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Christmas

Exeter Christmas Market

20th November-17th December 2017

Venue: Exeter Cathedral Green

Address: Cathedral Close, Exeter, EX1 1HS

Website: www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk

This festive market will be focusing on the West Front of the Cathedral. Featuring an exciting mix of local and continental traders, showcasing the best of festive food and gifts. New for 2017 will be...

Outdoor

12 Donkeys of Christmas Spotter Trail

24th November-6th January 2018

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, EX10 0NU

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/calendar

12 of The Donkey Sanctuary's adoption donkeys are so super excited for Christmas they have decorated the sanctuary in Sidmouth for all to enjoy. Find all the donkeys by following the magical trail...

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A Christmas Carol

24th-26th November 2017

Venue: The Promenade and Harbour

Address: Ilfracombe, EX34 9EQ

Website: www.visitilfracombe.co.uk

Combe Christmas will be based in and around a huge marquee at Ropery car park. There will be a Christmas market, Santa's grotto, stalls, food vendors, a Christmas party, a Carol service, festive music...

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Candlelit Dartmouth

24th-25th November 2017

Venue: Various venues

Address: Dartmouth, TQ6

Website: www.candlelitdartmouth.co.uk

With a Christmas market, lantern procession, entertainers, musicians, carol singing, the official switch-on of the town's Christmas lights, Christmas shopping and Candlelit Kids with seasonal craft workshops,...

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Christmas Shopping Fayre

24th-26th November 2017

Time: 9.30am to 5.30pm

Venue: Westpoint Arena

Address: Exeter, EX5 1DJ

Website: www.christmasshoppingfayre.com

Including an incredibly diverse range of exhibitors, transforming Westpoint into an Aladdin’s cave of gift ideas and essential Christmas items. Plus, a Santa’s grotto.

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Christmas at Killerton: The Wind in the Willows

25th November-5th January 2018

Venue: Killerton

Address: Near Exeter, EX5 3LE

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

(Not 25, 26 December). See sparkling displays in the mansion inspired by the famous story, The Wind in the Willows. Book tickets for your chosen day and time then enjoy a magical day out. For tickets or...

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Christmas Craft Fair

25th-26th November 2017

Time: 10am to 4pm

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary

Address: Sidmouth, EX10 0NU

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Expect a fantastic mixture of handcrafted items, gifts and delicious edible treats at this festive fair. Santa and his reindeers (donkeys!) will be at the sanctuary all weekend. Plus, festive refreshments....

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Christmas Family Crafts

25th November-19th December 2017

Time: 10.30 to 12.30pm

Venue: Arlington Court

Address: Near Barnstaple, EX31 4LP

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Also, 26 November and 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18 and 19 December. Have a go at making some festive crafts to take home. For more details call 01271 850296.

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Christmas Nativity Plays at Pennywell

25th November-24th December 2017

Venue: Pennywell Farm

Address: Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0LT

Website: www.pennywellfarm.co.uk

Watch a magical Nativity performance with real animals before visiting Father Christmas in his festive grotto. All children will receive a very special gift. Booking essential. For more details 01364 642023.

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Drogo Christmas Market

25th-26th November 2017

Time: 11am to 4pm

Venue: Castle Drogo

Address: Near Drewsteignton, near Exeter, EX6 6PB

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Beat the Christmas rush and enjoy a leisurely shopping experience at Castle Drogo’s Visitor Centre, where a variety of local specialist crafts and unique gifts will be on sale. For details call 01647...

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House of Marbles Christmas Grotto

25th November-22nd December 2017

Venue: House of Marbles

Address: Near Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9DS

Website: www.houseofmarbles.com

Santa's Grotto is returning for Christmas 2017 and it is going to be ‘Out of this World’! Grotto entry costs just £6.99 per child and includes a free balloon, badge and gift from Santa. To make a...

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Lanterns, Lights and ‘Luminations

25th-25th November 2017

Time: 10am to 8pm

Venue: The Quay

Address: Brixham, TQ5 8TA

Website: www.brixhamtowncouncil.gov.uk

A full day of festivities. With a Christmas Street Market, a free lantern making workshop at Scala Hall from 10am to 1pm, a lantern parade, a grand firework display and a Christmas Lights Switch on at...

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Newton Abbot’s Christmas Lights Switch On

25th-25th November 2017

Time: 5pm to 6pm

Venue: Courtenay Street

Address: Newton Abbot, TQ12 2DT

Website: www.newtonabbot-tc.gov.uk

With entertainment throughout the day in Courtenay Street, followed by a parade from the War Memorial up to St Leonard's Clock Tower for the Christmas Light Switch on at 5.30pm. Plus, there will be a musical...

