Login Register

What's on in and around Exeter this weekend - Sept 28-30

By Sarah_Elliott  |  Posted: September 27, 2012

  • BBC Radio 1's Daniel P Carter plays a headline DJ set at the Radio 1 Rock Show Freshers' Party at Exeter Phoenix on Friday night

  • The Creative Stitches show takes place this weekend at Westpoint

Comments (0)

Stuck for ideas of what to do this weekend? Need inspiration? Find out what’s on in Exeter, Mid Devon and the surrounding area this weekend…

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28th

Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street: Julian Clary - Master of camp Julian Clary is scouring the land in search of love. He's promised to leave no straight unturned. "Because I'm still considered to be quite a catch and because your town is noted for its heterosexuals on the cusp, there's bound to be stiff competition", says Julian. "Therefore I'll be hosting ruthless elimination games. You can be sure of one thing. By the end of the evening, we'll all be celebrating my new partnership." A glass of Blue Nun may be available to those who make an effort or anyone named Jason. But please bring your own confetti. Recommended Age 16+. 8pm-10pm. £20.50 per ticket.

Exeter Innovations Market, Market Square, Guildhall Shopping Centre: Find a great choice of products tempting all ages and tastes from silver jewellery incorporating semi precious stones to hand made pizzas using local ingredients and cooked in a mobile wood oven. 9am-5pm. Free.

Exeter Barnfield Theatre: The Billy Fury Years - SC Promotions present 'The Billy Fury Years'. The legend and the passion for the music of Billy Fury lives on with this exciting two hour show filled with Billy Fury's greatest hits delivered live in true Fury style. This is a night of pure breathtaking Billy Fury entertainment plus the best Fury sound you will ever hear! 9.30-10pm. £16/£15 per ticket.

Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place: Radio 1 Rock Show Freshers' Party - BBC Radio 1's Daniel P Carter plays a headline DJ set. 9pm. £7.50 per ticket / £6 in advance.

Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary: Creative Stitches - Exeter's Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts held indoors at Westpoint, is the ever popular annual event for all those who enjoy making things and to find inspiration and fresh ideas from hundreds of new and established crafts and watch the experts in action! 9.30-5pm. £7.50/£6.50 per ticket.

Exeter Northcott: Indian Tempest - Footsbarn Travelling Theatre & Guimarães European Capital of Culture 2012 In collaboration with Abhinaya Theatre Village (Trivandrum – India). 7.30pm-9.30pm. £20.50 per ticket.

2nd Tiverton Scouts meet 7.30pm-9pm, ages 10-and-a-half to 14, please contact 07736 362044.

Tiverton Pannier market, general market 8.30am-4pm.

Tiverton Amateur Operatic Society rehearsals, War Memorial Hall, 7.30pm, 01884 253672 for info.

BNI morning meeting, Tiverton Hotel, 7am, 08700 550798.

Crediton Photography Club, 7.30pm, Masonic Hall, Union Road.

Calverleigh Village Hall, Exe Valley, Churches Fish Club for 5-11 year- olds, during term time. After school until 5.15pm.

Culm Valley Leisure Centre, Tai Chi class, 11am-noon. 01398 332104.

Pilates Class, Willand Youth Club, 9.15am-10.15am for adults of all ages and abilities. Call Sally on 01884 829249.

Bingo at Uffculme Bowling Club, Highland Terrace, 7.30pm.

Karaoke, Queen’s Head, Castle St, Tiverton, 8.30-11pm.

Badminton Club - correct telephone number is 01398 351359.

The Weary Traveller, Cullompton, karaoke, 9pm-1am.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29th

Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary: Creative Stitches - Exeter's Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts held indoors at Westpoint, is the ever popular annual event for all those who enjoy making things and to find inspiration and fresh ideas from hundreds of new and established crafts and watch the experts in action! 9.30-5pm. £7.50/£6.50 per ticket.

Exeter Barnfield Theatre: The Humour of Bob Newhart & Tom Lehrer - Andrew Meller and Peter Gill present 'An evening with the humour of Bob Newhart and Tom Lehrer'. Two accomplished performers, piano/vocalist Peter Gill and actor Andrew Meller, present a fabulous new two part show dedicated to the humour of American comic legends Bob Newhart and Tom Lehrer. Originating from the 1950's and 1960's audiences will once again be rolling around with laughter as they are reminded of Newhart's Driving Instructor, Introducing Tobacco to Civilisation and the Cruise of the USS Codfish and Lehrer's sharp witted songs Poisoning Pigeons in the Park and I Got It from Agnes. This is a wonderfully entertaining evening of wit and probably the funniest show you will see this year. 7.30-10pm. £12.50 per ticket.

