An illustration of a diverse group of joyful people dressed in colourful clothing, many with their arms in the air. The background is yellow, with green hills behind the people and three flags with flowery and kaleidoscopic patterns waving on a pole on the right side. Green and white bunting hangs in the top right corner. Text in the centre of the image reads: Encompass presents; The Story of Us.

Encompass presents

The Story of Us

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Devon’s Caribbean, Hindu and Polish communities invite you to a jam-packed day of free events and activities.

Come on your own or with family and friends, come for the whole day or just pop in for a while. We’d love to see you and you’ll be very welcome.

The festival takes place at the Barnfield Theatre on Sunday 11 September in Exeter’s city centre and there’s a jam-packed programme of events, including:

  • Live theatre & storytelling
  • Music
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Dance workshops
  • Poetry
  • Arts & Crafts activities (including henna/mehndi)
  • Photo and art exhibitions
  • Plus plenty of home-made food for you to discover and try!

There’s no need to book, just turn up any time from 10am – 5.30pm at the Barnfield Theatre.


The Story of Us is devised and delivered by the Encompass group, in creative partnership with Beyond Face Theatre Company. Project guidance from Sandhya Dave of Devon Diversity Consultants.

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