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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 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Halloween Events in Exeter
    There is lots going on this Halloween in Exeter, from spooky family fun to adult-only fright nights for the not so easily scared!
  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. October Half Term in Exeter
    Find things to do throughout October half term
  7. 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.
  8. Craft Chocolate - Exeter Chocolate Festival

    Director of the Exeter Chocolate Festival Nicola Knight tells us a bit more about craft chocolate.

    18 Oct 2019

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

  1. Disney on Ice
    Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for the ultimate Disney experience when Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic and skates into Westpoint Exeter. Be charmed by a cast of over 50 unforgettable Disney characters, with Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, the spirited Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and many of the Disney Princesses including Jasmine, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White and Tiana.
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  2. Exeter Racecourse gallops back into action on Thursday, October 10 with the return of jump racing which coincides with 250 years of racing on the Devon track. Unrivalled for its sense of camaraderie during the autumn and winter months, there's nothing to beat racing on Haldon Hill, whether you're new to the sport, attending on your own, or enjoying a day out with colleagues.
    1. 10 Oct 2019
  3. Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy & Entertainment all year round

  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. 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
  7. October Half Term in Exeter
    Find things to do throughout October half term
  8. Held over the weekend of 2nd & 3rd November, this two day celebration of chocolate will enable you to discover some of the UK's most passionate and talented chocolate makers, who are dedicated to working directly with cocoa farmers to ensure the best quality product.
    1. 2 Nov 20193 Nov 2019
  9. Exeter Christmas Market
    This year's Christmas Market will run from Saturday 16th November until Thursday 19th December organised by Exeter Cathedral.
    1. 16 Nov 201919 Dec 2019

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As if the Underground Passages in Exeter weren't scary enough, they are even doing an adult-only Halloween special… https://t.co/RtQ6h5bQek
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