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

Churches across Exmoor and Dartmoor
13th Oct 2017 - 21st Oct 2017
A renowned classical music festival which takes place in rural churches across E...
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Porlock Apple Press & Rural Crafts Festival 2017

Porlock Visitor Centre
21st Oct 2017 10:00am-4:30pm

Edge of Exmoor Artists Exhibition

Dulverton Heritage Centre
22nd Oct 2017 - 28th Oct 2017

Needle Felting Workshop

Lynmouth Pavilion
28th Sep 2017 1:00pm-5:00pm

Sea Glass Jewellery Making Workshop

Lynmouth Pavilion
7th Sep 2017 2:00pm-4:00pm

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Porlock Village Hall
3rd Nov 2017 7:30pm