Heritage Open Days Tours

Thursday 6th September 2018 - Sunday 16th September 2018

Heritage Open Days celebrate England’s architecture and culture, and here at Exeter Cathedral we will be offering a series of short tours, as well as a drop-in session at the Library and Archives.

Telephone booking (Monday to Friday) from 01392 285983

Thursday 6th September 2018, 11.30-12.30
Where was the Library?

Trace the movement of the library within the Cathedral itself and find out how the books and their locations fared at key crisis points in the Cathedral’s history.

Thursday 6th September 2018 at 14.30
Vision and Division – The Sylke Chantry,
Pulpitum and the Reformation

Thursday 6th September 2018, 13.30-15.00
Discover the Library and Archives
(drop-in session, no booking required).

‘Mermen and Mangel-wurzels: Surprises from the Cathedral Library & Archives’

Drop in to the Cathedral Library & Archives any time between 1.30 and 3.00pm to see some of the more surprising items from the Dean & Chapter’s collections. Join us to discover why there are books in so many different languages, what the largest book in the Library is, what the oldest map in the Archives shows – and of course find out about the mermen, mangel-wurzels and much more.

The events are free to attend, but booking is essential. Telephone 01392 285983.

Friday 7th September 2018 at 10.30
The Quire in Medieval Times

Saturday 8th September 2018 at 12.30
Inspiring Women in the Cathedral

Sunday 9th September 2018 at 12.30
The Cathedral in the Blitz

Thursday 13th September 2018 at 12.00
Cathedral Quirks and Oddities

Thursday 13th September 2018 at 14.00
Exeter Cathedral – Links to Slavery

Friday 14th September 2018 at 10.30
Corbels of the Cathedral

Friday 14th September 2018 at 12.00
Thomas of Witney and his Suite of
Liturgical Furniture

Saturday 15th September 2018 at 10.30
The History of the Chapter House

Sunday 16th September 2018 at 13.00
Grandisson: The Man and his Chapel

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