Discover the Exeter Book

Saturday 19th August 2017, 10.00-14.00

Written in about 970AD, the Exeter Book is the oldest of only four surviving books of Anglo-Saxon poetry anywhere in the world. Much admired for its beautiful writing and the quality of its verse, this unique book of poetry has been at Exeter Cathedral since Leofric, the first Bishop of Exeter, gave it to his church in around 1072.

Join us in the Nave of the Cathedral to find out more about this very special book: how it was made, its history and survival, and its poetry. Entry is included in the Cathedral Admission charge (FREE for Residents' Cardholders, Friends' Cardholders and Under 18s within a family group).

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