Summer Activities: Create Your Own Rockets & Carp Kites

Summer Activities: Create Your Own Rockets & Carp Kites Tuesday 23 August 2022 11:00am – 1:00pm Make your own straw shooting rocket and carp kite. See if you can find the fish carvings throughout the Cathedral. Additional Information This activity is included in the Cathedral’s standard admission price. Children visit for free when accompanied by […]

Summer Activities: Special Places Family Tour

Summer Activities: Special Places Family Tour Monday 22 August 2022 10:30am  In this special behind the scenes tour you will get to see rooms rarely visited by the public. Come and see the special apartment that the Dog Whipper and Bell Toller lived in and discover where all the music practice happens and get a […]

Summer Activities: Saxon Craft Day

Summer Activities: Saxon Craft Day Thursday 18 August 2022 11:00am – 1:00pm Come and see The Exeter Book, Exon Domesday, Saxon Charters and even a special Saxon Penny from the Cathedral’s Library & Archives. Make your very own bespoke Copper Brooch to adorn your Saxon regalia or to give away as a treasured gift. Additional […]

Summer Activities: Royal Crowns

Summer Activities: Royal Crowns Wednesday 17 August 2022 11:00am – 1:00pm Bend willow withies to create your very own crown and weave in seasonal flowers, leaves and buds for decoration. Additional Information This activity is included in the standard price of admission into the Cathedral. Children visit for free when visiting with a paying adult.  […]

Summer Activities: Creating Illuminated Lettering

Summer Activities: Creating Illuminated Lettering Saturday 13 & 27 August 2022 11:00am – 1:00pm on Cathedral Green outside the Devon & Exeter Institution Join us on Cathedral Green for a free drop in session to learn all about the art of illuminated lettering. Why not have a go at drawing with quills and making your […]

Summer Activities: Make Your Own Hedgehog

Summer Activities: Make Your Own Hedgehog From Monday 25 – Sunday 31 July  Come and make a fir cone hedgehog to take home and spot the spikey critters around the chapel of St George. Additional Information This activity is included in the standard price of admission into the Cathedral. Children visit for free when visiting […]

Summer Activities: Brass Rubbing Trail

Summer Activities: Brass Rubbing Trail Friday 22 July – Saturday 3 September 2022 Come and experience our Brass Rubbing Trail this Summer. Use your map to find our special brass plaques around the Cathedral. Rub small sections of each plaque to reveal a monster montage. Once complete, swap your wax crayon for an eco-friendly surprise […]

Summer Activities: Tower Top Tour

Summer Activities: Tower Top Tour Tuesday 26 July 2022 10:30am  Views of Exeter for the Adventurous. One of the Cathedral’s expert tour guides will walk you up the many winding steps to the top of the tower where you will see Exeter’s city scape from a bird’s eye view. Can you sport the oldest buildings and […]

Summer Activities: Tudors Workshop

Summer Activities: Tudors Workshop Tuesday 16 August 2022 10:30am – 12:30pm Step back in time to old Exeter to learn about the trading of Tudor merchants. Meeting outside the Cathedral, we will walk for 5 minutes to the steps of St Nicholas Priory, now decorated as a Tudor Merchants House. Look through the grand rooms, […]

Summer Activities: Archaeology Workshop

Summer Activities: Archaeology Workshop Thursday 25 August 2022 10:30am – 12:30pm  Become and archaeologist for the morning  and see what you can unearth in our mini-dig session. Find out what treasures were discovered in the 1970’s archaeological dig on the West Front of the Cathedral. Tickets £9 per child + booking fee £2 per accompanying […]