Held on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June at The Showground, Trafalgar Way, The Axe Vale Festival is suitable for the entire family with plenty of activities to keep all entertained.
With a wide range of stalls featuring everything from arts and crafts to antiques and collectibles, the show caters to all tastes. With a floral marquee renowned for its colour and scents, the show is also perfect for the enthusiastic gardener!
See many tradition crafts demonstrated throughout the day and make sure you don't miss the mouth watering food marquee!
There is plenty to see in the main area with entertainments held throughout the day featuring, Heavy horses, Dogs and Ducks, and Falconry Displays.
Listen to music at the Axe Vale Festival Bandstand, including local acts, The Window Trees, Kilmington Choir, Paul Black and many more!
Open between 10am - 6pm on Saturday 17th June and 10am - 5.30pm on Sunday 18th June.
To find out more and buy tickets, please visit axevalefestival.org.uk.
Held at the Axminster Arts Cafe, this exhibition showcases the works of 19 members of the Axminster Arts.
With diverse talents across a varietry of medium, you wil find works in watercolours, oils, textiles, mixed media and photography.
The Axminster Arts Cafe is located in the historic grade II listed Old Courthouse, directly in the center of Axminster.
This highly varied exhibition is being held from Monday 6th March to Sunday 2nd April between 9am and 3pm. It's also completely free!
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Open from 9am until late so there is plenty of opportunity to take the kids for a swim, why not take them to a family fun session on Sunday or to an afternoon toy session in the hydro pool. For more information, please visit flamingopool.co.uk or call 01297 35800 .
What's that bird? is bing held on 2nd and 14th April between 12-2pm at the IslandHide at Seaton Wetlands. This a is free activity for the whole family to enjoy.
Why not come and watch bird ringing with the Axe Estuary Ringing Group. Held on 5th and and 16th April between 9-11am at the Discovery Hut at Seaton Wetlands.
To find out more please visit The Axe Estuary Ringing Group Website.
Trill Farm of Musbury are holding a Egg and treasure hunt for the kids on Eastr Monday (28th March), between 3-5pm. There will also be the opportunity to explore the farm, meeting their newbirn lambs and chick. You can even decorate your own real eggs! The Old Dairy Kitch will be open aswell, selling tea and cakes.
To find out more please visit trillfarm.co.uk.
The 2014 Axe Value Festival will be taking place on Saturday 21st June from 10am to 6pm and Sunday 22nd June from 9.30am to 5.30pm.
There will be a full range of activities, stands and marquees including:
As usual the Festival takes place at The Showground, The Trafalgar Way, Axminster.
Ticket’s are £8.00 for adults and £2.00 for children under 16. Under 5’s are free.
Advanced tickets are cheaper and available online, at the Archway Bookstore, Mole Avon and the local Tourist Information Centre.
Axminster Art Society is a long established group whose:
overriding objective is the encouragement of fine arts and crafts, not only amongst its own members but also by reaching out to the wider world.
Their next workshop takes place on Saturday 1st March 2014. It is being run by Micheal Lewes and is on the subject of Using Pastels for Cityscapes at Night.
The workshops are held at All Saints Village Hall
The society was founded in 1948 by Mr William Gill and Colonel Tyte. Mrs L M Robertson, Chairman of the U.D.C., became the first President and continued for the amazing period of 30 years.
The society hold regular workshops and demonstrations. More details of which can be found on their website www.axminster-art-society.org.uk.
This January Axminster Drama Club will be putting on their 2014 pantomime Peter Pan.
The show takes place at The Guildhall on West Street in Axminster.
Show times are as follows:
Tickets are available from the Archway Bookshop Church St Axminster, EX13 5AQ. Tel: 01297 33595 (After hours Tel: 01404 831089).
Tickets are £8.00 in advance or £10.00 on the door.
For more information please visit the Axminster Drama Club Website.