[Not] The Exeter Nativity

This year’s Exeter Nativity is different! It’s a different style, with Covid-secure measures in place. But you’ll still enjoy that special blend of humour and pathos, with the overriding message of Christmas. Also live streamed on our Facebook page! To be part of the Cathedral audience, online booking is essential at www.ticketsource.co.uk/exetercathedral Also live streamed […]

Growing in Faith Series – Magnificat Today

Magnificat Today: Counter-cultural living in communion with the saints Canon Chris Palmer invites you to engage in an evening to explore how Mary’s song of praise and protest inspires our living and discipleship. Chris prepared this material for teaching for South West Ministerial Training Scheme, and is delighted to offer it to the cathedral community […]

Growing in Faith Series – Little Advent Programme

Little Advent Programme As part of our preparation for Christmas, we shall look at each in turn of the four Sunday gospels prescribed for us this year during the Advent season. To help with this, beginning in the week before Advent and continuing through each of the three following weeks, the Cathedral will post online […]

Growing in Faith Series – Rule of Life

Rule of Life: Give of our time, energy, skills, and resources in service of one another and the world. One of our regular six-monthly gathering for those committed to the cathedral’s Rule of Life. Revd Phil Wales, our curate, leads us in exploring how we embed generous living in our daily living, the third point […]

Creatures in the Cathedral

Kids Activity Trail Come and discover the Cathedral in a new and exciting way by following our wonderful animal trail. Follow the one-way system around the building and enjoy spotting the hidden carvings and paintings of fascinating creatures. Ask our team for more information, when you arrive. You will find them in wood or stone, […]

Light of Hope at Exeter Cathedral

On All Saints Day an installation called Light of Hope by Sculptor Peter Walker will light up the sky outside Exeter Cathedral. Along with other Cathedrals and Churches around the country, Exeter Cathedral have been invited to cast beams of light into the sky to become beacons for all around. “Light of Hope is an […]

Library & Archives Show and Tell: The Foundation Charter on Display

(focus on Edward’s name ‘EADVVEARDUS REX’) For one day only… and in celebration of the Feast of Edward the Confessor, Founder of Exeter Cathedral. The Cathedral’s original Foundation Charter is being put on display for one day only on Tuesday, 13th October, the Feast of Edward the Confessor. Exeter Cathedral was founded in 1050 by […]

Library & Archives Show and Tell: ‘Rosa Medicinae’ on Display

Rosa Medicinae (Rose of Medicine), a wonderfully detailed look at diseases and medicine written in 1313. One of the greatest medieval English physicians, John of Gaddesden, wrote his most famous book, Rosa Medicinae (Rose of Medicine) in 1313. He is even mentioned by Geoffrey Chaucer in the Canterbury Tales. For one day only… Usually kept […]

The Exon Domesday on Display

The Exon Domesday is a unique surviving draft of William the Conqueror’s famous Domesday survey of 1086. It has been at Exeter Cathedral since at least the 14th century. Covering the counties of Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset, this 1,000-page document gives an extraordinary insight into life – and taxes – in Norman England. […]