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Cathedral Explorers: Secret Passageways

Event Date: 
18/08/2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 1st August & Thursday 18th August Tours available each day 10.00-12.00 and 13.30-15.30 There are all sorts of hidden places in the Cathedral. Join us on an adventure to discover all the secrets of this ancient building. Discover the hidden house built into the walls of the Cathedral, and climb the spiral staircase to see an amazing floor full of secret and strange symbols. Hear about a spooky murder that took place almost 700 years ago, and find out what lies beneath the Cathedral Green. Finally, create a shrinking stained glass window to take home with you. Booking information...

Cathedral Explorers: Secret Passageways

Event Date: 
01/08/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 1st August & Thursday 18th August Tours available each day 10.00-12.00 and 13.30-15.30 There are all sorts of hidden places in the Cathedral. Join us on an adventure to discover all the secrets of this ancient building. Discover the hidden house built into the walls of the Cathedral, and climb the spiral staircase to see an amazing floor full of secret and strange symbols. Hear about a spooky murder that took place almost 700 years ago, and find out what lies beneath the Cathedral Green. Finally, create a shrinking stained glass window to take home with you. Booking information...

Urban Underground - Only by Night Summer Launch Party

Event Date: 
10/07/2016 - 8:00pm to 11/07/2016 - 12:00am
Venue: 
Urban Underground, Exeter

Hats off Exeter!

In honour of seeing off Exeter graduates in style, we’re hosting a summer

‘Only By Night’ launch at Urban Underground.

Join us for a free arrival drink, free nibbles & 2-4-1 on cocktails all night.

EVERYONE WELCOME!

*degree not compulsory*

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Cathedral Family Tours (1)

Event Date: 
08/08/2016 - 10:00am to 22/08/2016 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Friday 29th July, Thursday 11th August, Monday 22nd August. Tours available each day 10.00-11.00 and 14.00-15.00 Come and explore the Cathedral as a family this half-term. Join our child-friendly tour full of stories, amazing facts, and spooky tales. Find out more about this wonderful building, and discover how and why it was built. Along the way, see if you can spot: a mermaid, a green man, an elephant, a boy sticking his tongue out, and a clock that may have inspired the nursery rhyme ‘Hickory Dickory Dock’. Afterwards, why not get dressed up and take a Medieval family ‘selfie’ to...

Awesome Archaeology Workshop

Event Date: 
28/07/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Thursday 28th July, 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30 (Pearson Education Centre) Become an archaeologist for a day! Find out what real archaeologists do and learn the techniques you need by taking part in our mini-digs. Then use your skills outside to take part in our set-up excavation. Finally, create your own dig to take home using artefacts and plaster. Booking information Suitable for ages 6-13, £6 per child. Children may be dropped off and left for the whole session. Booking essential – please book online or telephone 01392 285983 . No booking charges apply for this event. Book online

Time Traveller Club: Dopey Dinosaurs

Event Date: 
26/07/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Tuesday 26th July, 10.00-12.30 or 13.30-15.30 (Pearson Education Centre) Travel back to a time in which dinosaurs roamed the earth. Do you like scary dinosaurs or friendly dinosaurs? Create a scary T-Rex or a friendly Stegosaurus. Watch out for those flying Pterodactyls! Finally, make your own dinosaur excavation in plaster to take home. Booking information Suitable for ages 6-12, £6 per child. Children may be dropped off and left for the whole session. Booking essential – please book online or telephone 01392 285983 . No booking charges apply for this event. Book online

Be an Archaeologist

Event Date: 
25/07/2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 25th July, 11.00-15.00 (Cathedral Green) Find out about what an archaeologist does and get the chance to meet a real one. Become an archaeologist yourself and take part in our mini-digs. What can you find? How old do you think it is? Plus have a go at our archaeology-themed crafts and create something to take home with you. (This event may move inside due to weather conditions on the day. Please keep an eye on the website) Suitable for ages 5-12. £1 charge for some craft activities. Part of the Festival of Archaeology

Romans under your feet!

Event Date: 
23/07/2016 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Saturday 23rd July, 10.30-15.30 (Cathedral Green ) Visit the Cathedral's Roman activities stall on Cathedral Green (in partnership with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum) and find out more about the Roman archaeology beneath your feet. Can you solve the roof tile puzzle, make a mosaic with real Roman pieces and sort out your ‘mortaria’; from your ‘samian’? Why not try your hand at our mini-dig excavations, make a Roman serpent bracelet, or create a brooch? (This event may move inside due to weather conditions on the day. Please keep an eye on the website) Suitable for all ages. Drop-in...

West Front Drawing Competition

Event Date: 
14/08/2016 - 9:00am to 27/08/2016 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Saturday 23rd July – Saturday 27th August during normal visitor hours What does the Cathedral look like to you? Put your sketching skills to the test and send us your picture of the West Front of the Cathedral. You can use pencils, pens, paints, charcoal or anything you like to create your drawing. Please submit your entry to the Front Desk at the Cathedral. Prizes will be available for categories in the following age ranges: 4 – 7, 7-11, 11-16, 16 – 18. All work will be exhibited once the competition comes to a close. Prizes for each category TBA. FREE.

Heraldry Treasure Hunt

Event Date: 
23/07/2016 - 9:00am to 27/07/2016 - 5:00am
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Saturday 23rd July – Saturday 27th August during normal visitor hours Become a knight and join a quest to spot the shields hidden around the Cathedral. Follow the clues that will lead you to each one, and find out who each shield belongs to. Once you have finished, take your completed sheet to the shop, where you will receive your prize. £1 per child which includes a small prize at the end. Suitable for all ages. Admission applies for accompanying adults.

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