Step into a world of smoke and mirrors this summer for 'The Magnificent Mysto' - an immersive, multi-sensory experience taking place throughout Exeter's oldest building - St Nicholas Priory. Expect live music, mind-bending illusions and plenty of surprises.
What ever happened to The Magnificent Mysto? It has been twelve years since he vanished, but the disappearance of the world's greatest magician remains a mystery. Some say he simply withdrew from public life, but others believe his pursuit of the perfect illusion drove him too far…
Preparations for one of the South West’s largest exhibitions, the Rathbones Exeter Art Show hosted at the Maynard School, are gaining pace with well over 100 nationally and locally acclaimed artists signed up already.
Commercial interest in the Show, which will take place over the weekend of 21-22 April 2018, has been enormous this year with several companies coming on board to offer support. So far, these include Rathbones Investment Management, Knight Frank, Darts Farm, Foot Anstey and The Exeter.
TOP honours at the 36th Exeter and District Primestock Christmas Show, held at Exeter Livestock Market, went to home-bred British Blue cross heifer “Saucy Clover”, shown by Paul and Lin Calcraft from Payhembury, Honiton.
It was the fifth time the couple had claimed the supreme championship at the show in seven years.
Saucy Clover, by well-known sire Drift Domini, was born on January 4, 2016 and weighed in at 658 kilos. The heifer went on to top the sale at £2,632 (400ppk), purchased by Darts Farm Master Butchers at Topsham.
Princesshay and Visit Exeter have announced dates for two large-scale street performances coming to the city centre this festive season.
The first of the two free shows is ‘Arco’, a magnificent fifteen minute display of acrobatics, performed to music from a 12 metre high inflated arch. Three 15 minute performances starting at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm will wow shoppers in Princesshay Square Thursday 30th November. The giant arch features its own light show, changing colour while framing the amazing aerial performer.
Tickets have gone on sale for the inaugural Great British Sports Show taking place at Westpoint Exeter over the weekend of 3-4 February 2018. The family orientated event will welcome up to 10,000 visitors who will have the opportunity to try over 30 different sports and meet stars from the local area.
Our annual Christmas selling exhibition showcases some of the best contemporary craft from UK based designer-makers. With a wide selection of disciplines to choose from, and a range of prices to suit all, it’s an ideal opportunity to buy an individual, handmade gift for Christmas. DIY festive craft activity area for kids in the gallery.
There's DIY festive craft activity area for kids in the gallery, a Celebration Day on 2 Dec. and Scandinavian Craft Cafe on the 8th, with themed decoration making and menu.
British and Irish native dog breeds, including some very rare ones, will be among the almost 6,000 dogs which will descend on Westpoint, Clyst St Mary, Exeter from 5th - 8th August for the popular Paignton Championship Dog Show – the largest event of its kind in Devon and among the biggest in the UK.
The show will see more than 200 breeds and their owners from all over the UK and beyond compete in a bid to qualify for the world’s biggest dog show, Crufts, which will be held at the NEC in Birmingham next March.