Things for young people to do in Honiton
PUBLISHED: 14:10 04 October 2011 | UPDATED: 15:28 23 November 2011
The must-have list for every parent. Compiled by PCSO Barry Redford.
1st Honiton Scout Group Beavers/ Cub/ Scouts/Explorer Scouts
Monday - Cubs 6.30pm - 8pm Cottrell Pack
Tuesday - Cubs 6.30pm - 8pm Jackson Pack
Wednesday - Beavers 6.00pm - 7pm Leonard Colony
Wednesday - Scouts 7.30pm - 9pm
Wednesday - Explorers 7.30pm - 9pm
Thursday - Beavers 6.00pm - 7pm Jose Colony
For more information contact Helen Turner 01404 831733 www.eastdevonscouts.co.uk and firstname.lastname@example.org mixed activities according to age.
Brownies 1st Honiton Brownies meet at Honiton Baptist Church Thursdays 5:15 to 7:15 pm 01404 41720 email@example.com
Brownies 2nd Honiton Brownies Girls age 7 to 10 years firstname.lastname@example.org 01404 549312 meet Honiton Methodist Church Mondays 5;00 to 6;30 pm
Brownies 3rd Honiton Brownies www.devonguides.org.uk/brownies
Guides 1st Honiton Guides girls age 10 to 16 meet at Honiton Baptist Church Monday evenings term time 7;00 to 8;30 pm email@example.com 01404 46912
Guides 2nd Honiton Guides 10 to 14 years Tuesday evenings Mackarness Hall High Street Honiton. Melanie Cook firstname.lastname@example.org 01404 549312
1st Feniton Brownies www.devonguides.org.uk/brownies
Air Force Cadets 1064 Honiton Squadron Air training Corps East Devon St Marks Road Honiton Contact WO Chris Woods on 01404 811273 or Steve 07976 200520 Email email@example.com or www.air-cadets-squadron-finder.org
Army Cadets Helen Turner 01404 831733 firstname.lastname@example.org Mon and Thurs 7:15 to 9:15 pm at the Drill Hall, King Street, Honiton 12 to 18 yrs
Sea Cadets Taunton
Junior Sea cadets parade on Thursdays 7pm - 9.15pm (10 - 12 yrs) Seniors parade on Tuesdays and Thursdays 7pm - 9.15pm (12-17yrs) We meet at our unit HQ at the UKHO (opposite Asda) E-mail: email@example.com (underscore between ts and roebuck) or firstname.lastname@example.org Contact numbers: 01749 342939 or 01823 337900 ext 4225
Admiralty Way Taunton Somerset TA1 2DN
Honiton Twirlstars, Boys and girls welcome 7 to 20 years Thursday evenings Tiny tots 7 to 9 yrs 5:00 to 6:00 pm Juniors 9 to 12 yrs 6:00 to 7:30 pm Seniors 12 to 20 yrs 7:30 to 9:00 pm
Dawn Enticott Secretary 01404 43491
email@example.com or www.freewebs.com/honitontwirlstars
St John Ambulance Brigade Honiton and Ottery St Mary
Badgers 5 to 9 yr olds Tues 5:30 pm 6:45pm 01404 46511
Cadets 9 to 18s meet Thursdays 6:45 – 8:30 firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine Palfrey Scott McKenzie 07976733637
Meet at St John House, Haydens Park, Honiton
Honiton Sports Centre Email email@example.com
One week pass holiday membership under adult £25,18’s £15. under 5’s go free
14 LED centres to visit access to 6 gyms,3 pools, exercise classes, sports courts, inc indoor tennis,3 outdoor parks where you can play tennis, golf, bowls and more.
Exercise classes and courses inc. Body pump, studio cycling, yoga, pilates, toning classes and gentle moves etc.
Gym and exercise classes from 16yrs and teen gym sessions available 14 and 15 year olds only term time(3pm Wed and Fri).Supervised.
Gymnastics all levels Honiton Leisure centre 01404 42325
Acrobatic gymnastics ages 5+ recreational and beginner classes
Recreational 4:30 to 7:00pm Wed and Fri 09:00 to 11:00 Saturday
Beginners 5 to 8 yrs 5 to 6:30 pm Mon and Fri 09:00 to 11:00am Saturday Helen Nayler 07825 181693 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior Badminton Honiton Leisure Centre Monday 6 to 7 pm 11 yrs +
Squash Training Saturday Mornings with Alan Cockram
Tennis hard court call 01404 42325 for availability
Tennis grass court
Junior Squash Club Honiton Leisure Centre Saturday 09:15 to 10:45 am
Honiton Netball Club
Netball club for girls in school yrs 7-11 training Weds 19:00 to 20:00 at
Honiton Sports Centre
U13,U14,U16 teams play in EDJNL on Saturdays
Contact Secretary Jenny Kelly 07967496168 or
Star Tae Kwon Do _Honiton Leisure Centre 01404 42325
Sunday 11:00 to 12:30 Tuesday 6/7 and 7/8 pm
Chloe or Mandi Lock 01404 850033 email@example.com
Also classes at Broadclyst Leisure Centre.
Trampoline courses Honiton leisure centre 01404 42325
Tuesday 6 to 8 pm Thursday 5:45 to 8:45
Honiton Gymnastics 11:30 to 12:30 Saturday 5 to 12 year olds
Saturday 13:30 to 14:30 5 years + at School lane Honiton
Judo Honiton Leisure Centre Steven Walter Saturday 13:00 to 14:00 hrs 01404 42325
firstname.lastname@example.org 01626 854444
Discounts offered to families, students and households receiving means tested benefits.