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Santa at the Donkey Sanctuary

25th-26th November 2017

Time: 10am to 4pm

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary

Address: Sidmouth, EX10 0NU

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Pay a visit to see Santa and his reindeers, who look like donkeys! at the sanctuary all weekend. For details call 01395 573156.

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Santa’s Grotto at Otter Nurseries

25th November-24th December 2017

Venue: Otter Nurseries

Address: Ottery St Mary, EX11 1LZ

Website: www.ottergardencentres.com

Santa’s Magical Kingdom returns and includes photo opportunities with the singing reindeer Rudy and Judy in the snow-filled Arctic Circle. Every child visiting Santa’s Grotto receives a gift and magical...

Outdoor events

Saturday Nature Crafts

25th-25th November 2017

Time: 9.30am to 11.30am

Venue: Seaton Jurassic

Address: Seaton, EX12 2WD

Website: www.seatonjurassic.org

Every Saturday morning. Get creative at one of these drop-in nature inspired craft sessions every Saturday morning. Cost: £2 per child. Ring 01297 300390.

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Okehampton Christmas Markets

26th November-10th December 2017

Time: 10am to 2pm

Venue: West Street

Address: Okehampton, EX20 1HQ

Website: www.everythingokehampton.co.uk

Also 3 and 10 December. The Parish Hall, Charter Hall and Red Lion Yard will be crammed with Christmas goodies, festive food and fun things to do. Call 07398 720015.

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Steam Day and Christmas Fair

26th-26th November 2017

Time: 10am to 4pm

Venue: Coldharbour Mill

Address: Uffculme, Cullompton, EX15 3EE

Website: www.coldharbourmill.org.uk

See the industrial revolution brought to life at Coldharbour Mill at this special steam day. Plus, browse around the Christmas fair for some festive inspiration. For more details ring 01884 840960.

Theatre & cinema

A Christmas Carol

1st-1st December 2017

Venue: The Bee Hive

Address: Honiton, EX14 1LZ

Website: www.beehivehoniton.co.uk

Spend an evening in the company of a mean, tight-fisted, squeezing, grasping, clutching old miser. Celebrate the festive season with a mesmerising one-man performance of Charles Dickens' timeless, transformative...

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Christmas at Knighthayes

1st-31st December 2017

Venue: Knighthayes

Address: Bolham, Tiverton, EX16 7RQ

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

See the house beautifully decorated for a traditional family Christmas, celebrating yuletide traditions from throughout the ages. Call 01884 254665.

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Christmas Fun at Hannah’s

1st-22nd December 2017

Venue: Hannah’s at Seale Hayne

Address: Newton Abbot, TQ12 6NQ

Website: www.discoverhannahs.org

Enjoy a variety of games and activities in the quad at Seale-Hayne, including: Christmas Crazy Croquet, present hunt, Christmas crafts, cake decoration, storytelling bed, wishing tree and family theatre....

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Sidmouth Late Night Shopping

1st-1st December 2017

Time: 5pm to 8pm

Venue: Sidmouth Town Centre

Address: Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8LR

Website: www.sidmouthchamber.co.uk

Enjoy free live entertainment including Sidmouth Town Band and see Santa arriving on his sleigh, as well as mulled wine, mince pies and roasted chestnuts whilst you shop. Call 01395 892392. 

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Tavistock Dickensian Evening

1st-1st December 2017

Venue: Tavistock

Address: PL19

Website: www.tavistock.gov.uk

This traditional Dickensian evening includes the ‘switching on’ of the Christmas Lights. Will feature street entertainment and festive stalls manned by traders dressed in traditional costume. For details...

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The Polar Express™ on Seaton Tramway

1st-24th December 2017

Venue: Seaton Tramway

Address: Seaton, EX12 2NQ

Website: www.tram.co.uk

Journey to the North Pole on The Polar Express by tram. Sing along to the songs, drink hot chocolate and meet Santa and his happy bunch of elves. Each child will receive a special gift from Santa. Pre-booking...

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Winter Wonderland

1st-3rd December 2017

Venue: Pannier Market

Address: Broad Street, South Molton, EX36 5AB

Website: www.visitsouthmolton.co.uk

Over the weekend there will be a Christmas craft market with over 100 stalls, a lantern parade, Santa’s Grotto, a fun fair, a Hog Roast, festive music and much more. On the Sunday there will be an Agricultural...

