Curious About Exeter

Curious About Exeter - quirky heritage walks for the Curious!

Have fun (re-)discovering Exeter, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a safe, fun and affordable way to enjoy some fresh air. Buy in printed booklet or instant download format (to print at home or use directly on up to three mobile devices) from and explore in your own time. Use code: Exeter15 for 15% off all Curious About walks.

Curious About Exeter visits not just the obvious places, but some unusual ones too, with hidden treasures to discover. Suitable for all ages, the...

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Friday, June 4, 2021 - 10:00am to Friday, October 29, 2021 - 6:00pm

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Tour de Devon 2021

Event Date: 
01/09/2021 - 8:00am to 30/09/2021 - 8:00pm
Devon - or wherever suits you!

Will you go the distance to support local end-of-life care?

Whether you're a budding Chris Hoy, a newbie cyclist or are looking for a family adventure, Hospiscare need you to hop on your bike for Tour de Devon 2021!

For this year’s Tour de Devon cycle challenge, you choose where, when and who you ride with. With distances of 50, 100, 250 or 400 miles on offer, there’s a challenge for everyone!

Complete your miles over a day, a week or throughout the month: all we ask is you complete your miles during September. Whether you’re a seasoned pro, a casual rider, looking...

Valleyside Barn Food & Drinks Fair

Valleyside Barn Food & Drinks Fair

Event Date: 
26/09/2021 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Valleyside Barn

Come and join us as we officially open new weddings and events venue Valleyside Barn in Bickleigh!

Sample some delicious local food and drink in our newly converted barn and courtyard bar.

£4 entry for adults in exchange for a drinks voucher. Children free.

Everyone is welcome to come and view this fantastic new space.

The Ocean Film Festival

Event Date: 
29/09/2021 - 7:00pm to 30/09/2021 - 7:00pm
Exeter Corn Exchange

Dive into a night of ocean adventure! The Ocean Film Festival is bringing a brand-new collection of spectacular ocean-themed films to Exeter Corn Exchange this autumn

Returning as a live theatre tour, the Ocean Film Festival features a selection of short films starring wild seafaring voyages, extreme watersports and marine conservation from the least explored depths of the planet.

“We can’t wait to set sail back into theatres with our latest inspirational collection of ocean films,” says tour director Nell Teasdale.

“Witness intrepid human-powered challenges,...

Season Launch Dinner at Exeter Chiefs

Event Date: 
13/10/2021 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Sandy Park

It's time to look forward, the new rugby Season is upon us and after the challenges of the past two years, we can't wait to return to full stadiums and cheering fans!

In celebration of the upcoming Rugby Campaign, we are delighted to welcome you along to the Season Launch Dinner! The evening is going to look ahead to the exciting new challenges which the club faces as we continue our development as one of the dominant forces in the European Game. The evening will be attended by members of the first team squad including Lions, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Stuart Hogg, Jonny Hill and...

Dan Snow

Dan Snow's History Hit Live

Event Date: 
16/10/2021 - 7:00pm
Great Hall, Exeter

Award winning, chart topping podcast and online TV channel History Hit has announced a new 10 date live tour for Autumn 2021.

The tour, which comes to Exeter's Great Hall on 16 October, will see one of the world’s most celebrated history broadcasters Dan Snow taking his accessible interview style to the stage in 10 cities across England, Scotland and Wales. He will talk to some of our best historians about the biggest stories from the past as well as hear the history of the towns and cities that he visits.

Interviews and show content will also be broadcast on the UK's...

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Autumn Storm

Event Date: 
17/10/2021 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Tedburn St Mary

This stunning bike ride will take you west from Tedburn St Mary; over to Yeoford, up to Winkleigh, across to Broadwoodkelly, through Monkokehampton and along beautiful cycle routes with amazing views. The route is approx. 55 miles.

Entry is £20 per person. Registration fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and (except under special circumstances) places are NON-EXCHANGEABLE.

This is a recreational non-competitive event. All riders must be aged 14 or over on the day of the Ride. Riders aged 14, 15 or 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Unfortunately, the Ride is not open to children under...

How the Spotlight on Care animation will look at Exeter Phoenix

Spotlight on Care projection

Event Date: 
21/10/2021 - 6:15pm to 22/10/2021 - 10:15pm
Exeter Phoenix

Over two consecutive nights (21st - 22nd October, 6.15 pm - 10.15 pm) a large, hand-drawn animation of a Devon carer and her son will be projected onto the Exeter Phoenix Building as part of a collaborative project to celebrate the millions of unpaid carers who work around the clock looking after their friends and family at home. Research shows their role has been made even harder by the closure of support services during the COVID crisis.

Spotlight on Care is an emotive contemporary art project inspired by a collaboration between Exeter-based illustrator-animator Leo Jamelli and...

Muddy Dog Challenge

Event Date: 
30/10/2021 - 10:00am
Escot House, Devon, EX11 1LU

The Muddy Dog Challenge is back in Exeter for more mud, sweat and cheers helping to raise money for the dogs and cats at Battersea.

Battersea’s Muddy Dog Challenge is one of the UK’s biggest obstacle courses you can take part in with your dog. The aim of the challenge is simply to have fun while raising money for Battersea. Participants can enter solo, in a team with the kids, with or without a dog, and there is a distance of 2.5km or 5km to choose from. All registered participants will receive a Muddy Dog Challenge t-shirt and dog bandana to take part in, and a medal and rosette...

Canonteign Falls By Night

Event Date: 
06/11/2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Canonteign Falls

Night Lantern Walk Saturday 6th November from 6 pm – 8 pm

As the clocks turn back join us for a special lantern walk around the Lily Lake and see the stunning Clampitt Falls all lit up.

The snack bar will also be open selling hot chocolate and delicious soup to warm you all up after your walk. Normal admission price applies. Please bring torches as it gets very dark!

Pre-book your tickets here by selecting ticketed events, normal admission prices apply 👉 Book

Christmas at Killerton - The after-dark illuminated trail through festive gardens

Event Date: 
22/11/2021 - 4:30pm to 02/01/2022 - 10:00pm
Killerton House, Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3LE

Christmas at Killerton - The after-dark illuminated trail through festive gardens

Discover a Christmas illuminated trail for all the family set within the beautiful landscape of the National Trust Killerton.

Open from 4.30pm, last entry 8pm and closes at 10pm.

The festive trail is open on selected dates - see

Admissoin in advance from: Adult £18, Child £13, Family £60 (2 adults & 2 children).

Free entry for carers and children aged two and under.

Parking £8 per car.

Free for National Trust...

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