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Exeter is unrivalled in the region for the choice of things to do, whatever the weather, night or day.

  1. Exeter in 24 Hours
    Exeter's compact size makes it easy to explore, and a great choice of accommodation and things to do make it the perfect destination for a weekend break.
  2. Win a Festive Foodie Break in Exeter
    Enter now for the chance to win a luxury Christmas foodie break in Exeter, including a 2 night stay at the Mercure Rougemont Hotel, dinner in Princesshay, a £150 In Exeter Gift Card & a hamper of local produce.
  3. Win Tickets to Bride: The Wedding Show
    Enter now for the chance to win a pair of tickets plus a glass of fizz each to the South West's largest and best-established two-day bridal event.
  4. Wixels, Topsham

    Graham Norwood tells us about the fascinating histories behind some of Topsham's most recognisable buildings...

    1 Jul 2019
  5. Culture in Exeter
    Exeter has a rich cultural heritage. Its long history has led to a strong identity as a small city with lots of character.
  6. Exeter Food & Drink Trail
    The Exeter Food & Drink Trail celebrates the fantastic local producers in and around Exeter.
  7. The Cridford Inn

    We visited the historic Cridford Inn as part of a number of fantastic special offers through SW Local

    10 Sep 2019
  8. History & Heritage in Exeter
    From the soaring towers of Exeter Cathedral to the depths of Exeter's Underground Passages, Exeter has 2,000 years of history crammed into the compact city centre.

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Exeter's vibrant arts scene sets it firmly on the map as the cultural centre of the South West.

  1. St Nicholas Priory
    Heritage Open Days – England’s largest festival of culture and history – will take place in 2019 between 13 and 22 September offers a unique opportunity to visit, free of charge, some of Exeter’s most interesting and unusual historical sites and buildings.
    1. 13 Sep 201922 Sep 2019
  2. Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy & Entertainment all year round

  3. Exeter Street Food @ Piazza Terracina
    From May to September the Exeter Street Food Market takes places in various locations across Exeter. Experience street food at its best with locally sourced fresh produce served up in some of Exeter's most beautiful locations.
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  4. What's happening in and around Exeter
    Find out what's on Exeter and explore the best Exeter events. It's hard to beat the year-round programme of music, theatre, dance, comedy, and entertainment with live events every day of the year.
  5. At Roly's Fudge, visitors can watch fudge being made right in front of their eyes. Using artisan methods, the fudge is a melt-in-the-mouth experience made in a variety of flavours.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    2. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
  6. Enter into the tented home of a nomadic Moroccan Berber and let the distinctive smell of camel-hair wool transport you to another world. Explore photographs and films showing examples of how over 30 million nomadic people in the world today have adapted to life on the move. Trace the evolution of the tent from the dawn of architecture to the yurts, tipis, black tents, and bush shelters in use today.
    1. 13 Jul 20196 Oct 2019
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  7. Family enjoys The Donkey Sanctuary Guess Who Trail during summer
    This summer get to know the nine adoption donkeys in Sidmouth with this entertaining family trail that combines fun, exercise and brainpower.
    1. 13 Jul 201917 Oct 2019
  8. Delight in an after-hours night of exploration and entertainment at RAMM Lates. The evening will take you on an around the world journey through the eyes of humans and animals. Check back soon for details of the exciting programme of events that will be taking place on the night. It will include performances and music, engaging talks and hands-on activities and the chance to delve further into our exhibitions and stunning collections. Don't forget you can also sit back and relax with friends over a drink or a bite to eat. Start your weekend in style. Over 18s only. RAMM Lates are supported by the RAMM Development Trust.
    1. 4 Oct 2019
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  9. Powderham Castle Food Festival
    Powderham Food Festival, now in its eighth year, is a staple in every foodie's calendar. With an array of food stalls, demonstrations, workshops, talks, live music and so much more, the Powderham Food Festival is the foodie event of the south west!
    1. 5 Oct 20196 Oct 2019

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Why not become part of the past with Children's Ancient Egyptian Activities at @RAMMuseum on 21 September? With a v… https://t.co/GXQ5giFZ6A
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