Things to Do

Guildhall Alpine Christmas Market 2020

The Guildhall Shopping Centre and Queen St Dining are excited to announce the launch of The Guildhall Alpine Christmas Market from the 31st of October 2020 until the 23rd of December 2020. This safe, outdoor Christmas Market will see eight very exciting traders move in for the festive period. They will be in the Guildhall’s […]

Award-winning Red Coat Guided Tours Return!

Exeter’s popular and award-winning Red Coat Guided Tours return to the city on Monday (19 October). The free guided tours were suspended during the Coronavirus pandemic but are now back with a reduced programme. Tours need to be booked in advance the day before and there are five different themes to choose from. The tours […]

Celebrate your Library

A love of books is for life, not just for lockdown  Libraries Week is an annual national celebration of the country’s much-loved libraries and their work towards building a nation of readers. This year’s theme, the role of public libraries in book culture, celebrates the books that are the heart and origin of libraries, as […]

Reflective Memorial to Coronavirus Comes to Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral is to be the first host of a nationally touring art installation, designed to provide people with an opportunity to personally reflect on the coronavirus pandemic. ‘The Leaves of the Trees’ installation, which will be at the Cathedral from 3rd until 24th September, will be visiting towns and cities around the country. Created […]

Support Local – Shop Local

”Small businesses are the beating heart of communities and town centres up and down the country, and they will be at the centre of the recovery” said Michelle Ovens of Small Business Saturday UK and we totally agree with her! Last week the Government promoted the #ShopLocalWeek campaign – and we were fully behind this […]

Share Your Experiences with The Lockdown Blues

Share your experiences of loneliness and Covid-19 as part of a major new creative project. People in the South West can now share their experiences of the considerable isolating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, as part of a major new project designed to collect stories of loneliness and community. The Lockdown Blues is an online […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Exeter

The day to celebrate our mums and mother figures is just around the corner. Exeter presents an abundance of activities, dining opportunities and perfect gifts to add a sparkle to this special day. How about…   Add bright colours to her day with… Flowers by Sophie Millington Why not gift her a gorgeous, seasonal, floral […]

Be Inspired in Exeter

From the practical, to the fun, to the wildly creative, Exeter has plenty of inspiring evening classes, weekend workshops and short courses. Whether you want to learn how to build a beautiful website, make delicious dishes from food waste, or fine-tune your photography, look at what you can do in Exeter: Craft Fancy yourself becoming […]

What’s on in March?

With the welcome signs of spring appearing, Exeter’s vibrant city life is on-hand to keep our calendars full to the brim this March. From Oscar-winning films to an evening with a strident Shepherdess, Exeter delivers. Here’s just a brief overview of what’s on this month. Exeter Cathedral Space: Light and Sound Show 5th to 7th […]

Feel Good February

As the days get gradually longer and the first daffodils bloom, the welcoming signs of spring make us long for brighter, warmer days. You don’t have to wait for summer to feel good though. Exeter has lots of events, activities, shops and classes to help you shake off the winter blues and boost your wellbeing […]