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Short Course Baubles, trinkets, and precious stones-a peek inside RAMM’s jewellery box

What is guilloché? How would you wear a girandole? Who exchanged their gold jewellery for iron? As well as precious metals and gems, jewellery, dress and hair adornments have been made from every sort of material, from carved shells (cameos), crystals, micro-mosaics and volcanic lava from Mount Vesuvius to ‘every kind of beetle’, fossils, bird […]

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Ancient Egyptian Tour

Join a 30-minute tour to explore our Egyptian collection and visit the tomb of Shep en-Mut. Learn about the gods, religion and objects from everyday life, such as amulets, make-up and jewellery. Visit Shep en-Mut and view her cartonnage and coffin. Hear Shep en-Mut’s story, learn about canopic jars, shabtis and much more. Location Information […]

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Library & Archives: Quaint and Curious Volumes

You don’t need to be a scholar to enjoy the Cathedral Library. Join us for a light-hearted look at a few of the quirkier items in our Library. This will be a chance to see a some of the humbler, more unsung treasures of the Library – hidden pictures, doodles, doggerel verse, magic, men in […]

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Library & Archives: Quaint and Curious Volumes

You don’t need to be a scholar to enjoy the Cathedral Library. Join us for a light-hearted look at a few of the quirkier items in our Library. This will be a chance to see a some of the humbler, more unsung treasures of the Library – hidden pictures, doodles, doggerel verse, magic, men in […]

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Local History Tour

Local history 60-minute tour Wednesday 10 July Tuesday 13 August and Saturday 19 October £5 Meet in the Courtyard Join a 60-minute tour of the Local History collection. Explore the archaeology of Devon from prehistory, the Roman conquest and medieval times through to Exeter during the Second World War. Learn about the Tudors and Stuarts. […]

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Ancient Egyptian Tour

Ancient Egyptian Tour Fri 16 Aug, Sat 21 Sept, Sat 26 Oct and Sat 23 Nov 12 noon and 2pm £2.50 Join a 30-minute tour to explore our Egyptian collection and visit the tomb of Shep en-Mut. Learn about the gods, religion and objects from everyday life, such as amulets, make-up and jewellery. Visit Shep […]

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Explore Roman Devon and the Seaton Down Hoard tours

First and third Thur of each month 2 to 2.30pm £2.50 Meet in the Courtyard Join a 30-minute tour of RAMM’s Roman collection. Learn about the discovery of the Seaton Down Hoard and life in Roman Devon and Exeter. Find out about the arrival of a Roman Legion in Isca, the construction of the fortress […]

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Explore Roman Devon and the Seaton Down Hoard tours

First and third Thur of each month 2 to 2.30pm £2.50 Meet in the Courtyard Join a 30-minute tour of RAMM’s Roman collection. Learn about the discovery of the Seaton Down Hoard and life in Roman Devon and Exeter. Find out about the arrival of a Roman Legion in Isca, the construction of the fortress […]

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Behind the Scenes Tour: More in Store

7 Aug ,28 Sept, 23 Oct and 13 Nov 2 to 2.50pm £5 Meet in the Courtyard Take a 50-minute behind-the-scenes tour. See some of the reserve collections and find out more about the conservation, display and storage of objects. If you are a wheelchair user, please call 01392 265858 before booking tickets. Location Information […]

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The Fore Street Flea

It’s back! The Fore Street Flea is returning to Exeter on Sunday 15th September, 12pm – 4pm. Save the date in your diary for an afternoon of street food, beautiful bargains, entertainment and more, whilst celebrating Exeter’s Independent West Quarter. It’s the perfect chance to discover the array of unique independent retailers that Fore Street […]

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