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Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Exeter - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Exeter to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Exeter

08
DEC
Nish Kumar
Exeter Phoenix

Nish Kumar is set to tour the UK with his fifth solo show Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud. This follows a month long run at the Pleasance Courtyard Cabaret Bar in August where…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 667080
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08
DEC
Show of Hands with Miranda Sykes
Exmouth Pavilion

Steve Knightley and Phil Beer are widely acknowledged as the finest acoustic roots duo in England. Knightley who writes most of their inspired material and Beer a dazzling multi instrumentalist have built up a huge following which has seen them sell out…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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09
DEC
Exeter Comedy Grove Christmas Show
Barnfield Theatre

Exeter Comedy Grove Brings You The Very Best In Live Stand Up Comedy.Each of our shows showcase some of the best comedians that this country has to offer with TV namescircuit regulars and undiscovered talent.You may of seen some of…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07909 009355
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10
DEC
Coffee Morning
The Blackmore Theatre

Every second Saturday of the month the Exmouth Players hold a coffee morning at the Blackmore Theatre.Come and join us for tea coffee and some very yummy home‐made cakes such as German Apple Cake Lemon Drizzle Chocolate Fudge squares Sausage Rolls Cheese…

Location: 8.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07905 761485
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11
DEC
A Christmas Carol
Exmouth Pavilion

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
DEC
The Magic Of Christmas
Babbacombe Theatre

As you begin to prepare for the most magical time of the year ensure you take in the traditional visit to the theatre and book tickets for the all‐new family variety show The Magic of Christmas at the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay.Music…

Location: 16.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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16
DEC
The Fab Beatles
Exmouth Pavilion

Come and join one of the leading UK tribute bands re‐creating the music of a generation. What a way to start your Christmas Celebrations.Tickets go on sale on Sunday 28th August at 9.00am and there is a special offer available for 1…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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17
DEC
Joey The Lips
Exmouth Pavilion

Joey the Lips gigs are performed as a show rather than solely a rendition of the music. Its now a huge 20 years on the road during which the band has played over 1000 gigs throughout the UK and Europe across a…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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21
DEC
Bingo
The Blackmore Theatre

Every third Wednesday of the month the Exmouth Players hold Bingo at the Blackmore Theatre.It is nothing serious and there are no cash prizes.Other prizes are up for grabs for a full line and a full house.Come and join us…

Location: 8.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07905 761485
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24
DEC
Wizard of Oz Pantomime
Exmouth Pavilion

Trio Entertainment return for a third successful year.Were off to see A wizardly wonderful Pantomime adventure The Wizard of Oz. Join Dorothy Gale as she befriends a brainless Scarecrow a loveable Tin Man and the cowardly Lion on their quest to thwart…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01395 222477
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08
JAN
RSPB Avocet cruises at Dawn on the Exe Estuary (20
Exe Estuary

Sunday 8 January and Sunday 22 JanuaryCruises are tide dependent. Selected datestimes only. See details below.Booking essentialIts certainly worth the early start to see the wildlife on the Exe foraging for food this early in the morning on a cruise that lasts…

Location: 3.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01392 432691
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10
JAN
The Ghosts of Mr Dickens
Cygnet Theatre

Untold Theatre by Avril Silk & Martin Levinson After two sold‐out shows Untold Theatre returns to Cygnet Theatre. The year is 1867 and aboard the SS Cuba Charles Dickens set sail for his final tour of America. …

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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10
JAN
The Ghosts of Mr. Dickens
Cygnet Theatre

The year is 1867 and aboard the SS Cuba Charles Dickens set sail for his final tour of America. During his journey across the Atlantic the renowned author becomes plagued with guilt‐ridden visions and visitors from the spirit world. Figures from his…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07891 379132
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13
JAN
The Witches
The Blackmore Theatre

This is a faithful adaptation of Roald Dahls classic story in which Boy and his Grandmother arrive in England and endeavour to defeat the Grand High Witch and her followers who are holding a Conference in an English seaside hotel. These Witches…

Location: 8.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07484 509514
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28
JAN
Feeding The Darkness
Cygnet Theatre

Journeymen TheatreImmersive in style Feeding the Darkness frames verbatim and faction monologues duologues and poetry as a series of ministries which challenge our ignorance and avoidance of this sensitive and disturbing subject.It features wide‐ranging material such as the experiences of…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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03
FEB
The Brexit Club
Cygnet Theatre

Substance & Shadow Theatre bring you an original tale of intolerance alienation and Findus crispy pancakesIts the 23rd June ‐ the day of the Euro Referendum and just another lunch time in the works canteen for cousins Len Silver and Melvyn Gould…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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04
FEB
Puss and Dick - Adult Pantomime
Exmouth Pavilion

The Market Theatre Company is out to give the older generation a viable alternative to the family pantomime. This year they will re‐work or ruin the pantomime classic Dick Whittington ‐ packing it with corny jokes raunchy plots and blatant sexual innuendo…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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10
FEB
Hells Bells - AC/DC Tribute
Exmouth Pavilion

After a very successful Free Event here at Exmouth Pavilion in July Hells Bells are as promised backFormed in 1996 and hailing from Bristol Hells Bells has evolved into perhaps the most well known and professional ACDC tribute band in the United…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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11
FEB
Old Herbaceous
Cygnet Theatre

Old Herbaceous with Giles Shenton as Herbertby Alfred Shaughnessy from the novel by Reginald Arkell Directed by Simon DowningGiles Shenton as Old Herbaceous keeps us engrossed entertained amused and emotionally engaged. Old Herbaceous is an acute and sometimes hilarious observation…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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11
FEB
Joe Stilgoe - Songs On Film
Exmouth Pavilion

