What's On in Devon

Yesterday, 18:30

The Devon Freewheelers are looking forward to a fabulously Funky New Year’s Eve, down at The Beehive, Honiton.

Thu, 16:00

The successful open-air Carols On The Quay concert in Exmouth on Sunday, December 14 helped to raise vital money for Christian Aid’s Ebola Fund.

Thu, 15:00

Santa is in and around East Devon a lot this year. Today (Thursday, December 18), you can catch him at Santa’s Grotto at Bicton Botanical Gardens, 11am-4pm. He’s also there on December 19-23, and Christmas Eve, 11am-2pm.

Thu, 14:00
Noel Harrower book release

Exmouth author Noel Harrower has a new book out. Uncivil War – Twin Tales From Nottinghamshire is an ‘action-packed’ historical novel, telling the story of five children caught in the conflict of the English Civil War. Set in Nottinghamshire, the twin tales follow the raising of the King’s Standard at Nottingham Castle in 1642, through to 1646, when King Charles surrendered to the Scottish army outside Newark.

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Thu, 13:00
A cappella group Voces 8 gave a magical Christmas candlelit concert at Budleigh Salterton's St Peter’s Church.

From the moment when the strains of Once in Royal David’s City soared into the hushed and darkened church and the singers of Voces8 proceeded down the aisle bearing lighted candles, it was clear that Budleigh Music Festival’s Carols by Candlelight concert was a very special occasion indeed.

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Thu, 12:00
A milling day was held at Otterton Mill on Saturday giving visitors the chance to see flour being produced by the working mill. Pictured- Mandy Munday with a selection of the bread made on site using the flour which is on sale in the shop. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shv 0300-20-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Alongside Otterton Mill’s impressive spring music season there are other events coming up at East Devon’s 1,000-year-old working watermill, café-restaurant, art and craft gallery, gift shop and artisan bakery.

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Thu, 10:30
Souled played the Manor Gardens stage on Saturday evening at the Exmouth Festival. Photo by Poppy Webber. Ref exe 0640-23-13PW

There is plenty of fine live music to savour at Exmouth’s pubs as the Christmas festivities approach.

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Thu, 10:13
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The Exmouth Pavilion’s festive season is shaping up nicely.

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Thu, 09:57
Show of Hands double bassist Miranda Sykes and mandolinist Rex Preston are one of the highlights of Otterton Mill's spring music season.

East Devon’s Otterton Mill has announced the line-up for its spring music season.

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Wed, 09:49
The Exmoor Carolers.

Exmoor’s own folk choir is back on the festive song trail with shows across the region...

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Wed, 00:38
Purrr-fect festive fun...

Jingle all the way from 18/12/14 to 24/12/14.

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Tue, 11:14
A giant dose of panto fun at the Queen's Theatre in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Robinson/J&A Cameras

Giant laughs and more fun than you can shake a ‘stalk at this Christmas

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Robin Rea

An award-winning Ottery St Mary eatery is to host a festive fundraising feast next week in aid of a good cause.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Neil Hampson

An exhibition featuring work from several West Country artists reopens tomorrow (Saturday, December 13) at East Devon Art Academy in Old Fore Street, Sidmouth.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Sidmouth Town Band

Sidmouth Town Band delighted audiences last weekend with two performances of their ever popular annual Christmas Concert at the Manor Pavilion Theatre.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Art exhibition pic

An open art exhibition, arranged for East Devon District Council’s sheltered housing tenants, opens in Sidmouth tomorrow (Saturday, December 13).

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Friday, December 12, 2014

You may not come across a hand bell ensemble every day of the week, yet the internet tells me that there are more than 130 groups of ringers in the South West.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Pianist Clare Hammond.

The Daily Telegraph acclaimed Clare Hammond as a pianist of ‘amazing power and panache’ - attributes which she will be bringing to the town as part of the Sidmouth Music series of concerts.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Sidmouth late night shopping. Sidmouth Lions Club Santa sleigh made its way through town. Ref shs 2276-50-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Santa will be doing his rounds in the run-up to Christmas, courtesy of the Lions Club of Sidmouth.

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Friday, December 12, 2014

The Music Room at Sidholme is rapidly developing a reputation as one of Sidmouth’s premier music venue, and the St David’s Singers are set to make a welcome return visit after their sell-out summer concert earlier this year.

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Friday, December 12, 2014

The Sidmouth Traditional Mummers will be undertaking their annual tour of the town’s pubs on the evening of Friday, December 19.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
A section of Sidmouth Choral Society in concert at the parish church last Saturday.

There is nothing quite like singing together to make a big and beautiful sound, writes Kingsley Squire.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Preparations are well under way for Axminster Drama Club’s pantomime - Puss in Boots.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Exmouth Shanty Men

The Exmouth Shanty Men’s final performances of the year are in Exmouth. Both are charity events.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Santa Dash Exmouth

Get your Santa suit on this Saturday (December 13) for the 2014 Santa Dash. The fun event – an hilarious highpoint in Exmouth’s festive calendar – will raise funds for Christian Aid.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Exmouth Light Orchestra.

There will be plenty of magic when 60 musicians of Exmouth Light Orchestra take the stage at 7.30pm on Saturday, December 13, to present a concert of light music in the beautiful surroundings of Temple Methodist Church, in Budleigh Salterton.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Cyclists from Vintage Velo arriving at Exmouth's Christmas Cracker 2014.  Photo: Paul Strange.

This year’s Christmas Cracker – which took place in Exmouth’s Strand and Magnolia Centre on Saturday, December 6 – is being hailed as the best to date. Now in its seventh year, the crowds were kept happy with a non-stop mix of music, entertainment, a lantern parade and fireworks finale.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Enjoy carols around the piano during late night shopping tomorrow (Thursday).

Barnstaple optician to hold traditional event with carols and a chance to meet Father Christmas.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Barnstaple Real Food Market.

Plenty of fresh, local produce in time for Christmas at Barnstaple Pannier Market.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Seaton's colourful bicycles add an interestng distraction to the seafront roundabout.
Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhs 2059-24-10SH

Get on yer bike this Christmas! Xcycle - affiliated to the town’s environmental group Transition Exmouth - is having a festive cycle ride on Saturday, December 27, weather permitting. Meet at Phear Park’s main entrance on Marpool Hill at 11am for the ride to Budleigh for lunch and back via Castle Lane and Exmouth seafront. More details from Elinor Scott: 01395268301 or 07929732181

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
The Melting Pot is returning to Bideford this weekend.

The Melting Pot will be returning to Bideford on Saturday with tastes from around the world - with a festive twist.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A fun night of festive music for the whole family is planned to take place at the Minster, in Axminster, this weekend.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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There are plenty of seasonal treats in store as Exmouth Pavilion’s festive line-up swings into action.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Festive events large and small from 11/12/14 to 17/12/14.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
TRX trainer Albie McMahon at last year’s TRXmas.

Join in with some festive fun, dress up in costume and get the Christmas feel-good factor at an Exmouth charity event.

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