Browsing: What’s on in Exmouth

A commando-style showdown coming to Exmouth beach at the end of April will feature 150 competitors pitted against each other in a host of gruelling challenges. The Commando Beach Assault, on Saturday, April 30, from 9am until 6pm, will feature a series of demanding Royal Marine-inspired fitness tests on and off Exmouth beach. The event, at Orcombe Point, will feature teams of five taking part in displays of physical and mental resolve, ending with an award ceremony, all in aid of Exmouth not-for-profit mental health and wellbeing organisation RV-ONE. The event has been organised by Royal Marines physical training instructor,…

A free-to-download app encouraging people to get outdoors now features the Exmouth dinosaur brass rubbing trail – just in time for the Easter holidays. Ordnance Survey developed its Secret Stories app for families and individuals to uncover a host of self-guided tours across the country, in a bid to bring towns and cities to life. The Secret Stories app, available to download for free from the Google Play and iTunes store, aims to make walks fun and inspire people to explore outdoors. The new trail in East Devon is now available to download, by searching for Exmouth’s Brassed-Off Dinosaurs. Exmouth…

Specially-chosen films described as ‘impactful movies’ will be shown at Exmouth Library in February to mark LGBT+ History Month. Sweetheart (2021), rated 15, being shown at 4pm on Friday, February 18, is described as a ‘charming coming-of-age story’ about environmentally-conscious teenager AJ, who falls in love with a lifeguard (Isla) on an otherwise unbearable family holiday. Pride (2014), also rated 15, being shown on the same day, starting at 7pm, is portrayed as a historical comedic drama telling the true story of LGBT activists that raised money for families affected by the British miners’ strike in 1984. Tickets are £5…

LGBT+ History Month is being celebrated in Exmouth throughout February as a host of organisations join forces to promote equality and inclusion. Exmouth Pride said the aim of the different events was to encourage people to try new activities, get together , meet LGBT+ people, and socialise. Al Brown, part of the team putting the programme together, said: “Different things appeal to different people but sometimes we are reluctant to try new stuff that we might enjoy. “We hope that this will encourage people to try something new, get together and meet other LGBT+ people in a welcoming and supportive…

Exmouth will kick off the festive season with a free ‘Winter Festival’ featuring live music, and a lights switch-on on Saturday, December 4. Carol singing, walk-about performers and a children’s lantern parade will also feature in the festivities in the Strand. The family-friendly ‘mini-festival’ aims to ‘welcome the community back together with warmth and light to celebrate the town’s creativity’. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy being back amongst friends and to welcome in the festive season together – Mayor of Exmouth Steve GazzardExmouth primary schools have been invited to take part in making environmentally-friendly willow lanterns for which the…

McFly have been announced as the first headline act to perform at a three-night live music event set to take place in Exmouth next summer. The pop band will play at ‘Live in Devon’ at the Imperial Recreation Ground on Saturday, September 3, 2022. Carlie Davidson, of concert promoter LCC Live, said: “With seven UK number-one singles, six top-ten albums, six sell-out tours, four million tickets and ten million albums sold worldwide, McFly are without question one of the most significant British pop acts of the 21st century, so we’re delighted to have them join us in Exmouth for the…

Exmouth RNLI will stage a fireworks display on Friday, November 5, at the Imperial Recreation Ground. The lifesaving charity has announced the ‘bigger and better than ever’ spectacular will take place at 7.30pm. We are planning a great community event and all monies raised will go to Exmouth RNLI…Gates open at 5.30pm and last entry is at 7.15pm. Festivities will be ticketed and the maximum capacity is limited, organisers have warned. Louise Hockings-Thompson, co-ordinator of Exmouth RNLI’s events team said: “After a long period of difficult and frustrating times for all charities, we are very excited to at last be…

A huge music event organisers say is ‘expected to attract some of the UK’s hottest artists’ is coming to Exmouth next summer. ‘Live in Devon’ will take place at the Imperial Recreation Ground on three consecutive evenings on Friday, Saturday Sunday, September 2, 3 and 4, 2022. It is likely to attract more than 15,000 revellers over the course of the weekend and bring an economic boost to the town and East Devon. It will be a fantastic opportunity to see high-profile artists of international reputation staying and performing in East Devon…Headline artists will be announced ‘in the coming weeks’.…

The team behind the Exmouth Pavilion Christmas Pantomime have confirmed TV Legend and all-round good fox, BASIL BRUSH, will join pantomime favourite Stuart Earp in this year’s production of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. Basil Brush will feature as The Magic Mirror, alongside Stuart Earp as Muddles, Harry Moore as Nurse Nellie, Kassie Malam as Snow White, Jessica Fay Long as The Wicked Queen and Exeter’s own Sam Emmerson as The Prince. We cannot wait to get back to Exmouth and bring fun and laughter to our amazing audiences, Basil Brush is a great addition to our show… Producer Kevin Brown says “It’s going to be…

Exmouth Festival has been cancelled for the second year running because of the coronavirus pandemic. Exmouth Town Council said it was ‘with a heavy heart’ the decision had been taken to scratch the event, which had been due to take place over the Whitsun Bank Holiday, from May 28-31. Plans for Exmouth Festival 2022 will begin shortly ‘to make sure it is the party that the people of Exmouth deserve’, organisers said. We are all really disappointed that we are again unable to put on a festival this year… And the town council said it hopes to offer some community…

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