported by Christians Across Exeter (CTaX) and Exeter Cathedral.

Devon Schools take part in The Big Crib Project

Pupils from three church Primary Schools in Devon have been busy this christmas due to taking part in The Big Crib Project.

The Big Crib Project, organised by the education department of the Exeter Diocese, aims to strengthen links between church primary schools and parish churches.

To strengthen this link schools Lady Seaward's C of E Primary School, Offwell C of E Primary School and Brixton St Mary's C of E Primary School are enlivening their parish churches by creating life size models of the nativity scene.

As well as creating life size models of the navity...

Your invitation to city's live nativity

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 12/02/2013 - 5:07pm

The biggest ‘live’ nativity in the South West is to take place along Exeter High Street before Christmas, featuring sheep, two llamas and a donkey. Shoppers and visitors are invited to join children and members of Church congregations from across the city as the action begins at the top of the High Street at 4.30pm on Sunday 15 December. A Roman Centurion will announce to shoppers that a census is taking place and the journey will begin down the High Street to Exeter Cathedral, following Mary and Joseph, a donkey, the sheep and the Three Wise men with llamas. The Angel Gabriel will make a...

Exeter Christmas Market

Event Date: 
05/12/2013 - 9:00am to 19/12/2013 - 7:00pm
Cathedral Green, Exeter

The Market will run from Thursday 21 November until Thursday 19 December.

The Cathedral Green, at the heart of the city centre, will be brought to life by the Market, with stalls offering unique, handmade and unusual gifts, decorations and food items – everything needed for a perfect Christmas celebration and to create a real Christmas buzz at the heart of the city.

The Exeter Christmas Market will represent the best of what Britain, the South West and the rest of Europe has to offer – with a mix of great food, excellent crafts, unique gifts and decorations.