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The Friends of Totnes Elizabethan Museum was set up many years ago with the primary aim to support and raise money for the Totnes Museum Trust.


Members are entitled to free entry to the museum during the season on production of their membership card, and also free use of the Totnes Archive situated to the rear of the museum.

 

Come to our new look, improved talks and events for 2017/8 with high calibre speakers and seasonal celebrations!  

 

As always they will be on second Thursdays of the month, Check them out below:

 

AGM and Autumn Talk


Date :Thursday 12th October 2017 at 7.30
Venue : Seven Stars Hotel Ballroom, Fore Street, Totnes
Speaker : Dr Todd Gray, Devon Historian and writer
Subject : EXETER'S CATHEDRAL CLOSE FIRE AND ANCIENT BUILDINGS


The fire in Exeter's Cathedral Close in 2016 brought into sharp relief the importance of the surviving ancient buildings in the city.  It has given rise to an extraordinary public interest which has resulted in a number of research projects into Exeter's built heritage.  Dr Gray will outline the events of the fire, the aftermath and current lines of research 


Entrance   :  £3 members, £5 non-members

 

January New Year Party


Date : Thursday 11th January 2017 at 2.30pm
Venue : Totnes Museum, the Victorian Nursery, 70 Fore Street, Totnes
Subject : WELCOME TO 2018 AT THE MUSEUM! 


Get an exclusive inside look at the Museum's winter preparations, map the museum ghosts with Kathy Alexander (have you ever felt a chill on the stairs?  We'd like to know!) and more.  Warming drinks and goodies provided.


Entrance : £1.50 members, £3 non-members
 
Spring Talk and Concert


Date : Thursday 8th March 2018 at 7.30
Venue : Seven Stars Hotel Ballroom, Fore Street, Totnes
Speaker : Dr Ian Mortimer
Subject : AN A-Z OF THE RESTORATION
 

The 'Friends' have joined up with Totnes Early Music Society to bring you a double dose of the Restoration.  Distinguished historian Dr Ian Mortimer will take you on an alphabetical trip through the Restoration period, the subject of his latest book in his popular Time Traveller series.


Entrance   :  £3 members and TEMS members, £5 non-members

 

Subject : Music of the Restoration

 

Date : Saturday 10th March 2018 at 7.30 
Venue : St Mary's Church
Performers : Passamezzo


Totnes Early Music Society introduce an evening of music, words and song from Restoration England.  After years of civil war and an Interregnum, Charles II has ascended the throne. Accounts of the period come from Pepys, Evelyn and anonymous ballads describing momentous events, including the Great Fire of 1666 and Frost Fair in 1683. With theatre songs, tavern rounds, dance music and solos for the viol and cittern, and music by Wilson, Lawes, Locke and Purcell, plus pieces from Playford. Passamezzo gave a hugely enjoyable concert in Totnes in 2012 and this is a welcome return.


Entrance   :  £7 Members (special price for FoTM), £14 non-members

 

May Outdoor Event


Date : Thursday 10th May 2018
Venue : TBA
Event : We are currently negotiating a couple of possible outings.  Watch this space!

 

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