From Topsham to Tokyo – the BHS Devon committee with a big Olympic goal

The British Horse Society (BHS) are calling for horse riders in Devon to saddle up and take part in a unique fundraising challenge. The “Olympic Rideathon” aims to clock up enough miles to get from Topsham to Tokyo, raising money for safe off-road riding routes for Devon’s equestrians.

As part of the annual Ride Out UK (ROUK) campaign, the BHS Devon committee are encouraging people...

Devon racecourse ranked one of the best in Britain

Newton Abbot Racecourse has been named as one of the best racecourses in Britain for racehorse owners, after once again achieving Gold Standard from the Racehorse Owners’ Association (ROA).

Out of 60 racecourses in the country, Newton Abbot was one of 12 racecourses to be awarded the accolade, with others including Hamilton Park, Kempton Park and Market Rasen.

The Gold Standard...

War Horse

The National Theatre’s award-winning production of WAR HORSE begins a ten month, nine-venue tour of the UK and Ireland opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on 27 September 2013.

Seen by over 2.4 million people worldwide since its premiere at the National Theatre in 2007, WAR HORSE will visit Theatre Royal Plymouth, Birmingham Hippodrome, The Lowry in Salford, the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin, Sunderland Empire, the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford and the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.