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What's On in Exeter this weekend - January 25-27

By Sarah_Elliott  |  Posted: January 25, 2013

Kinky & Quirky's 'Laugh Out Loud' Burlesque and Boogie comes to the Exeter Corn Exchange on Friday January 25th

Kinky & Quirky's 'Laugh Out Loud' Burlesque and Boogie comes to the Exeter Corn Exchange on Friday January 25th

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MUSIC:

Exeter Cathedral - Tha Candlelight Concert. The Cathedral Choir's traditional New Year concert, sung by candlelight. A programme of seasonal music for organ and choir in the intimate surroundings of the historic and atmospheric cathedral. Tickets £8 (adults), £5 (students, with a valid student card) and £1 (children under 18s) are now available from the 01392 285983, the Cathedral Shop 01392 271354 or online. 7-10pm. Saturday January 26th.

Sidmouth Parish Church - Isca String Quartet Concert. This concert will be supporting Sidmouth Parish Church and The Rotary Club of Sidmouth (to help fund its community initiatives). Tickets £8 in advance from Paragon Books. Sidmouth (01395 514516) or at the door. 7.30-9.30pm. Saturday January 26th.

THEATRE:

Exeter Northcott - Footlights Presents Barry Manilow's 'Copacabana'. Join the University of Exeter's leading musical theatre society 'Footlights' as they take you back to 1947 New York, to the dazzling Copacabana nightclub for another show-stopping tale of music and passion. Barry Manilow's musical follows aspiring songwriter, Stephen, as he composes what he hopes will become a hit musical. His imagination creates a story surrounding an ambitious young singer who arrives in New York City hoping to become a star. Her name was Lola, just arrived from Tulsa, Oklahoma and with the help of songwriter Tony Forte, Lola gets a job as a glamorous 'Copa girl' at the famous "Copacabana". Friday January 25th, 7.30-10pm. Saturday January 26th, 2.30-5pm & 7.30-10pm.

Exeter Corn Exchange - Kinky & Quirky's 'Laugh Out Loud' Burlesque and Boogie. Funny, frivolous, frightful, fantastic, fabulous, fish fingers and other F words abound at Kinky & Quirky's infamous 'January' Comedy Burlesque and Boogie. 8-10pm. £12.50 per ticket. Friday January 25th.

COMEDY:

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival. Various venues in Exeter. Banish those winter blues with LOL - Laugh Out Loud Festival, Exeter's exciting comedy festival staged by the city’s top comedy venues. Expect plenty of stand-up, sketch comedy and open mic sessions. Events take place at the Exeter Corn Exchange, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter Northcott, The Bike Shed Theatre and other venues around the city. Saturday January 19th - Sunday February 10th.

SHOPPING:

Topsham Community Market at Matthew's Hall. 8.30-1pm. Saturday 26th January.

ART:

Westpoint - Craft4Crafters. Get ready to stock up and save £'s on all your winter and spring supplies. Choose from a considerable range of crafts including Embroidery, Card Making, Knitting, Paper crafts, Stamping, Scrap booking, Sewing, Cross Stitch, Beading, Painting, Patchwork, Quilting and many others. 10am-5pm. Thursday 24th January - Saturday 26th January. £7.50 per adult ticket.

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.

 

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