April 1, 20207:30 pm

Axminster Historical Society Talk: “Parish Records and What They Tell Us”

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
07747-636810

Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard tells us where to find parish records, when they started and what they look like.  They record Baptisms, Burials and Marriages and Parish chests can include vestry ...

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March 30, 20202:00 pm

Movies on Monday “Official Secrets” – POSTPONED

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Unfortunately, we have postponed Movies on Monday "Official Secrets".  We hope to show it later in the year.

Many apologies to all

Thank you

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Unfortunately, we have postponed Movies on Monday "Official Secrets".  We hope to show it later in the year.

Many apologies to all

Thank you
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March 28, 202010:00 am

Craft Workshop – “Be Creative and Upcycle” POSTPONED

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Unfortunately this workshop has been postponed.  We are hoping to run it later in the year.

Many apologies to all

Thank you

 

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Unfortunately this workshop has been postponed.  We are hoping to run it later in the year.

Many apologies to all

Thank you

 
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March 27, 202010:30 am

“By The Loom” Axminster – CANCELLED

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207




Unfortunately, this workshop has been cancelled due to concerns regarding Coronavirus.

Many apologies to all

Thank you

 


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March 18, 20202:00 pm / 4:30 pm

Craft Workshop – Calligraphy with Coffee

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Calligraphy can slow you down and create a breathing space.

In this workshop we will use different mediums to write with and also drink some nice coffee!  We will ...

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March 14, 202010:00 am

CANCELLED – Craft Workshop – Freestyle Machine Embroidery

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

MANY APOLOGIES, BUT UNFORTUNATELY THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  Freestyle Machine Embroidery

 

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MANY APOLOGIES, BUT UNFORTUNATELY THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  Freestyle Machine Embroidery

 
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March 10, 20202:00 pm

Time For Tea

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Walking Sticks

Donald Burroughs will give an interesting talk about the creation of unique walking sticks.

£3 - includes tea/coffee.  Cakes available.

For more information and to book, ...

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March 4, 20207:30 pm

Axminster Historical Society Talk: “Exeter Before the Railways”

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
07747-636810

Alan Rosevear paints a picture of how people travelled before railways; of coach travel, which appeared in the 16th & 17th Centuries, but was very costly and limited by ...

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February 29, 202010:00 am / 3:00 pm

Craft Workshop “Hand Embroidery For Beginners”

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Hand Embroidery for Beginners.

Learn the best 15 hand embroidery stitches.

Produce a sampler and then use the stitches in a creative project.

Tutor: Jan Dimond.

£16

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Hand Embroidery for Beginners.

Learn the best 15 hand embroidery stitches.

Produce a sampler and then use the stitches in a creative project.

Tutor: Jan Dimond.

£16
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February 28, 202010:30 am / 3:00 pm

‘By the Loom’ Axminster

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

 

Come along and learn new skills or use old ones with a friendly and supportive group.

Everyone welcome: beginners and the more experienced.   £3.

To book ...

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Come along and learn new skills or use old ones with a friendly and supportive group.

Everyone welcome: beginners and the more experienced.   £3.

To book please phone Jane on 01404 831207
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February 24, 20202:00 pm

Monthly Movie “Judy”

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.  For many people, Judy Garland's story is the story of Hollywood: ...

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February 22, 202010:00 am

Craft Workshop – Transfer Printing/Painting – CANCELLED

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Unfortunately this workshop has had to be cancelled due to illness amongst participants.

Transfer Printing/Painting with surface embellishment

Design, paint and then transfer ...

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February 15, 20201:00 pm / 3:30 pm

Modern Floral Watercolour Workshop

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

An introduction to painting spring flowers tulips and daffodils in watercolour.  Learn the basic techniques: laying a wash, brushes, paints and paper, etc.  Suitable for beginners and intermediates.&...

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February 14, 20209:00 am

Coach Outing

01404 831207

Visit Ikea Store, near Exeter, then on to Topsham and/or Darts Farm.  The quaint historic estuary port of Topsham has a cosmopolitan ...

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February 11, 20202:00 pm

Time for Tea

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Malcolm Miller talks about the history of Miller’s Farm Shop and the French Connection.

£3.

To book please phone Jane on 01404 831207.

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Malcolm Miller talks about the history of Miller’s Farm Shop and the French Connection.

£3.

