Poltimore House

As You Like It

Event Date: 
24/07/2018 - 7:30pm to 25/07/2018 - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House, Exeter

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden.

Those who venture to the...

As You Like It

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden.

Those who venture to the...

The Young Pretenders Theatre Company create a new dedicated youth arts festival at Poltimore House

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:50pm

Exeter’s up-and-coming youth theatre company The Young Pretenders (TYP) has created a brand new youth arts festival for young creatives from all across Devon.

This new event, TYPify, is the first of its kind. It involves over 100 young people working across all artistic disciplines, and is being held over three nights inside the historic walls of Poltimore House, from the 7th – 9th July.

TYPify offers a public platform to 7 youth theatre companies, 5 young artists, 5 young poets, and 6 young musicians and groups. These young artists hail from all over Devon and the South...

Poltimore House brought to life for a weekend of floral design

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 05/09/2017 - 7:13pm

Over St George’s Day weekend, hundreds of flower enthusiasts visited Poltimore House just outside Exeter for the first ever Poltimore Flower Festival.

Dozens of stunning floral designs staged throughout the Grade II listed property by 45 students past and present of Devon’s acclaimed Academy of Floral Art brought Poltimore House to life. “It was such a real privilege for us to bring Poltimore into bloom for St George’s Day,” said Julie Collins, Principal of The Academy of Floral Art. “At the Academy of Floral Art, we are always seeking out valuable design experiences for our...

Academy of Floral Art to bring Poltimore House into bloom

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 04/07/2017 - 3:12pm

Over 40 tutors and students from one of the UK’s leading flower schools, the Academy of Floral Art near Exeter, are joining forces to create a series of floral displays in the Grade II listed Poltimore House to mark St George’s Day weekend. Abandoned in the 1980s and now undergoing extensive renovation by the Poltimore House Trust, Poltimore is a Devonshire landmark and an evocative setting for a flower festival. Visitors to the Flower Festival will be free to wander through the Tudor courtyard, the Entrance Hall and Salon and admire awe-inspiring floral designs and sculptures, including a...

Christmas Fair

Event Date: 
20/11/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Poltimore House, Exeter

Christmas Fair

10am - 3pm

Enjoy the festive atmosphere at Poltimore's Christmas Fair with a range of lovely, many handmade, gifts available to buy.

The House will be open with stalls and festively decorated.

Entrance: £1.50

http://www.poltimore.org/

Daily Life in Devon 1550-1650 with Dr Todd Gray MBE

Event Date: 
11/10/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Chapel, Poltimore House, Poltimore, Exeter

A talk by local historian Todd Gray, looking at life in Devon and the context of Poltimore and Bampfylde House in Exeter.

Devon history has been enriched by Dr Gray who is unrivalled in his knowledge of the county, having published 45 books about Devon. In 2014 he was awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List for voluntary services to Devon heritage.

Refreshments will be available during the evening. Doors open at 7 pm Talk starts at 7.30 pm Ticket price: £7 available on the door or from www.poltimore.org

The Blackhearts Orchestra concert

Event Date: 
13/05/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House, Exeter

Blackheart Concert

Friday 13th May 7.30 pm

A return performance by this talented duo whose eclectic musical style and highly personal songs have won them a fast growing fanbase around the world.

TICKETS: £10 (ring 01392 248938 or email events@poltimore.org ) or on door entrance

Mother's Day at Poltimore House

Event Date: 
06/03/2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Politmore House, Poltimore, Exeter

Mothers Day House and Grounds Open Afternoon

Come and take a stroll in the Grounds or explore the historic Poltimore House.

Grounds open from 12 noon - 4pm

Free Admission for Mums today!

All other adults aged 16+ : £1.50

Dogs on leads welcome

http://www.poltimore.org/

Fungi Foray

Event Date: 
24/10/2015 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Poltimore House, Exeter

Poltimore House - Fungi Foray on Saturday 24th October 2015 at 10.30am - 12.30pm...

Join local fungi expert, Nigel Pinhorn, on an exciting fungi hunt in our grounds.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL - PLACES LIMITED. Buy tickets now from eventbrite - http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fungi-foray-with-nigel-pinhorn-tickets-175... .

Tickets £6, Family £15, One adult with one child £9. Additional Child Tickets £4, Children under 5 free. The Family ticket is based on two adults and two children aged 5-15 (inclusive). Dogs on leads welcome.

Further details from Poltimore House,...

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