Roger Bourgein announces the good news that entry to
Keeping up two British traditions at Budleigh Salterton
Sweet news for Budleigh: Roger outside the town's newly opened Sweet Treats
Roger tempted by sweet samples from the shop's Marilyn Jackson
Museum Chairman Roger Sherriff, in announcing the move, said that it had been over ten years since entrance fees to museums were scrapped as part of a government plan to widen access to the nations's culture and heritage.
"Fairlynch has played a unique and valuable role in conserving for residents and visitors the history and traditions of the
"The Trustees have only been able to take this step to free admission because of a generous legacy left to the Museum by the late Tony Colmer who, with his late wife Angela, were valued contributors of their time and knowledge. Their involvement is sadly missed, and their generosity to the Museum in these difficult times is deeply appreciated.”
Town Crier Roger Bourgein was entertained to lunch on the day of the proclamation at The Feathers Hotel, seen above, by a group of Friends of Fairlynch keen to witness the historic event.