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First Women Exhibition Update: Exeter Show Re-Opens December 3rd

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Good news, good news! The 100 First Women Portraits will be opening again at Exeter’s RAMM on December 3rd.

The exhibition entry is still free, but it is also still necessary to book your slot in light of the continuing Covid-19 social distancing restrictions.
For continuing up-to-date news about the show, subscribe to our newsletter or keep an eye on 1stwomenuk.co.uk or the RAMM website.
Government guidelines permitting, all 100 portraits will be showing at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum until 21/02/21.

Exeter is also the local stomping ground for 16 First Women in the exhibition including Angela Rippon, Dr Sarah Buck, Dame Hilary Mantel and beatboxer Bellatrix.

In accordance with Covid-19 guidelines entry to the RAMM and the First Women exhibition is by pre-booked ticket only. Please check the RAMM website on the day of your visit for updates. Find out more and book your slot and free ticket here.

Watch ITV’s coverage of the Exeter show below. ITV presenter: Jacquie Bird


Opening times:

Tuesday to Sunday 10am-5pm (last admission 4pm)
Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays

How you can help RAMM when you visit the show:

  • If you are feeling unwell please visit on another day.
  • Please wear a face covering, unless you are exempt.
  • Do use the hand sanitiser stations throughout your visit.
  • Please use contactless payment in our shop and cafe if possible.
  • If you are visiting with family members under 15 years of age, please agree which adult in your group will take responsibility for them.
  • Our lockers are currently closed so please avoid bringing large bags or anything else to the museum that you will not be able to easily carry around.

How to get there:

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

Queen Street (Entry only via Garden Entrance)



Photo of RAMM: Mark Jones

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