Dec
3
Sat
Thorverton Christmas Lights @ Springfield
Dec 3 – Dec 31 all-day

Many thanks to Andy and Megan, who will again be lighting up their home for Christmas from December 3rd – and asking for donations to FORCE.

Their address is Springfield, Dinneford Street, Thorverton – so please go along to see the display if you’re in the area – it looked amazing last year!

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Dec
10
Sat
Santa’s Grotto @ The Snug
Dec 10 – Dec 24 all-day

 

‘The Snug’ in Whipton Village has Father Christmas booked. He is bringing his sleigh and will be in his Grotto between 10 am and 1pm every day from Saturday 10th December onwards.

If you’d like to book to see Father Christmas, please call: 01392 468 080 or email: mailto:thesnugexeter@gmail.com

Entry to see Father Christmas costs £2.50, which includes a present.

Whilst you’re in the café, why not buy a raffle ticket for £1 too – lots of great prizes to be won.

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Dec
11
Sun
River City Chorus Charity Sing Out @ Tesco Exe Vale
Dec 11 @ 11:00 – 12:15

Our friends from the River City Chorus will be doing a Christmas Charity Sing-Out at Otter Nurseries on December 11th between 11 am and 12.15 pm.

They will be singing traditional carols and song and any donations for FORCE would be gratefully received.

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Santa Run @ Willand Rovers FC
Dec 11 @ 11:00
Santa Run @ Willand Rovers FC | Willand | England | United Kingdom

The 2016 MS Heating Santa Run takes place on Sunday December 11th.

It’s a 5km run (walk, wheel or jog) which is approx. 3.1 miles around Willand Village.

Please encourage as many people to take part. Challenge your colleagues, smash your personal best or simply run for fun and raise money for FORCE and Willand Rovers Football Club.
Dogs on leads and kids on scooters/pushchairs/wheelchairs welcome – with responsible owners and guardians though please.

There will also be a junior Santa run before the adult run which is approx. 1.5km.

The event is sponsored by MS Heating who have now sponsored this for the last 5 years.

Entry fees: £5 Adult; £2.50 Juniors – or £12 for a Family Run Pass (up to 4 Juniors and 2 Adults)

Download the entry form below, or please pick one up from the football club, or from ESSO/Spar Shop in Willand:

Entry form

Adult route

Junior route

River City Chorus Christmas Charity Sing Out @ Sainsburys Pinhoe
Dec 11 @ 12:45 – 13:45

Our friends from the River City Chorus will be doing a Christmas Charity Sing-Out at Sainsburys Pinhoe on December 11th between 12.45 and

1.45 pm.

They will be singing traditional carols and song and any donations for FORCE would be gratefully received.

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Dec
17
Sat
Brampford Speke Great Devon Breakfast @ Village Hall
Dec 17 @ 08:30 – 10:30
Brampford Speke Great Devon Breakfast @ Village Hall | Brampford Speke | England | United Kingdom

The Brampford Speke Great Devon Breakfast will be in the Village Hall on Saturday 17th December between 8.30 and 10.30 am.

 Full adult breakfast – £5.00

Child’s breakfast (under 12) – £3.00

 There will also be lighter options and vegetarian alternatives available, and don’t forget your raffle tickets!

 For further information or to book a place, please call:

01392 840072

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Supermarket Collection @ Sainsburys, Guildhall Shopping Centre
Dec 17 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Supermarket Collection @ Sainsburys, Guildhall Shopping Centre | Exeter | England | United Kingdom

If you are doing some last-minute Christmas shopping in Exeter on Saturday 17th December, please pop along and support our lovely volunteers who will be collecting outside of Sainsburys Guildhall between 10 am and 5 pm.

We also hope to have some carol-singers there…

Dec
18
Sun
Christmas Concert – The Rhythm of Life Rock & Pop Choir @ Princesshay and Guildhall Shopping Centres
Dec 18 @ 13:00 – 16:30
Christmas Concert - The Rhythm of Life Rock & Pop Choir @ Princesshay and Guildhall Shopping Centres | Exeter | England | United Kingdom

The Rhythm of Life Rock & Pop Choir will be singing their hearts out to raise money for FORCE.

On Sunday 18th December see them in Princesshay from 1pm-2pm and then in the Guildhall Shopping Centre from 2.30pm-4.30pm.

Please support them and FORCE!

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Dec
19
Mon
Carols and Christmas Music @ The Ley Arms
Dec 19 @ 20:00
Carols and Christmas Music @ The Ley Arms | Kenn | United Kingdom

Come along and enjoy this festive evening at The Ley Arms, Kenn from 8pm. Music by the S W Comms Band and a good old Christmas Carol singalong!

