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Exmoor has long acted as inspiration for writers, artists and poets. From the Romantics like Shelley and Coleridge who loved to walk the moorland paths to RD Blackmore who did much to raise the profile of Exmoor through his famous novel "Lorna Doone" and more recently the writings of Hope Bourne.

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Exmoor's literary Links

From Coleridge and Southey to Hope Bourne and henry Williamson, discover some of the writers inspired by our National Park
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Exmoor Words

Do you know your apple-drane from your vuz-pig?
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Exmoor-inspired art

This Pinterest Board highlights just some of the amazing and varied art that has taken Exmoor as its subject
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This video shows how much Exmoor means to  local artist Terry Gable


Here are some upcoming events that might be particularly suitable for people who love art or culture. Or you can browse all events here

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The Two Moors Festival

Dunster, Dulverton, Churches across Exmoor
12th Oct 2018 7:30pm - 21st Oct 2018 7:30pm
A classical music festival taking place in churches and other venues across Exmo...
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Dark Skies Festival Events (various)

Various locations around Exmoor
20th Oct 2018

Porlock Apple Press and Rural Crafts Festival

Porlock Visitor Centre
20th Oct 2018 10:00am-4:00pm

Dark Skies Festival Events (various)

Various locations around Exmoor
20th Oct 2018

Art, Ceramics and Jewellery

Dulverton Heritage Centre
21st Oct 2018 - 27th Oct 2018

Dark Skies Festival Events (various)

Various locations around Exmoor
20th Oct 2018