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Ben Hur - the theatre show

Brixham Theatre Bolton Cross Brixham TQ5 8TA

April 8th 7.30pm April 9th 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets £10 (£8) Bookings: https://www.brixhamtheatre.co.uk Tel: 01803 415987

Based on the classic 19th Century novel by Lew Wallace, Ben Hur is a meticulously crafted stage drama, packed with drama, action, and hope, set across the 1st Century Roman Empire. The story follows a young prince who is accused of attempted murder, sentenced to die as a galley slave, but survives, eventually returning to his homeland, to find that his mother and sister are missing. Despite exacting revenge...

Exmouth to host three-evening live music event next summer

A huge music event, which is expected to attract some of the UK’s hottest artists, is coming to Exmouth next summer.

‘Live in Devon’ will take place at the Imperial Recreation Ground, Imperial Road, Exmouth, on three consecutive evenings - Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September 2022. The events are likely to attract more than 15,000 music lovers over the course of the...

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will appear in October

Back for 2021 - a new chapter for ExeLitFest

Momentum is building for a three-day literary event in Exeter later this year after a hiatus because of the pandemic. Last year’s Exeter Literary Festival sadly had to be shelved, but now ExeLitFest (as it’s known for short) is delighted to unveil this year’s programme and open the Box Office.

If you love reading or writing, it’s time to bookmark these dates in your diary - 5th to 7th...

Devon author Ann Cleeves

An Evening with Ann Cleeves, Devon launch of The Heron’s Cry

Tickets £5 - £20 including signed book

Queen of crime Ann Cleeves will be hosted by The Bookery in Crediton Town Square on Wednesday September 1st at 6.30pm for the Devon launch of her new book, The Heron’s Cry.

This is the second book in the North Devon based Two Rivers series. The first, The Long Call, was a Sunday Times bestseller and described by the Daily Express as “a triumph that cements Cleeves’ status as one of Britain’s best crime writers” and is set to be developed into a major TV series for ITV.

Ann Cleeves is famous for her crime writing, in particular...

CPRE's Star Count 2021

People in Devon are being urged to take part in an annual Star Count to record our view of the night sky.

Star Count is an annual citizen science project from CPRE, the countryside charity, and the British Astronomical Association. From 6-14 February 2021 , the public are asked to look heavenwards during a clear night and count how many stars within Orion they can spot.

Results from Star Count will help make a map of where star-spotters are enjoying deep, dark skies and where people’s views are affected by light pollution. By showing on a map where light...

Enjoy food, glorious food and support your local children’s hospice

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is asking people to Cook Eat Give and raise a few pounds for its Little Harbour children’s hospice next month.

The charity is inviting people to host a dinner party in their social bubble or organise a virtual dinner party over Zoom during a special week of foodie fundraising from November 2-8.

CHSW Community fundraiser Sherelle Puertas...

Plymouth set to experience a fantastic Spring season in The Lab at Theatre Royal Plymouth

The Lab is a creative space in the heart of Theatre Royal Plymouth for developing and showcasing exciting new talent. Local young people and communities, as well as emerging and professional artists using it as a space to meet, experiment and discover, whilst creating and sharing their work.

This Springs season is set to be a special mix of performances with something for everyone....

Lace Open Day

Axe Vale Lace Group OPEN DAY with supplier Claire’s Lace in attendance to supply all your lace requirements. Everyone welcome to come along and watch members making lace, browse the members exhibition and ask questions between 11am and 4pm at Colyford Memorial Hall, EX24 6QA. Bring your lace pillow and join in or have a go on a practice pillow.

Devon Created - Exhibition of Local Crafts and Flowers

Devon Created is a new and exciting festival organised by a new flower festival team at Crediton Parish Church. For over 40 years there has been a flower festival at the church. This year this exciting new venture will include local Devon crafts, each demonstrating and selling their own crafts, and including spectacular flower arrangements using flowers and materials to complement each craft. The Festival opens Saturday 30th May from 10am to 5pm, Sunday 31st May 11.30am to 5pm, Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd June 10am to 5pm and ends Thursday 4th June 10am to 3pm. Admission and Parking are...

Santander to host free event to stop first time buyer misconceptions derailing home ownership dream

Santander rolls out local in-branch education classes for first time buyers as new research reveals three in five aspiring homeowners think “exchange” is when you hand over keys on moving day and 43 per cent expect to get any fees already paid refunded if a chain collapses

Santander Armada Way welcome would-be first-time buyers in Plymouth on 22 nd February for a 90-minute class to...

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