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What’s On This Weekend

FRI 26 - SUN 28 OCTOBER 2018

Special thanks to our roving photographer, the very talented Imi F Hughes Photography. See more of her work over on her Instagram feed @imi.f.hughesphotography.


Exhibition: Plate Up, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, runs until Sun 4 November

knives on grey surface

A new exhibition with a foodie theme (a bit like this month’s guide!), Plated Up is co-curated by two star Michelin chef Michael Wignall (formerly of Gidleigh Park),  showcasing artisans who use contemporary craft to present food. If you fancy it, get yourself along to the launch party at Bovey’s lovely crafts hub on Fri 14th and toast the man himself! Details at the link below.


Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, Soapbox Children’s Theatre, Plymouth, Fri 19 – Wed 31 October

woman in scary fancy dress

Seasonal fun from the ever-quirky, creative and brilliant Stiltskin’s Soapbox Children’s Theatre. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein follows the story of Miss Treat, who is an admirer of the famous story Frankenstein.  She decides to give a lecture on the author when she is interrupted by Rat, her sidekick, who has found something amiss in the grave yard. Join them as they recount ghost stories, delve into the fiction of Frankenstein and his creature and re-enact some of the wild experiments that influenced Mary Shelley at the time of writing her novel. A mad and marvellous gothic adventure, with curious creatures, shocking science and hilarious happenings, based in and around the Soapbox Theatre. Book it, book it now!

Ideal for kids aged 6+.  To book tickets visit



Caro Emerald, Plymouth Pavilions, Sat 27 October

woman with flower in her hair

Such a cool image this one, isn’t it? Following 5 star reviews and sold out shows across the board, the gorgeous and stylish Caro Emerald is back with a brand new live UK tour for 2018. I’m yet to experience it, but apparently her live performance is not to be missed – according to The Daily Telegraph “Caro Emerald had everyone in the palm of her hand’’ and her “infectious sense of fun and vintage charm can be relied on to lift the spirits”. Shall we go?

7pm, tickets from £28.


George Egg: DIY Chef, The George Hotel, South Molton, Sat 27 October

george egg diy chef

Comedian George Egg (the ‘Anarchist Cook’) returns with a brand new show demonstrating more live cooking and lashings of comedy. In ‘GEORGE EGG: DIY CHEF’ a health scare sees George banned him from the family kitchen, but relocated to the garden shed his imagination and resourcefulness lead him to build an improvised kitchen there instead. Expect an evening of stand-up, live cooking and comedy lecture, while George prepares a breakfast, a lunch and a dinner using the most unconventional of methods. It’s funny, inspiring and absurd in equal measure.

8pm, tickets £13.


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