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All Aboard to visit Father Christmas

2nd-16th December 2017

Venue: Greenway

Address: Galmpton, near Brixham, TQ5 0ES

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Father Christmas will be parking up on his retro 1950’s bus to greet children and share out presents from his sack. Plus, there will be story telling in the House Kitchen with his elves. Call 01803 842382.

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Christmas Festivities and Santa Visit

2nd-3rd December 2017

Venue: Quince Honey Farm

Address: South Molton, EX36 3AZ

Website: www.quincehoneyfarm.co.uk

Make the Santa visit extra special with a donkey ride to the Grotto. Be ready with your Christmas present list to give to Santa. Christmas fun at the farm includes a festive Play Hive and plenty of mince...

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Christmas Street and Lights Switch On

2nd-2nd December 2017

Time: 3pm to 6pm

Venue: Fore Street

Address: Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AE

Taking place along the entire length of Fore Street with stalls, food vendors and carol singing. The lights on the Christmas tree will be switched on at 4pm followed by carol singing by the local school...

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Christmas Trail

2nd-19th December 2017

Time: 10.30 to 12.30pm

Venue: Arlington Court

Address: Near Barnstaple, EX31 4LP

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Also 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18 and 19 December. Pick up a free Christmas trail and explore the outdoors this winter. Look out for the festive deer and other treats on the way as they may hold clues! For...

Theatre & cinema

Dick Whittington

2nd December-7th January 2018

Venue: Northcott Theatre

Address: Exeter, EX4 4QB

Website: www.exeternorthcott.co.uk

Dick Whittington leaves his Exeter home for the bright lights of London in search of fame and fortune. Follow his adventures as he reaches the big city and travels the high seas. Expect plenty of audience...

Outdoor Events

Junior Rangers – Strandline Treasures

2nd-2nd December 2017

Time: 1pm to 2.30pm

Venue: Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve

Address: Dawlish Warren, EX7

Look around the nature reserve and beach for strandline treasures. For children 7 – 11 years. Free to members. Pre-booking essential. Call 01626 863980 for more information.

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Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas

2nd-2nd December 2017

Venue: Various Venues

Address: Kingsbridge, TQ7 1HS

Website: www.kingsbridgecelebrateschristmas.com

With a farmer’s market in the Town Square, and festive stalls in Fore Street. Father Christmas will arrive into the Farmers’ Market in his usual style. Plus, street entertainers, local bands and carol...

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PTA Christmas Fayre

2nd-2nd December 2017

Time: 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Venue: Hazeldown School

Address: Maudlin Drive, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14 8SE

A traditional fayre with a Santa's Grotto, toys, raffle, craft room, tombola, lucky dip, games, face painting, glitter tattoos, Christmas Hat competition, cakes and refreshments. Finishing with carols...

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Santa's Magical Christmas

2nd-23rd December 2017

Time: 10am to 5pm

Venue: Crealy Great Adventure Park

Address: Clyst St Mary, Near Exeter, EX5 1DR

Website: www.crealy.co.uk

Also 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 December. Enjoy all the usual fun at Crealy plus, see the brand new interactive show - ‘Santa’s Magical Christmas’. The show is included in the admission...

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Santa's Magical Christmas

2nd-23rd December 2017

Time: 10am to 5pm

Venue: Crealy Great Adventure Park

Address: Clyst St Mary, Near Exeter, EX5 1DR

Website: www.crealy.co.uk

See Santa at this very special festive show where every child will receive a free gift from Santa and can have the chance to grab an ‘elfie’!

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Visit Santa at the Victorian Christmas Experience

2nd-23rd December 2017

Venue: World of Country Life

Address: Sandy Bay, Exmouth, EX8 5BY

Website: www.worldofcountrylife.co.uk

Stroll down the Victorian Street to Santa’s Cottage Workshop to meet the man himself. Receive a special gift, then visit the animals, make a Christmas card with the elves and explore the museum. Booking...

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Clovelly Christmas Lights

3rd-3rd December 2017

Time: 5pm

Venue: Clovelly

Address: EX39 5TA

Website: www.clovelly.co.uk

Christmas is a magical time at Clovelly. Follow the procession down to the harbour. There will be a hog roast and other refreshments and Father Christmas will make a surprise visit. The Christmas Lights...

