Thelma Hulbert Gallery

Inspiring new events to explore nature this autumn

Authored by Mary

Following the successful launch of their new Creative Cabin in Exmouth, Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) and Wild East Devon are gearing up for a packed programme of events this autumn.

The cabin – an innovative, creative space to explore art, culture and nature- travelled to Exmouth over the bank holiday for its first outing. The team offered three days of fun-packed art activities to...

Jamie Goulder

Exmouth electrician named Electrical Apprentice of the Year finalist

Authored by Mary

A trainee electrician from Exmouth has been named as one of eight finalists honoured in the NICEIC and ELECSA 2020 Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition.

Jamie Goulder was awarded the coveted title following a notoriously difficult selection process in which applicants were first tasked with a 40-question long online exam, with the top 20% going on to partake in a two-hour...

£300,000 to spend on creating new sports facilities in Exmouth goes to the vote

Authored by News Desk

East Devon District Council has £300,000 to spend on creating new sports facilities in Exmouth or improving ones that already exist. Residents now get to decide what the money is spent on!

The funds – Section 106 money - have been collected by East Devon District Council from housing developments in the parish and since 2008 the council has a clear policy of ensuring that residents...

Brixington Park

Exmouth play area benefits from £100,000 of exciting new play activities chosen by local children

Authored by Mary

The play area in Brixington Park in Exmouth has a new lease of life, thanks to East Devon District Council, which has put in £100,000 of modern and exciting equipment.

The new design has a lifeboat theme and contains all the equipment asked for by children and young people at Brixington Primary School and at several community groups that meet at Brixington Community Church. It...

Creative Cabin coming to your neighbourhood

Authored by Mary

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) and Wild East Devon announce the launch of a new travelling creative space - the Creative Cabin. This innovative, intriguing and inviting cabin is taking nature and culture on tour, coming soon to a neighbourhood near you!

The Creative Cabin is a fun, creative and safe space to explore art, culture and nature. It will set off on tour starting in Exmouth...

Ciao! Pronto! Salve! Prezzo is back

Authored by Mary

Fans of Prezzo in Exmouth will be excited to hear that we are opening on 10th August.

To celebrate our doors being open again, diners will be able to enjoy some new additions to the menu; a new calamari recipe, four new pizzas (including veggie and vegan options), a new chicken burger, plus new cocktails and coolers! And……after performing well in our test restaurants at the start of...

Local artists selected for Exmouth art commission

Authored by Mary

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) has selected the 60 local artists, creatives and organisations to complete the final stage of the rejuvenation of a section of the Exmouth seafront, known as the Abode of Love .

Earlier in the month the Exmouth community, including artists and creatives, were asked in a local call out to share how they wanted to shape Exmouth’s creative journey.


Stagecoach, Big Beach Bus

Staycations start with Stagecoach South West

Authored by Mary

If you’re planning a staycation this Summer or just heading out along the glorious Devon coast, then there is no better way to see the sights, than from the top deck of the Stagecoach Big Beach Bus, starting again from 26th July 2020.

Feel the refreshing breeze from across the English Channel while you take in a fantastic scenic route from Exmouth to Sandy Bay, in what has been...

Call out to Exmouth residents to rejuvenate seafront

Authored by Mary

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) is leading a call out to the Exmouth community to join a new project to rejuvenate a section of the Exmouth seafront, known as the Abode of Love .

The community including local artists and creatives is being asked to share how they see Exmouth and want to shape its creative journey.

A panel including local artist Anna Fitzgerald, designer Gary...

East Devon beach huts and chalets to re-open with charges reduced for the remaining season

Authored by Mary

East Devon District Council’s beach huts and chalets will re-open from Saturday 4 July, in line with the government’s relaxation of lockdown rules.

The council has 417 beach huts in Beer, Budleigh, Exmouth, Seaton and Sidmouth. It has 20 chalets in Exmouth, which, along with the 68 beach huts can be used all-year-round. The season for the other beach huts runs from late March to the...


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