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Sporting Exeter - a talk

Event Date: 
22/10/2015 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Custom House

SPORTING EXETER

A free 90 minute talk given by Exeter Red Coats guides. Find out about some of the sport played in Exeter from Roman times right up to the present day, including reference to and anecdotes of some of the great sporting personalities that have graced the city of Exeter over the years.

Custom House Sunday 27th September 11.00 a.m. Custom House Friday 9th October 2.00 p.m. Custom House Thursday 22nd October 2.00 p.m.

Booking essential: 01392 665885

Sporting Exeter - a talk

Event Date: 
09/10/2015 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Custom House

SPORTING EXETER

A free 90 minute talk given by Exeter Red Coats guides. Find out about some of the sport played in Exeter from Roman times right up to the present day, including reference to and anecdotes of some of the great sporting personalities that have graced the city of Exeter over the years.

Custom House Sunday 27th September 11.00 a.m. Custom House Friday 9th October 2.00 p.m. Custom House Thursday 22nd October 2.00 p.m.

Booking essential: 01392 665885

Sporting Exeter - a talk

Event Date: 
27/09/2015 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Exeter Custom House

SPORTING EXETER

A free 90 minute talk given by Exeter Red Coats guides. Find out about some of the sport played in Exeter from Roman times right up to the present day, including reference to and anecdotes of some of the great sporting personalities that have graced the city of Exeter over the years.

Custom House Sunday 27th September 11.00 a.m. Custom House Friday 9th October 2.00 p.m. Custom House Thursday 22nd October 2.00 p.m.

Booking essential: 01392 665885

Houses with history

Thinking about buying a listed property? From getting to know your local conservation officer to undertaking a background check, Chris Davey, Luscombe Maye Estate Agency, gives his top tips on getting the best out of listed properties, as well as things to consider before purchasing. From the humble thatched cottage, to grand period homes, and even a bus station, listed properties are of great significance and beauty. With over 376,099 listed building entries in England, they are the jewels in the property crown, and are a marked sign of the country’s heritage and history. Laws and...

Lunchtime Bite: Ancient Stoicism

Event Date: 
14/09/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 14th September 2015, 13.00-14.00

In ancient Greece and Rome, Stoic philosophers were famous for offering guidance which could help people to meet life’s emotional challenges.

Christopher Gill suggests that their advice can be valuable for us today and that there are striking parallels with some modern approaches in psychotherapy.

The talk is illustrated with selective readings from the ancient Stoics.

Ticket Information

£3 adults, £2 Cathedral Concession*, available online or from 01392 285983

http://www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/event/...

The Exeter Book: "Widsith"

Event Date: 
02/09/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral (Library and Archives, Palace Gate)

Wednesday 2nd September 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...

Summer 2015: Awesome Archaeology

Event Date: 
25/08/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Tuesday 25th August, 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30

Find out 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? Are you good at jigsaws? - help us to put back together a pot that was discovered in pieces. Finally, create your own dig to take home using artefacts and plaster.

Suitable for ages 6-12. Please book online or call 01392 285983

http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/95255

Summer 2015: Majestic Middle Ages

Event Date: 
21/08/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Friday 21st August, 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30

Welcome to our majestic medieval Cathedral! Come along to discover more about life in medieval times. Go back in time by trying on our medieval costumes. Create a tussy mussy to help protect you from the plague and disguise the horrible smells of the medieval world. Design a stained glass window onto our special plastic sheets and watch them shrink when they are heated. Are you brave and heroic? Find out about heraldry and design your own coat of arms.

Suitable for ages 5-12. Please book online or call 01392 285983

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Summer 2015: Majestic Middle Ages

Event Date: 
21/08/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Friday 21st August, 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30

Welcome to our majestic medieval Cathedral! Come along to discover more about life in medieval times. Go back in time by trying on our medieval costumes. Create a tussy mussy to help protect you from the plague and disguise the horrible smells of the medieval world. Design a stained glass window onto our special plastic sheets and watch them shrink when they are heated. Are you brave and heroic? Find out about heraldry and design your own coat of arms.

Suitable for ages 5-12. Please book online or call 01392 285983

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Summer 2015: Ruthless Romans

Event Date: 
17/08/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 17th August, 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30

Come and find out about the Romans who once lived right here where the Cathedral is now. Become a Roman yourself by trying on our costumes.

Create the perfect Roman accessories by making a mosaic tile.

What did the Romans write on before paper was available?

Find out about wax writing tablets and how they were made.

Suitable for ages 5-12. Please book online or call 01392 285983

http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/95252

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