YOU can be involved in our Heritage Centre and be part of making history in Axminster


We can only run the Heritage Centre with our great team of volunteers. Will you join us?

Our Volunteers:

  • Make a difference
  • Meet people.
  • Learn new skills
  • Take on challenges
  • Have fun!

If you would like to help with…

  • Welcoming people to the Heritage Centre
  • Marketing and publicity
  • Our website and social media
  • Special events
  • Education and story-telling
  • Weaving, spinning and wool work
  • Fundraising
  • Caring for and cataloguing our collections
  • Researching artefacts, archives or local history
  • Behind-the-scenes administration…

Please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!

Contact Centre Manager, Nigel Sadler, for a chat  Phone: 01297 639884   Email:


Becoming an Axminster Heritage member is one of the best ways you can support us….. and get something back for yourself.

Part of our democratic organisation, Members are entitled to vote at the AGM. They will also receive:

  • Free entry to the Heritage Centre
  • Regular newsletters keeping them up to date with what we are doing
  • Early notification of events by email
  • Invitations to special members-only events.

We offer Three schemes:

Annual membership at £10 per year or

Lifetime membership for a one-off payment of £100 (a very good deal if you’re young and fit!).

Members receive a membership card.

Our Membership Discount Card scheme continues to be very popular with old and new members alike.  As well as free entry to the Heritage Centre, Members also receive discounts for Heritage Alive events and in the Heritage Centre shop, and we are delighted to also include River Cottage Canteen, Acorn Gifts, Archway Bookshop, Axminster Printing, Sublyme Café and Trill Farm as partners.

You can download an application form here 

Contact:  Membership Secretary, David Garrod:

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Gifts in Wills

We know that your first priority when making a will is to provide for your loved ones, but many people find that even after they’ve done this they would like to leave something to a cause they hold dear. Leaving a gift in your will is one of the most valuable and lasting ways you can support us. It costs nothing during your lifetime but will have a powerful impact for years to come. If you would like to leave a gift to Axminster Heritage we would recommend you speak to your solicitor.


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