Bucket collection in aid of FORCE.

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Dec
23
Fri
50 Mile Charity Walk
Dec 23 – Dec 24 all-day
50 Mile Charity Walk

A fantastic team of fundraisers from Exminster will be walking 50 miles in December to raise money for FORCE and Dreamaway.

The team will be setting off from FORCE at 1pm on Friday 23rd December, and their festive fundraiser will take them to Exmouth, Exminster, Dawlish and then back to Exeter – specifically Sandy Park – to watch Exeter Chiefs v Leicester.

The team is also organising an auction and have some amazing prizes so far:

12 hour classic sports car hire from Berrybrook Motors (worth £170)

Four day hot tub package (worth £199)

4 ball at Exeter Golf and Country Club (worth £120)

Magee tweed jacket (worth £390)

If you would like to bid on any of these prizes, or join the team for some or all of the walk, please visit: Facebook event

You can also sponsor them via: Virgin Money

Jan
27
Fri
Burns Night Dinner @ Waie Inn
Jan 27 @ 19:00
Burns Night Dinner @ Waie Inn | Zeal Monachorum | England | United Kingdom

The Rotary Club of Crediton are hosting a Burns Night Dinner on Friday 27th January. Join them from 7pm (for 7.30pm start) at the Waie Inn, Zeal Monachorum.

Parties of 8 or more will have their own table. Come along and enjoy the Scottish themed meal which is a 4 course dinner + coffee. Vegetarian and dietary options are available.

Tickets are available by contacting Wilson Mitchell either by phone on 01363 84256 or email greyface.dart@care4free.net.

Raising money for FORCE and Hospiscare.

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Apr
22
Sat
Dawn Chasers Night Run @ Wimbleball Lake
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day

If you fancy a challenge in 2017, FORCE is now one of the charities that you can choose to support if you sign up for the Dawn Chasers 12 Hour Night Trail Run at Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor – starting on Saturday 22nd April.

For further information, and to register online, please visit:

Dawn Chasers

Information Pack

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May
5
Fri
Fezex Golf Day @ Crediton Downes Golf Club
May 5 all-day
Fezex Golf Day @ Crediton Downes Golf Club | Hookway | England | United Kingdom

Attention golfers! The Fezex Golf Day 2017 will be on Friday 5th May at Crediton Downes.

Further details to follow, but please mark your cards for now!

Jul
22
Sat
Darren Harries Rugby Legends Tag Feztival @ Exeter Saracens, Exhibition Fields, Summer Lane
Jul 22 all-day
Darren Harries Rugby Legends Tag Feztival @ Exeter Saracens, Exhibition Fields, Summer Lane | Exeter | England | United Kingdom

The 2017 Darren Harries Rugby Legends Tag Feztival will take place on Saturday 22nd July at Exeter Saracens, Exhibition Fields, Summer Lane – and is sure to be another fantastic day.

Further details to follow, but please make a note (when you get your new diary)!

Aug
5
Sat
The Fez Ball 2017 @ Sandy Park Stadium, Sandy Park Way
Aug 5 @ 19:00
The Fez Ball 2017 @ Sandy Park Stadium, Sandy Park Way | Exeter | England | United Kingdom

After the huge success of this year’s event, the Fez Ball 2017 will take place on Saturday 5th August at Sandy Park.

Tickets cost £55 each or £500 for a table of 10.

For more information,  please see: Fez Ball

Aug
26
Sat
Jurassic 10K Run @ Lime Kiln Car Park
Aug 26 @ 09:00
Jurassic 10K Run @ Lime Kiln Car Park  | Budleigh Salterton | England | United Kingdom

Jurassic Coast 10k is a stunning run, encompassing part of the Jurassic Coast footpath, river paths and rural tracks. UKA registration number 2658926.

The next JC10k will be held on Saturday 26th August 2017.

‘A must do race! Organisation MUCH better than some of the bigger events I have entered, great value. Am planning next years holiday around this race!’

Jurassic Coast 10k  is not for profit and all money raised after costs is donated to FORCE Cancer Charity, a wonderful local charity that has played a vital role in local cancer services for over 20 years.

In 2016 we raised £2585 plus gift aid.

The special nature of the event makes for a very fun and friendly day which everyone enjoys.

The run starts at Budleigh Salterton in East Devon.

For more information, please visit the website at www.jurassiccoast10k.co.uk/