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Dartmouth Steam Railway’s Santa Express

3rd-24th December 2017

Venue: Queen’s Park Station

Address: Paignton, TQ4 6AF

Website: www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk

Be entertained by the two-part mini pantomime Sleeping Beauty, before getting a visit from Father Christmas. Whilst on the Santa Express, there will be balloon modelling and lineside I-Spy. This is a...

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Santa in the Caves

3rd-24th December 2017

Venue: Kents Cavern

Address: Torquay, TQ1 2JF

Website: www.kents-cavern.co.uk

Join Santa in this hour long Panto style adventure around the caves. Includes a promenade performance, a visit with Santa, and a Christmas present for all children aged 2-12 years. For details call 01803...

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Santa visits Clovelly

3rd-3rd December 2017

Time: 5pm

Venue: Clovelly

Address: EX39 5TA

Website: www.clovelly.co.uk

Father Christmas will be making a surprise visit to Clovelly.

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Santa visits Totnes

5th-19th December 2017

Time: 3.30pm to 9.30pm

Venue: Civic Hall

Address: Market Square, Totnes, TQ9 5SG

Website: www.totnesnightmarket.co.uk

Visit Father Christmas in his splendid festive grotto as part of the town’s Christmas market. For details ring 01803 863168.

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Totnes Christmas Market

5th-19th December 2017

Time: 3.30pm to 9.30pm

Venue: Market Square

Address: Civic Hall, Totnes, TQ9 5SG

Website: www.totnesnightmarket.co.uk

Also 12 and 19 December. Featuring a diverse and eclectic mix of Christmas stalls. With performances from local schools, community choirs, local bands, drummers, lantern parades and a Santa's grotto. For...

Theatre & Cinema

Journey to the Impossible

6th December-6th January 2018

Venue: The Bike Shed Theatre

Address: Exeter, EX4 3AT

Website: www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk

A Christmas coming-of-age quest, featuring epic songs, cinematic storytelling and hip-hop dance. Inspired by the novels of Jules Verne, Journey to the Impossible is an homage to 80s sci-fi films and timeless...

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Victorian Evening

6th-6th December 2017

Venue: Market Square

Address: Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QZ

Website: www.newtonabbot-tc.gov.uk

Stallholders will be dressed in traditional Victorian costume in Market Square and Market Walk. Plus, there will be street food and entertainment in Courtenay Street and late-night Christmas shopping....

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Knighthayes by Night

7th-23rd December 2017

Time: 5pm to 7pm

Venue: Knighthayes

Address: Bolham, Tiverton, EX16 7RQ

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Also 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22 and 23 December. From twinkling fairy lights to shimmering water; discover a hidden colourful world as the garden is brought to life with music and magic. Plus explore the...

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Okehampton Edwardian Evening

7th-7th December 2017

Venue: Okehampton

Address: EX20

Website: www.everythingokehampton.co.uk

Soak up the traditional sights, sounds and smells of Christmas at this annual Edwardian Evening where traders dress in authentic costume. Listen to the sound of sleigh bells and smell the roasted chestnuts....

Theatre & Cinema

Aladdin

8th-31st December 2017

Venue: Princess Theatre

Address: Torquay, TQ2 5EZ

Website: www.atgtickets.com/venues/princess-theatre-torquay

Sam Callaghan (X Factor) plays Aladdin, who falls in love with the Princess, daughter of the Empress of China, Anne Hegerty, (ITV’s The Chase) and must prove himself a worthy suitor. Aladdin, finding...

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Carols by Candlelight

8th-8th December 2017

Venue: The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, EX10 0NU

Website: www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/calendar

Get in the Christmas spirit and enjoy a special evening of carol singing by candlelight with the sanctuary’s resident donkeys and Santa himself. Free entry and parking.

Theatre & Cinema

Cinderella

9th December-1st January 2018

Venue: Exeter Corn Exchange

Address: George Street, Exeter, EX1 1BU

Website: www.exetercornexchange.co.uk

Last year's winning team return with a story full of magic and mess as Cinderella has to keep her wild Ugly Sisters under control. As sure as there will be a sing-along, though, Cinders is bound to meet...

Sports

Family Roller Disco at Hannah’s

9th-9th December 2017

Time: 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Venue: Hannah’s at Seale Hayne

Address: Newton Abbot, TQ12 6NQ

Website: www.discoverhannahs.org

The Revolution Skate Team return to the Sports hall with their roller disco. Cost: £5 entry, 50p skate hire. Read more on revolutionskate.co.uk. For more details call 01626 325800.

