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Honiton's 125th Agricultural Show
One of the oldest in the country, this years Honiton Show was blessed with glorious sunshine. With thousands of visitors flocking to enjoy the various events from a motorcycle display team to the Young Farmers 'Tug-O-War', The show, held on the first Thursday in August every year, hosted a variety of livestock competitions, featuring over 1,000 entrants. First held in 1890 at the original Bramble Hill site is now situated at the 140-acre showground next to the A30.
February Half Term 2015

Honiton Learning Community have listed a number of holiday activities available during the February half term holiday.

For more details and additional events please visit their website: www.honitonlearningcommunity.co.uk.

Here are the highlights:


All Day Activities

Honiton Leisure Centre – KidZmix Day Camps: sports, arts & crafts. 8.30 am – 5.00pm (half days available) Full day from £10 - £20.

Contact Details


Swimming

Honiton Swimming Pool – Fun Splash: Mon – Fri 1.30pm – 2.30pm. Courses available. Prices vary

Contact Details


Art

Half Term Family Workshop Tuesday 17 February Drop in anytime between 11am – 3pm.

Photo making fun with photographer Sam White. Including a man-sized camera obscura in the THG garden (weather permitting) and other photographic experiments inside. Just drop by and join in.

All ages & abilities welcome. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Free, suggested donation £2/child.

http://www.thelmahulbert.com


Nature

East Devon Countryside Service - Birdwatching for Children

Monday 16th February 10am - 12 noon at Axe Extuary Wetlands, Seaton

Binoculars will be provided and booking is essential.

Tel: 01395 517557

Email: countryside@eastdevon.gov.uk


Football

Exeter City Football in the Community

Soccer Roadshow

Mon 16th & Tue 17th Feb.

10am – 3pm, £24.30

Age 5 – 14

http://www.exetercityfc.co.uk

Location: Feniton Football Club


Children’s Society

The Children’s Centre will be hosting a number of events for younger families, including Mon 16th Feb, Stay & Play, 10am – 11.30am at Honiton Bottom Road.

http://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/honiton

Honiton@childrenssociety.org.uk

01404 540820


Donkey Sanctuary

Pancake Holiday Hunt, 14th – 22nd Feb, 9.30am–4.30pm. £3 entry.

Donkey Grooming – 16th & 18th Feb, 10.30am–1pm. £3 per person. No booking required.

http://www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Tel: 01395 573055

Location: Sidmouth


Escot Park – RED SQUIRREL DAY

Tuesday 17th February: 10am – 5pm. Free entry for all children.

Ride the Cyril Express miniature train, join in the games, take part in the great squirrel hunt, paint a squirrel, make a badge, and toast marshmallows over the camp fire.

http://www.escot-devon.co.uk

Tel: 01404 822188

Location: Escot Park, Ottery St Mary


Wildlife Gardening on the Wetlands

Axe Estuary Wetlands Wednesday 18th February 10am - 2pm

Bird boxes, bug hotels, compost cottages and more!

Help develop our wildlife garden and pick up tips for your own.

No need to book.

Wetlands car park through Seaton cemetery entrance on Colyford - Seaton road.

Call 01395 517557

countryside@eastdevon.org.uk


Honiton Pantomime Society

Present Sleeping Beauty

17th to 21st February at the Honiton Beehive.

For more info visit http://www.honitonpanto.co.uk


Ferne Animal Sanctuary

8 miles from Honiton, signposted from A30.

Admission charge £2 adult, £1 child. 10am–5pm, 7 days a week. 300 animals, nature trail, play areas.

http://www.ferneanimalsanctuary.org

Email: info@ferneanimalsanctuary.org

Tel: 01460 65214


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Monday 16th February

  • Stay and Play, 10am–11.30am, Honiton Bottom Road Centre

Tuesday 17th February

  • Tea and Toast, 10am–11.30am, Clapper Lane Centre (invitation only)
  • Bumps to Baby Buddies, 10.30am–12pm, Scott Rowe, Axminster
  • Bumps to Baby Buddies, 1.30pm–3pm, Axe Valley Children’s Centre

Wednesday 18th February

  • Library Bounce and Rhyme, 9.30am–10am, Seaton Library
  • Bumps to Baby Buddies, 10am–11.30am, Honiton Bottom Road Centre

Thursday 19th February

  • Stay and Play, 10am–11.30am, Millwey Community Centre, Axminster
  • Twins and More, 10am–11.30am, Honiton Bottom Road Centre

Friday 20th February

  • Stay and Play, 10am–11.30am, Axe Valley Children’s Centre

  • Honiton Children’s Centre

  • t: 01404 540 820

  • Axe Valley Children’s Centre

  • t: 01297 20542

For more information visit facebook.com/honitonandaxevalleychildrenscentres