Creche available Mon Tue Wed 0930 1230 hrs and Thursday 0900 to 1230 hrs ten sessions for £10
Health walks available 3 levels various locations
Half term and School Holiday programmes at The Sports Centre
Info on the Web site email@example.com
Socatots (Honiton primary) Mrs Lucie Watts
Kick Boxing Thursday Evenings Honiton Baptist Church 6:30 to 8:00pm
Matt Fiddes Martial Arts School every Sunday 15:00 to 19:00
Kick boxing held at The Axminster Scout Hall, Wide Post Lane,Axminster
Giles Richards 07527275184 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sidmouth Fencing Club Sidmouth Sports Centre Ages 7+ every Thursday, contact Val Morrish 01392 874494 or email@example.com
Ice Skating Turks Head Lodge Honiton
Easter Holiday and other holidays Monday to Friday 10 am to 7 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 00 to 1900 hrs
Mon to Fri Term time 4pm to 7 pm
Saturdays and Sundays Term time 10 00 till 1900 hrs
One hour session inc skate hire £4:80 per person
Family ticket £16:00
The rink is available in term time for private bookings also available for
Birthday parties / private parties daytime and evenings
Contact 01404 43440 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton Bowling Club Junior section meet every Friday 4:30 to 6:00 pm indoor and outdoor at Bowling Green Lane off Streamers Meadow Honiton. Ages 10 to 21 contact Dennis Hillyear 01404 891185
Or for older members contact Tony. www.honitonbowlingclub.co.uk
WALK THIS WAY .
FREE walks every Wednesday Honiton , Sidmouth, Ottery, Seaton areas
All walks start 10:30am 3 levels (1)30/40 mins (2) 40/75 mins (3) 1 to 2 hours
Nov 2nd Ottery St Mary meet at Canaan Way car park 10:15 hours
Nov 9th Colyton meet at public car park 10:15 hrs
Nov 16th White Cross Meet at White Cross car park 10:15 hrs
Nov 23rd Escot meet at public car park (foc) meet at 10:15 hrs
Nov 30th Honiton Meet at Silver Street public car park 10:15 hrs
Many more dates for more info contact Andrew Dare 01404 814317 or
Honiton Golf Club Middlehills Adrian Cave 01404 42943
6 years plus Saturdays 09:00 lessons and equipment email@example.com
Otter Valley Golf Centre, Rawridge/Upottery, junior classes,all weather indoor nets ,
Contact Olwen Eaton 01404 861266
Sidmouth Golf Club
Cotmaton Road Sidmouth EX10 8SX
Winter Golf at £10 per round
£15 during BST
Full Membership £525 per Annum
Jonathan or Ben on 01395 513451
Axe Valley Pedallers www.axevalleypedallers.org.uk Based in Seaton. Over 16’s.
Honiton Cycling Club for more info call Sally Hennessey 01404 45557 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sid Valley Cycling Club Ron Clint 01395 578297 4 hour road rides Fridays and Sundays .No age limit. www.svcc.org.uk or email@example.com
Lacetown Archers Target Club meet Tues and Thurs evenings ages 10+ height dependant Sidbury range Miss R Manley 01404 841596 firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton Running Club Youth section meets at Honiton Community College Tuesdays 6:30 to 7:30 term time only. Boys and girls last year of primary school to 10 to 16 yrs.six coaches and 2 helpers members are encouraged to take part in local events details on junior section on www.honitonrc.com tel 01404 42341 or email email@example.com
Honiton Running Club meets 6:30 pm Monday and Wednesday at the Sports Centre See calendar and info: www.honitonrc.com longer runs and events available at weekends. A club for all abilities, beginner to veteran,slow to jogger to speed merchant. We do social runs and more serious training with the club coaches. Winter at sports centre. firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton Town Youth Football Club, Mountbatten Park, Honiton, boys under 5 to under 18. The F A Charter Standard Club Programme Honiton Town Club 5 to 10 years Saturday training Sessions 0900 to 1030 am contact Mark Fisher 07830357724 email@example.com for FREE summer training Sessions 01404 549046 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Feniton youth football club boys under 7 to under 16 years girls up to under 10 years training various nights various locations Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01404 850016 www.fenitonfc.co.uk
Exeter City Football Club. Football In The Community trust Roadshow
Improve ability, encourage teamwork, develop self-confidence.
