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Annual Drecki Lecture: A Life in Art

Phil Creek, Honorary Academician and Chair of The South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts will provide insights into his life-long passion as artist and teacher. Phil will not only share his work as a painter, art teacher and Devon County Art & Design Adviser, but also his experience leading and exhibiting with The […]

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V&A: Embracing the past, preserving the future

Dr Tristram Hunt discusses how the V&A’s founding commitment to art, education and industry continues to define the Museum today. Tracing its genesis from its Victorian roots, Dr Hunt explores the birth of the institution we now know. He considers how the V&A’s British, Germanic, Indian and Oriental origins engendered a world-class collection through which […]

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Employing People – Ten Top Tips

This talk will provide a summary of ten top tips for business owners or managers who employ staff or who are thinking of doing so in the future. The information in Ten Top Tips, has been specifically designed with smaller businesses in mind. The aim is to help you understand both legal essentials and easy […]

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Building a High Growth Business Model with New Products/Services

Why do something new? Markets don’t stand still and neither should your business, which is why turning an idea into a commercial success is crucial. Launching a new product or service, streamlining a process, or looking for opportunities to grow is challenging. So how do you achieve this? Innovation isn’t just white coats and laboratories. […]

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Illustrated Talk

A Powerpoint Presentation on Dr C N Lovely who , with like minded persons in the 1920s, took major steps to alleviate the Slum Housing problem in Exeter at the time and formed the Exeter Workmen’s Dwellings Company. His work carries on today but his efforts and achievements are known about by few and this […]

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Paper Conservation

Deborah Phillips is a Senior Archive Conservator for the Devon Archives and Local Studies Service. She will talk about paper history, conservation and preservation, with some interesting images gathered over the years. There will be materials and a display of books from our own Library and Archives. About the series This event is part of […]

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Sebastian: what does a saint look like?

  The Rt Revd Robert Atwell The Right Revd Robert Atwell was installed as the 71st Bishop of Exeter Cathedral on 5 July 2014. Bishop Robert was previously Bishop of Stockport, in the diocese of Chester. He was born and brought up in Ilford, Essex. He read theology at St John’s College, Durham, and trained […]

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‘The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune’ – how does Christian faith help us cope with the trials of daily life?

  Professor Christopher Southgate Christopher Southgate is a poet, editor and theologian. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Exeter. About the series Saint Sebastian was an early Christian saint and martyr. According to traditional belief, he was killed in the late 3rd century during the Roman emperor Diocletian’s persecution of Christians. He is commonly […]

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Christian Martyrdom: persecution in the early Church and in the world today

Revd Professor Morwenna Ludlow Morwenna Ludlow is Professor and Head of Theology of Religion at the University of Exeter, where she teaches and conducts research in historical theology. About the series Saint Sebastian was an early Christian saint and martyr. According to traditional belief, he was killed in the late 3rd century during the Roman emperor […]

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Christian art and iconography: painting and sculpture as an inspiration for faith

Professor Emma Loosley Emma Loosley is an Associate Professor at the University of Exeter. About the series Saint Sebastian was an early Christian saint and martyr. According to traditional belief, he was killed in the late 3rd century during the Roman emperor Diocletian’s persecution of Christians. He is commonly depicted in art and literature tied to […]

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