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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. Exeter Literary Map
    Uncover Exeter's literary heritage and culture with the Exeter Literary Map, featuring famous figures, picturesque reading spots, independent bookshops, and literary landmarks.
  3. Guest blog: Introducing Exeter St David's book vending machine

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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. Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

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    Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

    Budleigh Salterton

    Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on East Devon’s World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast, Budleigh Salterton hosts the most outstanding literary festival in South West England.

    As a registered charity, our mission is to celebrate…

  2. Add Virginia Nicholson: All The Rage - A Social History Of Beauty to your Itinerary

    Virginia Nicholson: All The Rage - A Social History Of Beauty

    Budleigh Salterton

    A panoramic social history, by the acclaimed social historian and granddaughter of Vanessa Bell, that chronicles the quest for beauty in all its contradictions, and how it affects the female body. The story of female adornment from 1860-1960 is…

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  3. Add Start Writing Your Novel Course to your Itinerary

    Start Writing Your Novel Course

    Exeter

    It’s said that everyone has a novel in them…What’s yours?

    This six-month course has been designed to increase your writing confidence, help you find your voice, and start writing your novel. You’ll find the beating heart of your story and begin…

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  4. Add Rachel Cooke:  The Book Of Friendship to your Itinerary

    Rachel Cooke: The Book Of Friendship

    Budleigh Salterton

    Celebratory, but also explanatory and wide in scope, the Guardian journalist explores friendship through literature and all its facets. From the Bible to the blockbuster novel Yellowface, from school friends to the loss of friends in old age, she…

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  5. Add Russell Watson: Encore - My Journey Back To Centre Stage to your Itinerary

    Russell Watson: Encore - My Journey Back To Centre Stage

    Budleigh Salterton

    The highly acclaimed tenor reveals the story of how he went from Salford factory worker to his big break singing at Old Trafford, which lead to a record deal and a phenomenal debut album. Since then he has sold millions of albums, won four BRIT…

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  6. Add Rev Richard Coles: Murder At The Monastery to your Itinerary

    Rev Richard Coles: Murder At The Monastery

    Budleigh Salterton

    Canon Daniel Clement has suffered a secret humiliation and, to recover, takes respite at the monastery where he was a novice. But the monastery doesn’t allow the break he needs, for tensions are building there too. There is a death at the monastery,…

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