Category: Feature

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Bike safety urged for winter

Devon County Council road satefy experts are asking motorists to think bike during the more dangerous driving conditions of the winter months

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Darker side of wartime Devon revealed

The less popular stories of Devon in the wartime – early support for Oswald Mosley’s fascists and cases of looting, will be discussed in a lecture series Hidden Histories of Wartime Devon, by Dr Todd Gray

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Witchcraft confessions of Isobel Gowdie examined

Exeter University professor Emma Wilby examines the confessions of witchcraft of Isobel Gowdie in the 17th century. In her new book The Visions of Isobel Gowdie: Magic, Witchcraft and Dark Shamanism in Seventeenth-Century Scotland, Emma describes how foklore peppered Isobel’s confessions and gives rise to a possible profession in the village

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Exeter’s literary imagation let lose at EXEtreme Imagination

Exeter’s EXEtreme Imagination literary festival will feature Children’s Laureates Michael Rosen and Michael Morpurgo and Baroness Floella Benjamin, along with Neill Cameron, the world’s only stand-up comedian for kids James Campbell, Bel Mooney and John O’Farrell. Plus more…