guided bird watching cruise

Festive Special River Cruise

Take time out of the busy festive season to sit back, relax and enjoy Christmas in Devon on the calm and sheltered waters of the River Exe. Our festively decorated boats have covered and heated lower decks, with cosy blankets, plenty of fresh air and great views on our upper outside deck. You will have a warm welcome with a glass of proper homemade mulled wine and a tasty warmed minced pie to enjoy whilst you sit back and take a breather from the busy Christmas season.

Sailing through December and January – all the way through the Christmas and New Year period – with live,...

Event Date

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 11:00am to Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 11:00am

Stuart Line Cruises

Stuart Line Cruises



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Curious About Exeter - quirky heritage walks for the Curious!

Event Date: 
10/01/2020 - 10:30am to 31/12/2020 - 4:00pm
Exeter City Centre, Starting from: Northenhay Gardens, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3RY

Have fun discovering Exeter with two, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.

Are you curious about Exeter? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Exeter a fascinating place to explore!

Coffee Morning Apr 2020

Today - Coffee Morning at The Blackmore Theatre

Event Date: 
11/04/2020 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Come and join us at this month’s Coffee Morning at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth, between 9.30am and 12 Noon.

Teas, coffees and home-made cakes, such as German Apple Cake, Lemon Drizzle, Chocolate Cake, Quiche and much more.


Books, greeting cards, DVD’s and much more on sale.

All money raised goes towards refurbishments of the Theatre, which The Exmouth Players are very fortunate to own.

Occasionally, tickets may also be on sale for our forthcoming productions.

Bingo Apr 2020

Today - Prize Only Bingo (With Accumulator) at The Blackmore

Event Date: 
15/04/2020 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Come and join us for a great fun afternoon out at this month’s Prize Only Bingo (with an Accumulator) at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth.  You won’t know what you are missing if you don’t come!

Lots of prizes for a line and a full house.

Raffle.  Refreshments.

Disabled Access.

Doors open 2.00 pm with all those important eyes down at 2.30 pm.

Proceeds from this event go towards the cost of refurbishment of The Blackmore Theatre which the Exmouth Players are fortunate to own.

Get into the groove at Exeter’s 80s music night on Friday, April 17

Get into the groove at Exeter’s 80s music night

Event Date: 
17/04/2020 - 4:15pm to 11:30pm
Exeter Racecourse

Head to Exeter Racecourse on Friday, April 17 for an unforgettable evening of great music, loud colours, extreme fashion and even better racing when the track heads back to the 1980s for its music night.
A seven-race card will have the crowds cheering, then it's on to the dance floor for some dancing to iconic tunes which defined the decade.
Wanna dance with somebody? Then make it an after-work date, spike up your hair, pull on your shoulder pads, and dance like nobody’s watching to Whitney Houston, Madonna, New Order, Prince, David Bowie and more.

Faustus Tour Comes to Exeter Phoenix

Event Date: 
19/04/2020 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Exeter Phoenix

Early 2020 saw Faustus performing at venues in Australia and New Zealand. The band are back in the UK and touring in April 2020 with a selection of their material, including from their newest EP, Cotton Lords (2019).

Playing music for our times, Faustus take traditional English music, rip it up, put it together again and move it on. A vigorous rhythmic impetus and rock/prog rock influence propels the sound into the here and now and a range of instruments deployed in unconventional ways gives a unique texture, depth and variety to the band’s sound. 

Revel in the Britpop era at Exeter Racecourse’s musical season finale

Event Date: 
23/04/2020 - 4:00pm to 11:45pm
Exeter Racecourse

The 90s are in the limelight at Exeter’s season finale on Thursday, April 23. Grab those crop tops, chokers, Doc Martens, black leather jackets, big hooped earrings and scrunchies for a trip down memory lane.
From grunge rock through to girl groups, the tunes will be spinning at Exeter Racecourse after its six races which will have you cheering before heading to the dance floor for some Spice Girls, Oasis, Pulp and Blur.

Muddy Dog challenge

Event Date: 
25/04/2020 - 10:00am
Powderham Castle, Exeter, EX6 8JG

The Muddy Dog challenge is back in Exeter for even more mud, sweat and cheers in 2020 – and to help Battersea care for more abandoned dogs and cats.

The Muddy Dog Challenge, the UK’s biggest obstacle course you can run with your dog, is now in its sixth year, proudly supported by Seresto flea and tick control collar. Dogs and their owners can take part together to raise vital funds for thousands of homeless dogs and cats that come into the animal rescue centre each year, as well as helping those across the country and all over the world.

jon hopkins live in exeter

Jon Hopkins - in Exeter again !

Event Date: 
25/04/2020 - 10:00pm to 26/04/2020 - 3:00am
Move, Exeter Quay

Leftfield electronica maestro with a worldwide following returns to Move - an intimate dance music venue below the Bierkeller on the quayside in Exeter.  Courtesy of 7Rays & Mihangelf Promotions. 

Support from two other DJs, Jachin Boaz - who played last time - and Spatialize. 

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Advance tickets £16 + booking fee.




exeter canal cruise

Exeter Canal Cruise

Event Date: 
01/05/2020 - 11:00am to 09/09/2020 - 4:30pm
Stuart Line Cruises

Join us travelling at a relaxing pace as we sail along Exeter Canal, sit back and soak up the scenery, watch the locks come to life, the swing bridge majestically open, before enjoying the seaside town of Exmouth or Exeter’s Historic Quayside. This is a one-way trip where you can either board from Exmouth to travel up to Exeter or depart from Exeter to travel to Exmouth. For your return journey there are ample public transport links within a few minutes flat walk at both Exmouth and Exeter and our crew will be happy to point the way!

British Comedian of the Year Picture

British Comedian of the Year

Event Date: 
01/05/2020 - 7:00pm
Sandy Park Conference Centre

Join us on Friday 1st May for the South West regional heat of the British Comedian of the Year!

Nine of the best comedians on the circuit will perform for the chance of reaching the Grand Final and winning £10,001.

Professional comedian and industry judges will be present to help choose who goes through to the next round, but audience reaction also counts towards the marks for each act!

Tickets are £10, or £15 to include food on the evening.