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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

22
SEP
Pride & Prejudice
Cygnet Theatre

Richard Darbourne Ltd presentsJoannah Tincey and Nicholas Underwood in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. Photo Credit Laura Martin 2Pride & PrejudiceA highly praised and inventive new adaptation of one of the most loved novels of all time.This production premiered at the Theatre Royal Bury…

Location: 1.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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24
SEP
SIPSMITH COCKTAIL MASTER CLASS
Bovey Castle

Join us on Wednesday 24th September for an evening of cocktail master class with our bar manager Matt Lilly and in conjunction with Sipsmith Independent Spirits. The evening commences at 5.00pm with a Gin and Tonic on arrival and the history of…

Location: 12.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01647 445007
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24
SEP
The Temple Brothers as The Everlys Brothers
Exmouth Pavilion

The Temple Brothers are the UKs leading tribute to the greatest harmony brothers of all time The Everly Brothers. Being brothers themselves their harmonies are truly flawless with live acoustic guitars relive the classic Everlys songs as they recreate the magic of…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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25
SEP
Duke Dumont
Exeter Lemon Grove

Better known by his stage name Duke Dumont British DJ Adam Dyment owns the record label Blase Boys Club and has a number of successful chart hits in the UK with Need U 100 nominated…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
SEP
CERI DUPREE Fit For A Queen!
Babbacombe Theatre

To celebrate thirty years on the stage female impersonator Ceri Dupree stars in this sensational new show paying homage to some of his favourite ladies. You can expect side splitting comedy and a visual feast of spectacular eye popping and jaw dropping…

Location: 16.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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26
SEP
Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
Comedy Hall

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 13.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01884 233741
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26
SEP
Hawkwind
Corn Exchange Exeter

Hawkwind have delivered over forty years of mind expanding space rock First being launched back in 1969 inspired by a eclectic mix of anthem and experimental sounds science fiction and psychedelia Hawkwind quickly created a…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
SEP
An Evening With Pam Ayres
Babbacombe Theatre

The legendary Pam Ayres brings her current show to this venue 35 years after she first appeared on the Britains Got Talent TV show of its day Opportunity Knocks.Expect tickets to sell out…

Location: 16.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
SEP
The South
Exeter Phoenix

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Albert Lee
Exmouth Pavilion

Albert was born on December 21 1943 in Shropshire before moving to and growing up in London. He was first introduced to music with the piano taking lessons aged 9 before listening to the likes…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Someone Wholl Watch Over Me
Cygnet Theatre

There were three bkses in a cell in Lebanon.An Englishman an Irishman and an American.Why they were in that cell was anybodys guess and why they were in Lebanon was their own guess.Inspired by the plight of the Beirut hostages in the…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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05
OCT
Kenny Ball Jr and His Jazzmen
Exmouth Pavilion

Keeping the tradition alive.Kenny Ball had one main wish before he passed away in 2013 and that was for his sonKeith Ball to carry on the legacy. In the year up to his death Keith had been accompanyinghis father on stage and…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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10
OCT
Dominic Kirwan
Exmouth Pavilion

Dominic Kirwan is widely regarded as one of the finest entertainers that Ireland has produced. His dynamic vibrant performing style coupled with his rich voice and wide repertoire2011 sees the celebration of 21 successful years…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
MURDER MYSTERY DINNER
Bovey Castle

Bovey Castle hosts its autumn murder mystery dinner on Friday October 10th in conjunction with The Candlelight Theatre Company.Arrive at Bovey Castle at 7pm to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the evenings entertainment with the action beginning over pre‐dinner drinks and…

Location: 12.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 740077
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11
OCT
Black Veil Brides
Exeter Lemon Grove

Seemingly glam inspired Black Veil Brides are the force behind 2011 hit album Set the World on Fire. The key to this Hollywood bands unique identity is its image both in the ways they look…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

14
OCT
Nerina Pallot
Exeter Phoenix

‐ watch Nerina Pallot live at Exeter Phoenix in Exeter Devon on the Tuesday 14 October 2014.Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Dr Feelgood
Exmouth Pavilion

Band members include Robert Kane Steve Walwyn Kevin Morris and P H Mitchell and collectively they produce their own brand produce pub rock blues rock with high energy live performances. Their 1976 album Stupidity reached…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
EXETER COMEDY GROVE
The Lemon Grove

A brand new comedy club is opening in Exeter s Lemon Grove on Friday 17 October.Five top comedians from the national stand‐up circuit will be on stage at Exeters Comedy Grove the newest comedy club to the city bringing down the best…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07909 009355
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21
OCT
The Treatment
Cavern Club Exeter

The Treatment at Cavern Club Exeter in Exeter on Tuesday 21 October 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.Let us do…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Clean Bandit
Exeter University

Coming together as a group in Cambridge in 2009 electronic group Clean Bandit first reached the top 40 UK charts with their single Mozarts House in 2013 and followed it up with chart topping single…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Once Upon A Christmas
Babbacombe Theatre

Just like every good story ever told Once Upon A Christmas' promises a very special treat for everyone that wants to indulge in some magic and mirth this yuletide season with their family and friends. Some notably talented people will deliver good…

Location: 16.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01803 328385
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06
NOV
Katherine Ryan
Exeter Phoenix

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
Chantry Dance Company: Triple Bill
The Cygnet Theatre

Chantry Dance Company presents: The Happy Prince& other original works including All I Can Do Is Be Me ‐ the Bob Dylan BalletI was overcomethey were really fab Ronald Corp OBE. Chantry Dance Company celebrates Oscar Wildes 160th Anniversary with a stunning…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01392 277189
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08
NOV
ELO Again
Exmouth Pavilion

NOW YOU CAN RE‐LIVE the amazing sounds of the Electric Light Orchestra in the form of the Worlds No 1 Tribute Show ELO AGAINThey have re‐created the unmistakeable sound of the Electric Light Orchestra. ELO AGAIN' will have you rocking in the…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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08
NOV
OPERA EVENING AND DINNER
Bovey Castle

After the success and popularity of our inaugural opera evening in March join us on Saturday November 8th for another evening of song as we host our second opera evening in conjunction with Devon Opera.Arrive at Bovey Castle at 6.30pm for a…

Location: 12.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01647 445007
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11
NOV
The Rifles
Exeter Lemon Grove

The Rifles are a British hard‐rock band that stem from Chingford London.Bursting on to the indie scene in 2006 with their critically acclaimed debut album No Love Lost produced by Ian Broudie of The Lightning…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
NOV
Band of Skulls
Exeter Lemon Grove

Alternative rock group Band of Skulls consists of Emma Richardson vocals Russell Marsden guitar and Matt Hayward drums.Having met at college the band have grown from strength to strength having started their music…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

12
NOV
Joanne Shaw Taylor
Corn Exchange Exeter

Joanne Shaw Taylor at Corn Exchange Exeter in Exeter on Wednesday 12 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
NOV
Songbird - The Music of Eva Cassidy
Exmouth Pavilion

SongbirdThe Music of EVA CASSIDYSONGBIRD: THE MUSIC OF EVA CASSIDY is a fantastic concert performance which also tells the story of one the greatest singers of the 1980s and 1990s. The music of Eva Cassidy only came to prominence in this country…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01395 222477
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14
NOV
The Neville Staple Band
Exmouth Pavilion

Neville Staple is credited with changing the face of pop music not only once but twice.Neville Staple's thirty‐five year career in the music business is well documented. From the early days with The Coventry Automatics The Specials & FunBoy3 in the late…

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: 22/09/2014 05:46:21