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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 Tickets to the Crealy Christmas Spectacular
    We have teamed up with Crealy Theme Park & Resort to offer the chance to win 4 tickets to the opening day the Crealy Christmas Spectacular on Saturday 30th November.
  2. Where to see Santa in Exeter this Christmas

    Our one-stop guide on where to see Santa in Exeter this Christmas...

    15 Nov 2019
  3. 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.
  4. Sunday Brunch at The Donkey Sanctuary

    What better way to start your Sunday than with a locally-sourced brunch menu, views of happily grazing donkeys, rolling hills, and the sea?

    25 Oct 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. Christmas in Exeter
    Visit Exeter this Christmas for the wonderfully atmospheric Christmas Market on Cathedral Green, and some fantastic festive events, including mesmerising street theatre, panto fun and candlelit carol concerts in the Cathedral.
  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. Exeter Christmas Market on Cathedral Green
    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
  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. Christmas Events in Exeter
    Find out what's on this festive season in Exeter, from Christmas markets, to pantomime fun and traditional carol concerts
  7. Kick-start your Christmas shopping and bring your little ones to meet Santa at The Donkey Sanctuary's fabulously festive Christmas fair in Sidmouth, Devon.
    1. 23 Nov 201924 Nov 2019
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  8. Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced that this year's pantomime will be an ambitious new production of the classic love story Beauty and the Beast.
    1. 30 Nov 20195 Jan 2020
  9. Princesshay
    1. 16 Nov 201924 Nov 2019

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