History

The English Reformation in Exeter

Event Date: 
31/10/2017 - 1:15pm to 3:15pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Tuesday 31st October 2017 at 13.15 in the Pearson Education Centre An illustrated talk by Diane Walker. Booking essential. Tickets available online and from 01392 285983. Book your tickets About the talk The Reformation in England had profound effects on the state, the church, society and the lives of individuals. Diane will look at these effects with particular reference to events in and around Exeter during the 16th and 17th centuries, including King Henry VIII’s marriage problems, the introduction of an English Prayer Book and rebellion in the South West, Civil War and the martyrdom of...

The English Reformation in Exeter

Event Date: 
31/10/2017 - 1:15pm to 3:15pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Tuesday 31st October 2017 at 13.15 in the Pearson Education Centre An illustrated talk by Diane Walker. Booking essential. Tickets available online and from 01392 285983. Book your tickets About the talk The Reformation in England had profound effects on the state, the church, society and the lives of individuals. Diane will look at these effects with particular reference to events in and around Exeter during the 16th and 17th centuries, including King Henry VIII’s marriage problems, the introduction of an English Prayer Book and rebellion in the South West, Civil War and the martyrdom of...

That's History

Event Date: 
25/10/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 25th October in the Pearson Building 10.00-12.00 Knights and wizards are a clever sort, become one and take the Medieval Challenge to find the ingredients to make ‘ecto-slime’. Can you ward off dragons and demons with your homemade potion? Booking information 6yrs+, booking essential. £7. Book online or telephone 01392 285983.

That's History

Event Date: 
25/10/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 25th October in the Pearson Building 10.00-12.00 Knights and wizards are a clever sort, become one and take the Medieval Challenge to find the ingredients to make ‘ecto-slime’. Can you ward off dragons and demons with your homemade potion? Booking information 6yrs+, booking essential. £7. Book online or telephone 01392 285983.

That's History

Event Date: 
25/10/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 25th October in the Pearson Building 10.00-12.00 Knights and wizards are a clever sort, become one and take the Medieval Challenge to find the ingredients to make ‘ecto-slime’. Can you ward off dragons and demons with your homemade potion? Booking information 6yrs+, booking essential. £7. Book online or telephone 01392 285983.

Archaeologists unearth remains to prove theory of lost Exeter mansion

Archaeologists have uncovered remains of a large building on the National Trust’s Killerton estate.

This significant find supports the theory that these are the remains of Killerton’s lost house; a grand mansion designed by renowned architect James Wyatt, the location of which has been lost for 240 years. Rumours about the lost mansion have persisted for many years, but no-one has been able to find where the building was located. All that remained of the mansion are designs by Wyatt for a building three times bigger than the current Killerton House, and a few surviving letters and...

Exeter City heritage project ends with packed film premiere

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 05/07/2017 - 10:57am

The year long Heritage Lottery Fund supported History of St James Park project came to an end with a packed film premiere at Exeter City’s stadium on 27 April.

The 51 minute movie documents each of the decades since football was first played on the ground in 1894. Contributors include historians, club officials, former players, fans and first team manager Paul Tisdale.

The film has now been uploaded onto the Club’s heritage website - The Grecian Archive -and can be seen at: http://grecianarchive.exeter.ac.uk/exhibits/show/history_sjp_hlf/item/2825

The heritage...

Fans to relive Exeter City history as team battles for promotion

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:34am

Forget just cheering on from the stands - football fans can explore the unique history of Exeter City through a new documentary as players embark on a promotion battle

Fans, former players and the current manager Paul Tisdale each explore different decades of Exeter City in the film, called Histories of St James Park, which will have a premiere at St James Park this week. Supporters are welcome at the screening of the documentary on the evening of 27 April, beginning at 7pm.

Also on display will be memorabilia and pictures which show the remarkable story of Exeter City FC....

Search for relatives of Exeter City FC's Blitz victims

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 03/31/2017 - 12:21pm

Exeter City Football Club are searching for any relatives of a former Chairman and a player who died on active service in the Exeter Blitz in May 1942.

Frederick Joseph Collymore Hunter was Chairman of the Club at the time of the blitz. He is buried in St John's in the Wilderness churchyard, Exmouth. Albert Edward Potter was a former player and is buried in All Saint's churchyard, Whipton Chapel.

Hunter was in the Home Guard and Potter an Air Raid Warden. Both are commemorated on a war memorial at the Club.

The Club and its Supporters Trust are planning to mark the...

Interpretation panels developed for East Devon parks

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 03/24/2017 - 3:44pm

History of much loved East Devon parks and gardens will be captured for posterity thanks to Heritage Lottery Fund award of £9,500

Interpretation panels for each of East Devon District Council’s eight parks and gardens are currently being developed by the council using information provided by local museums and local community members/groups. East Devon’s in-house design team are currently producing these ready for installation this spring.

The panels and a trail leaflet for this project have been made possible thanks to a £9,500 grant, which East Devon District Council...

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