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Events & What's On in Devon This Weekend

What's on in Devon this weekend (16 December 2017 to 17 December 2017).

16 Nov 2017 to 17 Dec 2017

The Cathedral is to take over running the Christmas market on the Cathedral Green this year. The market, which will be re-orientated to focus on the West Front of the Cathedral, will still have a ‘Continental’ feel but will also boast more opportunities to support local businesses and performers. Opening times The Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market will open on Thursday 16th November 2017 at 15.00, followed by an official launch later that evening. Following the opening night, the ...
26 Nov 2017 to 07 Jan 2018

The Waterfront Snowflake Trail is a great activity for families to enjoy a walk across Plymouth’s stunning waterfront, whilst following the trail map to locate the snowflakes. Collect ten snowflake names to enter into the free prize draw to win some fabulous prizes. The trail will run for six weeks, from Sunday 26 November to Sunday 7 January and the trail maps will be available to download from the website or available from the Tourist Information Centre and participating businesses ...
02 Dec 2017 to 07 Jan 2018

Pantomime comes home to the Northcott Theatre with a spectacular new staging of Dick Whittington, starring Exeter’s most popular Dame – Steve Bennett and directed by one of the country’s leading pantomime directors, Tony Lidington. With his faithful Puss by his side Dick 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. Will Dick find his fortune? Can he and Puss defeat the evil ...
02 Dec 2017 to 23 Dec 2017

Visit Santa at World of Country Life this December and enjoy a traditional Victorian Christmas experience for the whole family to enjoy. Stroll down the Victorian Street to Santa’s Cottage Workshop where you’ll meet the man himself – he’ll check you’re on the nice list before you get your gift! And as we all know Santa is a very busy man – while you’re waiting you can visit the animals, make your own Christmas card with the elves and explore the museum!
06 Dec 2017 to 24 Dec 2017

Stiltskin Theatre Company weave their magic in their own original style using inventive set, puppets and costumes to retell this heartwarming tale for all the family. Venue: The Soapbox Theatre, Devonport Park, Plymouth.
08 Dec 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Sam Callaghan (X Factor) plays Aladdin, the son of a poor laundry owner. He 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 a rusty old lamp, becomes master of the Genie inside but the Wicked Sorcerer, Evil Abanazar played by Tom Owen also wants the lamp. Can Aladdin and his friends, including Luke Friend (X Factor) as the Genie of the Ring, outwit the baddie, keep the lamp, marry ...
16 December 2017

Exeter Chamber Choir and Orchestra presents a celebration of the Annunciation and Birth of Jesus as portrayed by composers over the centuries. Our Christmas journey begins with extracts from J.S. Bach’s “Wachet Auf” cantata, heralding the beginning of Advent, continuing with early musical gems by Monteverdi and Buxtehude. We conjure up the magic of Christmas with festive treats such as Elgar’s “The Snow”, Morten Lauridsen’s “O Magnum Mysterium” and an arrangement of “Away in a Manger” by ...

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