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Exeter Community Wellbeing

Exeter Community Initiatives has been at the heart of the community response to the Covid-19 outbreak. We are part of the team which has launched the new Exeter Community Wellbeing website. Please click on this link if you require any support to help you get through the current crisis. Once you have filled out the […]

ECI’s Response to Covid-19

Following recent government advice regarding the Covid-19 outbreak, we have made changes to the way ECI works as an organisation. ECI staff are now working from home to help minimise the risk posed by Covid-19 to our local communities. This will affect the following projects: Transitions; Devon Family Resource; Parent Progression; Community Builders and Jelly. […]


BOOKING NOW OPEN for the NEW Ripple Effect programmes Sep-Dec 2019. All courses and programmes are FREE. If you would like a copy of brochure sent to you or want to book yourself on a programme, contact Jola on 01392 284280 or Programmes on offer: Mindfulness, Yoga, Drama, Digital Art, Photography, Health & Fitness, […]

Ripple Effect’s PHOTOBEATZ & ART EXHIBITION Launch Party

We are very excited to announce the launch party for Ripple Effect’s PHOTOBEATZ & ART  Exhibition at the Barnfield Theatre. Date: Wednesday 10 July 2019 Time: 2-4pm Venue: The Barnfield Theatre (Main Foyer), Barnfield Rd, Exeter. EX1 1SN Meet the Artists and Photographers.  View their fabulous work.  Join us for a glass of Fizz and […]

Jelly Open Day at the Fore Street Flea

ECI are delighted to have been chosen as the nominated charity for the Fore Street Flea on Sunday 30th June 2019 12-4. We’ll be opening our children’s charity shop Jelly. This is a great opportunity to showcase the work we do. Jelly is an ECI project helping those on a low income by selling good quality […]

ECI at Exeter Respect 2019

Another great Exeter Respect Festival despite the weather! ECI’s Jola Pawlikowski ran a community arts workshop, creating pieces of community art around the importance of love, diversity, community and RESPECT. A couple of photos from the day below.

Exeter Respect 2019

Join us at Exeter Respect 2019 where we will be creating some pieces of community art! Full details below.

ENCORE! Huge Success for RIPPLE EFFECT Theatre group

Last week The Ripple Effect Theatre Group took to the stage with their production of PUNCH& JUDY – a personal portrayal about domestic abuse. It was powerful & emotive … and transformative in some cases. Their performances were inspiring and their hard work in developing the production really paid off. I feel so honoured to […]

Ripple Effect’s Punch & Judy

Tickets are now on sale for the Ripple Effect’s performance of “PUNCH & JUDY”. PUNCH & JUDY is a multi-media theatrical experience exploring power dynamics within relationships.  Using real life and fictional accounts, The Ripple Effect theatre group present this powerful and emotive show.  The group wanted to raise awareness of this difficult, often invisible subject.  […]

Grow Your Tenner Campaign now closed

Due to the overwhelming response Local Giving received from the Grow Your Tenner campaign the campaign has now closed.