Exeter Civic Society

Exeter Civic Society


Society unveils plaque to commemorate Abraham Cann

Posted: 9 April 2022

A blue plaque was unveiled on April 7th commemorating Abraham Cann, champion wrestler in the Devonshire style
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Exeter City Council is considering building homes on green spaces

Posted: 6 June 2021

The Society has released information to the media to highlight to the public that Exeter City Council is investigating the building of homes on several sensitive and green sites across the city
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New Heritage Trails

Posted: 7 September 2020

As a contribution to Heritage Open Days 2020, Exeter Civic Society has two new trails to help people discover more of the city's heritage.
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The Society calls for Clifton Hill residential proposals to be withdrawn by Exeter City Living

Posted: 21 August 2020

Exeter Civic Society has written to Exeter City Council asking them to withdraw their awful planning application for new housing on the site of the former Clifton Hill Sports Centre. The society has scrutinised the proposals in detail, and whilst the appearance of these contemporary homes is pleasing, we find them to be style over substance when we look into the detail.
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Nicholas Hilliard commemorated with a blue plaque

Posted: 21 October 2019

Exeter Civic Society's latest blue plaque commemorates Nicholas Hilliard, Tudor miniaturist, and his connection to St Pancras church.
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Dickens Plaque Article

Posted: 22 August 2013

The blue plaque commemorating the visits of Charles Dickens to Thomas Lattimer on Fore Street unveiled by Simon Hall of the BBC
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Liszt Newspaper Article

Posted: 13 June 2013

The unveiling of the blue plaque celebrating the arrival of famous composer, Franz Liszt, to the city in the 19th century.
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