Santa at Crealy this Christmas


Santa at Crealy this Christmas
Exmouth Journal Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Pick of the week
■ Salterton Drama Club’s new
comedy is coming up. The
Happiest Days of Your Life
will be performed at 7.30pm
at the Salterton Playhouse
from Monday, November 24, to
Friday, November 28. There’s
also a matinee on Saturday,
November 29, at 2.30pm.
Tickets are £8, from Budleigh
TIC (01395 445275). www.
Renaissance’s charity carol concert
A charity carol concert is
coming up this Saturday
(November 22) in Exmouth.
Hosted by the Renaissance
Ladies’ Chorus, it’s at Tower
Street Methodist Church, in aid
of Devon Freewheelers. There’s
free admission, but the organisers are asking for donations.
Devon Freewheelers is a
team of 50 volunteer emergency vehicle drivers dedicated
to providing a weekday out-of-
hours and a weekend service
supporting the NHS hospitals
in Devon. Last year, it undertook 2,012 missions that saved
“The charity needs at least
£150,000 a year to maintain a
fleet of 11 bikes, two emergency, all-terrain vehicles and
its HQ. We hope our fundraising will help towards these
costs,” said Jenny Letten,
Renaissance’s chairman.
The chorus’s recent
Christmas carol workshop was
attended by more than 40
women from all over East
“I can’t get over the quality
and sound of our new ladies,
they’re fabulous,” says Maire
Hoppins, Renaissance’s musical director. “We’ll have a
wonderful evening on Saturday,
with our new Christmas Belles
showcasing their newly learnt
Santa at Crealy this Christmas
evon’s Crealy Great
Adventure Park will
hear the jingling of
bells this Christmas
when Santa, Rudolph
and his helpers fly in
to visit the park throughout
Guests are invited to join Santa
in his warm and cosy grotto for
Santa’s Interactive Story Time and
hear magical tales of his festive
adventures. Younger guests will
also get the chance to meet Santa
himself and find out who’s been
naughty or nice. All who visit
Santa in his grotto will be given a
Guests are invited
to join Santa in his
warm and cosy grotto
for Santa’s ‘Interactive
Story Time’ and hear
magical tales of his
festive adventures
free gift to take home.
Santa, Rudolph and his helpers
will be appearing at Devon’s Crealy
Great Adventure Park from 11am
on Saturday, December 6, Sunday,
December 7, Saturday, December
13, Sunday, December 14, and from
Friday, December 19-Tuesday,
December 23.
Throughout the winter season,
guests can stay warm and dry with
more than 75,000 square feet of
indoor adventure, including the
Lost World of Atlantis and cute and
cuddly animals in the Animal
Open 361 days a year, Devon’s
Crealy Great Adventure Park is an
award-winning family attraction,
set in 100 acres of glorious Devon
countryside. It offers the perfect
indoor fun for term-time tots.
Guests that live for the weekends
will not be disappointed. Buddy
Bear and his friends will open
more than 40 all-weather rides and
attractions throughout the park
each Saturday and Sunday during
the winter season.
Located just minutes from
junction 30 of the the M5, near
Exeter, Devon’s Crealy is easily
accessible to all.
Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure
Park, Sidmouth Road, Exeter EX5
1DR. Call 01395 233200.
More details:
Win a 4ltr tub of
festive ice cream
■ The Fab Beatles will be
playing a charity gig at The
Institute at Yonder Street,
Ottery St Mary, on Saturday,
March 14. Doors open at 8pm.
There will be a bar and other
entertainment. Tickets are
£10, on sale from Michele on
0771 560 9358 or Phyllis at the
Tourist Information Centre in
Ottery. All profits will go to
the British Heart Foundation.
■ Santa at Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park.
Live music worth catching
■ There’s a Ladies’ Night in
Exmouth on Friday, November
28. It’s at 7pm at Withycombe
Church Hall, Withycombe
Road, and is free. The event
is in aid of the Bone Cancer
Research Trust in memory of
Samantha Kearsley, nee Cole.
Samantha was from Exmouth
and lost her life to bone
cancer in September 2010.
pieces. Hopefully,we shall raise lots of money for
The thriving local music scene
continues to impress, and there’s
plenty to enjoy this week.
On Friday, there’s swinging jazz
with Just Misbehavin’ at
Lympstone’s The Globe, kicking
off at 9pm. Meanwhile The
Bobkatz – led by hard-working
Martin Weller – play their brand
of high-energy punk-rock and
2Tone anthems at Exmouth’s
Grapevine at 10pm.
On Saturday, Barefoot Liarz, led
by vocalist Paul ‘Taff ’ Avery, slot in
their slant on soul, funk and Motown
covers at The Famous Old Barrel.
And on the same night, there’s
stomping 1960s covers from FAB at
the GWRSA. Both gigs start at 9pm.
Sunday sees covers band Banana
Thieves at the First and Last Inn at
6pm, while one-man rock band
Grouvecat does his thing at The
Famous Old Barrel at 8.30pm.
Exmouth’s open mic/jam nights
are a good place for young musicians to start or for established players to try new material. This week
there are two events, both on
Monday night. The Park Hotel’s
Showcase starts at 8.30pm, while
The Famous Old Barrel’s jam night
is at 9pm. Finally folk fans can look
forward to the Bicton Folk session
with Derek Brookes at the Bicton
Inn next Thursday (November 27).
As Exmouth’s 2014 New Business of the Year, Antonio’s has
developed a reputation for quality and excellence.
Over fifty different Italian Ice Creams are freshly made at
the Strand premises with the Madagascan Vanilla the
most popular.
Exmouth’s own ‘Taste of Italy’
is offering Journal readers an
opportunity to win a unique
prize of a four litre tub of
Antonio’s ice cream, worth
£25, from any of the new
Christmas range. All you have
to do is correctly answer the
following question:
Which is the most popular
flavour of ice cream at
a) Chilli Firecracker
b) Madagascan Vanilla
c) Darcy’s Doughnut Delight
Send your answer on a postcard, with your name, address and
daytime contact number, to: Antonio’s Ice Cream Competition,
Archant South West, Exeter Airport Business Park, Fair Oak
Close, Clyst Honiton, EX5 2UL. All competition entries must be
received by 11am on Friday, November 28, 2014.

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