Fairlynch Museum hopes to explain the reason in the not too distant future with a display about the importance of our Anglo-Indian heritage. So many of the town’s notable former residents were brought up or lived in the sub-continent. They include the scientist Henry Carter FRS, the artist Cecil Elgee and even the Museum’s co-founder Priscilla Hull.
However the Budleigh branch of the charity Cancer Research UK has been doing its bit for the last five years to maintain warm memories of the Raj. Its famous and hugely popular Evening in India event is being held on Saturday 11 November at 7.00 pm in the Public Hall.
A choice of three delicious curries is on offer, generously prepared as usual by Royal Marines from Lympstone’s Commando Training Centre.
The dish has been a popular choice with the Marines. Chris Harris, formerly based at the CTC gained fame as a curry…