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Devon Events

Film Club
Film Club is returning! Dates for screenings will be: October 22nd, December 17th, February 25th, April 29th, June 24th. Wine and soft drinks provided for a donation, details of films TBC - watch this space!
Date: 17 December 2021
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Description: Film Club is returning! Dates for screenings will be: October 22nd, December 17th, February 25th, April 29th, June 24th. Wine and soft drinks provided for a donation, details of films TBC - watch this space!
Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Keep Calm and Yarn
Held fortnightly, our new group will offer a warm welcome to anyone of any age and ability who wants to learn to crochet or knit, or just knit in the company of others. Hot drink included.
Date: 17 December 2021
Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Description: Held fortnightly, our new group will offer a warm welcome to anyone of any age and ability who wants to learn to crochet or knit, or just knit in the company of others. Hot drink included.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Christmas Craft for Grown-ups
Linda will show you how to make a Christmas wreath to impress your friends and family while having an evening of fun with like minded adults. Limited tickets available.
Date: 08 December 2021
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Description: Linda will show you how to make a Christmas wreath to impress your friends and family while having an evening of fun with like minded adults. Limited tickets available.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Exeter Library In Conversation with Sam Carrington
We are thrilled that Sam Carrington will be joining Exeter Library's Karen for an online In Conversation event about her new thriller 'The Couple on Maple Drive.'</br></br> For more information and to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/2791946141097358/'>here</a>.</br></br>
Date: 07 December 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: We are thrilled that Sam Carrington will be joining Exeter Library's Karen for an online In Conversation event about her new thriller 'The Couple on Maple Drive.'

For more information and to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Railway Studies and Modellers Show
Join us at the Railway Studies and Modellers Show on Saturday 4th December, for our celebration of all things Railway. Featuring: 🚂 Railwayana stallholders 🚂 Model layouts 🚂 'Treasure from the Tracks', white glove experience 🚂 Railway photograph exhibition 🚂 Children's activities. Entry via donation on the door. Follow our event page for regular updates: bit.ly/NARailwayShow
Date: 04 December 2021
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Description: Join us at the Railway Studies and Modellers Show on Saturday 4th December, for our celebration of all things Railway. Featuring: 🚂 Railwayana stallholders 🚂 Model layouts 🚂 'Treasure from the Tracks', white glove experience 🚂 Railway photograph exhibition 🚂 Children's activities. Entry via donation on the door. Follow our event page for regular updates: bit.ly/NARailwayShow
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Railway
Keep Calm and Yarn
Held fortnightly, our new group will offer a warm welcome to anyone of any age and ability who wants to learn to crochet or knit, or just knit in the company of others. Hot drink included.
Date: 03 December 2021
Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Description: Held fortnightly, our new group will offer a warm welcome to anyone of any age and ability who wants to learn to crochet or knit, or just knit in the company of others. Hot drink included.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Get Creative
A craft group for adults with a different craft every month - why not try your hand at something new? First Wednesday of every month, let Cath know if you'd like to come along.
Date: 01 December 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: A craft group for adults with a different craft every month - why not try your hand at something new? First Wednesday of every month, let Cath know if you'd like to come along.
Audience: All
Cost: £2.00
Theme:
Keep Calm & Colour In
Adult colouring club, no need to book, just turn up! We provide all the materials for some relaxing colouring and also a hot drink! No charge, but donations welcome.
Date: 30 November 2021
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Adult colouring club, no need to book, just turn up! We provide all the materials for some relaxing colouring and also a hot drink! No charge, but donations welcome.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
In Conversation with Jessica Thorne
Join us for an online Exeter Library In Conversation event with Jessica Thorne, writer of sword and sorcery, urban fantasy, and paranormal romance for adults and young adults.</br> Jessica saw Star Wars at an impressionable age and life was never the same. She’s loved fantasy, romance and science fiction ever since and spends her time looking for adventure – in the pages of her books.</br> Sometimes she is Ruth Frances Long and won the European Science Fiction Society Spirit of Dedication Award for Best Author of Children’s Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2015. Jessica will be talking to us about her latest novel The Book Binders Daughter.</br></br> For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/380125446989905/'>here</a>.</br></br>
Date: 29 November 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join us for an online Exeter Library In Conversation event with Jessica Thorne, writer of sword and sorcery, urban fantasy, and paranormal romance for adults and young adults.
Jessica saw Star Wars at an impressionable age and life was never the same. She’s loved fantasy, romance and science fiction ever since and spends her time looking for adventure – in the pages of her books.
Sometimes she is Ruth Frances Long and won the European Science Fiction Society Spirit of Dedication Award for Best Author of Children’s Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2015. Jessica will be talking to us about her latest novel The Book Binders Daughter.

