Monthly Archives: January 2020

#FinditinExeter with Maker Mart

If you go down to Gandy Street today, you’re sure of a big surprise. Enter the new and exciting world of Maker Mart to discover very beautiful, locally crafted items. For this week’s #FinditinExeter we chatted to the team behind the recently opened independent space that lets Devon designer-makers showcase and sell their work. Supported […]

#FinditinExeter with Natural Image

For this week’s #FinditinExeter we chatted with Julie and Heidi from Natural Image, Exeter’s wig studio that now calls John Lewis it’s home, to find out all about the special and important service they provide. Natural Image, which began more than 40 years ago, specialises in beautiful ladies, men’s and children’s wigs and hairpieces for […]

Meet the Face with Annie Hargreaves, owner of Leela on Magdalen Road

Annie Hargreaves started Leela 15 years ago as a fair trade toy and gift importer selling to big brand retailers Paul Smith and Harvey Nichols to name a few. Fast forward to 2011 and the ethical lifestyle shop on Magdalen Road opened, selling gorgeous, sustainable made products including homewares, clothing, and fashion accessories. Many of […]

#FinditinExeter with TapiTapa

It’s the first #FinditinExeter of the new year! Are you after new places to eat in 2020? Then you must visit Fore Street’s latest foodie offering TapiTapa. For this week’s #FinditinExeter we visited the owner, Aldriz and chef, Antonio, to chat all things Spanish cuisine. TapiTapa opened in Exeter’s The West Quarter in July 2019 […]

Meet the Face with The Stand Off

Owned by local professional rugby legend Gareth Steenson (‘Steeno’), retired player, Carl Rimmer and Matthew Reynolds, The Stand Off which opened in October 2018 started life on a much smaller scale, as a simple converted garage at the home of Gareth Steenson, one of the world’s leading fly-halfs (hence the name The Stand Off, which […]


Tony Kitous, founder of Comptoir Libanais is delighted to announce incredible new dishes to celebrate Veganuary by launching a selection of special Lebanese vegan flavours of the month. The menu will be available throughout January at all Comptoir Libanais restaurants. Over 60 percent of their menu offers healthy vegetarian and vegan choices and they continue […]

Heritage Treasures Day – Saturday 11th January

As we power into the new decade why not kick the new year off with a look back into Exeter’s finest Heritage treasures? In a city filled with cultural and historic brilliance join us this Saturday in celebrating the spectacular rich heritage our city has to offer.   Exeter Cathedral At the hub of the […]

Veganuary is back! 

Veganuary is back! For 2020 we’re supporting five Exeter indies who have organised a Vegan trail. All you need to do is pick up a card from any participating indie and get a stamp every time you opt for a plant based meal in January. When it’s full, hand it in for a chance to […]

50th Anniversary Celebrations Kick Off for Exeter College

The new year represents a momentous occasion in the history of Exeter College, marking 50 years since being named as the UK’s first tertiary college, although their roots date back to the 1800s.   Exeter College was established as a fully-fledged tertiary college in 1970, providing an education centrepiece for the community. Over the past 50 years the college […]