Things to Do

Freshers Week in Exeter

You’ve collected your welcome pack, unpacked your room, met your flat mates and figured out where you need to head to for your very first lecture. What next Fresher? Get out, have fun and explore your new city! Exeter is a historical cathedral city filled with culture, green space, nightlife and amazing shopping and eating […]

Heritage in the City

13 – 22 September With the UK wide Heritage Open Days celebration coming up this month, we’ve put together a list of the top tours and open days you can do in the city centre. Exeter Cathedral is offering not one, not two, but 10 special tours.  Each of these tours concentrates on different people, […]

Explore Exeter Cathedral to Gandy and Upper Paul Street

Step through the doors of Exeter’s thriving Indie scene. Wander along the cobbled stones of Gandy and Upper Paul to Street and step through the doors of some treasured indies, watch our video and retrace the route next time you’re in the city Inspired? This is just one of the many reasons to visit Exeter

CRAFT BEER BOOM – Craft Beer Festival

From the inexorable rise in Craft Beer comes Craft Beer Boom, Exeter’s first international beer event. Featuring 40 local, national and international beers across two days, this will be an unmissable chance to try a huge range of amazing, interesting and delicious beers, with food and music, all in the grounds of Exeter’s historic Cathedral. […]

The city is our stage: Christmas 2019 in Exeter

Five Nights of Lights: Wednesday 13 – Sunday 17 November This year Exeter will celebrate the start of the Christmas season with a special five-day event series, Five Nights of Lights.  Taking place across the city from 13-17 November, the festive event will see the Christmas lights go live in all quarters of the city, […]

Exeter Fashion & Beauty Week 

This September, the Exeter Fashion & Beauty Week sets to spark excitement by exploring and bringing together the worlds of fashion, beauty, visual art, music and city history by hosting a mix of events, presentations and collaborations. Taking place from 17-21 September, the week-long programme of events will be hosted across the city centre, celebrating […]

Guildhall shopping centre’s FREE film fest returns!

On Friday 30th August, take your seat around Guildhall shopping centre’s amphitheater and prepare to be entertained by a packed schedule of daytime family favourites and evening blockbuster classics, continuing through to 31st August. There will also be plenty for you to nibble on during the screenings, whether you fancy something from the Street Food […]

#FinditinExeter with FabLab

Did you know that if you venture into Exeter Library you will also discover the city’s FabLab? FabLab Exeter is a small-scale workshop offering digital fabrication – the very first to open in a UK public library! For this week’s #FinditinExeter we caught up with Marcus, FabLab Exeter’s Digital Making Tutor, to find out more […]

Summer Holiday Round Up InExeter

The countdown is on, school is oh so nearly out for summer! If you’re still wondering how to entertain the kids over the holiday period, then head to Exeter where a whole host of family-friendly activities are waiting to be discovered. The city is also open till 7pm every Thursday evening, so why not come […]

YOUR GUIDE TO LIVE MUSIC IN EXETER

Particularly at night, Exeter’s town centre is a bustling hub of students and locals alike, all wanting to participate in a shared culture of food, drink and entertainment. Lots of restaurants and bars in particular seem to be catching on, introducing regular live music events to celebrate the abundance of local musical talent. Here’s your […]