Monthly Archives: June 2017

Gandy Street Summer Fete

  A fantastic day was had by all at the Gandy Street Summer Fete last weekend. Businesses along Gandy Street opened their doors with numerous stalls and games to entertain the crowds and celebrate the street. From Guess the Name of the Nelly, to a Coconut Shy, and Hook the duck, there was plenty for […]

Arts Council Invests in Exciting New Capital Project with Exeter’s Busiest Arts Hub

Devon’s buzzing multi-disciplinary arts organisation Exeter Phoenix is getting a face lift and exciting new contemporary art gallery facilities thanks to funding awarded from Arts Council England for a new capital project. In addition, the organisation’s crucial main funding has been extended for a further 4 years, allowing it to continue its core activity into […]

Tranquil City Exeter

Tranquil City Exeter is the latest initiative from Exeter City Futures. As part of their goal to increase the well-being of Exeter’s citizens through energy independence and zero congestion they have launched a summer Tranquil City campaign in Exeter. If you live in or know the area, come and be part of the movement to […]

Big Screen In The Park Season Launches with a Bang

The official ticket launch for one of Exeter’s most anticipated summer events kicked off in Princesshay this weekend with a surprise flashmob of lindy hop dancers.   In fitting with one of this year’s film highlights, multiple Oscar-winning blockbuster La La Land, this dance celebration in the sunshine aptly marked Exeter Phoenix’s launch of Big […]

Picnic Perfection with National Picnic Week

Is there a better summer pass time than going for a picnic? National Picnic Week, Friday 16th June- Sunday 25th June, is a perfect excuse to gather friends and family for a day out in the great outdoors and enjoy the pleasures of a picnic. Exeter has many great picnic spots to throw down a […]

RAMM puts Exeter on the Minecraft map

Four maps inspired by the collections at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) will allow Minecraft enthusiasts to explore historic Exeter. The first is based on the model of 18th-century Exeter before the city walls were breached. The three future maps are of the Roman fortress, the Roman city and Tudor Exeter. […]

Ready, Set, Pedal! Bike Week in Exeter 10th-18th June

National Bike Week is an annual opportunity for everyone to get out on their bikes experience the benefits of cycling, running from Saturday 10th June until Sunday 18th June. Not only are there environmental benefits, but also social and great effects on your health! So give it a go, cycle to the shops, to work […]

Delight your Dad this Father’s Day – Sunday 18th June

  Father’s day is right around the corner so a little preparation might be a good idea to surprise your Dad with something special. Start the day the right with brunch at Bill’s on Gandy Street, where the quirky atmosphere and delicious food will leave your Dad in a fantastic mood for the rest of […]