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Exeter Cathedral | News & Events | Latest News | Remembering the Exeter Blitz

Remembering the Exeter Blitz

Thursday 4th May

On 4th May 1942 air raid ‘red’ was declared in the city of Exeter and the sirens sounded as 20 Luftwaffe bombers flew up the Exe estuary. 75 years on we remember the damage caused in the city, including the destruction of the Chapel of St James here in the Cathedral.

Guided Tours

Blitz-themed tours of the Cathedral (10.30 and 12.30) looking at the areas directly affected by the bombing. £7.50 adults, £5 seniors (including admission to the Cathedral)

Book online or telephone (01392) 285983 Monday to Friday

Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong with an Act of Commemoration (17.30), all welcome.

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