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Ideas for thsi weekend (4th-6th May 2013)

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CiderPunk Fri 03-May-13 13:54:24

Hello everyone. I'll put a thread up on Mumsnet Devon a bit later, but here are a few ideas from our fair city:

On Saturday, there's Handmade Arcade outside The Real McCoy. Children might tolerate all the shopping if you let them watch the silent cinema over a hot chocolate in The Real McCoy Cafe Bar.

Have you been to St Nicholas Priory yet? Very family-friendly, with lots to explore, costumes to try on and a pretend Tudor feast to sit down to!

The Gruffalo's Child is showing at the Northcott this Sunday & Monday, but selling quickly, so they opened up an extra show at 5.30pm on Sunday - good few rows still available for that performance, and a few to be found for other showings, too. If you haven't been to the University for a while, you must visit the new Forum Piazza next door while you're there, it's got the "wow" factor!

The Quay is always a good bet for a day out. Check out Clip n Climb (but be aware you need to book a slot in advance & can't just turn up.) Have a look at the friendly Quay House Visitor Centre and maybe take a walk (or hire a bike from Saddles & Paddles) down to The Double Locks where it's "Burger Monday" on... well, Monday smile

We are also desperate for Mumsnetters to start reviewing Exeter's attractions andcafes so if you fancy treating yourself to some cake and a day out, you can call it "research!"

If you know about anything else, please tell us - and if you liked this, please let us know smile

Have fun!

CiderPunk Fri 03-May-13 14:00:52

Just remembered that Woodland Fun Forest School are going to be at Powderham with lots of family activities from Saturday to Monday.

CiderPunk Fri 03-May-13 16:18:21

Just heard from OMG comics shop that the McCoy's Arcade are also running a Stars Wars themed day tomorrow, if any of your kids (or partners!) are big fans...

CiderPunk Fri 03-May-13 21:23:26

Exwick preschool are holding their fair from 2pm-4pm tomorrow, too (thank you local ambassador for tipping me off!)

bbbiscuits Sun 05-May-13 22:03:05

There's a may fair in Kenton tomorrow afternoon.....

Bluestocking Sun 05-May-13 22:06:41

DS and I had lunch at Ruby Burger on Queen St yesterday - it's a great child-friendly venue - but it's not listed! Will happily review it if you add it to the list.

CiderPunk Mon 06-May-13 14:17:51

Thank you bbbiscuits!

Thanks BlueStocking and sorry you couldn't find the listing, someone liked it so much a while ago that they listed it themselves! Here it is - review would be very welcome!

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