If you’re interested in learning a new skill, developing a new hobby, or making new friends then one of our wide range of Heritage Alive activities and workshops might be just what you’re looking for!

2021 Events Calendar

Second-hand Book Sale

Saturday 25th September 2021, 10am – 1pm

Calling all bookworms! We have hundreds of top quality, second-hand books for sale. Whether you prefer fiction or non-fiction we’re sure we can help you find your next read!
This is a Heritage Alive event with all proceeds going to Axminster Heritage.
If you have any books you would like to donate, please pop into the Heritage Centre and ask for Becca.


Georgian Coffee House Day

Thursday 7th October 2021, 9am – 4pm
We are holding a Georgian Coffee House Day on Thursday 7th October from 9am – 4pm in the Bradshaw Meeting Room, the Minster Green and the Church Rooms. We are celebrating the history of Georgian coffee houses and Axminster’s Georgian past, whilst encouraging the public to visit our beautiful Georgian building. There will also be craft demonstrations on the day.
If you are interested in dressing up in costume or taking part in any way like making cakes, stewarding or handing out leaflets on the day etc please get in touch with Gina on 07703 246481 or via email at: gina.youens@btinternet.com. Gina is also happy to offer costume advice and help you to put your Georgian outfit together.
Gina is also asking for donations of teapots for a ‘Silent Auction of Teapots,’ (bidders write their bids down) taking place in the Bradshaw Meeting room on the day. If you have any decorative or useful teapots that you would like to donate please deliver them to the Heritage Centre during opening hours.
Please come along on the day and ‘Let’s fill the town with Georgians’ . . . it’s going to be great fun!”

‘Learn how to cut and piece patchwork for beginners’

This Event has had to be postponed
Further details, dates and times will posted here shortly

 Bradshaw Meeting Room at the Axminster Heritage Centre.

Details to follow soon




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