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August 2019

Shute History Talk – New Discoveries in the history of Shute

Thursday 29 August at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Michael’s Church, Haddon Road
Shute, EX13 7QR
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On Thursday 29 August, 7.30 pm, in Shute Church, Bijan Omrani will be giving a talk on new discoveries in the history of Shute. The talk will be focused on the Victorian and Edwardian history of the Shute estate, and in particular will look at the romantic and tempestuous history of Shute House and the families who lived there - a brilliant and extraordinary story which has partly been forgotten, and partly suppressed. Find out about what really happened to…

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Colyton Carnival Week

Saturday 31 August - Saturday 7 September
Colyton Carnival, Market Place
Colyton,

Colyton Carnival Week 31st August – 7th September.  Events all week including Petticoat Lane and illuminated Grand Parade on Saturday 7th September. Annual carnival week promises a fun filled programme of events. Car Treasure Hunt, Arts and Craft Show, Bingo, Whist Drive, Bowls Tournament. The highlight is Petticoat Lane Street Market followed by the Illuminated Parade Winding it’s way through the streets of Colyton. Events all week including Colyton Theatre Group's Variety Show, Petticoat Lane and illuminated Grand Parade on…

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September 2019

Colyton Theatre Group – Carnival Show

Monday 2 September at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Colyton Town Hall, Market Place
Colyton, EX24 6JR
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Colyton Theatre Group invites you all to their 1950s Carnival Prom Night to sing and dance along to the film of GREASE. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Licensed bar. Tickets £5 from The Little Shop

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Legacy to Landscape – Leaf through the past landscape walk

Friday 13 September at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Michael’s Church, Haddon Road
Shute, EX13 7QR
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Friday 13 September, 2pm to 4pm Explore Woodend Park, the medieval deer park and meet the ancient and stately 900 year old King John’s Oak, to launch the Shute Literature and Landscape Festival. If conditions wet, shorter walk to visit the Turkey Oak at New Shute House. Please wellies or stout boots strongly advised – fields can be really muddy at this time of year.   Parking Shute village, Haddon Road, EX13 7PT. GR 253 975. Meet on green in front of…

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Colyton Parish History Society – Talk

Wednesday 25 September at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Colyton Town Hall, Market Place
Colyton, EX24 6JR
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Devon and Dorset Migration in the 1800's by Jane Ferentzi  All talks start at 7.30pm. A fee is charged of £2 for members and £4 for non-members. The fee includes coffee or tea.

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Colyton Parish History Society – Migration in the 1800s

Wednesday 25 September at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Colyton Town Hall, Market Place
Colyton, EX24 6JR
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An illustrated talk presented by well known old Colytonian, Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard, a Bridport based local historian who has been researching migration for over 20 years. The C19th brought huge social, political, religious and economic changes to the West Country. Come along hear the migrant’s story of why and where they went. How every community was affected by people leaving, seeking a new life somewhere else. Wednesday, 25th September – Colyton Town Hall at 7.30pm, £2 members, £4 non-members Includes refreshments.…

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Colyford Michaelmas Goose Fayre

Saturday 28 September
Colyford Fayre Field, Springfields, Seaton Road
Colyford, EX24 6QW
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Set in Colyford, Colyton’s pretty sister village, this unique costumed Procession is led by the Mayor of Colyford and his Lady, through the Village to Fayre Field. The medieval themed stalls, ancient crafts, Strolling players and dancers all make this one of the area’s most Popular annual events. The afternoon highlight is the Mummer’s Play Followed by a mock auction of Geese. Fun and games, greasy pole, children’s quintain, Elderflower champagne and home-made apple pies all for your enjoyment. The…

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Shute Festival

Saturday 28 September - Monday 30 September
St Michael’s Church, Haddon Road
Shute, EX13 7QR
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We are delighted to announce our line-up for this year's festival, to be held 28-30 September 2018. Highlights include Esther Freud, Anne Swithinbank, Stephen Calloway and Adam Hart-Davis. This year we also have a screening of an award winning documentary about the lives of New Orleans jazz musicians post the Hurricane Katrina and a sitar performance to end the Festival. All within the beautiful surrounds and rolling fields of the Devon landscape.  A pop up book shop, home cooked food,…

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October 2019

Axe Vale Orchestra – Afternoon Concert

Sunday 13 October at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Colyton Town Hall, Market Place
Colyton, EX24 6JR
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Come to the Feoffees Hall in Colyton on the afternoon of Sunday 13th October and you’ll be treated to a super concert by the Axe Vale Orchestra. Students and under-18s can enjoy it free, others get in for £10. Nicholas Brown is the soloist in Beethoven’s 3rd Piano Concerto, there’s Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony and to start the concert you’ve got a Bizet overture. Put it in your diary right now!

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Monmouth Rebellion Living History Day 2020

Wednesday 16 October at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday School Building, Church Green
Colyton, EX24 6JS
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Owing to huge popular demand, the Monmouth Rebellion Living History Day will be back! It will be on Saturday 4 July 2020, so make a note in your diary now. In the meantime, do come and join us to find out more and how you can help at the Sunday School Building, Church Green, St Andrew's Church on Wednesday 16 October, 7 for 7.30pm start. Refreshments available!

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