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Announcing the pilot phase of our new learning initiative “Let’s Explore…”, a series of education pods based around themed TEDxExeter talks. Each term, we will publish a new pod. It will include a set of three talks to watch, and suggested questions targeted at different age groups to encourage critical thinking.
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TEDxExeter 2016 – Dreams to Reality

The fifth year of Exeter’s leading ideas festival, featuring an exceptional line up of speakers who are changing the world through their groundbreaking work and ideas. Their talks informed, challenged, entertained and encouraged the audience to connect with each other and turn inspiration to action.
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On 15 April 2016 we held our live event once more in Exeter Northcott Theatre, and for the first time a livestream in the nearby Alumni Auditorium. We also made the livestream publicly available, and people and groups from around the world tuned in and created their own conversations.


Most watched TEDxExeter talks All talks »

Between them these four talks have been viewed more than 4 million times. All of them have been featured on the TED.com website, an honour that just 331 TEDx talks worldwide have achieved (out of more than 10,000 events). Click on a photo to view the talk on TED.com.


Recent news and blog posts All news »

Posts from our Storyteller providing information about upcoming events, news from past speakers and performers, reflections on the TEDxExeter themes, videos, photos, biographies, and stories about how TEDxExeter has made an impact. And there is lots more from our Social Media guru on the @TEDxExeter Twitter feed.

PRESS RELEASEThe fifth TEDxExeter conference was by far the biggest yet. The local audience doubled in size compared with last year and the day reache... More »
Photos by Matt Round Photography. More are available in the full set on Flickr. The images can be downloaded under Creative Commons, but they still re... More »
Photos by Matt Round Photography. More are available in the full set on Flickr. The images can be downloaded under Creative Commons, but they still re... More »
Photos by Matt Round Photography. More are available in the full set on Flickr. The images can be downloaded under Creative Commons, but they still re... More »

TEDxExeter 2015: Taking the Long View All talks »

Our fourth TEDxExeter conference took both the long view back into the past and the long view ahead into the future, and asked how they can reveal and help us to understand the challenges that face us now, and shape the way we live, make decisions, and innovate. TEDTalks video and live speakers combined to spark deep discussion and connection. Click on a photo to view the video, read the live blog of the event, and find out more about the speaker.


Previous TEDxExeter events All events »

The first TEDxExeter event was in 2012. Click on a photo to view the programme and talks from each event since then.