Crown and Coronation

Crown and Coronation A new immersive sound and light show, bringing to life the spectacle of the Crown Jewels and Coronations, at Exeter Cathedral. Tuesday 9 – Saturday 13 January 2024 Following its launch at the Tower of London, Exeter Cathedral will be the first tour venue to host this spectacular new sound and light […]

Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market

  Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market Friday 17 November – Sunday 17 December 2023 Make it a day out to remember at Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market. You’ll discover something for everyone, with over a hundred twinkling festive chalets, local gifts and produce, bars, global street food and free entry into the awesome Exeter Cathedral, including the […]

The Red Shoes Film at Exeter Cathedral

The Red Shoes Film at Exeter Cathedral Tuesday 28 November, doors open at 7.15pm* but intro & screening begins at 8pm  Exeter Phoenix are bringing the big screen to Exeter Cathedral. Experience the magic of the festive season with an immersive screening of  ‘The Red Shoes’ (1948); enjoy a night of wonder and enchantment as […]

Light of Hope Star

Light of Hope Star Light of Hope Star installation by Peter Walker 14 September 2023 – 6 January 2024 See sculptor Peter Walker’s stunning steel and neon star installation in the awe-inspiring nave of Exeter Cathedral. Included with standard Cathedral admission fee. The Light of Hope Star is a 5-metre steel sculpture in the shape […]

Riddler in Residence: Poetry Workshops

Riddler in Residence: Poetry Workshops Thursday 29  June – Thursday 20 July 2:30pm-4:30pm Get inspired by Exeter Cathedral and its ancient collections in a fun and interactive way. Take part in a series of four FREE poetry workshops inspired by medieval charms, fantastical carvings and Old English poems at Exeter Central Library. Workshops will be […]


BioBlitz Friday 21 July 1pm-5pm & Saturday 22 July 9:30am-4pm Spotting seasonal species at Exeter Cathedral The countdown to the first Exeter Cathedral BioBlitz has begun. The ’BioBlitz’ is a fun activity with an important mission. The aim is to identify as many species around the Cathedral grounds and green spaces as possible over two […]

Stones & Bones: The Cathedral Precinct Tour – June

Stones & Bones: The Cathedral Precinct Tour – June Friday 9 June at 1:30pm Thursday 15 June at 11:30am Friday 16 June at 11:30am Monday 19 June at 11:30am Thursday 29 June 11:30am Delve into the history of the Cathedral Green and explore the surrounds of Exeter Cathedral, by tracing their history from Roman time […]

Page Against the Machine

Page Against the Machine Saturday 27 May 2023, 7pm-8:30pm in the Sacristy via the Library & Archives  Page Against the Machine is an international event which brings readers of all ages and backgrounds together to enjoy the simple pleasure of reading. Five venues across Exeter will be providing spaces for 90 minutes at varying times […]

Bishop’s Palace Garden Open Day

Bishop’s Palace Garden Open Day Sunday 14 May 2023, 2pm-4pm Explore the Bishop’s Palace Garden for an open day in aid of the Devon Historic Churches Trust.  The Bishop’s Palace Garden covers three acres and is one of the most ancient in Devon. Bounded by the old Roman bank and city wall to the east, […]

National Lottery Open Week

National Lottery Open Week Saturday 18 – Sunday 26 March 2023 Visit Exeter Cathedral for free when you show your National Lottery ticket between 18 – 26 March 2023. The National Lottery raises £30 million every week and this funding is distributed across good causes around the UK. This National Lottery Week we want to say […]