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TEDxExeter 2020

Unfortunately, TedxExeter have decided to postpone this year’s event across all venues including at the Northoctt Theatre. TedxExeter was due to welcome hundreds of speakers and attendees from overseas and they have taken this difficult decision due to Coronavirus. There will be a virtual gathering to which you can sign up here. Exeter Northcott is […]

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An Illustrated talk on the Wilton Diptych by Rev Ian Morter

The Wilton Diptych is a small portable diptych of two hinged panels, painted on both sides, now in the National Gallery, London. It is an extremely rare survival of a late Medieval religious panel painting from England. Ian has had a great love of the diptych for many decades and wants to share his knowledge […]

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Annual Drecki Lecture. Messenger: monument to a moment

Joseph Hillier discusses the thinking and processes that led him to create Theatre Royal Plymouth’s ambitious monumental bronze sculpture, Messenger. Commissioned by the Theatre Royal and researched through collaboration with theatre company Frantic Assembly, the piece, depicting a female actor, was intended to be a counterpart to the many sculptures of men in Plymouth and […]

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In Conversation with Peter Randall-Page

Join us for an enjoyable fundraising evening to help RAMM raise the money needed to purchase ‘Wing’, a monumental wall-mounted sculpture by local, internationally renowned artist Peter Randall-Page. In a one hour conversation with artist, comedian and poet, Stephen Park, Peter will discuss his remarkable art, following which there will be the opportunity for the […]

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Recent medieval pottery finds from the South West

Exeter was one of the most important cities in medieval England and was a thriving European trading hub. In this course, archaeologists from the Medieval Pottery Research Group will talk about the latest pottery discoveries in the Southwest. They will focus on the trade with France and the role of immigrant potters. Course Tutors: Tom […]

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WI in the City – Library talk & tour

Meet outside Exeter Library’s main entrance at 7.30 for a talk, tour and insight into Exeter Library and what goes on behind the scenes. This promises to be an interesting evening which will probably end with a sneaky glass of something nice in the nearest pub.

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Employing People – Ten Top Tips

Michael Green from Endorse HR shares his top ten tips for employing people at this workshop for business owners or managers who employ staff or who are thinking of doing so in the future. The information in Top Ten Tips, has been specifically designed with smaller businesses in mind. The aim is to help you […]

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Feminist Perspectives on Islamic Sacred Texts Live Screening

Join us for our next live screening direct from the The British Library. Renowned academics Amina Wadud, Ziba Mir-Hosseini and Suhraiya Jivraj will discuss the rich diversity of feminist engagement with sacred Islamic texts. How do feminist scholars make space for multiple visions of gender equality in Islam? And how does their work filter into […]

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William Hanson – Teacups and Tiaras

In a world full of general ghastliness, trusted authority on matters of etiquette William Hanson has embarked on a solo mission to gentrify the nation. As well as enlightening us with the history of customs, tastes and manners, William will invite members of the audience to the stage to demonstrate the dos and don’ts of polite behaviour. […]

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VIRUSES THAT IMPROVE OUR HEALTH

We think about viruses as harmful to us, but research by our speaker Martha Clokie shows that some improve our health. These tiny viruses known as ‘phages’ do this by invading bacteria, multiplying, and bursting out, eventually destroying their host. When these are bacteria that attack our bodies, this could be beneficial—our enemy’s enemy is […]

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