BOOK online at www.exetercityfitctrust.org.uk
Or ring 01392 255611
Honiton RFC Junior Rugby 6 to 10 yr olds meet Tuesdays or Wednesdays 6:00 to
7pm 10 to 16 years meet Tuesdays and Wednesdays according to age www.honitonrfc.co.uk 01404 41239 email@example.com
Honiton under 7’s and 8’s TAG rugby fast moving non contact game
5 to 7 yr olds at Honiton Rugby Club Tuesdays 6 to 7:00 pm
Alex Bralsford 01404 831544 firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton Cricket Club . Ottery Moor lane, Honiton
Riding in East Devon
Axewater Centre Hills Farm Whitford Rd Axminster 01297 33193
Kuszek SA and RP. Brinscombe Lane, Axminster 01404 881594
Oxenways Western riding, Membury,Axminster 01823480894
Budleigh riding school Hatherways stables dalditch lane EX9 7AS 01395442035
Devenish Pitt Riding school Devenish Pitt Farm, Farway 01404871355
Stovar riding stables Stovar Long lane, Beer EX12 3DY 0129724278
Sidmouth riding Ltd. Saltwynds Farm Fire Beacon Lane Sidmouth EX10 0NE
Honiton Hornets Hockey Club
Contact Sophie George email@example.com or tel 07909717676
Ottery Crickets Hockey Club
Junior Training sessions-(Sept to March) Sunday 10:00 -11:00 Yrs 4,5&6 11:00 to 12:00 Yrs 7-11
More information at www.otterycrickets.co.uk
Contact:Karen Dutton ,Club secretary E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Sidmouth Hockey Club
Contact the secretary email@example.com underscore between dizzy and ralf
Training on Wednesday nights at Colin Tooze Sports Centre, Ottery –Ladies18:30 till 19:30 Men 19:00 till 20:30 Junior training (U13) is held on Sundays at Sidmouth College astro from 10:30
Contact Sarah Hutchings firstname.lastname@example.org for juniors
WATER RELATED SPORTS
Honiton swimming and leisure www.ledleisure.co.uk
Honiton Sports centre 01404 42325
Swimming juniors Honiton pool 01404 42325
Swimming synchronised Honiton pool
Swimming water polo Honiton pool
Swimming rookie lifeguard Honiton pool
Honiton Stingrays Swimming Club
Stingrays ages 7 to 16 years Sunday 5/6 pm juniors +6 to 7pm Thurs 8 to 9 pm Fridays 7 to 9 pm
Manta rays over 17+ Thursdays 8 to 9pm
Contact Stuart Vaughan 01404 981697
Ralph Lynch 01404 850781 email@example.com
Honiton Sea Angling Club Mike Spiller 01404 43397
Fly and course fishing .Hollies trout farm Sheldon. Fly fishing taster lessons equipment hire ticket and tuition . Discount available for under 12’s 01404 841428 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Milton Farm Course Fishing
Mirror and Common Carp/Tench/Roach/Rudd/Bream/Crusian Carp and Eels
Adults £6 14years and under £3:50 You must have current Environment agency rod licence. Limited number of caravans. Apply to
Brian Cook, Milton Farm,Payhembury,Honiton, EX14 3HE 01404 850236
Squabmoor Course Fishing near Exmouth on Woodbury Common
Open all year
Day permits from Exeter Angling, Exmouth Tackle, Budleigh News and Exe Valley Angling. Season permits from Summerlands 01237 471291
For more info call 01647 277587 swlakestrust.org.uk
AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Honiton Community College CLOSED DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS.
Netball HCC year 7-8 1500 to 1600 MONDAYS
Netball HCC year 9-11 1500 TO 1600 THURSDAYS
Boys basket ball HCC year 7-11 1500 TO 1600 MONDAYS
Boys football HCC year 7-9 1510 TO 1610 MONDAYS
Girls basket ball HCC year 7-12 1600 TO 1730 MONDAYS & THURSDAYS
Printmaking HCC year 7-11 1500 TO 1600 MONDAYS
Debating HCC year 11-13 1500 TO 1600 MONDAYS
Music rehearsal HCC year 7-13 1500 TO 1700 MON/TUE/WED/THUR
Cheerleading HCC year 7-11 1530 TO 1630 TUESDAYS
Indoor athletics HCC year 7-9 1510 TO 1610 TUESDAYS
Trampolining HCC year 7-8 1510 TO 1610 WEDNESDAYS
Girls football HCC year 7-11 1500 TO 1600 WEDNESDAYS
Fit 4 teen gym LED gym year 9-11 1500 TO 1600 WEDNESDAYS
Drawing HCC year 10-11 1510 TO 1610 WEDNESDAYS
Ceramics/pottery HCC year 7-9 1510 TO 1610 WEDNESDAYS
Badminton HCC at sports hall year 7-9 1500 TO 1600 THURSDAYS
Dance HCC year 7-9 1500 TO 1600 THURSDAYS
Honiton Community College continued.
Rocket club HCC year 7-9
Senior drama club HCC gcse AS & A2
ICT catch up HCC year 7-11
Community sports leaders award course yr 12 & 13 15:00 to 16:00 Thursdays
Additional music opportunities contact Mr Carter
Coming soon Mountain Biking, Walking/Hiking, College Magazine
Culm Martial Arts Taekwon-do & Kickboxing
Wednesdays 6-7pm junior taekwon-do
7-8pm senior taekwon-do
Fridays 5;30 -6;15 pm Little Pumas(4-7)
6;30-7;30 pm junior taekwon-do
7;30-8;30 pm senior taekwon-do
8;30 9;30 pm kick boxing
All at Honiton Primary School, Clapper Lane, Honiton
Maria Murray 07761678488 01884 841872 email@example.com
Also mixed class at Uffculme Magalake Sports and Social Club
Uffculme Cullompton Thurs 6:30 to 8:30
Duke of Edinburgh’s award East Devon 14 to 25 years olds 01647 440983
firstname.lastname@example.org Sally Yeo
Honiton Primary School After School Clubs
Years 3,4,5,6 Recorders 3.15-4.00 Thursdays
Years 3,4,5,6 X Country 3.15-4.15 Mondays (not summer term)
Years 5,6 Film Club 3.15-5.00 Alternate Wednesdays (summer term only)
Years 5,6 High 5 Netball 3.15-4.15 Thursdays (not summer term)
Years 5,6 Basketball 3.15-4.15 Thursdays (not summer term)
Year 1 Football 3.15-4.00 Wednesdays
Year 2 Football 3.15-4.00 Tuesdays
Years 3,4 Football 3.15-4.00 Mondays
Years 5,6 Football 3.15-4.00 Thursdays
Years 5,6 Cricket & Rounders 3.15-4.15 Fridays
Years 5,6 Castles 3.15-4.15 Alternate Mondays (summer term only)
Honiton Primary School Breakfast & After School Club
Up until 6pm after school
Littletown Primary (Cheerleading) 01395 577088 email@example.com
ARTS AND DRAMA
Honiton Pantomime Society
Fundraising night Quiz Evening Fri 7th Oct Mackarness hall 7:00pm .
