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Talks, lectures, or special events

Saturday 4 January to Saturday 20 December 2014
Wednesday and Saturday tours
Wednesday and Saturday tours
FREE

On Wednesdays and Saturdays visitors can join a short tour featuring specific subjects and galleries. Topics include natural history, local history, world cultures, ancient world and Egypt. Tours last...

  • RAMM
  • Saturday 4 January to Saturday 20 December 2014
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Monday 9 June to Wednesday 31 December 2014
Behind-the-scenes tours
Behind-the-scenes tours
£31 per group

Join volunteer guides on a 40-minute tour of the reserve collections and learn about the conservation, display and storage of objects. There are over one million objects in RAMM’s collection and only...

  • RAMM
  • Monday 9 June to Wednesday 31 December 2014
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Tuesday 2 December 2014
Development Trust lecture: The pre-Raphaelite Movement
Development Trust lecture: The pre-Raphaelite Movement
£12 (£10)

NADFAS lecturer Julian Halsby will be talking about the Pre-Raphaelite Movement, how they discovered true colour from direct observation of nature and how they were the first artists to paint in the open...

  • 6pm
  • RAMM
  • Tuesday 2 December 2014
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Wednesday 3 December 2014
Victorian Gothic: An All Consuming Passion?
Victorian Gothic: An All Consuming Passion?
£10 (£7)

This panel discussion promises a fascinating and entertaining evening. Key speakers will include Professor Ronald Hutton from Bristol University and Timothy Brittain-Catlin, author of Bleak House:...

  • 7.30pm - 9pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 3 December 2014
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Thursday 4 December 2014
Friends Lunchtime Lecture: Caleb Hedgeland's model of Georgian Exeter
Friends Lunchtime Lecture: Caleb Hedgeland's model of Georgian Exeter

One of the most popular and prominent items in RAMM’s Making History galleries is Caleb Hedgeland’s model of Georgian Exeter. Dr Sadru Bhanji will give a brief account of Hedgeland’s life...

  • 1.10pm - 2.15pm
  • RAMM
  • Thursday 4 December 2014
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Saturday 6 December 2014
Art & Soul: Riptide Creative Writing Workshop
Art & Soul: Riptide Creative Writing Workshop
£15

In the collaborative artistic spirit of the pre-Raphaelites, participants on this creative writing workshop will explore the exhibition Art & Soul whilst drafting poems inspired by the Victorian era,...

  • 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • RAMM
  • Saturday 6 December 2014
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Wednesday 10 December 2014
Ghosts and other Grave Doings
Ghosts and other Grave Doings
£10 (£7)

An evening of haunting poetry readings from established and emerging writers, and older Gothic imaginings selected from the newly published Gothic Evolutions anthology edited by Corinna Wagner which will be...

  • 7.30pm - 10.00pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 10 December 2014
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Thursday 18 December 2014
Chat about the Birds - Thursday 18 December
Chat about the Birds - Thursday 18 December
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FREE

Meet local bird experts from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Discover underwater wonders around Devon’s shores, learn how bees are saving the UK millions of pounds a year, which...

  • 11am - 4pm
  • RAMM
  • Thursday 18 December 2014
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Saturday 20 December 2014
Tudor Christmas
Tudor Christmas
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Enjoy festive fun and games at St Nicholas Priory, a hidden jewel just a short walk from the city centre: The splendid Grade 1 listed building was originally part of Exeter’s first medieval monastery....

  • 10.30am - 3.30pm
  • St Nicholas Priory
  • Saturday 20 December 2014
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Monday 26 January 2015
Celluloid Gothic: The Elephant Man
Celluloid Gothic: The Elephant Man
Tickets from Exeter Picture House

Directed by David Lynch The Elephant Man is the first of three famous Gothic films accompanied by introductory talks to answer those questions you always wanted to know about the Gothic but never dared...

  • Exeter Picture House bar
  • Monday 26 January 2015
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