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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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Christmas at the Court

Arlington Court
23rd Nov 2019 10:30am-4:00pm
Join us and get in the festive mood this winter. The house will decorated for a ...
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Christmas at the Court

Arlington Court
23rd Nov 2019 10:30am-4:00pm

Lanacre Barn Gallery Christmas Show

Lanacre Barn Gallery
25th Nov 2019 11:00am - 1st Dec 2019 5:00pm

Crowcombe Court Christmas Fayre

Crowcombe Court, Crowcombe, Taunton TA4 4AD
28th Nov 2019 2:00pm-8:00pm

St Margaret’s Hospice Christmas Fayre

Crowcombe Court, Crowcombe, Taunton TA4 4AD
28th Nov 2019 2:00pm-8:00pm

Moor Voices Information Evening

Med Theatre Studio
28th Nov 2019 7:00pm-8:30pm