Minimum age 9 years
Production starts Sept at Honiton Community College Tuesdays and Thursdays
Honiton Players meet twice weekly, amateur dramatics, for more information call Sheila Wall on 01404 42685 No age limit, play readings as required, acting, scenery making, scenery painting, poster design, stage make-up, costume design and manufacture, meet Mondays at St Pauls Church firstname.lastname@example.org
Valley troupers Northleigh all ages meet Thursday evenings 01404 831476 Faraday
email@example.com or www.wix.com/htiscv/valley-troupers-northleigh
Stagecoach Theatre Honiton Community College 2:30 to 5:30 Saturday afternoon 01823 333176 www.stagecoach.co.uk
THELMA HULBERT GALLERY
‘Masterpieces’ – the after school art group for 12 to 21 year olds-meets every other Wednesday 4:30pm to 6:00pm,in the Learning Rooms at The Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell Street Honiton other workshops often held at weekends. Please contact the Curator, Angela Blackwell, on 01404 45006 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Clio Mussi Pharma’s Market Free entry Sat 1000 till 1700 24th Sept and Nov 12th THG
Woolly Wednesdays at THG Knitting and nattering last Wednesday of each month
All ages and abilities welcome under 16’s with adult please
Starting Wednesday 28th Sept 10:30 till 12:00 noon FREE
Please bring your own wool and needles
For more info contact Hesta 01404 45006 or email@example.com
Saturday 26th Nov to 23rd December Thelma Hulbert gallery presents
PRESENT MAKERS 2011 Opportunity to view and purchase gifts.
FREE ADMISSION Open Tuesdays to Saturdays 10:00am to 17:00pm
Dowell Street 01404 45006 firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton Decorative and Fine Arts Society.
New Season starts Oct 11th at Turks Head Lodge Honiton
This seasons lectures include ‘Gaudi,’ ‘gardening history and follies’ and the Dissolution of the Abbeys’.
More information on membership and forthcoming lectures can be found online at
www.honitonfas.org.uk or phone 01404 45360
Honiton Arts Society
Drawings, paintings and pastel work, sculptures,portraits and seascspes.
Meetings monthly at Awliscombe Village Hall Sept till May. New members welcome
You don’t need to be an outstanding artist , just enjoy art!.
For more information call Brenda on 01395516758
MADD music art dance drama 6 to 7:30 Tues 6 to 18 yr olds Held at Guildhall Axminster. transport possibly available www.maddrama.org or email@example.com
Honiton Folk Dance club meet every Monday at Offwell Village Hall 8:00 pm to 10:15pm contact Andrew Mycroft 01404 46451 www.amycrofters.co.uk
Dance Classes Zumba Instructor. workout that feels like a party.
16+ younger with adult Amanda at Stockland Village Hall Thursdays 5:45 pm
Contact Amanda 07784984109 firstname.lastname@example.org
Salsa Classes 6 week course starts 22nd June Royal British legion Hall
Every Wednesday 18+ call 07870520340 www.salsacascara.co.uk
Sequence Dancing for Beginners Sunday evenings Beginners 6-7pm Intermediate 7-8pm New Dances 8:15 to 9:30 pm 18+ with partner preferred
Catholic Church Hall Exeter Rd Honiton
George or Jean 07919617277
Finch Dance Ottery Mon/Thur/Sat ballet/tap/modern email@example.com 01404 813364
East Devon Dance – Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Musical Theatre Club and Zumba. For more information visit our website - www.eastdevondance.co.uk
Or phone 01395 577088 or firstname.lastname@example.org
East Devon Dance Ballet, Tap Modern Jazz. At Honiton Leisure Centre 01404 42325 Tuesdays 1600 to 1915 hrs and Thursdays 1530 to 1815 pm call 01395 577088 or email@example.com
Also at Littletown school Mondays 1615 to 1845pm and Thursdays1645 to 2030pm
Bellringers Buckerell Mr C Denny 07968 505525
Bellringers Cotleigh Mr D Huntingford 01404 831214
Bellringers Combe Raleigh Lisa 01404 43929
Bellringers Dunkeswell Mr C Sumpter 01404 891284
Bellringers Honiton meet 7:30 pm Wednesdays and 9;00 am Sundays minimum age 11 years St Pauls Church Honiton Derek Ballard Tower Captain 01404 42732
Bellringers Luppit Mrs P Pulman 01404 891324
Bellringers Feniton St Andrews Miss J Chown 01404 850513
Yarcombe Community Bells firstname.lastname@example.org Handbell ringing 7+ to 80+
St Pauls Choir Honiton rehearsals 6:45 to 7:45 Fridays after 6 pm 01884 821381
Honiton Band meets Wednesdays 7;45 pm at the Town Council offices Chapel Street just off New Street . new members welcome call 01404 44763 Sharon Dibsdale email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Honiton Youth Orchestra meet at St Pauls Church High Street Honiton ,every THURSDAY during term time from 16:30 to 17:30 pm
For more details contact Daniel Morgan MA.B.Mus A.Mus.A at
Good2Drum sessions African based rhythms hand drums and percussion beginners to more experienced 200pm to 530pm Salt House West Bay for more information call Liz on 01308 420580
Devon Guitar Lessons Acoustic and Electric , Honiton 01404 44022 www.devonguitarlessons.co.uk or email@example.com
Books available at Honiton Library 48/50 New Street Honiton
Book Track ages 6 and over more info contact 01404 41212 + 01404 42818
DVD’s including latest releases, are available to hire (on an adult library card only)
Please note new opening times
Honiton Wargames Club. Held at the Scout Hall Dowell Street every other Friday
Oct 7th 2011 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm. Includes modelling, painting, wargaming. £2.50 per session all ages www.hwgc.org
For more details contact Jeremy Frost 01404 46907 firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton History Society President Mr S Fortesque for details contact Mr D Cooper 01404 41832 or Linda Shand 01404 43953
No age limit. Monthly meetings 19:00 hrs at Methodist Hall, Chapel Street
last Thursday of the month £10 yearly subscription(no meetings Jan Feb Mar Aug and Dec). Next meeting Nov 24th Visitors welcome @£2 per person.Speaker is Prof.Bill Tydeman subject is ‘Showbusiness in Devon 1300AD and 1600AD looking at how the populace was entertained before the days of Shakespeare.
