47: D-Day

I mentioned many weeks ago that as well as working on the Museum extension, we have been coordinating a project around North Devon to commemorate our area's important role in the preparations for D-Day. This culminated with commemorations on June 6th (D-Day) and the Saunton beach reenactment on the following weekend. Funded by Arts Council … Continue reading 47: D-Day

43: The Partridge Family

As well as creating new permanent displays about Barnstaple and North Devon in the 20th century in our new Social History gallery, we are working hard on our new temporary exhibitions programme.  One of the stories we are looking forward to telling is that of Ethel Mairet, who is nationally recognised today for her working … Continue reading 43: The Partridge Family