Friends of the Museum

Membership of the Museum Friends group entitles you to:

  • Attend lectures / talks nine times a year for free (cost for non-members is £3 per talk). The talks are held in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall at 9 Devon Square, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2HN. All starting at 7.15pm.
  • A bi-annual newsletter.
  • An opportunity to attend Private Views of new exhibitions in the museum which happen annually, together with special event launches.

Membership cost - £9 a year

To become a 'Friend of the Museum' email museum@newtonabbot-tc.gov.uk or telephone 01626 201121.

Friends of the Museum Lecture List 2018

11 January

Ian Howes: Newcomen of Dartmouth: The Man Who Changed the World

15 February

Roger Avery: The Natural History of the Teign Estuary

15 March

John Ellis: Cries from the Workhouse Steps: The Story of the Newton Abbot Workhouse

19 April

Simon Dell: Dartmoor Prison

17 May

Michael Martyn: The Girls at the Gate - the Lives of Misses Julia and Lucy Ayshford Wise of Forde House

20 September

Andy Crabb: The Hunt for North Hall Manor, Widecombe

18 October

John Allan: Breton Craftsmen in Early Tudor Devon

15 November

Todd Gray: Insults in Elizabethan Devon

6 December

Michael Bennie: The Siege of Mafeking: A Woman’s Perspective