Greg Foot brings Caution: Safety Goggles Required to Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 10:24am

Ever wondered why your fingers go wrinkly in the bath? What explosions in space really look like? Or why beans give you wind? Well wonder no more.

Fresh from Blue Peter  and BBC’s Factomania join Science Guy Greg Foot for a show of curious questions and explosive answers.

With over 8 million views on YouTube, Greg will stop at nothing to answer YOUR questions LIVE, even if he has to use a giant flame thrower, make a rainbow indoors or launch a space rocket!

Charity Fashion Show

Event Date: 
21/04/2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
John Lewis, Exeter

Come and enjoy a VIP experience at John Lewis Exeter, in conjunction with Rainbow Living.

See the new Men's and Women's Summer collection on the catwalk, and enjoy a relaxed evening with fashion and beauty tips from John Lewis experts.

Tickets £10 to include a glass of fizz and canapes.  There will also be a raffle with some exciting prizes. 

All proceeds from the evening will go to local charity Rainbow Living.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:56am

Your essential guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (14-17 April)


Julian Clary - The Joy of Mincing
Friday, 8pm, Exeter Corn Exchange
Witness a masterclass in camp comedy with national trinket, author, TV and radio star Julian Clary. Over 16s. Tickets £24, £21 conc.

Theatre in Killerton's garden: The Importance of Being Earnest

Event Date: 
14/07/2016 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Killerton, Broadclyst, near Exeter, EX5 3LE

Join Heartbreak Productions for a hilarious adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s brilliant masterpiece. Expect laugh-out-loud mistaken identities as everyone learns the vital importance of being earnest. Recommended for aged 8+.

Full details and booking here.

Puppetry Of The Penis - The Vegas Show Plus Support

Event Date: 
29/04/2016 - 7:30pm
Exeter Corn Exchange, Exeter

Puppetry Of The Penis has now played to most of the Western World, having been hosted in over 35 countries and performed in 6 languages. 2 near naked men (they wear shoes) manipulate their nether regions using the Ancient Art of Genital Origami, providing the audience with a hilarious array of shapes and impersonations which will be projected onto a huge video screen.

Tiverton Golf Club to host Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers tribute show

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 03/20/2016 - 4:24pm

COUNTRY music fans will be in for a treat when award-winning tribute acts to Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers perform in Tiverton.

Kelly O’Brien and Peter White, both winners at the National Tribute Awards in 2013, are bringing The Dolly and Kenny Show to Tiverton Golf Club on Saturday 14 May.

Tickets cost £12 and are now on sale to the public from the club bar.

The event will coincide with The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration at Windsor Castle from 12 to 15 May.

Northcott Theatre announces Christmas show

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:23pm

The Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced that its 2016 Christmas production will be a brand-new adaptation of J.M Barrie’s much-loved classic, Peter Pan and will be produced by Exeter Northcott Theatre.

Join Wendy, John and Michael as they soar into the night sky with Peter, to a magical land of mermaids and fairy dust, where children can fly and all sorts of exciting adventures happen every day.  But beware – danger is just around the corner. Captain Hook and the pirates are looking for revenge and Peter Pan is top of their list!

Norse by South West

Event Date: 
18/02/2016 - 7:00pm to 20/02/2016 - 7:30pm
Silverton Millennium Hall, Silverton

After almost 1,000 years of peace, Viking hoards are again amassing their forces for a show of strength in mid Devon.

But locals don’t need to be too alarmed, the Norsemen and women have an unlikely mission, the quest to find Thor’s hammer!

Silverton’s drama troupe, the Silverton Luvvies, is sharpening battle axes and honing their hammers up for a new musical saga – Norse by South West, or How Thor Lost his Hammer.

Review: A Little Man’s Holiday, Exeter Phoenix

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:04am

Five star performance from PaddleBoat and Exeter Deaf Academy

How many shows have you been to and felt engrossed in the performance? Like you were fully immersed in the experience?

PaddleBoat Theatre Company’s production of “A Little Man’s Holiday” takes the audience on a sensory pirate adventure of light up jellyfish, origami seagulls and paper cannonballs.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 02/11/2016 - 7:06am

Your essential guide to the best of What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (12-14 February)


Tommy Tiernan: Out of the Whirlwind
Friday, Exeter Corn Exchange
Now entering his 20th year as a stand-up comedian, having won every award going and still as passionate as ever about the adventure of storytelling and comedy, Irelands number one comedian is also starting to take some very exciting risks.  Over 16s, tickets £19.50.