YMCA Exeter Gala Dinner 2022

    Come, join our celebration of our newest Housing project, Sidwell Studios at our Gala Dinner. Friday 14th October 2022 at Woodbury Park Join us for a Drinks Reception, a 3 course dinner, a silent auction, and a guest speaker.  To the backdrop of the Honest John Band. Prices are £60 pp or Table for 10…

  • 14th October 2022 - 15th October 2022
    6:30 pm - 12:00 am

Great West Run – Sunday 22nd May

The Great West Run is back and better than ever! A great run, a great challenge, a great cause! Whether you’re a keen runner or just starting out, you can make a difference for YMCA Exeter. The Great West Run half marathon has it all; a city centre road race, combined with green lanes and…

  • Great West Run
    22nd May 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stay in or Sleep Out for Sleep Easy 2022

Stay In or Sleep Out for Sleep Easy! Thank you so much to everyone who took part in YMCA Exeter’s Sleep Easy event! Although this event has now passed, we would still be very grateful for any donations towards the fundraiser via our JustGiving campaign page. ABOUT YMCA Exeter “As lockdown hit, my partner of…

  • 11th March 2022 - 12th March 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:00 am

Stay in for Sleep Easy – The Big Virtual Sleepover 2021

Stay In for Sleep Easy – The Big Sleep Over! One night can make a lifetime of difference #YMCASleepEasy. Bypass the bed, dodge the duvet, create the cave and sleep anywhere safe at home but NOT IN BED! We invite you to join us this February half-term. From Monday to Friday we will have lots…

  • 19th February 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

‘The Wild Silence’ – A conversation with Raynor Winn

  Following Sunday Times bestselling, prize winning book The Salt Path, Raynor Winn returns with her profoundly moving second memoir.  In The Salt Path, Raynor and her husband Moth, head to the windswept coastline to try to find a way through homelessness, and ultimately to find themselves. Now in The Wild Silence they come back…

  • 21st October 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Exeter’s Great West Run

  Every year brave individuals take on Exeter’s Great West Run and raise thousands of pounds in support of YMCA Exeter’s work with homeless young people. The young people we support have often experienced homelessness and this effects their ability to cope with everything from mental health to getting employment. Sponsorship money that is raised…

  • Great West Run
    23rd May 2021
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Students, Youth, Childrens’ Work and the Church

Public meeting: CTaX Council with a focus on students, youth and childrens’ work in the city. Join YMCA Exeter, SWYM (South West Youth Ministries), ICE (Initiatives in Christian Education), and others to find out how Christians are enabling children and young people to flourish in Exeter. Everyone is welcome for an evening of great networking….

  • 12th February 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Service of thanksgiving and celebration

Celebrate 175 years of YMCA Exeter with a special service of thanksgiving and celebration at Exeter Cathedral. Led by our President, the Right Revd Robert Atwell, Bishop of Exeter, we will be delving into our wonderful past, praising God for the present and giving thanks in anticipation of all that is to come.  Refreshments will…

  • 7th November 2021
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

YMCA Presents… Taming Game: A Guide to Healthy Video Gaming

An evening with Andy Robertson Join YMCA Exeter for an evening with Andy Robertson. A journalist for BBC, The Guardian and The Telegraph, Andy is bringing a unique session on how to guide children to healthy video gaming. Drawing on research and advice from his new book, Taming Gaming, the session will equip parents to…

  • Doors open 6:30pm
    4th March 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sleep Easy 2020

Last year only 1 in 4 homeless young people in Exeter were successfully housed in safe and warm one bed accommodation due to a significant lack of housing being available.* Thank you to everyone who took part in Sleep Easy 2020 for helping us do more to reduce youth homelessness in Exeter. Over £6,000 was…

  • Sleep Easy
    14th March 2020 - 15th March 2020
    7:00 pm - 7:00 am