Hospiscare Open Gardens 2019

Once again, passionate gardeners around Exeter, Mid and East Devon are opening their gardens for Hospiscare from May through to August. Pick up your Open Gardens booklet today from Hospiscare shops and other outlets, and start planning which wonderful plots you might visit. There is often the chance to enjoy delicious tea and cakes to compliment your visit too. To find out more please visit - or call 01392 688020

Event Date

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 4:00pm



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Kids filming hand made pom poms at Devon Guild

Summer Craft Clubs

Event Date: 
24/07/2019 - 10:00am to 28/08/2019 - 12:30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen

The Devon Guild craft centre in Bovey Tracey is offering free drop-in craft activities every Wednesday morning (24 July - 28 August) during the summer holidays. All sessions are 10am – 12.30 pm and there is no need to book; just pop in and join in the making fun! See below for details of our weekly making mornings:

24 July 10am – 12.30pm PomStitchTassel textiles workshop Pom-pom pencil toppers. Learn how to make a pom-pom and then create it into a weird and wonderful pencil topper.

Summer dance camp from 29th July 2019 image

Summer Dance Camp 5-12 yrs 29th July- 23rd Aug 2019

Event Date: 
29/07/2019 - 10:00am to 23/08/2019 - 3:30pm
DanSci Dance Studio

Let your children enjoy a week of dancing fun this Summer Just choose your dates and book instantly online. Childcare sorted and it's fun and healthy way to make friends. £25 per day or £100 per week. £25 Discount for week long bookings!

Visit for more information and to book

Due to new facilities we are able to offer a larger selection of dance styles. Each main session will include technique and a routine. The focus is on learning something new while making friends and having fun.

Princess Summer of Fun - Horace the Pilosaur

Event Date: 
21/08/2019 - 11:30am to 23/08/2019 - 3:30pm
Princesshay Square, Exeter

The finale to our summer of fun Princesshay welcomes Horace the Pliosaur – a giant, 35 foot-long sea lizard.

Fresh out of the Jurassic ocean, Horace is 165 million years old. Brought to you by performing professors and dotty groom Joe, who invite you to explore Horace and help prepare him for the day, brushing his teeth and massaging his paddles.

Horace performance times are 11:30 -1:00pm and 2:00 – 3:30pm. Fancy finding out a bit more on all things Jurassic?

Exeter Record & CD Fair

Event Date: 
24/08/2019 - 9:30am
Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter

Exeter Record & CD Fair will display products like vinyl records, promotional material, imports, fan-club memorabilia and picture discs, CDs, albums, singles and maxis, sheet music, postcards, DVDs, posters and T-shirts and much more!


Admission £1 (trade entry £3 from 8am)

Exeter Street Arts Festival

Event Date: 
24/08/2019 - 10:00am to 11:45pm
Exeter Phoenix

EXETER STREET ARTS FESTIVAL 2019 IS HERE! Transforming the heart of the city into a celebration of street art for all on Sat 24 August 10am – late! #exestreetarts #festival #devon

With a reputation for quality and diversity, this year’s event is set to rock the streets of the city with a free celebration of music, dance and arts throughout the day and a flamboyant after-party at Exeter Phoenix as the night falls. #ExeStreetArts hits 2019 with a line up bigger and better than ever! Taking place in various areas of the city, it’s free to attend from 10am - 7pm.

St Leonard’s Community Plog

Event Date: 
25/08/2019 - 10:00am
St Leonards, Exeter

Monthly Plog series, always on the last Sunday of the month  

Start location: outside to be confirmed

Distance around 5km - open to all speeds!


Please bring bags and gloves if you have them, as well as a good pair of trainers and positive vibes! 

Everything collected will be sorted and recycled by Exeter City Council

Topsham RFC Car Boot Sale

Event Date: 
26/08/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Topsham RFC

Car Boot Sale Topsham RFC

Summer 2019

Bank Holiday Mondays

For more information, please check our website

Fundraising event for Topsham RFC

around the world with Disney

Around the world with Disney

Event Date: 
28/08/2019 - 10:00am to 30/08/2019 - 3:00pm
DanSci Dance Studio

A super special three day Disney Extravaganza! Grab your passport and come on an amazing adventures as you learn songs, dances and scenes from some of the most loved Disney movies of all time! Ages 5-12 Years

Open Air Theatre at Canonteign Falls

Event Date: 
31/08/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Canonteign Falls, Christow, Exeter EX6 7RH

Canonteign Falls are delighted to be hosting The Pocket Watch Theatre Company’s production of ‘A Fairy Tale’, on Saturday August 31st at 5:30pm. This magical event is aimed at children from 4 - 94! Pack a picnic, grab a rug, and join us for an unmissable evening on the banks of the Lily Lake.

Sam Morgan Improvisation Studio

Event Date: 
01/09/2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Barnfield Theatre

Have you always wanted to Act? Or have you enjoyed acting and would like to tread the boards once more?
Are you looking to be more spontaneous?
Have more fun in your life? Meet new people? Act without a script? Say Yes and life?

Then this is for you!
We are holding an Acting/Improvisation session; No experience needed but the willingness to have fun.

Book your place here.