Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Some 2015 events involving Fairlynch Museum

Make a note in the diary of the following events taking place during 2015 at your local museum.


Saturday 4 April  
Spring Opening 
Fairlynch garden.   12.30-4.30pm
Plant Sale,  hot homemade soup stall,  tombola, under 10s treasure hunt. Storyteller Steve Manning will perform as Sir Walter Ralegh. Will you be the lucky lady that he'll lay down his cloak for?

Just some of the plants on offer at bargain prices: Ajuga reptans, otherwise known as 'Bugle.' A useful grand cover plant with pretty blue flowers. Can be a bit invasive, but easy to grow.  

Iris ensata, otherwise known as 'Japanese Iris.' Hardy and easy to grow. Pretty white flowers with that splash of blue. Very reliable. 

Wednesday 29 April    
Friends of Fairlynch AGM
Peter Hall.  3.00-5.00pm
Tea and cakes, cake & wine raffle, information board display, talk by Maggie Giraud on Matisse


Find out about the many aspects of Fairlynch Museum.

 Then enjoy a talk by freelance art historian and curator Maggie Giraud about the French painter Henri Matisse, one of the most important figures who revolutionised art in the early 20th century.  

 Saturday 18 July   

Fairlynch Fun Day in the Museum Garden. 
Games, stalls, smugglers' stories, village stocks, cream teas

Stories about East Devon smugglers will make our model of Jack Rattenbury in the Smugglers' Cellar come ALIVE! 

Indulge yourself with a Devon cream tea

Monday 31 August 

Lions Club table top sale
Sea front.  10.00am-5.00pm
The weather will be perfect! 


   Plenty of books to buy...

and handmade crafts to admire.

Saturday 31 November   

Halloween in Fairlynch garden. 
 A spooky time for one and all.
Games, cake and produce sale, tombola.

Gorge yourself on eyeball buns and moon biscuits

Have a cracking time with these skeleton biscuits.


Or just let yourself be charmed by our witches' coven of museum volunteers.

Friday 4 December 

Late Night Christmas Shopping
Take advantage of the warm welcome from Budleigh businesses.  

Are you a Friend of Fairlynch? How about joining the High Street procession of stewards, trustees and other museum helpers dressed in ‘Victorian’ costume.  free bags of popcorn to children. 

Last year we had pride of place behind the Budleigh Salterton Carnival carriage. 

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