3 Fabulous Family Friendly Events in Exeter, May 2017

Family Friendly Events in Exeter May (1)

The first of our new weekly round up of family friendly events in Exeter for the week ahead.

Exmouth Festival

26th May – 3rd June
Various locations, times and prices

Worth jumping on the train for this one!  Taking place throughout the town, Exmouth festival is a week long celebration with live music (including Toyah!), arts trail, food and drink, local traditions, sand sculpture, arts and crafts and a whole raft of children’s activities.

See the Exmouth Festival Facebook page for details.

Family Forest School, Killerton

Saturday 27th May
11am  – 4pm
Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE
Free with normal admission ticket

Join in around the fire in the woods for a range of outdoor crafts, campfire cooking and scavenger hunts led by a qualified forest school teacher.

Meet at  the forest school site on the Clump.  Dogs on leads welcome but do dress for the weather!

Free ContaKids Outdoors

Sunday 28th May
St Thomas Pleasure Grounds
Free – bring a picnic for after.

Ruth was the winner of the Exeter Baby Activities Family Favourites Community Builder Award – if you don’t know of her work with ContaKids, this is the perfect opportunity to find out more.

ContaKids stimulates the development of healthy reflexes like balance and grip, improves proprioception and self confidence, and helps parents take care of their own bodies when playing games with their children. Both parents and children are strengthened and challenged.


Family Friendly Events in Exeter, May 2017 ContaKids

Photo Credit: ContaKids

And a bonus event, cos we had such fun last time:

Torre Abbey Family Sunday

Sunday 28th May
Sessions from from 10.30am – 12pm, 1pm – 2.30pm and 3pm – 4.30pm
£5 per person, which includes FREE admission to the Abbey. Under 2s free.

This month’s bookable activity is The Enchanted Abbey, a magical, dancing exploration of the Abbey and Gardens. Join Clare as she takes our little visitors and their families on a very different tour, making potions and your very own pair of fairy or pixie wings along the way.

Book tickets online.

And don’t forget our round up of 5 Awesome Half Term Activities, Exeter Summer 2017 – week long events, sports camps and seaside themed workshops at RAMM.

I hope  you enjoy your weekend – and let me know if you have any events coming up that you’d like us to include in the next round up.

Arabella Greatorex, Editor of Exeter Baby Activities. The ultimate guide to family life in Exeter





Family Friendly Events in Exeter May (1)

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