What's On in Exeter this weekend - January 11-13
SHOPPING: Topsham Community Market at Matthew's Hall. 8.30-1pm. Saturday 12th January.
SPORT: Saturday 12th January - Exeter City v Southend United at St James Park, Exeter. Kick off at 3pm.
Saturday 12th January - Sportshall Athletics, Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter. 4-6pm. The award winning South West Athletics Academy is putting on a series of Sportshall athletics events. The aim is to encourage children (ages 6 -13) to try lots of indoor athletics. It's easy to try and with lots of brilliant colourful and safe equipment. Two hours of fun for only £5. All coaches fully qualified and CRB checked.
Saturday 12th January - Spin City New Year Showcase at the Exeter Phoenix. Join Spin City Exeter for our new year pole showcase, with surprise guest performers, instructors and some fantastic routines from students. Pole dancing is a sport that combines many different forms of exercise from dance to gymnastics, acrobatics to strength training. Following the success of Spin City in Bristol, Alex Conley one of the Spin City instructors decided to bring Spin City to Exeter! Since it's launch in 2010 the Exeter classes have become hugely popular with 8 lessons of 5 different abilities now running each week.
ART: Life Through The Lens at the RAMM. This exhibition questions the nature of still and moving image as a record of the past. It showcases fascinating images from RAMM’s collection of historic glass plate slides, cine film contributed by members of the public and digital images generated by local young people. The exhibition makes intriguing insights about people and places based on the images that have survived from the past. What should museums preserve for the future? On until January 27th.
Exeter Spacex - We Can Have it All. In this solo exhibition by the London based artist Laura White, sculptural and photographic works explore and respond to human relationships and negotiation with the ‘stuff’ of the world. White considers value, profile, association and the meaning of individual and collections of objects in specific circumstances. 3-5pm, Friday 11th & Saturday 12th January.
THEATRE: Fhlip Fhlop at the Exeter Northcott on Saturday January 12th. Appearing as part of this year's Laugh Out Loud Festival, Rannel Theatre Company and making projects in association with Swindon Dance and Redbridge Drama Centre present Fhlip Fhlop. Take a whole bag full of classic comedy routines, shake them up and update them for the hip hop age and you have the exhilarating and hilarious Fhlip Fhlop. Two painter-decorators are doing a job in a friend's flat, but in traditional slapstick manner, things go wrong. In a dynamic display of one-upmanship, they compete to out-do each other with moves essentially unchanged from the time of the Marx Brothers. Outrageously talented performers, Matt Bailey and Joey D, combine witty dialogue, slapstick, laughter, breakdance, beatbox and Dj'ing to create an energetic comedy. Suitable for age 10+
Il Campino at Exeter New Theatre. A Venetian Love Story. Carlo Goldoni’s comic gem present by the Cygnet Company and Director Richard Digby Day. Far from St Mark’s Square and the Gran Turismo is the Venice that venetians live in - this is where the greatest Italian dramatist, Carlo Goldoni, sets this charming and observant comedy of love and everyday life. 2pm and 7.30pm. Saturday 12th January.
The Last March at the Exeter Bike Shed. The Last March is the story of the great British polar hero, Captain Scott . Tragically comic or comically tragic, tinder tells Scott's story from the hopeful beginnings, full of promise, to the snow swept tragic end. With corks popped, footballs kicked and dogs whipped, we tell the story of England's proudest and most foolhardy gentleman adventurer in his life or death race against the merciless Norwegian explorer, Admundsen.. Using spirited humour, frantic physicality and bucket loads of revitalising tea, we bring to life the rivalry for conquering the South Pole. 2pm and 7.30pm. Saturday 12th January.
MUSIC: Extunes Sundays at the Firehouse, Exeter. Sunday roast from 12 noon. Homemade pizzas from 4.30pm. Live Extunes university bands/musicians from 9pm. 1am license.