A virtual day out with The Donkey Sanctuary

Authored by Mary

On Easter Sunday, people will be able to catch up with the Sidmouth donkeys and mules by watching a series of live Facebook broadcasts from The Donkey Sanctuary.

For the first time ever, the international animal welfare charity will be bringing its visitor experience to the virtual world for a day of donkey interaction. Starting at 10am, viewers will be able to see how donkey-facing...

Tour of Britain launches in Devon

Authored by Mary

Devon school children received a very special preview of the Tour of Britain on Monday (4 July), cycling the start and finish of the Devon stage with a British cycling pioneer and an aspiring professional.

On Friday September 9 2016, the world’s top cycling teams and riders will race from Sidmouth on the East Devon coastline to the summit of Haytor on Dartmoor in Stage Six of the race...

Jack Garratt returns to Devon

Authored by Mary

Jack Garratt is very pleased to announce details of a UK tour for the Autumn, including a return to the South West playing Plymouth Pavilions on Saturday 26 November.

British artist-producer Jack Garratt could not have wished for a better start to 2016 - winning both the Brits Critics’ Choice Award, the BBC Sound of 2016 poll, selling out his Spring UK Tour and releasing his acclaimed...

Love Haytor this Valentine’s Day

Authored by Mary

Join Simon Lee, area Ranger for the Haytor area on one of his regular second Sunday volunteer days at this popular and fascinating site.

Simon’s next second Sunday work day will be on 14 February, Valentine’s Day. So why not show how much you love Dartmoor by joining in with the fun? The day begins at 10.30 and finishes at 3.30.

Conservation work days are a great way of getting...

Ocean Film Festival World Tour comes to UK Marine Capital

Authored by Mary

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour returns to the UK this autumn after a highly successful first Tour in 2014. This year, due to popular demand, Britain’s Marine Capital will be included on the Tour schedule, offering audiences the chance to immerse themselves in the wonders of the ocean without getting their feet wet.

On 6 September, Plymouth will host the Tour’s inaugural open-air...

G4 - The Reunion Tour heads for Plymouth

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G4 are delighted to announce their Special Guests: Britain's Got Talent Finalist, Soprano Charlotte Jaconelli and the UK's largest and most popular contemporary choir, Rock Choir, who will be performing with G4 live on stage at Plymouth Pavilions.

G4 set an exciting trend by bringing classical music to British reality TV screens for the first time in 2004 with their performance of...

Webb Ellis Cup coming to Devon

Authored by Mary

In the build up to Rugby World Cup 2015 coming to Exeter, one of the 11 Host Cities, the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour will head to the city, showcasing Exeter and Devon to a world audience.

Since May 2014, Rugby’s most coveted prize has been capturing the imagination of thousands of people across the world as part of the build up to Rugby World Cup 2015 and now the world famous Trophy...

Will Young brings Love Revolution Tour to Plymouth

Authored by Mary

The Love Revolution Tour', Will's first tour in four years, starts in York on 29th October and runs across the UK & Ireland finishing in London at the Hammersmith Apollo on 29th November.

The tour announcement comes as Will's brilliant brand new album '85% Proof' goes straight into Number One on the Official UK Album Chart.

'85% Proof' is the sixth album from the multi-...

Derriford's festive fixture with Plymouth Argyle

Authored by Mary

It’s that time of year again; one of Plymouth Argyle’s important festive fixtures is upon us… their Christmas visit to the children’s wards and theatre suite at Derriford Hospital.

Every December, the players and management staff visit the hospital in the run-up to Christmas, where they spend time and chat to children and their families and hand out Christmas gifts.


Brit Award nominee John Newman heads for Plymouth

Authored by Mary

John Newman, one of the breakthrough artists of 2013, will be heading to Plymouth Pavilions on Monday 27 October.

John, who has been nominated for 3 Brit Awards in the Best British Male Solo Artist, Best British Single and Best Video categories, has just announced his third major UK tour since the release in October of his 300,000 selling debut album ”Tribute”. Newman whose widely...


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