School's out for summer in Exeter

Get stuck into fun activities this summer. Whether you’re looking for a day out for the whole family or something to entertain the kids there’s plenty of things to do in Exeter this summer.

Activities coming up this July & August:

  1. HAY Summer’s Here – Princesshay Square –  July 26
    Come down to Princesshay from 11am – 4pm for a jam-packed fun filled day for all the family. With live music, face painting, spectacular street entertainment, creative workshops and food samples there’s no better way to spend a Thursday with the kids.
  2. Puppet-making with Alife the Sparrow – Courtyard – August 1 and 8 
    Fancy getting creative? For £3 come and be inspired by your favourite animals or Alfie the sparrow and make a puppet with Victoria Bryon, a children’s book illustrator! Join in and make up a story about your character through writing or drawing. Once you’ve made your puppet, visit Alfie’s Night Out Exhibition and test it out in the toy theatre!
  3. Mischief makers craft session – Exeter Library – August 13
    As part of the Library’s #SummerReadingChallenge this latest craft session will see your little ones getting creative and making ‘book eating’ corner bookmarks for their favourite read. No advance booking required just pop in on the day
  4. Heroes and Villains: Superhero Lego ­– RAMM – August 15
    Get imaginative with a Lego themed workshop. Come along and build your favourite superhero from Lego! Or if you’re feeling extra creative, why not design your own villain, sidekick or even a vehicle from scratch? Once made, there will be a name card to fill in, and of a course a photo to be taken with the creation! Drop in and pay what you think
  5. Make a Superhero Mask – RAMM – August 22
    Why not come along and make your own superhero mask? Watch your children design and make masks inspired by the new RAMM World Cultures gallery. Recreate a favourite disguise or get inspired and make your own for only £3!
  6. Exeter Streets Arts Festival – City Centre – August 25
    Come along with your family for the staging of the third Street Arts Festival. A wonderful art performance-filled day bringing colour, music and dancing to the city centre, a day to enjoy with the whole family!
  7.  FREE film festival – Guildhall Shopping & Dining – 31 August & 1 September
    Popcorn at the ready, our first ever FREE film fest is coming to Guildhall shopping centre. ake your seat around our amphitheatre and prepare to be entertained by a packed schedule of family favourites and blockbuster classics.
    FILM TIMETABLE*FRIDAY – 31st August
    11.00am – Madagascar (child friendly screening)
    2.30pm – Jurassic Park
    6.00pm – Indiana Jones Temple of DoomSATURDAY – 1st September
    11.00am – Zootropolis (child friendly screening)
    2.30pm – Public vote- as decided by you!
    6.00pm – Back to the future
    *Films are currently subject to change

These are just some of the things to do and see InExeter this summer. Check out our what’s on tab for more family fun in the city.

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