In the heart of Exeter in Devon, Exeter Phoenix is the ultimate womb of the greatest UK artistic revelations. Music, dance, theatre, film and visual arts; they’re all welcome at the venue and attract each and every local hungry to find something original and exciting.



Devon’s Exeter Phoenix displays a few of the most innovative and bold artists in town. Audiences who are searching for something they’ve never experienced before have satisfaction guaranteed at the UK venue.

From music to dance, theatre to spoken word, cinema to all kind of visual arts; Exeter’s programme is never boring and predictable. It’s one of the most upbeat places in the South West England’s city. It displays about ten live concerts each week.

From award-winning artists to music big breakthroughs, the Exeter Phoenix depends solely on a friendly and dedicated group of people. Over 20 elements integrate the Exeter staff. They organise art exhibitions, dance presentations and live gigs, meaning they take care of the whole venue’s agenda, including workshops and conferences.

Patrick Cunningham is the artistic and chief executive at Exeter Phoenix since the year of 2003. The director was already associated with music promotion in the South West area. He co-founded a famous Exter venue called Cavern Club and was responsible for the What’s On section in South West events magazine. He also interferes in Exeter’s programs, assuming control choosing live performances, comedy shows and theatre spectacles.

“With hundreds of events programmed each year, spanning music, art, film, theatre and comedy as well as a whole host of learning activities, we are housed in a vibrant venue proud of its diversity and revelling in its eclectic buzz,” they proclaim on their website. The team adds their real aim is to give “the artists we work with the tools to experiment, take risks and realise their best ideas – and we love it when our audience can say they saw great work here first.”

Names likes Wild Beasts, Idlewild, Patrick Wolf, Wire, Joan as Police Woman, and Public Service Broadcasting, have all integrated the list of concerts displayed in Exeter Phoenix’s stage.