7 things you won’t want to miss during Art Week in Exeter

Art week it the city’s visual arts festival, in its second year, its purpose is to widen access to, and participation in, the diverse forms of contemporary and traditional art in Exeter. There are lots of events and exhibitions happening in venues all over the city but here are my don’t miss bits.. 1. If you…

Art Week Exeter, the AWEsome Art Fair

It’s art week in Exeter 13–21 May and Stuart Crewes (Creative Director) and his team have worked very hard to paint the city with art. I was invited along to a condensed show at the AWEsome Art Fair in South Street yesterday and here are some of my highlights. Impression side canal 1, By Robert Pickering I love…

Exeter’s Illustrators are Drawn Together, Guest post by Liz Finnie

Within the RAMM café, each of the 13 illustrators has displayed a selection of one-off, unique and highly captivating artworks. A sneak peak of some of my favourite aspects are shown, but if you want to see the whole picture you will have to visit for yourselves (it’s on for 3 months).

Valentine’s Day 2017 in Exeter 

If you have been following my blog for a while now, you will know that I write a regular monthly column for the fabulous Exeter Life Magazine, chronicling our experiences since moving here.

Christmas at Otter Nurseries in pictures 

This morning we visited Father Christmas at Otter Nurseries in Ottery St Mary. It was our first grotto visit of the season and I took lots of pictures to share the experience with you. Checking in, all the staff were dressed at Santa’s helpers and we felt welcome from the outset. We only bumped into the cast…

23 Christmas-tastic events with Father Christmas in Devon and the South West

If you’ve been following our blog you’ll know that we are relatively new to living in Devon so we haven’t been to many Christmas events. But after a bit of research and online chats with local parents and bloggers, I have compiled this handy list of brilliant events and places (in no particular order) to meet the big man himself in Devon (plus a few outside that I liked the look of, or came recommended).

13 unmissable Christmas events in Exeter

There are heaps of things to do in Exeter over the There are heaps of things to do in Exeter over the Christmas period. I’ve picked some of my unmissable events so that you don’t have to surf the web to find them yourselves (you can thank me later).

Frolicking in the wild flowers at lovely Goren Festival, Devon

This year we bought ourselves a V Dub Transporter and planned lots of little trips for the summer. The first festival we went to was Goren Festival in Stockland, Honiton. Goren is a new festival. It began as an event by the local school PTA and this year, was the first year the organisers opened it up…