From 10 am onwards on Saturday, December 7, Age Concern with the Birds and Bees charity shop will have a table upstairs at Franklins coffee/bar, which can be found at the Strand. Loads of prizes at the tombola with proceeds going to the local elderly community. Birds and Bees will have a stall with proceeds going to Exmouth in Bloom and also wildlife in Devon.
Exmouth Festival 2013 – Thursday, May 23, to Friday, May 31
This year’s nine-day festival features more than 100 acts in Manor Gardens and events in venues all over Exmouth.
There’s music, poetry, literature arts and crafts, with plenty of opportunities to get hands-on and lots for families to enjoy, including the sand sculpture competition on the beach.
Music highlights include The Zen Hussies and the Simmertones along with the return of Festival favourites Souled.
Look out on Exmouth Live for more updates over the coming weeks.
Exmouth Christmas Cracker
There will be a medieval theme for this year’s Christmas Cracker festive launch in The Strand, Exmouth on Saturday, December 1, featuring market stalls and events in the town centre from 10am to 8pm.
London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra
On Sunday, September 2, the fabulous London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra are bringing their inimitable musical comedy show to Exmouth Pavilion. They perform high-energy, colourful, Celtic, Cajun, Klezmer, Cossack, Country Blues & Comedy. See www.lpso.co.uk for full details, photos, videos, reviews etc. Book tickets here.
Nowhere Island will visit Exmouth
Celebrating the spirit of the Exe – A weekend of celebrations, from 11am to 5pm on both days, at the Pavilion and on the seafront. The festival is billed as a weekend of stimulation and relaxation, arts, entertainment and education.
Events include live music and dancing; workshops for children and adults; Transition Town Exmouth with energy saving ideas; LETS make and mend workshop; meet dinosaurs in the cavernous belly of Poppy the Pilosaur; face-painting; games, quizzes and prizes; fresh seafood; stalls; water sports; Punch and Judy on the beach.
Over the weekend Exmouth will be visited by Nowhereisland, an artwork by Alex Hartley. The story goes that it is an Arctic island which has been towed to the South West, becoming the world’s newest nation as it passed through international waters, inviting people to sign up as citizens. On its tour around the South West, the island is accompanied by a mobile embassy packed with intriguing objects and fascinating information. Nowhereisland is an arts project is funded by Arts Council England, as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.