Browsing: What’s on in Budleigh Salterton

Free lifesaving CPR training sessions are being held in Budleigh Salterton and at an East Devon farm shop on Wednesday, to coincide with The British Red Cross’s Restart a Heart Day. Budleigh Hub, in East Budleigh Road, is offering free defibrillation and CPR training sessions on October 16, at 2pm, 4pm and again at 6.30pm. Places are still available. Greendale Farm Shop, on the Sidmouth Road, near Farringdon, is running free CPR and defib training in its cafe on Wednesday, October 16, 6pm-7pm in conjunction with charity Jay’s AIM. Training at Greendale is limited to 30 spaces, by ticket only.…

A new £150,000 skate park in Budleigh Salterton will  be officially opened later this month with a ‘jam’ featuring competitions and demonstrations. The fun will mark the concrete attraction, in the Lime Kiln car park, being formally unveiled on Friday, October 25. East Devon District Council (EDDC) is to celebrate the occasion by staging a skate jam. The skate park offers youngsters from our local community a brilliant outlet for their energy and helps to keep them fit and athletic – Cllr Alan DentThe event, from noon, will be managed by the council’s skate park designer and contractor Maverick Industries Ltd. EDDC…

Fairlynch Museum is staging its next Coffee Time Talk on Wednesday, October 2 and the subject is about a prominent canal. The speaker will be Earl Connolly. He will be talking about the Exeter Ship Canal, exploring its history and development from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day. The event is being staged in the Peter Hall, Budleigh Salterton. Arrive at 10.30am for an 11am start. Light refreshments will be available. Attendees are asked to pay £5, or £3 for those who are Friends of Fairlynch. For further information about the Fairlynch Museum, visit the website. Exmouth…

The Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Friends of FORCE Cancer Charity group is holding a free autumn fayre on Saturday, October 19, between 10am and noon. A host of stalls will feature skincare products, chocolates and goodies, toys, books, jewellery, and cakes and bakes at the Peter Hall in Budleigh. Please come along to enjoy some refreshments and to support our local cancer charity… The FORCE pop-up shop, Christmas cards and a raffle will also be on offer. “Please come along to enjoy some refreshments and to support our local cancer charity,” said Exmouth Friends of FORCE secretary Jill Fry. Entry…

Budleigh Salterton’s Hub is hosting a Let’s Talk About Cancer event on Friday, October 4, with help and advice on how to live well with the disease. Book your place now at the free event, at Budleigh Hub, in East Budleigh Road. The day of information, advice and action aims to answer questions on prevention, living with cancer, and life after treatment. There will be free tea, coffee and cake throughout the day, from 10am until 4pm. The days starts at 10.30am with a talk on relaxation and anxiety management, by Emma Ellis, oncology specialist at FORCE Cancer charity. From…

What’s on and where to go in September in East Devon Events in September 2019 Saturday 7th September until 22nd September Devon Artist Network Open Studios Event guide available from Budleigh Salterton Tourist Information Centre. Thursday 26th September until Sunday 29th September Creative Craft Show Come long to Westpoint Exeter from 9:30 until 4:30pm 8th September 2019 East Devon Countryside Event Otterly delightful Walk A 7.5 mile from Budleigh Salterton along the estuary the coast path and clamour bridge. 10th September 2019 Otter Valley Association Walk Brandy Head Classic See website: www.ova.org.uk for more details. 13th September 2019 Budleigh Salterton…

A brewery is bottling a special Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival beer which will be on sale at this year’s event from September 18-22. The limited-edition bottles of Black Tor Brewery’s amber ale feature artwork by Devon-based printmaker Cathy King, who also produced the cover artwork for the fest’s programme. Budleigh Festival Beer will be on sale by the bottle or on-tap from the Festival Marquee on the Green. The souvenir ale will also be available to buy from the Tipsy Merchant in High Street and Budleigh Fish and Chips in Chapel Street. We’re excited to share Budleigh Festival Beer with…

Fairlynch Museum is holding a Coffee Time Talk in Budleigh Salterton with art historian Maggie Giraud as the guest speaker. The event, being staged in The Peter Hall, will take place on Wednesday (September 4). Doors open at 10.30am for an 11am start. The title of the talk is ‘Why St Ives?’. Maggie is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and was the founding curator of High Cross House. She divides her time between Devon and London, and has a reputation for making the topic of art history accessible and enjoyable to all. Her talk will examine the…

Carnival clubs disappointed by the cancellation of Exmouth’s illuminated parade are invited to take their floats and walking entries to Budleigh Salterton. The invitation from Budleigh Salterton came just hours after Exmouth carnival organsier Paul Wollen told the town the October parade was cancelled because volunteer safety steward numbers were too low. Budleigh’s carnival, the newest on the East Devon circuit, now in its third year after a 20-year hiatus, is extending the hand of friendship to all fans of carnival – clubs, organisations, schools, walking entries, dance troupes, majorettes, spectators – anyone whose Exmouth carnival dreams have been dashed.…

A week of events will celebrate the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths from Sunday, July 28 – Saturday, August 3. The festivities will toast the 2,700 acres of commons – stretching between Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth and Woodbury – for their wildlife, geology, history and recreational use. There will be more than 20 activities for all the family to enjoy during Heath Week. It all starts with Heath Week Family Festival Day, held near Woodbury Castle on Sunday, July 28. The fun includes mini-safaris in the 39-seat ‘Pebblebed People Carrier’ to explore the area’s hidden secrets. This year’s week-long celebration of…