We are a thriving Independent Historic Library and Educational Charity, welcoming new members of all ages.
We are open as usual: Tuesdays to Fridays 10am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm.
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Find our partner links and heritage sector links to help you connect with others

Partners Links

RAMM – Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter, founded in 1869, when the Institution provided the museum with many artefacts from it’s own collection.

Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives – contain nationally and internationally significant treasures.

ExeLitFest – We are proud to partner Exeter Literary Festival and host events during the festival.

Exeter UNESCO City of Literature – Exeter’s successful bid was the result of a city-wide, multi-partner collaboration of people and organisations.  The City of Literature designation is a positive step for Exeter, and will result in a number of events, initiatives and opportunities across the city over the coming years.

Exeter Culture – We are proud to be part of Exeter Culture. Exeter is a city with a rich cultural history and an exciting cultural future. By joining existing ideas together in new ways, we can find different solutions to challenges.  We will work to ensure that cultural practitioners are connected up with the wide-ranging, world-class learning and research organisations crucial to Exeter’s future and distinctive identity.

Exeter Historic Buildings Trust – Exeter Historic Building Trust (EHBT) exists to preserve for the benefit of the people of Exeter and the nation buildings and other structures in and around the city of particular beauty or of historic or architectural merit.

InExeter – Our local Business Improvement District, BID is a way for businesses in a defined area to decide what they need to deliver to help their business to thrive.  InExeter is in its first term and is working hard to deliver the business plan for its levy payers.

Visit Exeter – Welcome to Exeter a small city that packs a big punch. Exeter is one of the most vibrant, attractive and historically interesting cities in England.

Heritage Sector Links

National Heritage Lottery Fund – The National Lottery Heritage Fund is the largest dedicated grant funder of the UK’s heritage. Since 1994, we’ve awarded over £8bn to more than 44,000 projects across the UK.

Historic England – We are the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England’s spectacular historic environment.  We protect, champion and save the places that define who we are and where we’ve come from as a nation. We care passionately about the stories they tell, the ideas they represent and the people who live, work and play among them.

The Arts Council – We are the national development agency for creativity and culture.