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Essence of Ireland – a lavish musical and dance extravaganza, set against the backdrop of Ireland, England, America and Spain from the 19th-century to the early 1960s – is coming to Exmouth Pavilion on Thursday, March 5.

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After the success of the Exmouth Players’ production of The Wind in the Willows, its next offering at the Blackmore Theatre – from March 16 to March 21 – could not be more different, writes Andy Jury.

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The Salterton Players’ latest production – Prescription for Murder – opens this Monday (March 2), at 7.30pm, at the Salterton Playhouse, writes Mary Logan.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Tom Bailey.

A huge 1980s pop and rock festival is taking place at Powderham Castle on Saturday, July 4, writes Paul Strange.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
Glenn Cosby, of Great British Bake Off fame, is one of the chefs who will be appeaing at the upcoming Budleigh Salterton Food and Drink Festival.

A top-drawer line-up of local chefs are preparing to wow the crowds at the upcoming Budleigh Salterton Food and Drink Festival.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Laurie Ward of The Barefoot Bandit

From reggae and ska to folk-pop and rock, there’s plenty of choice for live music fans around Exmouth this week.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
The Trittico Trio

The composers Bozza, Goossens, Harrison, Dring and Hawkins. Do they mean anything to you? Probably not, and they were also new to most of the audience at Seaton Music’s concert last Thursday.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Roots Manuva will be headlining GoldCoast Oceanfest on Friday, June 19

GoldCoast Oceanfest has announced the first of its headliners for this year’s festival.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Springfields set to play Exmouth

The Springfields – featuring original member Mike Hurst – are appearing at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, April 10, and you can win a pair of tickets.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Art Trail organiser Sue Hutchins at work in her studio.

Town will celebrate all forms of the arts over the weekend of May 9-10.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Is Verity pointing towards an explosion of art in Ilfracombe? Picture: Andrew Petty.

Artist Damien Hirst, who created Ilfracombe’s famous Verity statue, could be behind a new art trail for the town.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Police Dof Hogan. Picture: Don Bowen

Police Dog Hogan prepare for Honiton gig

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Seaton Panto Society present their latest production, Aladdin. Ref mha 7800-07-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Seaton Panto’s production of Aladdin had just about everything a panto should have.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Barnstaple Real Food Market.

Barnstaple Real Food market is back in town next weekend.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Mischief Afoot will be playing in Combe Martin this Saturday.

Lively folk trio in concert at Shammick Acoustic.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Chittlehampton celebrates the village's 70th annual fete next week.

Events from 26/02/15 to 04/03/15.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The 'weasely brothers' Mumbles and Wiggles at Exmoor Zoo. Picture: John Hammond.

Exmoor Zoo’s newest additions weigh just 40 grams each and are looking forward to meeting visitors this summer.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
This year's Westcountry Game Fair features an expanded vintage vehicle section.

The Westcountry Game Fair – the event dedicated to country living - is coming up soon and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away!

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Monday, February 23, 2015
Lambing Sunday at Bicton College. Photo: Matt Austin.

Bicton College’s Lambing Sunday – one of East Devon’s most magical family days out – is coming up shortly.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Swing jazz band Just Misbehavin'  is at Exmouth's The Bank this Sunday lunchtime (February 22). Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exb 3889-39-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Whether your tastes are for indie, mod, folk, alt-rock, pop, funk, jazz or reggae, Exmouth has many musical genres covered this week.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Actors in rehearsal for Impisi.

Impisi – the first community theatre project run by Exeter-based charity Community, Equality, Disability and Action (CEDA) – is coming soon to the Exmouth Pavilion.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
The 1st Exmouth Kite Festival was held at the Imperial Ground over the weekend. Pictured-Des Vanstone flies a huge pair of legs & a herd of Fresian's!; Picture by SIMON HORN.

The Exmouth Kite Festival will be back in the skies over the town’s Imperial Recreation Ground after a three-year absence.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Bombay Bicycle Club will be headling Somersault.

The first headline acts have been announced for this year’s Somersault festival at Castle Hill Estate, Filleigh.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Events from 19/02/15 to 25/02/15.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Convivium Singers will be perfomring a period performance of Handel's Messiah in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, March 21.

Handel’s Messiah will be performed in Budleigh Salterton by the Convivium Singers and Apollo Baroque on Saturday, March 21.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Cantamus choir, from Dorset, will be performing in three concerts in March.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Join US comic Lewis Schaffer for a free night of comedy (and day of coffees) at The Plough on Feb 28.

Everything is free at Torrington theatre on Saturday, February 28.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Will Butterworth at the keys.

Will Butterworth has been described by Time Out Magazine as ‘a precociously talented young modern jazz pianist who plays with spacious and fractious beauty’.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Exmouth's Emerge Youth Choir in reherarsal.

An Exmouth youth choir is looking for new members as it works towards its first spring concert.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A scene from Sleeping Beauty in Kilmington. Picture: Karen Hussey.

Kilmington Players are presenting Sleeping Beauty... oh yes they are!

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Miho Kawashima

Honiton Festival’s third lunchtime recital in its Winter Series features Ella Rundle, cello, and Miho Kawashima, piano, playing glorious and perhaps lesser known pieces by Debussy, Mendelssohn and Grieg.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Andrew O'Neill

A cracking comedy show is lined up for The Behive next week, with Heavy Metal – A History.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Seaton Panto Society present their latest production, Aladdin. Ref mha 7800-07-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

There were hisses and boos aplenty during Seaton Panto’s production of Aladdin at The Gateway last week.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Angela Blackwell greets local dignitaries at the Thelma Hulbery Gallery. Ref mhh 1405-04-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Swathes of people have visited the Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) in Honiton thanks to its new Matisse exhibit.

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Monday, February 16, 2015
Exmouth Players' production of Cranford.

Exmouth Players has been nominated for the National Operatic and Drama Association (NODA) South West Award for Best Drama Production 2014 for its production of Cranford, staged at Exmouth’s Blackmore Theatre, last October.

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