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Language Café

Date: 12 May 2019 Time: 14:00 – 15:45 Description: Come along to Exeter Library’s Language Café every second Sunday of the month and meet with others wanting to use their French, German, Spanish and Italian conversation skills. We are inviting anyone with skills in other languages to come along and see what goes on… there may be others keen to […]

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Found in the Ground: Junior Finds Day

For all you budding archaeologists, have you ever wondered what happens when an object, it could be ‘treasure’, is found and taken to a museum or to the county’s Finds Liaison Officer? Here is your chance to find out by working with Dr. Lucy Shipley, FLO for Devon. You will have the chance to work […]

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Explore Roman Devon and the Seaton Down Hoard tours

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 and bathhouse. Discover what life was like in the civilian city of Isca Dumnonoirum when […]

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Explore Roman Devon and the Seaton Down Hoard tours

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 and bathhouse. Discover what life was like in the civilian city of Isca Dumnonoirum when […]

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The Time of Shakespeare at Exeter Cathedral

Join us for a Special Tour to celebrate the birth of Shakespeare. This tour will highlight what was happening locally within the Cathedral during the 15 and 16 hundreds. We hope to show you the influences that are evident within the Cathedral that might have impacted the bard himself during his lifetime. There will also […]

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Passion and Practices of a Master Carver

Laurence Beckford’s talk will give us a fascinating insight into the rigorously detailed work involved in the restoration of fire, weather and vandal-damaged carvings. He will also talk about his passion for traditional ‘hand cut’ lettering in slate and stone. Laurence’s talk will include his recent carving of the fretted organ case panels of Exeter […]

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Lent Lecture – Professor David Clough: ‘Paying Attention to What we Eat’

David Clough is Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of Chester. His CreatureKind project, engages churches in the UK and North America with farmed animal welfare as a faith issue. In 2018 he launched the #DefaultVeg project encouraging organizations to make a simple change to events catering policy that benefits humans, animals, and the planet. He is a Methodist Local […]

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An evening with Eddie Sinclair – Conservation and Polychromy at Exeter Cathedral

Eddie Sinclair began her conservation training at Exeter cathedral in 1979, working on the west front, training as a conservator/mason/carver. Alongside this, the interior roof bosses were scaffolded in successive winters, giving access to almost complete 14th century decoration. As well as these extraordinary architectural elements, she has had rare access to a number of […]

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