Fundraisers, music and more across East Devon
PUBLISHED: 07:00 17 May 2017
There are always plenty of events going on across East Devon - here are just a few
A plant sale and coffee morning is being held by Colyton & District Garden Society this month.
The event is on at Colyton Town Hall on Saturday, May 27, from 9.30am to noon.
There will be a wide selection of plants, decorative and edible, as well as produce and cakes and other gardening items, and a raffle. Entry is 50p.
Honiton Carnival Committee will be hosting a variety show on Friday, June 2, at 7pm, at the Mackarness Hall. Max Pipe will be master of ceremonies and the show will feature East Devon Dance Academy, Honiton Community Theatre Company, Ukulele Crazy, Honiton Gym Club and many more. Tickets costing £8 for adults and £4 for children, are available from Honiton Toy Shop or by calling 01404 46965.
The next Tuckers Jazz Night takes place on Saturday, May 20, and will feature saxophonist Martin Dale.
He will be accompanied by Gavin Martin on piano, Kevin Sanders on bass and Dennis Harris on drums.
It takes place at The Tuckers Arms, Dalwood, at 8pm. Tickets cost £10 - call 01404831280 or visit www.dalwoodvillage.co.uk for details.
Honiton Hospital Fete is set to take place on Saturday, May 27, at 2pm.
It is being held in the hospital grounds and will have a country and western theme. The event will feature line dancers, a raffle, miniature ponies, cake and plant stalls, cream teas and so much more
A spokesman for the event said, “Please come along and join in the fun and support your local hospital this year.”
The annual Blessing of the Boats service will be held at the RNLI lifeboat station on Sunday, May 21.
The open-air, inter-denominational service, starting at 3pm, will be led by baptist minister the Reverend Chris Woodman with the Reverend Keith Vivian. The service is held every year on Rogation Sunday to remember those who have given their lives at sea.
The Axminster Neighbourhood Police Team will be holding a Have Your Say Surgery at Axminster Library on Monday, May 22.
The session, which runs from 10am to 11am, lets residents highlight concerns in their local areas with police.
In the first surgery, issues raised included speeding, parking on the pavement, littering, anti-social behaviour and noise.
The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum is putting on a coach trip to Sherborne on Wednesday, June 14.
The trip includes guided tours of the town and the castle, and the opportunity to explore the Capability Brown gardens.
There will be time for coffee in Sherborne and a light lunch at the castle (not included in the ticket price).
The coach will leave Holmbush car park at 9am. Tickets £22.
Call 01297 445537 to book.