For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
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Storytime and Craft with Anne Parsons at Exeter Library
Join us for this special Storytime and craft session with Anne Parsons, author of 'Archie, Wait!'.</br></br> No need to book, just come along!</br> Children must be accompanied by an adult.</br> Suggested age 6+</br> Anne will also be selling signed copies of her book!</br></br>
Date: 28 November 2021
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Description: Join us for this special Storytime and craft session with Anne Parsons, author of 'Archie, Wait!'.

No need to book, just come along!
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Suggested age 6+
Anne will also be selling signed copies of her book!

Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Lego Club
Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 27 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Let your imagination run riot with our huge selection of Lego! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Teen Book Group
Meet together to chat about books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 12+. Meets once every half-term on a Friday. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Date: 26 November 2021
Time: 16:30 - 17:15
Description: Meet together to chat about books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 12+. Meets once every half-term on a Friday. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
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Bounce & Rhyme at Honiton Library
An informal fun event for babies/toddles and their parents/carers. Just turn up, no booking necessary. We sing rhymes, songs, play with shakers and bells, and read a story.
Date: 24 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Description: An informal fun event for babies/toddles and their parents/carers. Just turn up, no booking necessary. We sing rhymes, songs, play with shakers and bells, and read a story.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Keep Calm & Colour In
Adult colouring club, no need to book, just turn up! We provide all the materials for some relaxing colouring and also a hot drink! No charge, but donations welcome.
Date: 23 November 2021
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Adult colouring club, no need to book, just turn up! We provide all the materials for some relaxing colouring and also a hot drink! No charge, but donations welcome.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
In Conversation with Dominic Nolan
Join us for an online In Conversation with crime writer Dominic Nolan.</br> Dominic is the author of the widely acclaimed novels Past Life and After Dark both of which received glowing reviews from press and fellow authors alike. Dominic has been shortlisted for a CWA Short Story Dagger 2021.</br></br> Dominic will be talking to us about his new book Vine Street. Vine Street, set in 1930s Soho, blends caustic wit, rich characterisation and emotional punch – mixing fact and fiction, people real and imagined – to achieve a dazzling literary crime novel.</br></br> For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click <a href='https://www.facebook.com/events/368593851387759/'>here</a>. </br></br>
Date: 22 November 2021
Time: 19:00 - 19:45
Description: Join us for an online In Conversation with crime writer Dominic Nolan.
Dominic is the author of the widely acclaimed novels Past Life and After Dark both of which received glowing reviews from press and fellow authors alike. Dominic has been shortlisted for a CWA Short Story Dagger 2021.

Dominic will be talking to us about his new book Vine Street. Vine Street, set in 1930s Soho, blends caustic wit, rich characterisation and emotional punch – mixing fact and fiction, people real and imagined – to achieve a dazzling literary crime novel.