Exeter Northcott: Indian Tempest - Footsbarn Travelling Theatre & Guimarães European Capital of Culture 2012 In collaboration with Abhinaya Theatre Village (Trivandrum – India). 7.30pm-9.30pm. £20.50 per ticket.

Exeter Innovations Market, Market Square, Guildhall Shopping Centre: Find a great choice of products tempting all ages and tastes from silver jewellery incorporating semi precious stones to hand made pizzas using local ingredients and cooked in a mobile wood oven. 9am-5pm. Free.

Exeter City v Bristol Rovers. Kick off 3pm. St James Park. Ticket prices vary.

Exeter Spacex: John Court - Spacex presents the first UK solo exhibition by Finland based artist John Court. New works will be shown alongside drawings and performance produced over the last fifteen years. His output includes performance, sculpture and video, but he considers all his work to be fundamentally concerned with drawing, in that drawing connects the elements of line, movement, space and time. 10am-5pm. Free.

Tribal Belly Dance classes. Exe Valley Leisure Centre, Tiverton, 10.30am - 11.30am. Call Kelley 01398 331143 or info at www.kalash-tribal.com

Tiverton Pannier market, general market 8.30am-3pm.

Tiverton, under-5s story, Ottakars, 11am, 01884 242511.

Tiverton Rowing Club, rowing sessions at Petroc, 9.30am. More info on club website www.tivertonrowingclub.org.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30th

Dawlish Triathlon - A sprint distance triathlon including a 750m open water swim, a 21.5km cycle, and a 6km run including the famous Dawlish Sea Wall. The cost of entry is £30 if you are a British Triathlon Federation Member (£33 if not).

Exeter Innovations Market, Market Square, Guildhall Shopping Centre: Find a great choice of products tempting all ages and tastes from silver jewellery incorporating semi precious stones to hand made pizzas using local ingredients and cooked in a mobile wood oven. 10am-4pm. Free.

Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary: Creative Stitches - Exeter's Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts held indoors at Westpoint, is the ever popular annual event for all those who enjoy making things and to find inspiration and fresh ideas from hundreds of new and established crafts and watch the experts in action! 9.30-5pm. £7.50/£6.50 per ticket.

Exeter Northcott: Indian Tempest - Footsbarn Travelling Theatre & Guimarães European Capital of Culture 2012 In collaboration with Abhinaya Theatre Village (Trivandrum – India). 3pm-5pm. £20.50 per ticket.

Haldon Forest Park: Forest Discovery Day - There will be a range of activities on offer including free activities for children, nature walks, forestry demos, 'have a go' activity sessions and lots more. A range of organisations will be there on the day and the walking and cycling trails will all be open asnormal. A fun filled day for the whole family. Free.

Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place: Robert Ince - Robin continues his comic exploration of the human condition, and asks can you be happy and rational at the same time. Join him in a world of Schrödinger cats, multiverses and evolutionary conundrums. 8-10pm. £12/£10 per ticket.

Matthews Hall, Topsham: The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter - Substance and Shadow Theatre proudly present Harold Pinter’s classic, one act comedy of menace. The play remains as powerful and incisive today as when it was first performed over 50 years ago. In this claustrophobic, taut, two-hander, we witness the intense relationship between Ben and Gus – two hit men holed up in the basement of a former face in Birmingham, waiting for their assignment to arrive. But what is the significance of the mysterious Dumb Waiter and who is sending down the orders? Box Office: Tickets are available from The Topsham Bookshop, 27 Fore Street, Topsham, EX3 0HD (01392 877895). 7.30-10pm. £7 per ticket.

Soccer Sixes, Exe Valley Leisure Centre, Tiverton, 2pm- 5pm. Call Steve Roach on 07717 112476 or www.soccersixes.net.

Cullompton, Padbrook Park karaoke with Big Mac, 7.30pm-11pm.

Halberton Petanque (Boules), 2pm. Telephone 01884 253173 for more details.

Bingo, Culm Valley Bowling Club, Cullompton, 7pm. Non members welcome.

Do you have something to say? Leave your comment here...

max 4000 characters

YOUR COMMENTS AWAITING MODERATION

 
 

MORE NEWS HEADLINES

 
 
 

MOST POPULAR