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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Masters of Invention

Event Date: 
18/05/2019 - 10:00am to 07/07/2019 - 5:30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AF

Graffiti art meets contemporary craft in a bold new exhibition opening this spring at Devon Guild of Craftsmen. This exhibition will challenge perceptions of graffiti writing culture, whilst expanding traditional definitions of art, craft and design.

Masters of Invention brings together a new collection of artworks and installations by influential figures from the culture of graffiti writing over the past 40 years, all emerging from the youth-led cultures of punk and hip-hop, all sharing a dedication to honing their craft through multi-disciplinary practice.

Sensory Circus Schools Tour

Event Date: 
03/06/2019 - 9:00am to 28/06/2019 - 3:30pm

FEEL Theatre’s resident alien, Neo, is coming to your school this Summer!


FEEL Theatre will be spending a week in each of the following areas of England and Wales touring to schools and community venues.

3rd - 7th June: London (plus surrounding areas) and South East of England

10th - 14th June: South West of England and South Wales

17th - 21st June: Midlands

24th - 28th June: North of England


Prize Only Bingo at The Blackmore

Event Date: 
19/06/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Every third Wednesday of the month The Exmouth Players hold a game of Prize Only Bingo.
Come along and join us. It’s nothing serious, just a fun afternoon out.
There are prizes for a line and a full house.
Refreshments and cake is available.
There is also disabled access available.
Doors open at 2.00 pm and eyes down at 2.30 pm.
Proceeds from this event will go towards the cost of refurbishment of The Blackmore Theatre which the Exmouth Players are fortunate to own.

2000 Stories

Event Date: 
29/06/2019 - 7:00pm to 30/06/2019 - 8:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

‘I’m bringing everything I ever knew- everything good, strong, kind and powerful. I bring it all with me into every situation. […] So I will take the Scandinavian story of the Little Princess, I will take the story of Heidi in the Alpine Mountains, I will take the story of O-Lan in Pearl S. Buck’s book The Good Earth, I will take them all.

The Nello

Event Date: 
30/06/2019 - 8:00am

FORCE Cancer Charity annual Bike Ride 'The Nello' is taking place on Sunday 30th June. Starting and Finishing at Topsham Rugby Club near Exeter. Choice of rides - a 55 mile and a 100 mile route. For more details and to book a place, please go to

Topsham Community Plog

Event Date: 
30/06/2019 - 10:00am
Topsham RFC

Start location TBC

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

Watch Wimbledon matches on Princesshay’s Big Screen

Event Date: 
01/07/2019 - 12:00pm to 14/07/2019 - 5:00pm
Princesshay Square, Exeter

Princesshay is bringing Wimbledon to Exeter with live outdoor screenings of matches on the giant screen. The screen will be in Princesshay Square for the duration of the legendary two-week tournament (Monday 1st July – Sunday 14th July 2019).

Princesshay is also providing deckchairs, bean bags and a temporary lawn for visiting tennis fans watching the matches free of charge.

‘Swallows on the Wing’, by Jane Clift

Exeter Craft Festival

Event Date: 
04/07/2019 - 10:00am to 06/07/2019 - 5:00pm
Cathedral Green, Exeter

For the 44th year running, the prestigious Exeter Craft Festival is once again celebrating the talented craftsmen and artists of the Southwest on the Cathedral Green on 4th, 5th, and 6th July.

The beautiful setting complements the high quality and originality of the work that will be exhibited by over 100 makers. So, let’s have a look at what will be on offer for you to choose to treasure for yourself or as a special gift.

Exeter Record & CD Fair

Event Date: 
06/07/2019 - 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)

The Twilight Walk & 5K Fizz Run

Event Date: 
06/07/2019 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
The Maer, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2BX

Challenge yourself and join hundreds of other women at this year’s Hospiscare Twilight Walk or 5k Fizz Run.

This fun filled event takes place on Saturday 6 July, starting and finishing at The Maer in Exmouth

A glass of fizz and a spot of food will welcome you back upon completion of your walk or run, so don your pink tutus and bunny ears, get the girls together and support your local hospice!