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  1. Win a City Break in Exeter
    Exeter is the perfect post-lockdown city break destination, and we're offering the chance to win a short break to our beautiful and historic city.
  2. Know Before You Go
    We can't wait for you to visit Exeter again. Rest assured we have been doing all we can to make sure your visit is as safe as possible, and businesses across the city have been working hard to put measures in place ready for your visit. Find out more about planning your visit...
  3. Covid-19
    The latest information and guidance on the Covid-19 restrictions in Exeter
  4. Soaking up the sun in Exeter's gardens this National Gardening Week

    As National Gardening Week is coming up on 29th April, we've highlighted the top gardens, events and more to eplore whilst you're out and about in our city...

    20 Apr 2021
  5. Dining Out(doors) in Exeter this April

    We're so excited to dine alfresco at our favourite restaurants from 12th April - where will you visit first? 

    26 Mar 2021
  6. Image taken in the Princesshay shopping centre

    Fom 12th April, non-essential shops are able to re-open their doors and welcome customers again! Check out our guide to the high street for all you need to know...

    7 Apr 2021
  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.
  8. Escape the Everyday in Exeter Responsibly

    We can work together to make our city and its glorious surrounding areas safe & pleasant to visit!

    8 Apr 2021

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

  1. Cows (c) Devon County Show Credit: Geoff & Tordis Pagotto
    Billed as Devon’s Big Day Out, the Devon County Show is a showcase for aspects of life and work in the county as well as entertainment, shopping and good food.
    1. 2 Jul 20214 Jul 2021
  2. Exeter Craft Festival stalls on the Cathedral Green
    This 3- day Festival of Arts and Crafts is a celebration of the very best artists & makers based in the South West is one of the major highlights of the Exeter's cultural calendar. In the historic setting of Exeter’s Cathedral Green this very special event will take place over three days on Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th July 2020.
    1. 1 Jul 20213 Jul 2021
  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. Gone Wild Festival
    Join Bear Grylls at the Gone Wild Festival on August Bank Holiday 2021. This new, action packed family festival is set to take place in the sweeping grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter.
    1. 26 Aug 202129 Aug 2021
  6. Exetercation: Egg-cellent Easter Recipes

    Easter is a wonderful time to spend with our loved ones! Stuck on what to prepare for your household? You're in luck - we've put together ideas for a 3-course meal, plus snacks of course!

    22 Feb 2021
  7. Virtual Events
    From online workshops and virtual activity trails, to talks and lectures - Exeter is pretty impressive when it comes to the variety of virtual events.
  8. Exetercation: Cracking Easter Activities and Crafts

    We've put together some boredom-busting activities to do at home this Easter!

    22 Feb 2021
  9. Toby's Garden Festival: people with flowers
    Toby's Garden Festival is back at Powderham Castle on 11th and 12th June 2021! It's the perfect way to kick-start your gardening year with expert talks and demos, heaps of horticultural know-how and a wealth of award-winning nurseries, offering quality plants and advice.
    1. 11 Jun 202112 Jun 2021

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RT @exeter_phoenix: We're currently screening #TrumanTennessee at our virtual cinema, as well as supporting an electrifying documentary… https://t.co/ucNyzRRXuX
7 May 2021   14:36:22
Head to Topsham tomorrow for the town's Saturday market - a fantastic way to browse local produce from the area! 🛍… https://t.co/T3li9B7P31
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RT @Princesshay: If you're visiting Princesshay today, treat yourself to a free tote bag from Roman Walk (next to Fat Face's main en… https://t.co/Q8jP42aOkk
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