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 2019

17 January

Tess Walker: Sanford Orleigh Owners

21 February

Derek Gore: The Fieldwork and Excavations at Ipplepen

21 March

Rosemary Griggs: 'An Elizabethan Lady in Newton Abbot'- join Lady Katherine as she visits friends and relatives

18 April

Michael Martyn: TBC

16 May

Paul Rendell: Dartmoor Tinners

19 September

John Risdon: 1000 Years of Cockington

17 October

Susan Andrew: Church Houses of Devon- Community, Continuity and Change

21 November

Jenny Ridd: Bishopsteignton: Home to Nelson's Admirals

5 December

Peter Marsden: Cess Pits, Sewers and Cemeteries