To book please phone Jane on 01404 831207.
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February 5, 20207:30 pm

Axminster Historical Society Talk: Devon Festivals

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
07747-636810

Robert Hesketh delves into the origins of Devon’s rich variety of festivals, many deeply rooted in the county’s history and folklore.  He tells of Flaming ...

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January 31, 202010:30 am / 3:00 pm

By the Loom Axminster 

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Come along and learn new skills or use old ones, with a friendly and supportive group.  Everyone welcome: beginners and the more experienced.  £3.  For more information ...

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January 27, 20202:00 pm

Monthly Movie “Downton Abbey” 

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Continuing the story of the Crawley family.  Excitement is high at Downton Abbey when the Crawley family learns that King George V and Queen Mary are coming to visit.&...

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January 14, 20202:00 pm

Time for Tea Talk: “Eyes Along The Coast”

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Nick Cole, Watchkeeper for the National Coastwatch Institution, will talk to us about his duties and much more.  Coastwatch is a voluntary organisation which keeps a visual watch on ...

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January 13, 20201:00 pm / 3:30 pm

Modern Floral Watercolour Workshop

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

An introduction to painting winter snowdrops in watercolour.  Learn the basic techniques: laying a wash, dry brush, etc.  Suitable for beginners.  Tutor: Gina Youens.  Contact tutor ...

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January 11, 202010:00 am / 3:00 pm

Craft Workshop “Hand Embroidery For Beginners”

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

Learn the best 15 hand embroidery stitches.  Produce a sampler and then use the stitches in a creative project.  Tutor Jan Dimond.  £16.  To book please phone ...

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Learn the best 15 hand embroidery stitches.  Produce a sampler and then use the stitches in a creative project.  Tutor Jan Dimond.  £16.  To book please phone Jane on 01404 831207.
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January 10, 202010:30 am / 3:00 pm

‘By the Loom’ Dalwood Pavilion

Dalwood Pavilion, Dalwood 01404 831207

Come along and learn new skills or use old ones with a friendly and supportive group.  Everyone welcome: beginners and the more experienced.  £3.  To book please ...

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Come along and learn new skills or use old ones with a friendly and supportive group.  Everyone welcome: beginners and the more experienced.  £3.  To book please phone Jane on 01404 831207
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January 8, 20207:30 pm

Axminster Historical Society Talk: “History of Shute House”

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House

Historian Bijan Omrani reveals the romantic and tempestuous history of Shute House and the families who lived there.  The secret lives of the Victorian and Edwardian gentry, their lost ...

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December 30, 20192:00 pm

Monthly Movie – “Scotch – The Golden Dram”

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

To get  taste of Hogmanay, we are showing "Scotch - The Golden Dram” which tells the story of Uisge beatha -- Gaelic for "water of life&...

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December 27, 201910:30 am

BY THE LOOM – AXMINSTER

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

 Come along and learn new skills or use old ones with a friendly and supportive group.  Everyone welcome: beginners and the more ...

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December 17, 20192:00 pm

TIME FOR TEA – CHRISTMAS MUSIC AND CAROLS

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01404 831207

CHANGE OF DATE

Mrs Burroughs, Music director of St Mary’s School, Axminster, will lead Christmas music and carols.  £3 – includes ...

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December 14, 20197:00 pm

Jane’s Quiz – in aid of Axminster Heritage

Musbury Village Hall 01297 553865

The late Jane Bishop was an enthusiastic committee member of Axminster Heritage.  She was well-known for writing interesting quizzes and had written a number for Axminster Heritage and Musbury ...

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December 14, 201910:30 am / 12:30 pm

Children’s Victorian Christmas Crafts Workshop

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01297 639884

Step back in time and join us in making some traditional Victorian decorations for your home this Christmas.  £2.50 per child.  All materials included.  All children must ...

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December 13, 201910:30 am

BY THE LOOM – DALWOOD PAVILION

Dalwood Pavilion
Dalwood, DEVON, EX13 7EW
01404 831207

 Come along and learn new skills or use old ones with a friendly and supportive group.  Everyone welcome: beginners and the more ...

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December 7, 20192:00 pm

Children’s Christmas Card Making Workshop

Bradshaw Meeting Room
Thomas Whitty House
01297 639884

Come along and have fun making your own personalised Christmas cards at the Heritage Centre!  All materials provided, but if you have any old Christmas cards you would like ...

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