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...

Kitley's exclusive wedding showcase

We are really excited to be showcasing Kitley House Hotel to wedding couples on Saturday 18th January 2020 at midday.

If you are looking for the perfect place for your special day, this event is not to be missed.

Our wedding venue, which recently won Gold in the Devon Tourism Awards, will be dressed for you to experience its full potential and some of our preferred suppliers will be on hand to give advice and inspiration to achieve your desired look for your wedding day.

Ask our experienced team questions about the hotel, your special requirements and our exclusive-...

Get set for the 2020 Plymouth History Festival

The dates for next year’s Plymouth History Festival have been confirmed as Friday 8 to Sunday 31 May.

The popular annual celebration of the city’s heritage has been running for eight years. It’s coordinated by The Box and supported by Plymouth City Council and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Since the History Festival started in 2013 thousands of residents and visitors...

Kitley House Hotel wins Best Event Venue in national awards

Kitley House Hotel & Restaurant at Yealmpton, near Plymouth, is delighted to have won a national accolade in the Best Venue category of this year’s Event Entertainment Awards - weeks after celebrating its first anniversary under new ownership.

Presented by BookEntertainment.co.uk, the Awards recognise the best in the event entertainment industry across the UK.

Kitley went...

** COMPETITION CLOSED ** Win a family ticket to see Cirque Berserk!

After a sensational first visit in 2018, Cirque Berserk! the UK’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular is making a triumphant return to the West.

Cirque Berserk! has had sell-out London West End runs and a sensational reception at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 2019 performances at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, are listed from Tuesday 14th to Sunday 19th May.

And you could win a...