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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 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. 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. The Lost Words is a unique collaborative project between writer Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris. Taking the form of both an exhibition and a book published by Hamish Hamilton, The Lost Words celebrates the relationship between language and the living world, and of nature’s power to spark the imagination.
    1. 19 Oct 201912 Jan 2020
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  2. Join us in celebrating one of RAMM’s most beloved inhabitants hitting the big 100. A fun-filled day of family activities is on the cards, including face painting, fancy dress, and an animal disco. Not a natural dancer, Gerald will be getting into the spirit by wearing his party hat and posing for photos at a specially-designed selfie station!
    1. 14 Dec 2019
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  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. With brand new festive attractions and the return of your favourite Christmas attractions, the Crealy Christmas Spectacular is set to be bigger and better than before with an all-new Christmas on Ice Show.
    1. 30 Nov 201924 Dec 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. Christmas in Princesshay
    Come and experience all that Princesshay has to offer in late night shopping and entertainment for the whole family this Christmas. You will be assured of a great welcome and be amazed by great street entertainment for all the family where sparks will certainly fly!
    1. 21 Nov 2019
    2. 5 Dec 2019
    3. 12 Dec 2019
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    5. 19 Dec 2019
    6. 28 Nov 2019

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Whether young or old, you can put the sparkle into your festive celebrations this year at @ExeterRaces with their C… https://t.co/MFbY9oK1vc
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Get ready for a paw-some selfie opportunity on Saturday as @GuildhallShops welcomes a furry friend... A life like p… https://t.co/il1fjyIYJz
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Visit @donkeysanctuary from 3pm today and enjoy it's spectacular illumination by thousands of candles, or arrive fr… https://t.co/BrQIUK3Sah
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