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

  1. Back in Exeter
    Guess what! We’ve got some great news. All the things you love are back in Exeter. The city is packed with excitement and adventures, whatever your plans for the summer.
  2. 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.
  3. Escape the Everyday in Exeter
    Craving the freedom to explore? Exeter is the perfect place to ‘Escape the Everyday’, and try something new. With plenty of green and open outdoor space, it is easy to explore safely, and businesses with indoor space have put measures in place to ensure Exeter is a safe choice for reconnecting with friends and family.
  4. Students
    Studying in Exeter? Take a look at our students page for an overview of the city and the latest student offers and discounts.
  5. Explore Indoors in Exeter
    Without a doubt, a trip to Exeter would be incomplete without visiting our award-winning indoor attractions. Travel back in time as you delve into Exeter’s past, set yourself a new challenge with an exciting activity then take your seat and let our city entertain you as you return to theatre and music events…
  6. Win a Foodie Break in Exeter
    Local Devon produce features on menus at eateries across the city, and you'll need at least a few days to get just a small taste of some of the fine flavours on offer. That's why we're offering the chance to win this fabulous foodie break in Exeter!
  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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Exeter's vibrant arts scene sets it firmly on the map as the cultural centre of the South West.

  1. Stalls and visitors at Exeter Street Food Market Exeter Quay
    Exeter Street Food returns, showcasing the best foodie talent from around the south west!
    1. 18 Jun 2021
    2. 25 Jun 2021
    3. 16 Jul 2021
    4. 30 Jul 2021
    5. 20 Aug 2021
    6. 17 Sep 2021
    7. 24 Sep 2021
    8. 21 May 2021
    9. 28 May 2021
  2. Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy & Entertainment all year round

  3. 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.
  4. St Nicholas Priory exterior
    Heritage Open Days, England’s largest festival of culture and history, will take place from 10th - 19th September 2021, offering a unique opportunity to visit, free of charge, some of Exeter’s most interesting and unusual historical sites and buildings.
    1. 10 Sep 202119 Sep 2021
  5. People at a crowded concert
    1. 2 Jul 2022
  6. Fore Street flea market
    Exeter’s popular destination street market, the Fore Street Flea, makes a welcome return to the city on Sunday 12th September. The Fore Street Flea celebrates Exeter’s independent West Quarter and will be open to the public between 12pm – 4pm.
    1. 12 Sep 2021

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RT @ExeterCouncil: A Jobs Fair in Exeter has been hailed a success after more than 200 job seekers turned up and secured a number of j… https://t.co/8quxd3cEuz
24 Sep 2021   14:22:01
Don't miss Cutting Out at @exeter_phoenix this Sunday 26th September. "Part performance, part installation, part co… https://t.co/lIJXb6yX27
24 Sep 2021   14:19:36
Don't miss the Exmouth Shanty Men at Nancy Potter House, on 27th September at 2:30pm. Tickets are £6.00 per perso… https://t.co/CzTPbOakkm
24 Sep 2021   13:34:43
In Topsham, residents and visitors are regularly encouraged to either bring their own reusable cup or buy the town'… https://t.co/Y7ZTnqEKg9
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