Axminster Historical Society. New season starts Oct 6th 2011
Other Historical and Heritage groups and Societies in our area
John Cochrane, Colyton History Society.
Angela Coles, Lympstone History Society.
John and Margaret Dangerfield, Axminster Historical Society.
David Daniel, Otter Valley Association.
Sue Dymond, Branscombe project/OSM Heritage Society
Barbara Farquharson, Branscombe Project.
Howard Foss, Honiton History Society.
Henry Jaggers, Beer heritage Society.
Brenda Powell, Feniton History Group.
Chris Saunders, Ottery St Mary Heritage Society.
Gillian Selley, Woodbury History Society.
David Seward, Northleigh History Group.
Alan Smith, Whimple Heritage Centre.
Robert Symes, Sid Vale Association.
Helen Tickle, Otter Valley Association.
Chris Wakefield, Ottery St Mary Heritage Society
Ronald Woodcock, Northleigh History Group.
Chris Woodruff, East Devon AONB.
Philippe Planel, Devon History Society.
Gerald Millington, Clinton Devon Archives.
Cressida Whitton, Historical Environment Record.
Honiton Lace Workshop. Childrens classes run on Saturday 08:30am to 10:30 am .Adult classes Monday evening 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm All held at Allhallows Museum
Contact Daphne Lee 01460 64068 Email email@example.com
Honiton Camera Club meetings every other Friday 7:30 till 10:00 Methodist Church Hall Chapel Street (just off New Street) Honiton under 18’s yearly subscription £1 Mrs Pat Burt 01404 44706 (next meeting September 30th guest speaker Brian Clarke demonstrating photo editing techniques)
Honiton Community Photographic Competition
The Competition is open to all
SUBJECT ‘Honiton and District-its people, locations and community’.
13 and under
All submissions must be artists original work.
Deadline for entries is Jan 5th 2012
Prizes awarded Jan 26th 18:30pm at Honiton Community College
All entries to Mr I Slade (please use greater than 5 megapixels)
For more details contact Mr I Slade at Islade@honitoncollege.devon.sch.uk
Exeter Postcard Collectors Society. Meet at Church Rooms, School Lane, Countess Wear,. Last Tuesday of each month 1900 hrs pm Peter Baker 01404 812589
Meeting on Tuesday Nov 29th ‘Wildlife in a suburban garden’ C. Fleming
Postcard dealers in attendance each meeting.
Honiton Bridge Club. Duplicate bridge session every Monday 1845 hrs at St John Hall Haydon Park Honiton Tuition not available until Sept. 18 yr and over, under 18’s wishing to learn to play accepted with accompanying adult Contact Doreen Lomax on 0140446212 or Doreen.firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton and District Writers Group meets 1st Thursday every month no age limit 730pm start finish approx 9;30 Don Jones 01404 44391
Please note Name change and relocating to
Honiton and District Writers Group
Monkton Court Hotel nr Honiton on the A303
Tel 01404 812651 (John Carter)
Oak Fields Furniture Courses
Monday to Friday 1000 am to 1700
A new skill for a new life
Furniture making and restoration classes
A35 Axminster to Dorchester Road
Mount Pleasant workshops 50 mts past first Ofwell turning from Honiton
Honiton Leisure Painters SAA Meet 1st Saturday of each month at Turks Head Lodge Turks Head Honiton. 10:00 am to 13:00 pm Tel Sheila Horn 01404 41383
Next meeting Sat 1st October Visitors welcome
Honiton Pottery Mon/Tue/Thurs 1600 to 1700 www.honitonpottery.co.uk
Throw a pot / paint your own / glazing and firing on site 01404 42106
any age, under 8 preferably with adult, on premises.
‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ scheme in operation
East Devon Slot Racing Club meet at St John Hall Haydens Park Honiton. Every Friday 7:30 pm young people £3 per week older members £4 per week .. First 3 weeks free . Under 16’s should be accompanied by an adult contact Dave Stevens 01404 811118 Email email@example.com
(club can supply cars and controllers until you can purchase your own)
(club is just completing a new 5 lane 75’ long track)
Awliscombe Garden Club Mrs Sue Marshall on 01404 41778
Meetings 3rd Friday of the month 7:30 pm Awliscombe Parish Hall
Next meeting Friday 21st Oct Gavin White ‘Bulbs throughout the year’
Stockland and District Horticultural Society Mrs Diana Dark on 01404 881213
Next meeting Yarcombe Jubilee Hall 8 pm ‘ Apple growing’ lecture by Mr and Mrs Robin Small
Valley Garden Club Northleigh Village Hall Tuesday Nov 1st 7:30 pm
Colour, Shape and Form. Illustrated talk with Chris Yates.
