From 1459 the Hall has been constantly renovated, repurposed and even confiscated by a monarch!
Our 400th anniversary by Royal Charter granted by King James I
Granted on 24th July 1620, our 400th anniversary celebrations were postposed by one year due to the Coronavirus. Enjoy a recording of the event.
Our journey from our early history to today and onto tomorrow Wool and water Clothmaking in Exeter was well established, probably dating back to Roman times, due to to proliference of both sheep and water from the river Exe, for power and washing. Walking hand in hand In 1471 the guilds or fraternity of clothworkers