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  • Announcement of Accredited Archive status renewal

    Announcement of Accredited Archive status renewal

    22 March 2017

    It was announced today by the National Archives that Exeter Cathedral’s Library and Archive has retained its prestigious Archive Service Accreditation, first awarded in 2014.

  • Cathedral to be represented in national bellringing competition

    Cathedral to be represented in national bellringing competition

    22 March 2017

    On Saturday 25th March 2017 members of the Exeter Cathedral Society of Ringers will be making the trip to Sheffield Cathedral to ring in the annual National 12 Bell Striking Competition.

  • Last chance for Somerset 'Domesday' exhibition

    Last chance for Somerset 'Domesday' exhibition

    20 March 2017

    Members of the public have only two weeks to visit a special exhibition at The Museum of Somerset in Taunton before key artefacts are returned to Exeter Cathedral.

  • VIDEO: On Common Ground

    VIDEO: On Common Ground

    17 March 2017

    A recording of the first event in this series: "The Continuing Dance between Science and Theology"

  • Dean Jonathan announces retirement

    Dean Jonathan announces retirement

    12 March 2017

    The Dean has announced that he will retire at the end of August this 2017.

  • BLOG: Reading Runes in the Exeter Book Riddles

    BLOG: Reading Runes in the Exeter Book Riddles

    03 March 2017

    Riddles and runes go together, at least in some of those found in the medieval codex known as the Exeter Book of Old English poetry (Exeter Cathedral Library MS 3501). Richard Fahey (University of Notre Dame, IN, USA)

  • Women’s World Day of Prayer

    Women’s World Day of Prayer

    22 February 2017

    On Friday 3rd March over 5,000 services will be held in the British Isles on the theme "Am I being unfair to you" including here at Exeter Cathedral.

  • Eagle Owl corbel completed

    Eagle Owl corbel completed

    21 February 2017

    An eagle owl will look out over Exeter for years to come, thanks to a project to conserve and restore Exeter Cathedral’s East Gable. Completed earlier this year, the decorated “corbel” stone is the work of Cathedral stonemason Owen Whitfield. It will be fixed to the Cathedral in the coming weeks, replacing a centuries-old medieval stone which is now decayed beyond the point of being saved.

  • We are going to Sandy Park

    We are going to Sandy Park

    11 February 2017

    Rugby fans visiting Sandy Park this weekend will have a chance to take a good look at a new carving of a Chiefs head before it is fixed high on Exeter Cathedral’s East Gable.

  • Happy Birthday Big LEGO® Build

    Happy Birthday Big LEGO® Build

    10 February 2017

    On the 11th February 2017 we celebrated the Big LEGO Build’s (BLB) 1st Birthday. A year on, the project has raised over £31,000 to help the Cathedral protect its buildings and seen 1000’s of people visiting to donate to the project and add their bricks to the model.

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