Honiton Garden Club. Mrs Julia Beaman 01404 548709
Meet 3rd Thursday of each month at 18:30 at St Pauls Church
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Gilli 01404 43429 Next meeting Thurs 17th November A talk by Chris and Judy Yates
‘Daffodils and Other Bulbs’
Honiton and District Flower Club Thursday 10th November Meeting at Offwell Village Hall 2:15 pm ’Almost Christmas’ by Florist Susan Wills-Pope. contact Margaret Fairhurst 01404 831454
Dunkeswell Garden Society Talk and demonstration on Friday Oct 28th 2011at 7:30 Sara Ritterhausen on Orchids
Produce for sale
Contact Christine Beresford 01404 891820 or email@example.com
Bounce and Rhyme at Honiton Library 2nd Friday of each month
Next Bounce Friday 11th November . 2011 11:00 to 11:30am
Parents, carers, babies and toddlers
Just turn up and join in or call 01404 42818
Busybee Preschool The Bee Hive , Honiton Primary School, Clapper Lane
Term time only 09:00 till 12:45pm
Phone 01404 46400 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton and District Children’s Centre Surestart. 0 to 5 years
Next to Littletown Primary School Honiton@childrenssociety.org.uk
Childminders stay and play ,Sing and rhyme ,Parents forum
Baby massage ,Multiple birth group ,Here’s looking at you, baby
Stay and play, Breast feeding cafe ,Child health clinic
Heathpark stay and play, Little Explorers and Just babies
Baby Buddies,Young parents group , Family Brunch
Timetable available tel 01404 540820 email email@example.com or Honiton@childrenssociety.org.uk
Centres at Honiton Bottom Rd, Clapper Lane and Honiton District Outreach Location
Theatre Bugs confidence through creativity.
Honiton Leisure Centre, School lane Honiton
Under 5s classes 12 months to turning 5
Tuesdays 14:15 to 15:00 hrs
www.theatrebugs.co.uk or Vickifirstname.lastname@example.org or 07766311445
also at Phoenix Theatre Exeter Gandy Street Mondays 1215 to 1300 hrs
Exmouth Leisure centre Royal Avenue Exmouth Mondays 16:00 to 17:00 hrs
Playdome Ages 0 to 12 year old Unit 1 ,Gloucester Crescent, Heathpark Ind Estate Honiton EX14 1DB. For more information 01404 47007 Email email@example.com (Oasis hair and Beauty) (parties at the Playdome)
Baby den, Toddler area, Junior area and Parents cafe area. Many activities. Prices vary.Mon/Tue 10 till 15:15. Wed/Thur/Fri 10:00 till 18:00
School holidays 10 till 6pm 7days a week www.theplaydome.com
Childrens indoor play centre..
EAST DEVON SING AND SIGN communicate with your child before they can speak Sarah Glover 01404 548829 Honiton Lodge Thursday & Friday mornings
Classes 6 months to 2 ½ years
firstname.lastname@example.org or www.singandsign.com
Love to sing . kids community choir 07740973990
‘Sweet Honi and Soul’ choir . Meet to rehearse Tuesday evenings 7:30 to 9:30pm
At Millwater School (next to Littletown Primary) Honiton Bottom Rd.
Contact www.sweethoni.co.uk for term dates.
December 6th open rehearsal/party see website for details
Bookings and info Andy Hague 01297 440088 email@example.com
SKY CHOIR mixed fun choir for 8 to teens Yarcombe Tuesdays 6 to 7 pm Jubilee Hall firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs Linda Box 01404 861400
Honiton Primary School CHRISTMAS FAYRE
November 25th FRIDAY from 1530 hrs to 1730 hrs
Craft stalls bric a brac stalls cakes and coffee.
Carols will be sung...presents for Christmas?
Honiton Players Presents ........
PARTY TO MURDER Performances are at
Honiton Community College on Nov 25th and 26th at 1930 pm
And Nov 27th at 1400pm and 1800 pm
Tickets available £7 from Honiton Toy shop High Street Honiton
Devon Link-up Talent Show at Turks Head Lodge
For people with learning disabilities
Saturday 12th November 2011
To enter or be part of the audience contact
Heidi on 07972904881
For ONE WEEK ONLY IN HONITON
Honiton Antiques Festival 14th to 21st November ‘Antiques are Green’
National Antiques week, Events, Exhibitions, Antique Valuations, Prize winning Competitions, Specialist Auctions ,Restoration Show and much more.
Over a dozen antique shops and auction rooms to browse round.
Saturday 19th November 10:00 till 15:00
Both Auction rooms will be open Sunday 20th Nov FREE
Meet the experts- Demonstrations and advice on restoring and conserving.
