Open Morning: Cllr Anne Jobson on ‘History, Height and Heritage – How to Build a Modern City’
Saturday 16th March 2024 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. Cllr Anne Jobson will talk on 'History, Height and Heritage - How to Build a Modern City'. The image in this advert is not linked to Cllr Jobson's talk, but shows a current proposal for heights in the city centre.
Open Meeting: Cllr Phil Bialyk and Cllr Emma Morse on the ‘Full Draft of the Exeter Plan’
Saturday 20th January 2024 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. Exeter City Council Leader Cllr Phil Bialyk and Cllr Emma Morse will speak on the 'Full Draft of the Exeter Plan', the vision behind it, the current state of the document and how ECC will proceed from here.
Open Morning: Dr Ian Varndell on ‘Saving Graves: Ten years of the Exeter Dissenters’ Graveyard Trust’
Saturday 17th February 2024 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. Dr Ian M. Varndell will inform us about the work of the Exeter Dissenters' Graveyard Trust.
Blue Plaque Unveiling: George Gissing
Friday 8th December 2023 at 11:00
25 Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LG; please email Hilary Neville at hneville.ecs@btinternet.com if you plan to come along to the plaque unveiling, so that we have an idea of numbers.
Our next plaque will commemorate the novelist George Gissing, who lived in the city between 1891 and 1893. The plaque will be unveiled at 11:00, at 25 Heavitree Road, EX1 2LG, by Professor Richard Dennis - all welcome. Afterwards we’ll have coffee at the cafe at the Barnfield Theatre on Barnfield Road - a place visited by George Gissing many times when it housed the Exeter Literary Society. Please email Hilary Neville at hneville.ecs@btinternet.com if you plan to come along to the plaque unveiling, so that we have an idea of numbers.
Then, Now & Next Walk: Exploring Polsloe
Wednesday 6th December 2023 at 14:00-16:00
Meet on the corner of Mount Pleasant / Pinhoe Road, outside Henry's Bar, EX4 7AB
ECS Stall at the 2nd Harbour Festival
Sunday 24th September 2023 at 11:00 - 16:00
Piazza Terracina
Then, Now & Next Walk: A New Side of Exeter
Wednesday 1st November 2023 at 14:00-16:00
Meet opposite Park & Ride, Honiton Road (bus shelter): grid ref SX 964 927, POSTCODE RX2 7NL, Bus stop Moore Lane, near Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre. Use Bus No 4 from City Centre.
ECS Excursion: Guided visit to Tuckers Hall
Saturday 14th October 2023 at 14:00
Tuckers Hall, Exeter, Fore Street
Our society is planning a guided visit to Exeter's Tuckers Hall in Fore Street. We will need a minimum of 8 people who want to go. The costs will be £5 per person, including refreshments. If you are interested, please contact Andy McKeon under andy.mckeon@btinternet.com.
Open Morning: Peter Stephenson on Exeter’s St. Petroc’s Charity
Saturday 16th December 2023 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. there will be our final talk for the year by Peter Stephenson on 'St. Petroc's Limited', Exeter's charity for people who are homeless or vulnerably housed.
AGM 2023
Saturday 18th November 2023 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
The AGM is a chance for members to hold the Executive to account and issues to be raised regarding the running of the Society. This is an opportunity for members to stand for election to the Committee for the following year. This event is for paid up members only and only they will be allowed to vote on any decisions taken.
Open Morning: Fred Karno – Comedy Impresario (Talk by David Crump)
Saturday 21st October 2023 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
Do you want to know Exeter's link to Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel? Then this talk about Exeter-born Fred Karno is for you. A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. David Crump will talk about Fred Karno.
Open Morning: Cllr Diana Moore and Cllr Carol Bennett on ‘Steps towards an integrated and active travel solutions for Exeter’
Saturday 16th September 2023 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment provided. At 11a.m. Exeter City Councillors Diana Moore and Carol Bennett from the Green Party will start us off in a series of talks looking into what travelling within Exeter in the 21st century could look like. Be prepared for some creative thinking and suggestions which might help change your travel habits and prompt system change.