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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.

Grow Your Tenner with Localgiving

ECI are taking part in Localgiving’s Grow Your Tenner match fund campaign. This means that, from 10am today (11th December 2018) direct debit donations set up through our Localgiving page will be matched by up to £10! Please help us to make the most out of Grow Your Tenner by setting up a monthly Direct […]

Volunteer Together Conference

Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI) in collaboration with the Devon Together Alliance put on a 1-day FREE conference for people managing and coordinating volunteers for charities in Devon.  Drawing on the 25 years’ experience of working with volunteers in Exeter, ECI wanted to collaborate with other fantastic organisations providing similar services to the community to put […]

Devon Family Resource Appeal on Local Giving

Devon Family Resource are currently running an appeal on Local Giving to raise money for Anti-Anxiety Kits for children suffering from anxiety. Please support by donating on our local giving appeals page and by sharing as widely as possible with friends and family and help us meet our £150 target!    

Exeter Respect Festival – a great success!

Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI) and Julian House worked collaboratively to put on an Open Mic Tent at Exeter Respect 2018 with the kind offer of sponsorship from the Academy of Music & Sound.  We wanted to give a free and informal space for members of the community to come along and share music, spoken word, […]

ECI at Exeter Respect Festival

ECI in partnership with Julian House are running an Open Mic Tent at Exeter Respect Festival on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July at Belmont Park.  The tent will be sponsored by The Academy of Music and Sound, Exeter.  We still have space for drop ins on the day.  Please see details below.  Exeter […]