WINDRUSH AREA

SATURDAY

NEWTOWN COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL PROUDLY PRESENTS THE WINDRUSH STAGE

As a local Community Preschool (situated on Blackboy Road, just opposite the park) we are delighted to be able to put on a full day of entertainment & activities for kids & their parents to enjoy.

POCO DROM
With animal ears, a tail, an acoustic guitar & a paw full of original animal songs for kids & their adults Poco Drom will rock your wild & wonderful world with much wriggling, hopping, squeaking, waddling & ROARING!
Learn of the dangers of flying elephants, discover your inner squirrel as you shout ‘NUTS’ with gusto & ride into the sunset on your imaginary horse!
Animal costumes optional!
Animal sounds compulsory!
Check out www.pocodrom.com & listen now on itunes & Spotify

SKYLARKER PRESENTS THE BOOK KEEPERS
Two eccentric characters have been travelling all around the world collecting stories.  Come & meet them & try out their amazing StoryGenerating machine!  Discover some new stories, create your own tales, bring them to life with movement & dance & make a book to keep them in! Suitable for under 10s & their families.Jayne Leaver
Jayne is a qualified early years teacher & Community Builder for Newtown & St. Leonards. She will be leading nursery rhyme sessions, including action rhymes; one for under one-year olds & another for toddlers & young children (walkers up to 3 years old). Parents will be asked to join in!

NEWTOWN PRIMARY SCHOOL
‘The village school in the heart of the city’. We are a small, friendly, community school, in the centre of Exeter, providing an exciting & personalised curriculum for our pupils. We create a happy, safe & nurturing environment where pupils are supported to flourish. We are dedicated to ensuring high standards of teaching in all classes. We work closely with parents & carers to ensure every child enjoys their time at school, develops a love of learning & achieves their best. We provide many opportunities to develop each child’s unique gifts & talents, whether academic, creative, sporting, or musical.
We are proud to celebrate & promote our school values in everything we do: Embracing Excellence – Celebrating Diversity – Nurturing Individuality

NEWTON COMMUNITY PRESHOOL
At Newtown Preschool we enjoy movement, music & singing & we include them every day. Physical activity & music are amongst the best ways to build children’s brains, & most children love the chance to move & join in with music. We’ll be sharing some activities children enjoy at Preschool – songs, yoga, Dough Gym & stories.

BUMBLE BEATS
An hour of interactive family disco where DJs will play an eclectic mix of world music accompanied by bubbles, lights & balloons. We’re encouraging children & families to come & dance together & enjoy the interactive sensory experience.
Stalls from cultural backgrounds, faiths & beliefs sharing the cultural heritage from their country of origins

SUNDAY

HOSTED BY ONE THOUSAND AND ONE STORIES

A tent of rich human experience where the voices of people of all backgrounds and ages can be heard. Inspiring and unique, real-life stories are told with a willingness to share experience & answer questions honestly, before an audience curious to hear, be surprised, & discover something new.

ALL WEEKEND

EXETER POP-UP FARM
A pop up farm at Exeter Respect Festival too provide a range of experience & opportunities to learn about the natural world & farming.
Inside the Marquee
Educational activities & workshops for children & adults throughout the day including:
Planting a window box
Arts & crafts activities using natural materials
A programme of expert speakers talking on different subjects. These will be timed sessions with 4 events each day (8 in total). For example:
Cob building
Natural crafts & textiles
Cooking straight from the garden
Looking after chickens
A mini exhibition space, information provision with information boards about healthy eating, where food comes from & information about Exeter City Farm.
Gardening Outside
Outside the marquee our aim is to create a herb bed for the sensory garden in Belmont Park .This will be an ongoing activity across the weekend to be able to prepare the ground & plant the herbs.
Experiencing Animals
Our aim is to create the opportunity to see & learn about farm animals. We are currently focused on delivering this work with chickens. There would be an opportunity to see the chickens throughout the day & an opportunity to feed and potentially handle the chickens & learn about them at set times.
www.exetercityfarm.org.uk

PHILLIPPINES COMMUNITY CHOIR

BULGARIA SOCIETY

BOOK CYCLE
A place to browse, read & relax.

SPACE
Music workshops, music performances from young people, cube game challenges, a mocktail bar, sumo suits, face painting, a learning & guidance section as well as Radio Rush, a radio show run by young people who will be walking around capturing the festival.

YOUNG DEVON
Focusing on promoting their new project #ExeterYouthVoice for young people aged 14-21.

MULTILINGUAL
Hosting session about international languages in Devon. Fun and informative.

SCRAPSTORE
Blue slides slopes in the Family Zone A variety of activities for children & their families to enjoy.

RAMM
Dress up in the style of a bygone era or different culture with costumes, step behind a gold picture frame to take a fun & memorable photograph, handle the museum’s authentic & replica Roman objects, explore artefacts from the World Cultures collection.

DEVON CENTOCOW LINK
Storytelling from around South Africa, children’s activities and presenting their art about South Africa.

FOOTBALL IN TNE COMMUNITY
Sport and challenging activities to enjoy with The Exeter Football Trust.

EXETER CITY FOOTBALL CLUB
Sport activities from ECFC.

MERRY-GO-ROUND & TOY LIBRARY
Providing family activities & hosting the mother changing room quiet area.

ECI INFORMATION TENT
ECI will be providing an information tent where staff & volunteers will be providing sample tasters of Mindfulness techniques & therapies. Members of the public can access these for FREE (although a donation will be asked for – not obligatory). Staff will be on site to talk to the public about the work of ECI’s projects – Jelly, Transitions, Ripple Effect & Bike Bank. We will also have a slack line for more adventurous types who might like to give it a go.

ST. MATTHEWS CHURCH AND SALVATION ARMY
Lots of activities for all ages to enjoy.

WINDRUSH GALLERY AND WORKSHOPS
Curated by Erran, with photographer George Birch presenting the Windrush Gallery, plus posters produced by Exeter College School of Art based on a South Africa theme.

BOUNCY CASTLE
Fun for the whole family hosted by West Devon Emergency Group.

HIKMAT DEVON, SOUTH WEST DEVON AND COUNTY UNISON AND SOUTH WEST AMBULANCE
Fun, informative activities about their work in the community.

DEVON AND CORNWALL POLICE AND DEVON POLICE CRIME COMMISSIONER
Running a variety of activities with the public, including their activity van for all to enjoy. The Devon & Cornwall Police organise activities to raise awareness about Hate Crime as part of their wide campaign of Zero Tolerance to Hate Crime.

DEVON AND SOMERSET FIRE AND RESCUE

PARENT AND CHILDREN CHANGING AREA

HEALING AND WELLBEING SESSIONS
presented by specialists offering free & discounted sessions, including massage sessions, for everyone to try.

CHINESE MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY
Sharing their culture & presenting their amazing dragon!