Events

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Saturday, July 01, 2017
Tent Show

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COTSWOLD OUTDOOR

TENT SHOW 2017

17th June - 2nd July

FIND YOUR PERFECT PITCH AT THE COTSWOLD OUTDOOR TENT SHOW

Get to grips with a huge range of pitched tents and see for yourself how they really look to get a feel for the size, storage and proportions you need. Whether you’re after a roomy home-from-home for a family holiday, or expedition-grade shelter for that big mountaineering trip, you’ll find it all at the Cotswold Outdoor Tent Show.

Tent Show 2017

 

With expert advice from the Exeter Cotswold Outdoor team, lots of special offers, and a huge range of camping equipment, this is an unmissable events for anyone sleeping out this season. 

 

We look forward to seeing you there! 




RSPB Nature Walk (Weather Permitting) (1:00PM)

Join RSPB volunteer Tony for a seasonal monthly guided walk.

 

Saturday May 6th: 2.30pm

Saturday June 3rd: 1pm

Saturday July 1st: 11am

Saturday July 29th: 10am

Saturday August 26th: 9am

 

Meet us at the RSPB Shop, Darts Farm. We will take a gentle stroll through Goosemoor nature reserve to our revamped Bowling Green Marsh hide.

Along route we will discuss wildlife that lives on the Exe, and why the Exe estuary is so important.

RSPM members free. Non-members £4
Child non-members £1

We hope you enjoy the walk

 




Sunday, July 02, 2017
Tent Show

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COTSWOLD OUTDOOR

TENT SHOW 2017

17th June - 2nd July

FIND YOUR PERFECT PITCH AT THE COTSWOLD OUTDOOR TENT SHOW

Get to grips with a huge range of pitched tents and see for yourself how they really look to get a feel for the size, storage and proportions you need. Whether you’re after a roomy home-from-home for a family holiday, or expedition-grade shelter for that big mountaineering trip, you’ll find it all at the Cotswold Outdoor Tent Show.

Tent Show 2017

 

With expert advice from the Exeter Cotswold Outdoor team, lots of special offers, and a huge range of camping equipment, this is an unmissable events for anyone sleeping out this season. 

 

We look forward to seeing you there! 




Monday, July 03, 2017
Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course 2017 (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course

Buy tickets here  . 

More of Adrian's work can be seen here: http://www.adrianoakes.com/

 

COURSE ITINERARY

-

Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding cliché

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session 

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory. 




Tuesday, July 04, 2017
AGA: A Taste Of Summer (11:00AM)

 

The AGA Shop

Garton King Appliances

 *A Taste of Summer*

  

A special themed AGA cooking demo celebrating the best of the Summer’s produce. Think picnic lunches and food to be enjoyed outdoors in the lighter evenings. Fresh English fruits of the season (and cream of course!) and flavours influenced by the Mediterranean and beyond.

 

 COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS 2016 11am till 1pm

£22.00 each

New AGA owners - Please note that should you wish to exchange your 2 free of charge AGA basic demonstration places for a themed demonstration, there will be a charge of £10 per place.

 

***15% DISCOUNT OFF ALL COOKWARE PURCHASES ON THE DAY

*** Excluding electricals & wooden airers. Not in conjunction with any other offers

 

Please be advised that we cannot seat you until 15 minutes prior to start of demonstration. Demonstrations run 11am - 1pm.  

 

Contact Tel: 01392 878262




Thursday, July 06, 2017
Friday, July 07, 2017
Saturday, July 08, 2017
Sunday, July 09, 2017
Monday, July 10, 2017
Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course 2017 (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course

Buy tickets here  . 

More of Adrian's work can be seen here: http://www.adrianoakes.com/

 

COURSE ITINERARY

-

Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding cliché

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session 

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory. 




Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Monday, July 17, 2017
Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course 2017 (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course

Buy tickets here  . 

More of Adrian's work can be seen here: http://www.adrianoakes.com/

 

COURSE ITINERARY

-

Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding cliché

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session 

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory. 




Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Making The Most Of Your AGA (11:00AM)

 

The AGA Shop

Garton King Appliances

 *Making the Most of your AGA*

  

Taking you from breakfast through to dinner and everything in between, all in under two hours. Demonstrating the ease of use and versatility of the AGA, you will be shown the techniques to make the most of your cooker.

 

 COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS 2016 11am till 1pm

£22.00 each

New AGA owners - Please note that should you wish to exchange your 2 free of charge AGA basic demonstration places for a themed demonstration, there will be a charge of £10 per place.

 

***15% DISCOUNT OFF ALL COOKWARE PURCHASES ON THE DAY

*** Excluding electricals & wooden airers. Not in conjunction with any other offers

 

Please be advised that we cannot seat you until 15 minutes prior to start of demonstration. Demonstrations run 11am - 1pm.  

 

Contact Tel: 01392 878262




Monday, July 24, 2017
Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course 2017 (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course

Buy tickets here  . 

More of Adrian's work can be seen here: http://www.adrianoakes.com/

 

COURSE ITINERARY

-

Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding cliché

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session 

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory. 




Saturday, July 29, 2017
RSPB Nature Walk (Weather Permitting) (1:00PM)

Join RSPB volunteer Tony for a seasonal monthly guided walk.

 

Saturday May 6th: 2.30pm

Saturday June 3rd: 1pm

Saturday July 1st: 11am

Saturday July 29th: 10am

Saturday August 26th: 9am

 

Meet us at the RSPB Shop, Darts Farm. We will take a gentle stroll through Goosemoor nature reserve to our revamped Bowling Green Marsh hide.

Along route we will discuss wildlife that lives on the Exe, and why the Exe estuary is so important.

RSPM members free. Non-members £4
Child non-members £1

We hope you enjoy the walk

 




Monday, July 31, 2017
Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course 2017 (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Summer Photography Course

Buy tickets here  . 

More of Adrian's work can be seen here: http://www.adrianoakes.com/

 

COURSE ITINERARY

-

Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding cliché

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session 

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory. 




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