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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Last Night of the Christmas Proms’ to get festivities in full swing at the Great Hall Exeter

Wednesday December 20 in the Great Hall, Exeter University at 7.30pm

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, together with popular guest-conductor Pete Harrison, will present an evening of seasonal classics and hits from shows at the Great Hall, Exeter on Wednesday 20 December at 7.30pm.

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Secrets from Exeter’s hidden past will be uncovered in a major new archaeology project

Lead by experts from the University of Exeter, the latest technology will be applied to RAMM’s collections to reveal where the city’s food and ceramics came from during 1st to the 16th centuries. The four-year study will show the extent of trading networks throughout the period and Exeter’s changing role within the region.

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A summer of Shakespearean history with The Elysium Theatre Company

Wars of the Roses
Shakespeare's eight history plays performed by The Elysium Theatre Company

Get set for a whirlwind journey through history this summer courtesy of Shakespeare and The Elysium Theatre Company.

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Performing Arts Summer Sessions in the South West

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A new line-up of Performing Arts Summer Sessions is coming to Exeter and the South West in August, providing fun creative opportunities for young people and banishing summer boredom.  Five-day sessions are held at Exeter University and Blandford in Dorset for students over 11 years of age, while younger children aged eight to 12 years will enjoy a selection of three-day sessions in Totnes, Devon.

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Exeter University asks ‘why do the arts and culture matter?’

Washington Singer Building, Exeter University

Why do the arts and culture matter to our society? This is the question that was discussed by a panel at an event hosted by the Exeter University on Monday, March 29. Chaired by the broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby, the evening explored the issue of whether the arts outside London are seen as the poor relation and how universities such as Exeter can support the arts and culture in their region.

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Harvey makes an appearance – or doesn’t – at the Exeter Northcott from Exeter University Theatre Company

Harvey at Exeter Northcott

Harvey, by Exeter University Theatre Company at the Exeter Northcott from Tuesday, February 2 to Saturday, February 6, follows the story of the affable Elwood P Dowd and his imaginary friend Harvey, a six foot, one-inch rabbit.

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Phillip Pullman at Exeter University for Honorary Degree

Northern Lights, first in Phillip Pulman's Dark Material Trilogy

Whitbread award-winning author Philip Pullman will speak at Exeter University about the ways in which we read, and the connection between stories and pictures. The public lecture Reading in the Borderland is on Friday, January 22 at 6.15pm. He has also been invited to Exeter to be presented with an Honorary Degree at the Winter Graduation Ceremony.

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Exeter Northcott’s 2010 spring season! Take your pick of Exeter’s theatrical offerings

The Exeter Northcott is welcoming back many old friends for its spring 2010 season, tickets for which are on sale now.

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The Southall Story, at Exeter Uni, photos of cultural creativity and political activism in Little India

A photographic exhibition at the Exeter University’s Drama Department will be exploring the cultural life of Asian communities living in Southall during the unique period of cultural creativity and political activism flourished among the British Asians in Southall, London, following the race riots and Blair Peach murder 30 years ago.

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Orange Prize winning Helen Dunmore features in Exeter Uni’s creative writing journal, Riptide

Riptide, a Exeter University-based creative writing journal, is launching its fourth volume of new short fiction on Wednesday, October 14.

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