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Exeter Cathedral Open Evening for Heritage Open Days

Exeter Cathedral is delighted to be participating in Heritage Open Days 2020. As well as a series of special guided tours taking you into secret spaces and telling the stories of this stunning site they are inviting you to a pre-booked open evening. There will be an exhibition in the Quire for people to see. […]

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Pop Up Art in Guildhall Shopping Centre

You’ve probably seen some of Steve’s art around the city…. Now’s the chance to grab your own piece and to see him in action. Find the pop up art studio inthe old Headstart, first floor of the Guildhall… opening Friday Saturday and Sunday… 10-5pm. There’s also a live street painting session on the Saturday downstairs […]

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Spotlight on the Exeter Book

The Exeter Book is a unique collection of Old English poems written down in about 970AD. The manuscript has been here since the first Bishop of Exeter bequeathed it to his cathedral in 1072. This is wonderful opportunity to see the original 10th century manuscript in the glorious setting of the cathedral itself. Included in […]

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Short Course On the wing: beautiful butterflies

Have you ever wondered how insects in museum collections can survive for hundreds of years? How they keep their colour? How these fragile creatures hold their pose? Or how caterpillars are preserved like tissue paper balloons? Learn how RAMM’s collection of over 250,000 insects was formed and how to preserve and care for your own […]

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Short Course: A Grand Art Tour: Italy and Europe

A visit to Italy and the Grand Tour of Europe were key events in the lives of artists and patrons in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Our masterclass examines the wonderful art that originated from artists who travelled to classical and ‘exotic’ locations in an age before photography, picturing them for a British audience. Particularly […]

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Short Course: A Grand Art Tour: Italy and Europe

A visit to Italy and the Grand Tour of Europe were key events in the lives of artists and patrons in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Our masterclass examines the wonderful art that originated from artists who travelled to classical and ‘exotic’ locations in an age before photography, picturing them for a British audience. Particularly […]

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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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Ancient Egyptian Activities

Experience Ancient Egypt and help with the mummification of Shep en-Mut. Have a go at the addictive game of Senet. Join the Scribe School and learn how to write hieroglyphs. Spend up to one hour with your family learning about Ancient Egypt. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Location Information Name: Courtyard Address: RAMM […]

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Brian Rice: 60 years of Paintings and Prints at RAMM

A celebration of the abstract work of the distinguished West Country artist Brian Rice. Work includes his vibrant multi-form painting ‘Green Cross’, from his formative 1960’s London period, ‘Dowth’, with its European rock art influence and later work ‘Horton Rock’, 2008 with its lyrical and mischievous twirling lines. Also exhibited will be objects, textiles and […]

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Brian Rice: 60 years of Paintings and Prints at RAMM

A celebration of the abstract work of the distinguished West Country artist Brian Rice. Work includes his vibrant multi-form painting ‘Green Cross’, from his formative 1960’s London period, ‘Dowth’, with its European rock art influence and later work ‘Horton Rock’, 2008 with its lyrical and mischievous twirling lines. Also exhibited will be objects, textiles and […]

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