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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. Add Henry Blofeld - My Dear Old Things to your Itinerary

    Henry Blofeld - My Dear Old Things

    Seaton

    To raise funds for Seaton Cricket Club, Henry Blofeld has agreed to bring his My Dear Old Things stageshow to the Gateway Theatre in Seaton.

    If a schoolboy Blowers had missed the Eton bus that knocked him off his bike, he might have gone on to a…

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  2. Add Local Writers Welcomed To Share Their Stories And Poetry to your Itinerary

    Local Writers Welcomed To Share Their Stories And Poetry

    Cullompton

    Do you write stories do you write poetry If so, come along and share your work with like minded writers. Dont worry if you think your efforts wont be appreciated - they will. So come forward and share it with everyone present. Poetry, shorts stories…

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  3. Add Quay Words presents Ian Mortimer: The road to Exeter to your Itinerary

    Quay Words presents Ian Mortimer: The road to Exeter

    Exeter

    The road to Exeter – from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century

    We are thrilled to be joined by writer and historian Ian Mortimer for this free Heritage Open Days [https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/] event.

    During his talk Ian will be…

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  4. Add New and local voices in poetry for National Poetry Day: To risk or not to risk? to your Itinerary

    New and local voices in poetry for National Poetry Day: To risk or not to risk?

    Exeter

    New and local voices in poetry for National Poetry Day: To risk or not to risk? A collaborative exploration

    At the heart of all creativity is risk and play.’

    - Joelle Taylor
    How risky is the business of writing poetry? Join us on National Poetry…

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  5. Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

    Add Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival to your Itinerary

    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…

  6. Add In Conversation With... Sarah Pearse.  Bestselling author of The Sanitorium and The Retreat to your Itinerary

    In Conversation With... Sarah Pearse. Bestselling author of The Sanitorium and The Retreat

    Crediton

    Join us for an evening in conversation with Sarah Pearse, in a journey of suspense and mystery from the Devon coast to the Portuguese wilderness in her new novel.

    Sarah Pearse lives by the sea in South Devon with her husband and daughters. Her…

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