What's On at Torquay Museum


Date: 28 April 2018


On Saturday, 28th April, Torquay Museum is pleased to host the Friends of Devon's Archives in their Spring Meeting. Opening with tea/coffee at 09:45, the day involves a series of talks as follows - 

'JMW Turner in the West Country’ by Prof. Sam Smiles (University of Plymouth)

 ‘The History of Clothing and Fashion’ by Shelley Tobin (RAMM/Killerton)

'Recording Devon Photographically 1850s-1870s' by Dr Tom Greeves

‘Torquay Museum and its Collections’ by Barry Chandler (Torquay Museum).

There will be tea/coffee/biscuits available during the day (at additional cost) and lunch can be booked at Pengelly's Cafe - ring the Museum directly and ask to speak to Jacqui, the Cafe Manager, to arrange. 

Tickets cost £12.99 (£10 to members of FoDA & Devon History Society) and are available from Torquay Museum or online at

Pcture credit - JMW Turner, ‘St Mawes’ Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection


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