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Father Christmas at Bernaville Nurseries

9th-17th December 2017

Venue: Bernaville Nurseries

Address: Cowley, Near Exeter, EX5 5EU

Website: www.bernaville.co.uk

Breakfast with Santa – enjoy a cooked breakfast at 9am, then visit Santa in his grotto and receive a gift. Plus, from 12.30pm visit Santa in his grotto and receive a special gift. Booking online is essential....

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Father Christmas visits Castle Drogo

9th-17th December 2017

Time: 11am to 4pm

Venue: Castle Drogo

Address: Near Drewsteignton, near Exeter, EX6 6PB

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Father Christmas will be making a very special visit to Castle Drogo. Follow the trail through the garden to find him and receive a special present. Cost: £2.50 plus normal admission applies. Call 01647...

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Father Christmas visits Knighthayes

9th-23rd December 2017

Venue: Knighthayes

Address: Bolham, Tiverton, EX16 7RQ

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Father Christmas will be handing out presents in the library to the visiting boys and girls. Learn all about Christmas traditions and don't forget to write a letter to the North Pole. For more details...

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Living Coasts’ Festive Weekend

9th-10th December 2017

Venue: Living Coasts

Address: Torquay, TQ1 2BG

Website: www.livingcoasts.org.uk

Follow the signs to meet the happy elves, take an 'Eflie Selfie' and receive a prize. Meet Batman, Captain America, and Anna and Elsa from Frozen. Watch Santa’s elves feed the penguins and get your face...

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Santa by Steam

9th-24th December 2017

Venue: South Devon Railway

Address: Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0DZ

Website: www.southdevonrailway.co.uk/santa-by-steam

Enjoy entertainment and refreshments onboard Santa's special grotto train. Each child will be able to meet Father Christmas in his wonderful grotto and collect a Christmas present. All the trains start...

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Christmas at Cricklepit

10th-10th December 2017

Time: 10.30am to 4pm

Venue: Cricklepit Mill

Address: Exeter, EX2 4AB

Website: www.devonwildlifetrust.org

With plenty of fantastic children’s activities on offer. Make natural Christmas decorations, bird feeders, wreaths and much more. Plus, pay Father Christmas a visit in his grotto. Cost: £3 per child...

Outdoor Events

Junior Rangers - Natural Decorations

10th-10th December 2017

Time: 2pm to 3.30pm

Venue: Decoy Country Park

Address: Newton Abbot, TQ12 1EB

Make festive decorations out of natural resources. Free to members. Pre-booking essential. Call 01626 215773 for more information.

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Santa at Cricklepit

10th-10th December 2017

Time: 10.30am to 4pm

Venue: Cricklepit Mill

Address: Exeter, EX2 4AB

Website: www.devonwildlifetrust.org

Pay Father Christmas a visit in his special grotto. Cost: £3 per child and £2 per adult. For details call 01392 279244.

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Christmas Street Fayre

13th-20th December 2017

Venue: Market Square

Address: Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QZ

Website: www.newtonabbot-tc.gov.uk

Also on Wednesday 20 December. Get in the festive spirit and browse the street stalls at this Christmas market in Queen Street and Courtenay Street.

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Drogo Christmas Lunch

13th-25th December 2017

Time: From 12pm

Venue: Castle Drogo

Address: Near Drewsteignton, near Exeter, EX6 6PB

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Meet up with friends and family to enjoy a traditional 3 course festive luncheon in the café. Booking essential on 01647 434143.

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Father Christmas

16th-19th December 2017

Venue: Arlington Court

Address: Near Barnstaple, EX31 4LP

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Visit the festive grotto in the stables at the carriage museum and meet the traditional green Father Christmas. Plus, enjoy the festive decorations and be inspired to make your own. Booking essential....

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Meet Santa at Paignton Zoo

16th-24th December 2017

Venue: Paignton Zoo

Address: Paignton, TQ4 7EU

Website: www.paigntonzoo.org.uk

Meet Santa in his magical cabin and receive a great present. Hop aboard the Christmas train to spot the hidden elves and take the snowball throwing challenge. Pick up some chocolate coins and magical reindeer...

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Pecorama Santa Special

16th-21st December 2017

Venue: Pecorama

Address: Underleys, Beer, EX12 3NA

Website: www.pecorama.co.uk

Ride on the Pecorama Santa Special before meeting Santa in a winter wonderland and receive a special Christmas treat. Afterwards children can use the indoor soft play area. Cost: £6. Pre-booking strongly...

