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HOME: Documentary Photography Open 2021

2021-04-22

Cost: Free


The annual Documentary Photography Open provides a platform for amateur to established photographers, celebrating contemporary photography throughout North Devon.

Weird, Wild and Wonderful – The Myths, Relics and Folklore of North Devon

2021-04-22

Cost: Free

Inspired by the weird, wild and wonderful tales of the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon this exhibition brings together eleven celebrated artists including John…

North Devon Art Pottery

2021-06-04

Cost: Free

The museum holds one of the countries finest collections of North Devon Pottery from the medieval period to present day.

North Devon in the 20th Century

2021-06-04

Cost: Free

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The North Devon Jewish Pioneer Corps

2021-04-22

Cost: Free

During the Second World War over 3,000 Jews arrived in North Devon, stationed in Ilfracombe, Bideford and Westward Ho! This is the story of how…

Breaking The Mould – The Suffrage Movement in North Devon

2021-04-22

Cost: Free

On August 4th, 1913, a car was spotted speeding away from a North Devon mansion. Moments later flames lit up the sky. Newspapers speculated that…

Holy Lands: The Royal Devon Yeomanry in Palestine

2021-04-22

Cost: Free

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Named in honour of Bromley’s Cafe our tearoom is situated on the ground floor, where you can relax with beautiful views of the square.

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Our bright and welcoming shop provides a range of unique gifts, inspired by the exhibitions and collections and promoting local makers.

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North Devon Art Pottery

2021-06-04

Cost: Free

The museum holds one of the countries finest collections of North Devon Pottery from the medieval period to present day.

Shapland and Petter

2021-06-04

Cost: Free

Barnstaple's largest employer of the 20th century, the S&P collection includes some of the finest Arts and Crafts furniture.

Royal Devon Yeomanry

2021-06-04

Cost: Free

The museum is home to the military collections of the Royal Devon Yeomanry.

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