indie events inexeter

If you’re looking for events unique to Exeter, you’ll find an exciting range of activities throughout the year. From craft to food, there’s something to suit everyone at these unmissable events, and they’re all free entry!

The annual Exeter Craft Festival will take place over three days on the historic Cathedral Green. On Thursday 5th, Friday 6th and Saturday 7th July, the very best local artists and makers of the South West will come together to exhibit their work. With live entertainment and refreshments, this is a must-visit event for all the family in Exeter.

Head over to Gandy Street on Sunday 8th July for its popular family Summer Cider and Real Ale Festival. With ale and cider samplings, live music, street stalls, cream teas and much more, there’s a fantastic array of activities on offer. If that’s not enough, the independent traders on the street will even be offering unique promotions and discounts. Why not go along and discover all that Gandy Street has to offer?

The Exeter Corn Exchange will host the Exeter Vegan Market on 21st July, 29th September and 13th October. The market will have an array of stalls showcasing the best vegan-friendly, independent, ethical artisans, makers and small businesses that Exeter has to offer. As well as food, you’ll also find cruelty-free toiletries, books, jewellery and Fairtrade clothing on sale. An unmissable event for all vegans in Exeter!

Discover Exeter’s fantastic indie scene at the Fore Street Flea. Take a visit to Fore Street on Sunday 24th September and enjoy a day of street food, bargains, entertainment and more. This is the perfect chance to discover the array of unique independent retailers that the street has to offer.

Keen to find out about even more unique events in Exeter? Take a look at our dedicated What’s On page.

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