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Devon Freewheelers

Event Date: 
25/03/2022 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Friday Club, St. Sidwell's Community Centre, Sidwell Street, Exeter, EX4 6NN

A fascinating talk about the NHS bike couriers, also known as Bloodbikes, who are vital to the health service in Devon.

ADMISSION- £2-00 including light refreshments PHONE- 01392 666222 EMAIL-fridayclub.exeter@gmail.com WEBSITE- fridayclub.org.uk

Join expert discussion on saving the oceans

Scientists specialising in the marine environment will answer questions on ocean conservation during a free online event organised by the University of Exeter.

The health of our oceans is in decline, and the panel will discuss ways to protect and restore vital marine biodiversity.

They will also talk about the impact of marine degradation on human health and communities around the world.

The hour-long event will start at 1pm on Tuesday (10 November) and will be introduced by Exeter Vice-Chancellor Professor Lisa Roberts.

Questions can be submitted in...

Anne Jackson knotted tapestry. ‘Certaine Wytches', Devon Guild of Craftsmen Conference

Conference: Certaine Wytches. Persecution and Possibility.

Event Date: 
24/04/2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Reed Hall, University of Exeter, Streatham Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QR

Organised by Devon Guild of Craftsmen, with support from University of Exeter Arts and Culture team, this day long event will bring academics and artists together to shed further light on the history of witchcraft in Exeter, Devon and beyond, and on the symbolism, imagery and practices that can still resonate strongly with us today.

Key note speakers include: Tapestry artist Anne Jackson, Mark Stoyle: Professor of Early Modern History at University of Southampton and Marion Gibson: Professor of Renaissance and Magical Literatures at University of Exeter.

This conference...

Brave American Soldier born in Exeter to be remembered 100 years after he was killed

Authored by NEWTOWN
Posted: Mon, 08/27/2018 - 2:57pm

A soldier of the First World War who was born and brought up in Exeter, will be remembered at a public event taking place in the Higher Cemetery of the city on Saturday 15th September, 100 years after he was killed in action.

Walter Hooper grew up at 97 Portland Street before he emigrated with his uncle to America in 1914, the First World War began just a few weeks later.

When United States joined the war in 1917 Walter enlisted with the American Expeditionary Force and served in France as a Private. He was killed in July 1918 aged 21 and was buried in France.

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Brave American Soldier born in Exeter to be remembered 100 years after he was killed

Event Date: 
15/09/2018 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Higher Cemetery, Exeter

A soldier of the First World War who was born and brought up in Exeter, will be remembered at a public event taking place in the Higher Cemetery of the city on Saturday 15th September, 100 years after he was killed in action.

Walter Hooper grew up at 97 Portland Street before he emigrated with his uncle to America in 1914, the First World War began just a few weeks later.

When United States joined the war in 1917 Walter enlisted with the American Expeditionary Force and served in France as a Private. He was killed in July 1918 aged 21 and was buried in France.

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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...

Lecture to mark 75th anniversary of Exeter Blitz

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:12pm

Next month marks the 75th Anniversary of the Exeter Blitz and to mark the occasion, a free illustrated lecture is being held at the Guildhall.

Local historian Dr Todd Gray, MBE, will be talking about the single most destructive event to hit the city. The lecture takes place at 11am and 2pm on Thursday 4 May, the day of the anniversary.

Dr Gray, an Honorary Research Fellow at Exeter University, said that before the Blitz, Exeter had experienced two other events when the city was heavily damaged, by the Vikings in 1003 and during the Civil War of the 1640s, but the scale of...

Life Behind a Lens

Event Date: 
10/05/2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
Deer Park Country House Hotel, Weston, Honiton

If you love watching ground-breaking BBC wildlife programmes, like: The Hunt, South Pacific & Planet Earth, you won't want to miss this...

An Evening with Lindsey Davis

Event Date: 
19/04/2017 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Waterstones Roman Gate, 252, High Street, Exeter, Ex4 3PZ

Come and hear Lindsey Davis talk about her new Flavia Albia novel "The Third Nero" at Waterstones Roman Gate Exeter branch. Tickets available in store (01392-423044) on online at Waterstones.com/events.

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