Coronavirus Update – 20th March 2020

The Sidwell Street Bakehouse remains open. The rest of the centre will be closed until further notice.

The Sidwell Street Bakehouse

We are still baking. Bread is available for collection (if pre-ordered) and delivery and at the farmers’ market on Thursday (9-2). Next available delivery days are Weds 1st April and Fri 2nd April. Orders close two days before delivery, but sometimes we have a bit spare for collection – so please call us to check.

Orders can be placed here.

Room Bookings

All room bookings have now been cancelled.

The Sidwell Street Cafe – Home Delivery Service

Our Cafe is closed until further notice, but we are using our facilities to prepare delicious, affordable handmade frozen and chilled meals. These will be available for collection or delivery. Full menu and how to order available here soon.

Best wishes and we look forward to seeing you again when the crisis has passed.

St Sidwell’s Centre

We are an independent community centre in the heart of Exeter giving a warm welcome regardless of background, ability or circumstance. We offer a wide programme of activities, events and services for the local community.

We run a community café and bakery, grow vegetables in our garden, offer affordable meeting room and venue hire,  provide free ESOL classes, and offer volunteering opportunities across all areas of our work. 

The Sidwell Street Café
Our cafe offers fresh, delicious food cooked from scratch alongside inclusive volunteering opportunities.
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The Sidwell Street Bakehouse
Our in-house bakery specialises in sourdough, while training volunteers.
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Find out more about volunteering with us.
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Room Hire
A variety of rooms at competitive prices for your meeting or event.
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English Classes
Olive Tree offers free English (ESOL) language classes taught by volunteer teachers.
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A range of catering options for events at St Sidwell’s and across Exeter.
Read more... "Catering"
The only green space opening from Sidwell Street or the High Street is home to our veg garden.
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Explore the history and heritage of St Sidwell’s and Sidwell Street.
Read more... "Heritage"