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UNESCO City of Literature

  1. Exeter Literary Itinerary
    There's a good reason why Exeter was awarded UNESCO City of Literature status in 2019. Follow our literary itinerary to see the key places of interest.
  2. Guest blog: Introducing Exeter St David's book vending machine

    A Penguin Books vending machine has been installed at Exeter St Davids train station!

  3. Book Cycle, Exeter

    2024 is the 5th anniversary of Exeter receiving its UNESCO recognition as a City of Literature, becoming part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

  4. Literary Exeter by Train
    Exeter is a UNESCO City of Literature and its literary history is reflected in fascinating attractions around the city and beyond, easily reachable from Exeter by rail with GWR.

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  1. Add Simon Yates: My Mountain Life to your Itinerary

    Simon Yates: My Mountain Life

    Exmouth

    Mountaineer Simon Yates talks about the highs and lows (sorry) of climbing.

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  2. Add Brian Bilston & Henry Normal to your Itinerary

    Brian Bilston & Henry Normal

    Exeter

    Brian Bilston and Henry Normal appear together for the first time in a show which one critic has described as “two people reading some poems”.

    Along the way, they will be drawing on their vast catalogue of crowd favourites – and throwing in new…

  3. Add Writing Voice: Enhancing Speech Forms in Your Work - with writer-in-residence Billy Kahora to your Itinerary

    Writing Voice: Enhancing Speech Forms in Your Work - with writer-in-residence Billy Kahora

    Exeter

    Speech and verbal forms are often an under-appreciated aspect of creative writing and sacrificed for formal written register. In this workshop Billy Kahora discusses strategies to enhance the sense of the spoken in your fiction to anchor it in the…

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  4. Add Harry Baker to your Itinerary

    Harry Baker

    Exeter

    World Poetry Slam Champion Harry Baker's heart and humour has been watched by millions online and allowed him to perform all over the world, until suddenly he couldn't. From reviewing toilet seats online to writing falafel-based diss tracks for…

  5. Add Sir Robin Niblett : The New Cold War to your Itinerary

    Sir Robin Niblett : The New Cold War

    Budleigh Salterton

    Relations between the US and China are at an all-time low and the contest between them is global and unbridgeable, encompassing all major instruments of statecraft: diplomacy, technology, military power, intelligence, trade and investment.

    A…

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  6. Add Quay Words presents Joelle Taylor: The Night Alphabet to your Itinerary

    Quay Words presents Joelle Taylor: The Night Alphabet

    Exeter

    This June we welcome Joelle Taylor to the Custom House, for a reading from her debut novel The Night Alphabet followed by a Q&A.

    About The Night Alphabet:

    The tattoo was a reclamation, a flag we mounted in the centre of our own landscape.…

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