Dates for your diary
18:30 08 February 2012
● Half-term Family Fun Day at Lyme Regis Museum is on Wednesday, February 15.
Get creative with artist Alison Bowskill and ideas inspired by a new children’s book Meet the Ecosaurs. Free admission. Suitable for children aged five to 10.
● Honiton U3A, Wednesday, February 15, Your Captain Speaking, anecdotes from retired airline captain, Ian White.
Turks Head Lodge, Honiton. visitors welcome £2. Details 01404 823160.
● Following their very successful previous concerts at Manor Pavilion Theatre, the Rivertones Barbershop Harmony Chorus will return to Sidmouth on Saturday, February 18, and again share the Manor Pavilion Theatre stage with Sidmouth Town Band.
The concert starts at 7.30pm (Doors open from 6.45pm) and tickets are on sale at £9 each from the Theatre Box Office 01395 514413 which is open from 10am to 2pm, Monday to Saturday.
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The Devon Freewheelers are looking forward to a fabulously Funky New Year’s Eve, down at The Beehive, Honiton.
The successful open-air Carols On The Quay concert in Exmouth on Sunday, December 14 helped to raise vital money for Christian Aid’s Ebola Fund.
Santa is in and around East Devon a lot this year. Today (Thursday, December 18), you can catch him at Santa’s Grotto at Bicton Botanical Gardens, 11am-4pm. He’s also there on December 19-23, and Christmas Eve, 11am-2pm.
Exmouth author Noel Harrower has a new book out. Uncivil War – Twin Tales From Nottinghamshire is an ‘action-packed’ historical novel, telling the story of five children caught in the conflict of the English Civil War. Set in Nottinghamshire, the twin tales follow the raising of the King’s Standard at Nottingham Castle in 1642, through to 1646, when King Charles surrendered to the Scottish army outside Newark.