At Mackarness Hall High Street Honiton FREE ENTRY
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Liz Chilcott 01404 47783 www.honitonantiquesfestival.com
Forest Garden Project All Age Groups Welcome
Sundays at the Old Pavilion Cuckoo Down Lane EX14 9TT
10:00 am till 16:00
Next meeting 13th Nov and 11th Dec (lunch provided for the workers)
For more info call 01404 45699 Linda Atkins and Geoffrey Wilmot
Charmouth Heritage Coast centre
Guided walks and events
Fossil Hunting walks £7 adult £3 Child under 4’s FREE
Admission to the centre is FREE
Fossil hunting walks
Sat/Sun3rd and 4th December 1030 till 1630 JURASSIC ART AND CRAFT FAYRE
For more information contact01297 560772 or email email@example.com
Lower Sea Lane Charmouth Dorset DT6 6LL
Youth Club School Lane Honiton Dan Barton 01404 548735
Music Development Label . Art and design. Community projects
Honiton young people’s centre huge range of activities Tues 3:00 till 6;00 for musicians and dj’s in recording studio 6:30 to 9:00 general youth work year 9+ Weds 6;30 till 9 project night Thurs 6:30 till 8:30 years 8 & 9 50p support to artists musicians and photographers firstname.lastname@example.org and www.the-collectives.com
Youth Club Dunkeswell 18:00 on Thursday nights Throgmorton Hall
Contact Anne Barrett
Youth Club Luppitt Friday evenings at the Village hall contact Julia Crabb 01404 891192
Youth Club Upottery meet fortnightly at Village Hall contact Heather Lockyer 01404 861384
Awliscombe Friday Club ages 5 to 11 6:30 to 8:00 pm Village Hall contact Mrs P. Edwards 01404 43729 or Alison 01404 851947
Honiton Community Church Mr Andy Cottingham 01404 43800
Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Honiton Young Farmers Club 12 to 26 yr olds Awliscombe. 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month 8 pm 07974 942515 next meeting 4th and 18th July
Yarcombe Young Farmers Club ages 15 to 26years 8pm Mondays 01404 861348 email@example.com Alan Dyer 01404 86134
Devon Moviola. film nights. www.moviola.org
Honiton Community Cinema and film club contact Marianne Harman 01404 41585
firstname.lastname@example.org or www.honitoncommunitycinema.co.uk
Screening on Friday Dec 16th 2011doors open 700pm for 7:30 pm at Mackarness Hall , tickets available from Honiton toy shop or Honiton Tourist Information office.
Next film is ‘Christmas Tale’ a French comedy drama film with subtitles .
Trailer available on the website Tickets £5 screenings every 3rd Friday check website.
CINEMAS Regent Lyme Regis / Radway Sidmouth / Savoy Exmouth
Call 0871 230 3200 or visit www.scottcinemas.co.uk
TRIP Community transport CINEMA SERVICE Call 01404 46529 to book a seat
BUS AND COACH TRIPS
TRIP Community Transport Association, 29/31 New Street Honiton
Has available 16 seat vehicles and wheelchair friendly vehicles for your Club.
Local trips or for longer distance group outings.
Monday morning shopping trips door to door first pickup 10:30 Fare £3
MONDAY TRIPS OUT pickup at 10:30 Honiton Awliscombe Offwell Dunkeswell
14th Exmouth £6
21st Sidmouth Waitrose £5
28th Exeter £6
December 5th Asda Taunton £6
12th Exmouth £6
19th Sidmouth Waitrose £5
THURSDAY TRIPS OUT Pickup Honiton Offwell Dunkeswell 1st pickup 09:30 door to door service call 01404 46529 to book .
17th Fermoys Garden Centre £8
24th Drakes Circus Plymouth £14
December 1st Clarks Village £9
8th Trago Mills or Newton Abbot £8
15th Darts Farm £6
22nd Waitrose £5
Friday morning shopping trips Tesco/Lidl £3
FRIDAY TRIPS OUT pickup at 1300 hrs Honiton Awliscombe Offwell Dunkeswell
All trips £6 unless marked otherwise
11th The Old Well Garden Centre
18th Exeter Quay
25th Otter Nurseries £4
December 2nd Bickleigh Mill
9th Morrisons Tiverton
Passenger Club trips 01404 46529 (£3 membership)
Nov 5th Shopping in Bristol £14
Nov 12th Bovington tank Museum £9 entrance fee applies
Nov 20th Hestercombe Christmas market fare £6 entrance fee £3
Nov 27th Bath Christmas market £13
For more information contact Neil Hurlock on 01404 46529 or 01404 46542 www.tripcta.org Email email@example.com
Sovereign Coaches Coach DAY Excursions 01297 23000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
18th Nov Clarks Village Street £14:25
24th Nov Gloucester Christmas market £23:25
25th Nov Bath Christmas Market £18:50
29th Nov Bath Christmas Market £18:50
Many more trips available. Leaflets available from Sovereign and Tourist Info Offices also pickup points.contact details above.
Children under 16 discounted prices .
Kevin and Sues Sunday trips 01404 841657
1st pickup 0810 Dunkeswell 0820 Broadhembury 0830 Awliscombe 0900 New St.
Nov 13th Sunday Birmingham Bull Ring 0800 pickup £20:00
Dowell St Carpark only
More trips available contact
Some events and locations to visit in the holidays
with parents and grandparents. More leaflets times and prices available at the TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE LACE WALK CAR PARK HONITON
Tourist Information Office Lace Walk Car Park Honiton EX14 1LT 01404 43716 Heidi Radford Email email@example.com and www.visithoniton.com
ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE HONITON
Pecorama email firstname.lastname@example.org
Norman Lockyer Observatory
Email email@example.com or phone 01297 680209
November 19th The Pleiades 7:30 pm
December 3rd Open clusters 7:30 pm
Killerton Park. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Axe Valley Bird and Animal Park email email@example.com
Summerleaze Farm Kilmington 10am to 5pm
Ark Pottery, Wiggaton, Ottery St Mary email firstname.lastname@example.org
10 am till 5 pm cottage industry at work. Pottery wheel visitors of all ages may have a go.
Charmouth Heritage Coast centre
Guided walks and events
Fossil Hunting walks £7 adult £3 Child under 4’s FREE
Admission to the centre is FREE
Fossil hunting walks
Sat/Sun3rd and 4th December 1030 till 1630 JURASSIC ART AND CRAFT FAYRE
For more information contact01297 560772 or email email@example.com
Lower Sea Lane Charmouth Dorset DT6 6LL
Exmouth Model Railway Queens Drive Exmouth EX8 2AY
Open every day, cafe and shop .Probably the Largest ‘OO’ gauge railway in the world. www.exmouthmodelrailway.co.uk
Seaton Tramway email firstname.lastname@example.org or www.tram.co.uk .
