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Tue, 18:30
Artwork by Barbara Fuser

Devon Open Studios is celebrating its 10th year, giving the public the chance to meet local artists and view their work.

Tue, 15:30
A town criers competition will take place in Topsham as part of Town Charter Day.

To mark the end of Topsham Town Fayre Week (August 18-27), a new event is to be staged in the town this Saturday, (August 27), from 1.30pm to 9pm.

Mon, 18:35
Place your bets at the Human Fruit Machine at a previous Ottery Fun Day. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref sho 7723-35-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders.

From classic cars to diggers, bouncy castles, mice racing and more – Ottery St Mary’s Carnival Fun Day promises plenty of entertainment for everyone.

Mon, 18:30
The Fab Beatles - one of the UK's top tribute acts - are playing a free show at Exmouth Pavilion Gardens this Sunday at 2pm.

The Exmouth Pavilion’s series of free summer outdoor music events is continuing, with shows over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Mon, 15:07
Beautiful Days Festival 2016 at Escot Park, Ottery St Mary

Escot Park near Ottery St Mary came to life as festival-goers flocked for a star-themed three-day frenzy of music, mayhem and a touch of magic

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Mon, 11:44
Beautiful Days 2016

If you are suffering from the festival blues because the party is over for another year, check out the photo gallery and re-live the fun.

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Mon, 07:37
A Night of ELO performed by ELO Again

With 20 Top 20 hits, the Electric Light Orchestra epitomised the 1970s with their symphonic rock style and unforgettable classics.

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Sunday, August 21, 2016
Work by Ann Burford

Devon Open Studios is celebrating its 10th year, giving the public the chance to meet local artists and view their work.

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Sunday, August 21, 2016
The Ware family on Budleigh beach in 1904.

The world premiere of the first part of a film trilogy about the Ware family of Woodbury is coming up soon.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Brooks Williams and Lightning Express at Otterton Mill. Photo: Paul Strange.

A gig at historic Otterton Mill is a sublime and unique experience.

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Friday, August 19, 2016
Jeremy Vine will compere the evening.

Sidmouth Town Band will be holding its 10th annual Last Night of the Proms concert in Connaught Gardens tomorrow (Saturday, August 20).

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Friday, August 19, 2016
On Golden Pond. From left: daughter Chelsea (played by Holly Reed) giving her mother, Ethel Thayer (Wendy Bishop) some tips on how best to look after her fiancée's son, Billy Ray (Cameron Dishart). Photo: Keturah Weber.

There’s not long to go before the opening night of The Exmouth Players’ production of On Golden Pond, written by Ernest Thompson.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Royal Mail & the Royal Stamps

Sidmouth and Honiton Stamp Club will stage an exhibition and fair on Saturday, September 3.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Beehive cinema has a very diverse selection of screenings coming up this weekend.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Westpoint Wedding Show 2015.

A wedding show is the best way to plan your big day. At Bride: The Wedding Show at Westpoint Arena, Exeter, in October, a host of Devon’s finest wedding businesses will be on hand to show off their products and services.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Classic vehicle gathering in Exmouth

The annual Classic Vehicle Gathering – organised by the Devon Branch of the Morris Minor Owners Club – is at Exmouth’s Imperial Recreation Ground, from 10am-4pm, on Sunday, August 21.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Roger Marks (left) performing with John Shillito.

The Seaton Gateway Theatre has engaged one of the best UK jazz bands with The Roger Marks Armada Jazz Band to give a concert on Friday, August 26.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Last Night of the Proms at  Exmouth Pavilion

The annual Last Night of the Proms concert, organised by the Rotary Club of Exmouth and District, is on Thursday, September 15, at the Exmouth Pavilion.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Sue Gooding and Joan Edgecumbe

Newly-formed as a classical duo, Sidmouth’s very own sopranos Sue King and Joan Edgecumbe (pictured) gave their inaugural concert during Sidmouth’s recent FolkWeek.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The Lyme Town Mill’s Malthouse Gallery will be hosting the annual summer exhibition of photography, painting and printmaking by members of The Shed Gallery, who include many local artists well known to local audiences.

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Monday, August 15, 2016
'Gaslight' by Salterton Drama Club

Salterton Drama Club’s next production is Gaslight, Patrick Hamilton’s classic masterpiece of mystery and suspense, directed by Richard Gomm.

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Monday, August 15, 2016
Exmouth Kite Festival. Ref exe 8337-23-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The Exmouth Kite Festival is coming up soon. And we’ve got two VIP adult tickets to be won!

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Monday, August 15, 2016
Showaddywaddy

Pop legends Showaddywaddy are at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, September 9.

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Sunday, August 14, 2016
Ethan Johns

Singer/songwriter Ethan Johns – who has produced Ryan Adams, the Kings of Leon, Emmy Lou Harris, Tom Jones, Laura Marling, Paul McCartney and more – will be appearing at Topsham’s The Bridge Inn at 8pm on Thursday, August 18.

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Sunday, August 14, 2016
Books

Sidmouth Library is challenging children of all ages to take part in the ‘The Big Friendly Read’ this summer.

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Saturday, August 13, 2016
Just Misbehavin'

This Sunday (August 14) local swing jazz band Just Misbehavin’ will be appearing at The Point Bar & Grill on Exmouth Marina.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
On Golden Pond: Norman Thayer Jr (played by Nick Lawrence) giving Billy Ray (Cameron Dishart) some tips as Norman and Ethel decide to welcome Billy as their only grandchild, even though technically he isn't. Photo: Keturah Weber.

On Golden Pond – written by Ernest Thompson – is coming up soon at the Blackmore Theatre.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
East Devon summer guide

Whether you enjoy art, theatre or exploring the great outdoors, there is something for everyone to enjoy in East Devon this summer.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Andy and Annette Witheridge at The Salty Monk, Sidford

The first-ever Sidmouth Food Festival will be whetting appetites at Kennaway House tomorrow (Saturday, August 13).

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Friday, August 12, 2016
The Young'uns. Photo: Paul Strange.

The final Ham Marquee concert of Sidmouth FolkWeek 2016 was a noteworthy and memorable show. Offering a quality blend of traditional folk with a modern twist, it presented an intriguing combination of youth and experience.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. Photo: Paul Strange.

There was a definite sense of occasion at this afternoon show at the Ham Marquee on FolkWeek 2016’s final day (Friday, August 5).

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Devon’s Theatre Rush has devised an exciting new performance with the ‘Masterpieces’ Youth Group from the Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG), intriguingly titled The Lost Tales of Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Anna and Elizabeth

For those with a taste for the more traditional side of folk, the lunchtime sessions at The Volunteer during Sidmouth FolkWeek were a must. A rainy lunchtime on Monday, August 1 was a chance to have a pint and listen to a wide variety of unaccompanied traditional songs. The session gave an opportunity for singers of all abilities to share and learn new material.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
The Searchers on stage. Photo: Paul Thompson.

The Searchers – the group that had six top five hits in the 1960s – is appearing at the Exmouth Pavilion on Thursday, September 8.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Lady Maisery

This was a brilliant concert at Kennaway House – a comfortable, intimate venue.

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