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WHAT'S ON: Our seven best picks in and around Exeter

By Echo_Bridget  |  Posted: April 17, 2014

5ive are playing at the Riviera Centre, Torquay

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Easter Eggstravaganza & Open Day

Exeter Axhayes Adoption Centre, Little Hill Cottage, Clyst Honiton, EX5 2HS


Enjoy a fun-packed day for all the family including an Easter egg hunt from 11am to 1pm, fun dog agility show and games, static bird of prey display, craft activities, cake decorating, bouncy castle, face painting, refreshments and more. Free entry with donation of cat food, £1 for Easter egg hunt. The day will run from 11am to 4pm.

Joey the Lips

Mama Stones, Exeter


Popular covers band Joey the Lips have chosen Mama Stones as a venue to play exclusively in Exeter.

10th Silly Mini Sunday

Powderham, Exeter


Watch a convoy of minis drive through the courtyard in the afternoon from 2.30pm. The theme this year is Under the Sea so expect to see a wave of minis and their drivers dressed accordingly to raise money for Children’s Hospice Southwest. Normal admission applies. Visit www.powderham.co.uk

Lee Nelson

Comedy Hall, Tiverton Community Arts Theatre, Bolham Road, Tiverton


He’s hosted Live at the Apollo, sold out his three times extended live tour Lee Nelson Live Tour, had over two million people watching BBC Three’s Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show. Now it’s time for him to come to Tiverton’s Comedy Hall with a night of qwaliteeee jokes, games and banter. Tickets £15. Call 01884 233741 or visit www.tivertontheatre.com


Riviera Centre, Torquay


Legendary ‘90s boy band 5ive are coming to Devon to perform live, supported by the local band Triple Threat. Tickets cost £30. The concert starts at 8pm. Call 01803 206333.

Teignmouth Rabbit Run

The Pier, Teignmouth


A fun run of 1.5 miles. Participants will be supplied with rabbit ears and a tail and all finishers will receive a medal. Entry £6 adults, £4 children, families £12. In aid of 4th Teignmouth Scouts. The run starts at 11am.

Matilda and Me

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter


Combining elements of spoken word, dub poetry, live art and reggae music, Matilda and Me tells the story of one woman’s journey from Jamaica to England, through the eyes of her granddaughter. It offers a personal and political viewpoint surrounding the lived experience of migration, colonialism, racism, and the current perception of British cultural identity. Tickets for the performance, starting at 7.30pm, cost £12. Call 01392 434169 or visit www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk

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