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Upcoming events in Exeter 

There is always so much going on in Exeter, whether you’re a theatre lover, gig enthusiast, foodie, art admirer or adventurer. Exeter’s packed events calendar has something for everyone. There are events for all ages and interests across the city. The Bendene is the perfect base so you can explore and visit all that interests you. Keep checking back here to see the latest news and upcoming events coming to Exeter to make sure you don’t miss out. 

Exeter's Fine Art Collection: A Sense of Place
Be transported to lands both near and far in this evocative exhibition which explores the theme of place. It features important works from RAMM’s fine art collection from the 18th century to the late 20th century. 
Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Dates: 18 June 2019 - 15 Mar 2020

Curious About Exeter
Are you curious about Exeter? If so, try a self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the betterknown sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Exeter a charming place to explore! Just a few minutes walk from us at the beautiful Northernhay Gardens.
Venue: Northenhay Gardens,
Dates: 21 June 2019 - 26 Oct 2019

Roof & Tower Tours at Exeter Cathedral
This fascinating behind-the-scenes tour takes you into the roof void high above the Nave, into the south tower, through the spaces in the north tower and onto the roof to enjoy the best views of Exeter (and beyond).
Venue: Exeter Cathedral
Dates: 2 July 2019 - 24 Sept 2019

Nomads: homes on the move
Enter into the tented home of a nomadic Moroccan Berber and let the distinctive smell of camel-hair wool transport you to another world. Explore photographs and films showing examples of how over 30 million nomadic people in the world today have adapted to life on the move. Trace the evolution of the tent from the dawn of architecture to the yurts, tipis, black tents, and bush shelters in use today.
Venue: Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Dates: 13 July 2019 - 6 Oct 2019

Devon Open Studios
A wealth of art will be on offer across Devon when resident artists and artisans open their studios to sell their individual artworks to the public this September.
Venue: Various
Dates: 7 Sept 2019 - 22 Sept 2019

Exeter Street Food Market
From May to September the Exeter Street Food Market takes places in various locations across Exeter. Experience street food at its best with locally sourced fresh produce served up in some of Exeter's most beautiful locations.The street food market has an impressive line up of different cuisines of street food to look forward too, including Spanish, American, Egyptian, Persian, Vietnamese, Locally Reared, African, Sustainable Fish, Caribbean & More.
Venue: Various across Exeter
Dates: 20th & 27th September

Comedy at the Park
Comedians are to be confirmed, but working with the Comedy Surgery we are guaranteed a line-up of five top comics to keep you laughing all night.
Venue: Sandy Park Conference & Event Centre,
Date: 4th October

Powderham Food Festival
In its eighth year, and is a staple in every foodie's calendar. With an array of food stalls, demonstrations, workshops, talks, live music and so much more, the Powderham Food Festival is the foodie event of the south west!
Venue: Powderham Castle,
Date: 5 Oct 2019 - 6 Oct 2019

THE BALLROOM BOYS - Ian Waite & Vincent Simone
Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are joining forces in 2019 with their brand new production – THE BALLROOM BOYS. Argentine Tango legend Vincent and King of the Ballroom Ian, will be joined by two professional female dancers and a wonderful vocalist. The night will be packed with dances, songs and loads of banter!
Venue: Exeter Northcott Theatre
Date:13 Oct 2019

Exeter Cathedral - Winter Fair
Over 60 stalls showcasing the best of crafts and gifts will fill the Nave of Exeter Cathedral for the annual, free admission, seasonal shopping event.
Venue: Exeter Cathedral
Date: 5th - 6th of November

Exeter Christmas Lights Switch On 2019
This year Exeter will celebrate the start of the Christmas season with a special five-day event series, Five Nights of Lights. Taking place across the city the festive event will see the Christmas lights go live in all quarters of the city, along with street entertainment, live music and one-off events.
Venue: Various city centre locations
Date:13 Nov 2019 - 17 Nov 2019

Exeter Phoenix - Red Pendulum Jazz
A new jazz night on the third Wednesday each month hosted by Pete Canter, organiser of the highly successful Bridge Jazz Club. Two sets of great jazz with a guest rhythm section including Pete on double bass plus a guest soloist.
Venue: Gandy Street
Dates: Third Wednesday of each month

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