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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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Shammick Acoustic concert, Combe Martin 8.00 p.m

Pack o' Cards, High Street, Combe Martin
25th Jan 2020 8:00pm
Usually on the 4th Saturday of the month, except May (last Saturday) and Decembe...
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Adobe Lightroom Classic Develop Module Evening Classes

14 Park Street, Minehead
6th Jan 2020 6:30pm-9:30pm

Folk Dance and Snowdrop weekend

Yarn Market Hotel, High Street, Dunster
31st Jan 2020 - 2nd Feb 2020

Paprika in Concert

Porlock Village Hall
31st Jan 2020 7:29pm-9:29pm

Adobe Lightroom Classic Develop Module Evening Classes

14 Park Street, Minehead
6th Jan 2020 6:30pm-9:30pm

Marvellous Milling

Dunster Working Watermill
5th Feb 2020 10:00am