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Thousands of canines head to Exeter for dog show

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:38pm

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.

Exe Model Railway Society exhibition

Event Date: 
01/07/2017 - 10:00am to 02/07/2017 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
The Matford Centre, Matford Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter,

The South West's premier model railway show comes to Exeter.

You'll find over 35 model railways and exhibits, 20-plus trade support stands, modelling demonstrations and 'show you how' stands and lots more!

Refreshments available, free on-site parking, disabled friendly.

Opening times

Saturday 10:00 – 17:00
Sunday 10:00 – 16:00

Admission

Adults £7
Concessions £6
Children FREE when accompanied by a paying adult

http://exemrs.co.uk/2017-show/

 

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 06/15/2017 - 6:03am

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (16-18 June):

THEATRE

The Lady Boys of Bangkok

Event Date: 
07/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

It just couldn’t be more fabulous!  It’s the show everyone talks about.

Hotter....cheekier....funnier than ever – the country’s number one touring cabaret show – The Lady Boys of Bangkok  return to  the UK with a lavish new production -  WHO RUNS THE WORLD!

It’s blooming good for National Trust

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 05/16/2017 - 10:51pm

Gardeners at three National Trust properties in Devon are celebrating a total of seventeen prizes across multiple categories, after a sweep of awards were won for rhododendron, magnolias, camellias and floral arrangements at the recent RHS Rosemoor Garden Show.

Garden teams at Castle Drogo, Killerton and Greenway were thrilled to receive awards for their hard work nurturing the colourful flora, which visitors in Devon will be able enjoy when visiting the properties this season.

Local arts and crafts at Devon County Show

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 4:52pm

Local artisans and talented crafts people are coming together to exhibit at the Devon County Show on May 18, 19 and 20 held at Westpoint, Exeter.

A collection of soap makers, leather workers, jewellers, artists, candle makers and many others will be setting up shop in a canvas marquee which would easily cover a premier league football pitch.

The Crafts and Gardens feature is nearly 12,000 square metres and will highlight the popularity of hand-made items, often using centuries-old techniques.

Dunsford Show 2017

Event Date: 
01/07/2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Dunsford

Dunsford Show is a typical country show.

Entertainment for this years show includes Paws for Thought Dog Display Team, Morris Dancing, Hound Display and Brass Band.

The Horse Show will begin at 9am with a variety of classes.

There will also be a Dog Show, terrier racing, a variety of stalls, bouncy castle, BBQ, beer tent, cream teas, local ice cream and Pimm's and strawberries, a fantastic prize draw and more! 

Just before Steps Bridge on B3212 Exeter to Moretonhampstead Road, EX6 7EE

www.dunsfordshow.co.uk

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:42am

Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this bank holiday weekend (28 April – 1 May).

THEATRE

Richard Herring – The Best
Friday, Exeter Northcott Theatre
Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK’s Podfather (RHLSTP, AIOTM) picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows and crams them into 90 minutes for your delectation.  https://exeternorthcott.co.uk

122nd Devon County Show launches

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 7:24am

HRH The Countess of Wessex will spend two days at the 122nd Devon County Show next month, it was announced yesterday (Thursday).

The Countess is President of the Devon County Agricultural Association, which stages the Devon County Show.

Show Secretary, Ollie Allen, speaking at the launch of the Show held at Southernhay House, Exeter, said Her Royal Highness was looking forward to being part of ‘this incredible celebration of what makes Devon such a wonderful place to live and work’.

New TV show highlights work of Devon police

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 8:04am

The public is being given a rare behind-the-scenes look at summer policing in Devon and Cornwall thanks to a major new primetime TV series.

The work of the Force has been captured for a four-part documentary called ‘Devon and Cornwall Cops’ which started last night (Monday 10 April) on national ITV.

The series, narrated by Neil Morrissey, follows officers and staff as they work across the biggest geographical force area in England through the summer months of 2016.

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