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

  1. Summer in Exeter
    A big thumbs up as summer has well and truly arrived and there is plenty of family fun to be had over the summer holidays! Check out our ultimate guide to family events this summer in Exeter.
  2. UNESCO City of Literature
    Exeter became the only UK destination in 2019 to be awarded UNESCO City of Literature status.
  3. Jazz On the Quay
    The Exeter Canal & Quay Trust, in conjunction with Exeter City Council, is delighted to present Jazz on the Quay, a fun, FREE afternoon of music starting on Sunday 30 June and then every Sunday during July until the 25 August (apart from the 28 July).
    1. 21 Jul 2024
    2. 4 Aug 2024
    3. 11 Aug 2024
    4. 18 Aug 2024
    5. 25 Aug 2024
  4. Guest blog: Summer at the Quayside

    Summer at the Quayside returns for the school summer holidays, bringing free family activities to the quayside.

  5. GWR train on the River Exe Estuary

    City or sea? It's a dilemma often faced when visiting a new destination but what if you could have both? Read on to find out how...

  6. 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.
  7. Topsham (c) Jan Penny
    The quaint historic estuary port of Topsham, just 4 miles from Exeter, has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with an eclectic cluster of specialist shops and fine restaurants, plus wonderful sunsets above the estuary. Once a thriving port and shipbuilding centre, Topsham still retains a strong maritime flavour.

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Explore our top picks of places to stay and things to do in and around Exeter.

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

  1. 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.
  2. Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy & Entertainment all year round

  3. Fore Street Flea
    1. 15 Sep 2024
    2. 17 Nov 2024
  4. Live music venues in Exeter

    Festival season is in full swing and we've got an access all areas pass to guide you around a top line-up of live music venues in Exeter.

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