With the weather better and brighter, it’s time to see what is on offer around Devon in April. Take a look and see what you can get up to with friends and family!
Spring Cookery Masterclass at Glazebrook House, South Brent – 21st of April
Join us from from 12pm on Saturday 21st April for our Spring time cookery masterclass with head chef, Josh Ackland!
Josh will give you a fantastic Spring inspired cooking demo from midday before serving you up with an exquisite 3 course lunch! As if that wasn’t enough you’ll be given some exciting new recipes to get you inspired in the kitchen this Spring! Secure your seat for just £35 per person.
Dartmoor Spring Foraging Course, Lustleigh – 27th & 28th of April
Dartmoor is one of the most beautiful places in the UK with not many roads but plenty of wild food and clean growing environments for the freshest tasting plants we find anywhere.
We will meet at The Cleave Inn in Lustleigh at 12pm. The course starts there with a 30 minute introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes where they relate to foragers.
Iron, The Theatre Petroc, Barnstaple – 25th April
An intense psychological drama set in a women’s prison, in which a mother and daughter try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them.
High School Musical, Palace Theatre, Paignton – 29th April
High School Musical is being performed by the Students of Pauline Quirke Performing Arts Academy Torbay. Their last show was The Lazy Ace, at the Shaftesbury Theatre, West End London, where they achievement a distinction with 91% from Trinity College London. High School Musical Book by David Simpatico, based on a Disney Channel Original Movie Written by Peter Barsocchini.
Torquay Museum Bay Brass Concert, Torquay – 24th of April
Bay Brass Torquay is a friendly band based in the English Riviera with a wide range of ages who enjoy playing together. Their repertoire is varied and continually expanding. They meet and rehearse regularly and play varied sets, including classic pieces by Reginald Heath (London River), & The march, Cross of Honour (William Rimmer) they also do some popular songs like, Hard Day’s Night (Lennon/McCartney) & Hello Dolly (Jerry Herman).
An evening of Opera, Powderham Castle, Exeter – 25th of April
Forestbird Productions presents evenings of more than just famous arias in their concerts; our evenings usually include a whole final act of an opera and some extended scenes – making them ideal for the opera aficionado and new comer alike! We are bringing these to a new audience in the magnificent surroundings of the James Wyatt Music Room at Powderham Castle.
A Touch of the Wild, Ashcombe Estate – 28th of April
Bring your whole family to Grammarcombe Woods on Saturday 28th April between 10am and 12 noon for our Spring Celebration event. Help us to welcome in the warmer weather with some leaf print crafting, marshmallow toasting over the fire, face painting and sawdust sensory play for the toddlers! Kids will also have the chance to play in our mud kitchen and enjoy our woodland playground.
Tots Go Wild!, Occombe Farm, Paignton – 23rd of April
Little Gardeners – bring your little ones along for a fun morning in the garden, with planting seeds and some garden art & craft activities.
Exeter Racedays, Exeter Racecourse – 24th of April
Welcome to Exeter Racecourse & Conference Centre … the South West’s most prestigious racecourse, sitting high on the top of Haldon Hill, just outside Exeter with wonderful views down towards Dartmoor.
It is the highest racecourse in the land at 850 feet, the second longest at 2 miles and has been described as not only one of the loveliest courses, but one of the fairest tracks in the country.