After two sell‐out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe the internationally acclaimed singer pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe finally takes his smash hit show on tour. SONGS ON FILM pays tribute to much‐loved movies as self‐confessed film buff Joe raids his own…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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11
FEB
Lemonfest presents... Boxed In
Move

Lemonfest presents... BOXED IN.plus support TBADate: Saturday 11th FebVenue: MOVE ‐ Exeter 4 The Quay EX2 4APDoors: 19:30Tickets: £7 BF advance£10 OTD £5 NUSBOXED INhttps:www.youtube.comwatchv8NGa3wIyWoYwww.boxedinmusic.comwww.facebook.comboxedinukTo mark the release of much anticipated new album MELT Boxed In are coming to Exeter…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07834 712352
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16
FEB
Alice In Wonderland
Exmouth Pavilion

Imagination runs wild and logic is abandoned in this fantastical larger‐than‐life musical brimming with nonsensical fun and excitement for the entire family.Follow Alice and the White Rabbit as they set off on a colourful topsy‐turvy adventure like no other and meet a…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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16
FEB
CBeebies Spotbots stars in 'Treasure Island'
Babbacombe Theatre

Childrens TV stars Callum Donnelly Richard Franks and Robin Hatcher are the stars of the popular hit CBeebies TV show SPOTBOTS ‐they also joined Justin Fletcher recently in Justins House for lots of the usual craziness and shenanigansThis hilarious trio…

Location: 16.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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17
FEB
Twelfth Night(or What You Will)
Cygnet Theatre

by William ShakespeareSun & Moon Theatre In delay there lies no plentyyouths a stuff will not endureChristmas 1916.While war wages on those back at home in Illyria try to forget and seize the day seeking distraction through frivolity…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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18
FEB
Gala Concert
Cygnet Theate

South West Classical EventsA classical extravaganza featuring professional duo Bellevoci soprano Donna Marie Broomfield and tenor Matthew Wilding with prizewinning violinist Yulia Northridge and pianist Ekaterina Shetliffe.The programme includes much loved instrumental pieces by Elgar Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky as well…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01392 277189
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23
FEB
Ham & Passion
Cygnet Theate

From a dingy cabaret in Civil War Barcelona where a drag artiste murders her fascist lover backstage passing through a lustful duel of seduction between two machos and ending with a divine apparition in a kitchen of 1950s Seville Ham and Passion…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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24
FEB
Simon and Garfunkel Revival Band
Exmouth Pavilion

Very few music artists enjoy such a good reputation as the Simon & Garfunkel Revival Band. Wherever they perform these very likeable full‐blooded musicians make a lasting and impeccable impression on the audiences and received unbelievable reviews. This year they will pay…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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25
FEB
Great Expectations
Exmouth Pavilion

Great Expectations:A Teddy Hayes Musical is classic a Charles Dickens tale set in Victorian times adapted written and composed by Teddy Hayes.It tells the story of Pip a poor orphaned blacksmiths apprentice whose life is changed when he is visited by a…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01395 222477
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02
MAR
Vienesse Strauss Gala
Exmouth Pavilion

Now in its 15th year and back in the UK by popular demand with a sparkling new anniversary production.World on Stage bring you A Viennese Strauss Gala but now a new production of this ever popular Show. Recreating the romance of the…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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03
MAR
Johnny Cash Revisited
Exmouth Pavilion

Johnny Cash Revisited is a semi‐biographical show illustrating the musical journey of Johnny Cash from being a young gospel singer from Dyess Arkansas into the legendary recording artist known as THE MAN IN BLACK.Rick McKay and special guest Jodie McKay pay tribute…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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Tourist Attractions


Crealy Adventure Park

It'shereThe Vortex Water Coaster opens this May Half Term at Devon's Crealy. Be amongst the first to plummet through any one of three tunnels with special sound and light effects.Added to Crealy's theme park favourites, the log flume and Maximus rollercoaster, the…

Canonteign Falls

At Canonteign Falls we try to make your dreams come trueThis breathtaking combination of waterfalls and cascades is situated in the beautiful Teign Valley, home to England's highest waterfall, dropping almost vertically for almost 220 feet and tumbling on down through a spectacular combination of massive…

Devon Railway Centre

Devon Railway Centre is a popular Devon tourist attraction which offers a unique railway experience and boasts a host of attractions in one location. We offer an interactive fun filled day out. Our railways give unlimited train rides around the centre and opportunities for you to become involved…

Haldon Forest Park

Whether you want a quiet gentle stroll or an exhilarating mountain biking experience, theres something for you at Haldon Forest Park. 3,500 acres of woodland just fifteen minutes from Exeter.Walking Trails for everyoneWe have a wide range of walking trails including the Discovery Trail, a multi‐use, all‐ability trail…

Robert Jones Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing centred at The Deer Park Hotel, Weston, Honiton on the River Otter. Tuition ‐ Guiding ‐ Expeditions ‐ Children and OAP welcome…

Acorn Playschemes

4 ‐7 Playscheme, 8‐11 and 12 Activity Programmes: Top sports, football skills, watersportsat Haven Banks , swimming, golf, cycling, games, ten pin bowling, blowpipe paintball, horseriding for 8‐11 years. For 12 ‐ skateboarding, camping, ice‐skating, cinema trips, internet cafe, paintballing etc. There are weekly tourist attraction…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Exeter? See our list of attractions in Exeter, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 08/12/2016 04:49:05