Relive Exeter City Football Club's 1990 title win in online exhibition

Football fans can relive the 30th anniversary of Exeter City’s historic 1990 league title win as part of a new online exhibition.

St James Park may be closed but people can still celebrate sporting success virtually thanks to the exhibition, hosted on the website Grecian Archive, a partnership between the University of Exeter, the club and supporters’ trust.

As part of the National Lottery heritage funded project, the ECFC museum team - who work in collaboration with colleagues from the University’s College of Humanities and Digital Humanities Lab – have put materials...

Exhibition: Off the Surface - the art of hand-embroidery

Event Date: 
20/05/2017 - 10:00am to 09/07/2017 - 5:30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey

A collaborative exhibition showcasing the art of hand embroidery, old and new. Degree students from The Royal School of Needlework have produced contemporary, hand-embroidered work inspired by treasured textiles from world renowned archives at Hampton Court Palace.

The exhibition features surface designs such as appliquéd garments, wearable sculpture, 3-D stitched drapes and hangings alongside historic purses, collars and lacework - offering a rare opportunity to see the past revived in a contemporary fashion. Main Gallery. Free entry, open daily 10am-5.30pm

Discover the Exeter Book (July)

Event Date: 
01/07/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives

Wednesday 1st July 2015, 13.00-15.30 (Library and Archives, Palace Gate)

Your opportunity to experience the oldest book of English literature in existence – right here in Exeter!

Written in about 970AD, the Exeter Book is the oldest of only four surviving books of Anglo-Saxon literature anywhere in the world. Much admired for its beautiful writing and the quality of its verse, this unique book of poetry has been at Exeter Cathedral since Leofric, the first Bishop of Exeter, gave it to his church in around 1072. Within its 246 pages are some 40 poems and nearly 100 poetic...