Events

Tuesday, March 3, Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening

With all eyes on The Festival™ presented by Magners at Cheltenham, from March 10-13, Exeter’s preview evening is a must-attend event for racing’s aficionados and is FREE to attend. Taking place straight after racing on Tuesday, March 3, the panel includes 11-times champion trainer Paul Nicholls, David Pipe and Philip Hobbs whose stable stars Defi Du Seuil and Sporting John have both raced at Exeter. The latter won at the track in November and December and is now being considered for both the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and the Ballymore...

Event Date

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00

Venue

Exeter Racecourse

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Cirque Berserk!

Presented by Zippos, Cirque Berserk! Britain’s biggest and boldest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk! is coming to Exeter in March at the start of a new national tour.

Combining beautiful contemporary circus artistry with hair-raising, death-defying stunts, all designed specially for staging in a theatre, the show is guaranteed to thrill audiences from 5 to 95!

The 2020 Cirque Berserk! show sees the return of its most famous – and most dangerous – act, the legendary ‘Globe of Death’, in which five motorcyclists defy gravity and risk life and limb traversing the...

Talk: Elite art, populism and the fate of critism

Venue: 
Theatre 2, roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:30
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As in politics there has been a large realignment of contemporary art, in which a considerable number of 'populist' works have come to the fore in a strange alliance of popular tastes and those of billionaire art buyers. When thinking of the branded works of Hirst, Murakami, Koons, Wool and many others, it can be interpreted that some of the same forces underlie both of those alliances. These include long-term financial crises, the overweening power of the super-rich and the transformative power of social media. The success of street art in the art market, after decades of clashing values...

Superheroes plus horses equals the best free day out for children this Easter

Superhero Family Day at Exeter Racecourse on Sunday, March 22 promises to be one of the best free days out for children this Easter holiday with a programme packed full of free activities, not to mention super horse racing to enjoy. These warriors of our galaxy can take part in running races on the actual racecourse, have their faces painted and test their climbing skills on the high-ropes course. For those wanting to learn more about the sport of horse racing, there’s a behind-the-scenes tour, and question-and-answer session with the sport’s very own heroes, the jockeys, and a chance to...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Embark on an epic adventure – via the big screen! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to the Exeter Corn Exchange on 7-8 February and 25-26 March. The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a selection of adrenaline-packed films, starring athletes and explorers as they venture to the edge of their limits in remote corners of the planet. Witness the world’s best adventure film-makers telling stories of life-affirming journeys with stunning wilderness cinematography – all from the comfort of a cinema seat! As well as gripping short films and a celebratory festival...

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...