For more information about the event and to join us live on Facebook, click here.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
Colouring Club
Call in to create some lovely pictures! Alternate Saturdays.
Date: 20 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Call in to create some lovely pictures! Alternate Saturdays.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme:
The Munch Mission! by Brave Bold Drama at Exeter Library
The Munch Mission is a playable family theatre show in a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style.</br></br> Do you possess the wit, nerve and skill to become the next CIA agent?</br> Work with Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists to solve a fiendishly sneaky art heist. Help them to chase leads, decipher clues and interrogate suspects to retrieve the stolen artwork.</br> Full of mystery, intrigue and a hearty dollop of comedy thrown in for good measure, The Munch Mission offers a glimpse into the world of the CIA (just not as you know it…)</br></br> This show is best suited to those aged 6+ due to the pace of the storytelling however the content is suitable for younger audiences with lots for them to enjoy.</br></br> Advance tickets are £7.50 per person (Adults & Children) available via <a href='https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-munch-mission-by-brave-bold-drama-exeter-library-tickets-186982498687'>Eventbrite</a> (plus booking fee).</br> Alternatively tickets can be purchased in person at Exeter Library.</br></br> Duration: 65 minutes</br></br> <a href='https://www.bravebolddrama.co.uk/'>bravebolddrama.co.uk</a>.</br></br>
Date: 20 November 2021
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Description: The Munch Mission is a playable family theatre show in a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style.

Do you possess the wit, nerve and skill to become the next CIA agent?
Work with Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists to solve a fiendishly sneaky art heist. Help them to chase leads, decipher clues and interrogate suspects to retrieve the stolen artwork.
Full of mystery, intrigue and a hearty dollop of comedy thrown in for good measure, The Munch Mission offers a glimpse into the world of the CIA (just not as you know it…)

This show is best suited to those aged 6+ due to the pace of the storytelling however the content is suitable for younger audiences with lots for them to enjoy.

Advance tickets are £7.50 per person (Adults & Children) available via Eventbrite (plus booking fee).
Alternatively tickets can be purchased in person at Exeter Library.

Duration: 65 minutes

bravebolddrama.co.uk.

Audience: Child
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
The Munch Mission! by Brave Bold Drama at Exeter Library
The Munch Mission is a playable family theatre show in a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style.</br></br> Do you possess the wit, nerve and skill to become the next CIA agent?</br> Work with Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists to solve a fiendishly sneaky art heist. Help them to chase leads, decipher clues and interrogate suspects to retrieve the stolen artwork.</br> Full of mystery, intrigue and a hearty dollop of comedy thrown in for good measure, The Munch Mission offers a glimpse into the world of the CIA (just not as you know it…)</br></br> This show is best suited to those aged 6+ due to the pace of the storytelling however the content is suitable for younger audiences with lots for them to enjoy.</br></br> Advance tickets are £7.50 per person (Adults & Children) available via <a href='https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-munch-mission-by-brave-bold-drama-exeter-library-tickets-186982498687'>Eventbrite</a> (plus booking fee).</br> Alternatively tickets can be purchased in person at Exeter Library.</br></br> Duration: 65 minutes</br></br> <a href='https://www.bravebolddrama.co.uk/'>bravebolddrama.co.uk</a>.</br></br>
Date: 20 November 2021
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Description: The Munch Mission is a playable family theatre show in a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style.

Do you possess the wit, nerve and skill to become the next CIA agent?
Work with Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists to solve a fiendishly sneaky art heist. Help them to chase leads, decipher clues and interrogate suspects to retrieve the stolen artwork.
Full of mystery, intrigue and a hearty dollop of comedy thrown in for good measure, The Munch Mission offers a glimpse into the world of the CIA (just not as you know it…)

This show is best suited to those aged 6+ due to the pace of the storytelling however the content is suitable for younger audiences with lots for them to enjoy.

Advance tickets are £7.50 per person (Adults & Children) available via Eventbrite (plus booking fee).
Alternatively tickets can be purchased in person at Exeter Library.

Duration: 65 minutes

bravebolddrama.co.uk.

Audience: Child
Cost: £7.50
Theme:
Boogie Books
Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Date: 19 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 10:45
Description: Experience the magic of stories through music and movement! Suitable for under 5s. Places are currently limited so please book to avoid disappointment. £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings.
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Keep Calm and Yarn
Held fortnightly, our new group will offer a warm welcome to anyone of any age and ability who wants to learn to crochet or knit, or just knit in the company of others. Hot drink included.
Date: 19 November 2021
Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Description: Held fortnightly, our new group will offer a warm welcome to anyone of any age and ability who wants to learn to crochet or knit, or just knit in the company of others. Hot drink included.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: