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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 Foodie Break in Exeter
    To celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of our fantastic Exeter Food & Drink Trail, we’re offering one lucky winner the chance to enjoy a luxury overnight stay with dinner, bed & breakfast for two at The Lamb Inn, Sandford - an award-winning 16th Century coaching inn just outside Exeter, dinner for two at Rockfish Seafood Restaurant, Exeter and a bottle of Exeter Gin.
  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. 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. 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. #ExeStreetArts hits 2019 with a line up bigger and better than ever! Taking place in various areas of the city, it's free to attend from 10am - 7pm. We'll be filling the streets with music, theatre, street art, interactive workshops, orchestras, drumming and dance!
    1. 24 Aug 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
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  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. 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
  9. Summers Here!
    Are you ready for a summer of fun? Coming to Princesshay this summer will be 4 weeks of fun with pop up events every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
    1. 31 Jul 20192 Aug 2019
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