Trams daily from 10am to 6 pm 3 miles of track and wildlife.
Disability access available
Crealy Adventure Park Clyst St Mary Junct 30 M5
Special Event days
Exeter Red Coats Free Guided Tours including July and August
Tours meet outside the Royal Clarence Hotel . Times vary
Mondays, Medieval Exeter, Catherderal and Quay Exeter old and new.
Tuesdays, Forgotten Exeter,Cathederal Close and Bishops gardens
Introducing Exeter and Ghosts and legends
Wednesdays Cathederal and Quay,Churches Cemetaries and catacomb
Medieval Exeter Old and New and Murder and Mayhem.
Thursdays Forgotten Exeter, Exeters Industrial Heritage Elegant Exeter and
Ghosts and Legends
Fridays, Old and New, Churches Cemetaries and catacomb , Forgotten Exeter
and the Mint
Saturdays Heart of Exeter.Cathederal and Quay, Exeters green Spaces and
Childrens Tour August 2;30 pm
Sundays Introducing Exeter 1 hour Exeters City Wall 2 hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays Canal trip 11:00 from Quay House visitor centre.
01392 265203 www.exeter.gov.uk/guidedtours
More info from tourist information office
The Quay House Visitor Centre
Quayside treasure Hunts
Exeter cruises tel 07984 368442 www.exetercruises.com Exeter Quay to Double Locks aboard Southern Comfort connecting with
White Heather ferry service 07909 608095 between Double Locks and Turf Locks
Exeter red coat FREE canal Trip Quayside to Double Locks (one way only)
Escorted walk back to Quayside 01392265203
Saddles and Paddles Canoe and kayak HIRE also available bike hire for children and adults ,child seats and ‘tag alongs ‘ for the under 5’s 01392 424241 www.saddlepaddle.co.uk
Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre
Adventure courses for adults and children 01392 434668
Fishing NO CLOSED SEASON on River Exe and Canal
Visitors need a permit from the Civic Centre (Paris Street) 01392 274306
10 pin Bowling 3-4 haven Banks retail Park 08718732450
Escot Gardens Maze and Park
Play barn, maze, termite pavilion,Birds of prey, wild boar, otters, pet enclosure, pirate ship secret paths Escot forest leap and Escot Camp Wild summer camp for 6 to 12 year olds www.escot-devon.co.uk or tel 01404 822188
World Of Country Life Exmouth 10am to 5:00pm
01395 274533 www.worldofcountrylife.co.uk
Exhibition hall , animal paddocks, hall of transport, undercover play area, outdoor play area crazy golf, undercover pirate ship , animal nursery, falconry display, steam engines, deer train safari, pygmy goats, pet centre and much more.
Over 2 acres undercover!!!
Woodland garden,walled garden, birds of prey display, Rose garden and Chapel
Victorian kitchen and servants hall, brewhouse ,pleasure garden & tour train
Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk
01395 578222 EX10 0NU Free entry open 365 days per year
Bicton Park and Botanical Gardens www.bictongardens.co.uk
Steam Trains ( timetable from tourist info office)
Bishops Lydeard to Minehead August up to 8 trains in each direction 10 stops.
16 to25 Railcard save a third on rail fares book online 16-25railcard.co.uk/cardholders
FREE Exeter City self guided Wall Walk City Wall Trail Starts in Castle Street
Leaflet available at Tourist Info Office Paris St Exeter
Leaflet guides you to 9 info panels. Quizzes and puzzles along the way
01392 665700 email email@example.com
FREE Exeter City self guided Medieval Trail Starts in Castle Street
Leaflet available in Tourist info Office Paris St Exeter (Dix’s Field) 1mile walk around Exeter includes Wynards Almshouses Smythen St .The Carfax
Guide yourself to 8 information panels .Quizzes and puzzles along the way
01392 665700 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Exeters Underground Passages Mon/Sat 930am to 530 pm Sun 1030 1600hrs
Adult £5 50 Child £4 00 2 Paris Street between Next and Zara stores
(family 2 adults up to 3 children £17) (wheelchairs and pushchairs limited to exhibition only) (medieval vaulted passages)
01392 665887 email email@example.com
SUMMER WITH RAMM (Royal Albert Memorial Museum)
St Nicholas Priory Adults £3 Children £1 0 to 5 yrs Free
Email firstname.lastname@example.org mon/sat 10am to 5pm
Chapter House is at Exeter Cathederal EX1 1HS
St Nicholas Priory is at The Mint off Fore St EX4 3BL
More info at 01392 665700 email email@example.com (including leaflets)
(FREE) The Paper Cooperative at Spacex Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am to 5pm
Starting August 6th to 3rd Sept take part in creative activities involving paper.
Preston Street EX1 1DF www.spacex.org.uk
Topsham Museum and Walking tours
25 The Strand Topsham EX30AX
01392 873244 (museum)
01392 877296 (walking tours)
WHATS ON IN HONITON
Honiton Town Council meet Town Council offices Nov 8th and 22nd Planning Town Council 14th Nov New Street Honiton 01404 42957 7:00pm start
Honiton’s own Museum FREE ADMISSION DURING 2011 Open 0930 am to 15:30 Mon to Fri Saturdays 09:30 to 12:30 pm
The Murch Gallery Honiton’s History
The Nicoll Gallery lace making
The Norman Gallery
www.honitonmuseum.co.uk or firstname.lastname@example.org 01404 44966
(FREE) Childrens play areas in Honiton
Allhallows playing field
Glen Farm Cres /Waterleat Ave
Honiton Bottom Rd
St Leonards Rd
St Marks Rd.
Upland Chase/ Battishorne Way
Skate board Park School Lane Honiton
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