CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – October 2020

After moving online between March and September, Quay Words is taking steps to be back at Exeter Custom House. We are taking a blended approach offering in-person activities to small, socially distanced audiences and groups whilst live-streaming our events via Crowdcast. We continue to monitor Government guidance with our partners in the interest of public safety and we will post updates here. You can sign up to be kept informed via the Literature Works monthly newsletter here. Literature Works programmes Quay Words on behalf of Exeter Canal and Quay Trust.

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In mid-March, just before the lockdown, we were thrilled to announce the success of Exeter Canal and Quay Trust’s bid to Arts Council England National Lottery Projects towards a further two years of Quay Words at Exeter Custom House. This fantastic support, combined with a significant investment by Exeter Canal and Quay Trust secures the continued development of an accessible, democratic and hands-on literature hub at this iconic Exeter location. Quay Words showcases literature as a diverse art form and is a central pillar of Exeter’s successful bid to gain UNESCO City of Literature status.

Working with a strong coalition of Exeter collaborators, we can forge ahead with a range of exciting plans, all very much based on what audiences and participants told us during consultations and the pilot phase. Read more about our plans, here.

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