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The Great Children’s Christmas Party

16th-16th December 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: Hannah’s at Seale Hayne

Address: Newton Abbot, TQ12 6NQ

Website: www.discoverhannahs.org

A fun filled event including Christmas disco, entertainment, games, buffet, and a special visit from Santa and his elves. Free entry for children with a disability and their siblings. Pre-booking is essential....

Theatre & Cinema

Lucy and the Lost Ones

17th-28th December 2017

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

Address: Exeter, EX4 3LS

Website: www.exeterphoenix.org.uk

Quirk Theatre return to Exeter Phoenix this Christmas with a hilarious, touching and thought-provoking rollercoaster ride through the space-time continuum. Lucy has always wanted to be a scientist. Every...

Theatre & Cinema

Beauty and the Beast

21st-6th December 2018

Venue: Barnfield Theatre

Address: Exeter, EX1 1SN

Website: www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk

Running throughout Christmas, join ELTC for a tale as old as time with this modern adaptation of the popular pantomime, Beauty and the Beast. When the spoiled and arrogant Prince Scott is cursed by an...

Theatre & Cinema

Cinderella

24th December-7th January 2018

Venue: Exmouth Pavilion

Address: Exmouth, EX8 2AZ

Website: www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion

Join Exmouth’s Pantomime favourite Stuart Earp this Christmas, along with Britain’s Got Talent finalist Steven Hall and Coronation Street’s Steven Arnold. Follow the rags to riches tale where dreams...

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Christmas Day Swim

25th-25th December 2017

Venue: Exmouth Beach

Address: Exmouth, EX8

Website: www.exmouthchristmasdayswim.co.uk

Watch or join in with the brave swimmers taking a dip on the most festive day of the year. Head to the beach and into the sea for this traditional Christmas Day Swim

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Boxing Day Swim

26th-26th December 2017

Time: 11am

Venue: The Esplanade

Address: Sidmouth, EX10

Website: www.visitsidmouth.co.uk

A yearly occurrence where brave swimmers take to the chilly waters on Boxing Day.

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Wind Down and Warm Up

27th December-2nd January 2018

Time: 11am to 4pm

Venue: Castle Drogo

Address: Near Drewsteignton, near Exeter, EX6 6PB

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Relax after Christmas with a walk around the beautiful Drogo garden and estate. Recharge your batteries in the café and try some winter warming food. Children can follow the winter trail around the garden...

Indoor activities

New Year’s Steam Day

1st-1st January 2018

Time: 10am to 4pm

Venue: Coldharbour Mill

Address: Uffculme, Cullompton, EX15 3EE

Website: www.coldharbourmill.org.uk

See the industrial revolution brought to life at Coldharbour Mill at this special steam day. For more details ring 01884 840960.

Outdoor events

Wassailing Walk

6th-6th January 2018

Time: 10am to 11.30am

Venue: Younghayes Community Centre

Address: Younghayes Road, Cranbrook, EX5 7DR

Website: www.eastdevon.gov.uk

Walk to the Orchard along Oakbeer Orchard with a ranger and help to encourage a bumper harvest at Cranbrook by wassailing. Take a noisy instrument and join in with the wassailing songs. A great morning...

Outdoor events

What’s That Bird?

6th-6th January 2018

Time: 11am to 1pm

Venue: Tower Hide

Address: Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Improve your bird identification skills at this informal drop-in session. Enjoy an afternoon of birdwatching with the help of a knowledgeable and experienced volunteer guide. A free event. Call 01395 517557.

Outdoor Events

Winter Wassail

7th-7th January 2018

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Venue: Dawlish Countryside Park

Address: Dawlish, EX7 0PA

This midwinter tradition seeks to ensure a good harvest for future years. Join the Ranger for a warming glass of apple juice and learn about the different apple varieties and future plans. Call 01626 215751...

Outdoor events

Stoke Gabriel Wassail

20th-20th January 2018

Venue: Stoke Gabriel

Address: Totnes, TQ9

Website: www.facebook.com/stokegabrielwassail

An ancient celebration of apple tree wassailing in the orchard with Morris Dancers, traditional songs, live music, a lantern procession, a Wassail Ceremony, a children’s craft area and a blessing of...

Outdoor events

RSPB Avocet Cruises at Dawn on the Exe Estuary

27th-27th January 2018

Venue: Topsham

Address: Near Exeter, EX3 0JJ

Website: www.rspb.org.uk

A popular RSPB birdwatching cruise along the stunning Exe Estuary. See the wildlife on the Exe foraging for food. Booking essential. Call: 01392 833311.

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