Family Favourite Awards Exeter – Launch Press Release


Exeter Baby Activities Launch Family Favourite Awards 2017

Celebrating the local businesses and individuals who create a community and city perfect for fun filled family life


Exeter — 1oth February 2017 — Today Exeter Baby Activities announces the launch of the first Family Favourite Awards to find the businesses and individuals who work to create a vibrant and exciting city for local and visiting families.

The Awards celebrate the vital contribution made by local businesses and volunteers to support the families that live in and visit Exeter.  This year nominees & applicants will compete in 7 categories and be adjudicated by a panel of judges.


Arabella Greatorex, editor of Exeter Baby Activities said of the launch,

“Exeter is our city of choice for raising our families.  We want to recognise the amazing contribution of local businesses and volunteers who work to create a vibrant and energetic city that provides a family life surpassing other cities.”

“In particular, I am delighted to introduce the Shining Star Family Community Builder Award to celebrate the person who has gone above and beyond in making Exeter a fantastic place in which to raise a family.”


Family Friendly Awards Schedule

The pre-launch will take place on 24th February with nominations opening at 9am on Friday 10th March 2017.  Nominations will close at 5pm on Friday 21st April, after which the judging panel will adjudicate all entries before announcing the 4 finalists in each category.

The finalists will have an opportunity to make representations of their own before final judging and the announcement of the winners on 19th May.

Nominations can be made by members of the public or by the businesses themselves at


Categories in the Family Favourite Awards are:

Favourite Family Friendly Eatery in Exeter

Favourite Family Attraction in Exeter

Favourite Family Run Children’s Retailer in Exeter

Best Larger Children’s Retailer in Exeter

Favourite Pregnancy/Pre-school Class in Exeter

Favourite Childcare or Preschool in Exeter

Shining Star Family Community Builder in Exeter


Sponsorship Opportunities for Local Businesses

Arabella wants to hear from businesses that wish to support and engage with the families who live and visit Exeter.  Sponsorship opportunities start at £125.  Contact Arabella by email on


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Notes for Editors

Exeter Baby Activities was launched in 2009 and is the ultimate guide to being a parent in Exeter.  With a mix of directory listings for playgroups, breastfeeding support, classes, clubs and activities, reviews of days out and topical blog, the site connects parents with family friendly businesses in Exeter.

For more information:

Arabella Greatorex,

For more information on Exeter Baby Activities:

2 Comments on “Family Favourite Awards Exeter – Launch Press Release”

    1. Thank you! That is very kind. We are very happy to be celebrating all the wonderful family friendly things happening here in Exeter.

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