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

  1. Win a Festival Break in Exeter
    To celebrate the launch of the very first Exeter Festival, we are offering the chance to win a fantastic, festival break in Exeter. The prize includes 2 tickets to Exeter Festival in the Park on Saturday 6th July, an overnight stay at the Jury's Inn for 2 people with breakfast, and pizza and cider at the Old Firehouse.
  2. Topsham Food

    Guest blogger Harry Wild tells us about her favourite foodie places in Topsham...

    20 May 2019
  3. Cosy Club Summer Cocktails

    Delicious new dishes and cocktails have landed at Cosy Club for the summer

    4 Jun 2019
  4. Exeter Festival
    Exeter Festival takes places from 5 - 7 July, a fun-filled, jam packed summer extravaganza with bucket loads of family friendly activities and things to see and do over a packed weekend in the city.
  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. Free Family Summer Activities
    We know the school holidays can be an expensive time, so we have put together our top 15 ideas for things to do in Exeter this summer, completely free!
  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. Exeter Festival
    Exeter Festival takes places from 5 - 7 July, a fun-filled, jam packed summer extravaganza with bucket loads of family friendly activities and things to see and do over a packed weekend in the city.
  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. Family Events in Exeter
    There's plenty going on for all the family and activities for children of all ages in Exeter.
  6. New for 2019. Experience an alternative night out and delight in after-hours exploration and entertainment at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
    1. 8 Feb 2019
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  7. Exeter Festival in the Park
    Join us in Northernhay Gardens on Saturday 6th July for a fun-filled day of family activities and music from the Hoosiers, Joey the Lips and local bands.
    1. 6 Jul 2019
  8. Let’s Rock Exeter! will once again take place on Saturday 29 June 2019 at Powderham Castle. Lots of fun and games for the children with entertainers and of course classic music from the 80s. The perfect day out for all the family! Early bird ickets on sale from 31 August.
    1. 29 Jun 2019
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