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  • AGM  Our 2017 AGM will be held in the Church Rooms at 7.00pm on Wednesday 15th November.  All volunteers, museum members & interested parties are most welcome to attend.
    Posted Oct 9, 2017, 1:42 PM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • MUSEUM MAGAZINE  Museum Matters [MM], the 2nd issue of our in-house magazine will, by the time you read this, be in the process of being circulated. Our sincere apologies for the ...
    Posted Oct 9, 2017, 1:40 PM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • MAN ENGINE POSTCARDS  With thanks to Lesley & Richard Bowers & the Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe, we now have  postcards on sale which feature the biggest mechanical Man Engine when it visited Lostwithiel in July 2016 ...
    Posted Oct 9, 2017, 1:40 PM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • JOSEPH BURNETT In the recently uploaded article about 15 Fore Street  Gill Parsons made a reference to Joseph Burnett, Lostwithiel's Peace Officer  and Town Sergeant, who was fatally shot in Fore ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2017, 1:58 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • VOLUNTEERING  It's not too late to find out about volunteering opportunities available at the museum. You might be interested in meeting visitors & helping them to get to know more about ...
    Posted Jul 30, 2017, 10:49 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • EDGCUMBE HOUSE PROJECT  Lostwithiel is blessed with some key historical buildings which are testament to its rich heritage. These include Edgcumbe House, Taprell House & the Guildhall, the latter occupied by the museum. We ...
    Posted Jul 30, 2017, 10:47 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • TOWN HERITAGE WALKS The years pass so quickly & once again the summer holidays are with us. Many of you will have friends & family coming to visit who want to find out more about ...
    Posted Jul 30, 2017, 10:44 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • CHARITY FAYRE / CARNIVAL WEEK :  Our thanks to Rotary for organising the Charity Fayre which marked the start of Carnival Week. This annual community event is yet another opportunity for locals & visitors to enjoy some ...
    Posted Jul 30, 2017, 10:43 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • CARNIVAL WEEK We will be participating in the Charity Fayre Day on Sun 16th July by opening the museum to visitors from 11.00am until 4.30pm. For those of you who ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2017, 11:00 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • HERITAGE FAYRE  It was with a great deal of reluctance that we made the decision to cancel the Heritage Fayre on the 18th June but with so many key helpers unwell there ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2017, 11:00 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • VOLUNTEERS You can never have too many volunteers, Just enough is never enough ! We are entirely reliant on volunteers without whom the museum could not function. The contribution given by volunteers ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2017, 10:54 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • LOSTFEST Yet another Lostfest is behind us and thankfully, the weather behaved itself !  We would like to say thank you to all of you involved in organising this very successful key ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2017, 9:37 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • MUSEUM WINDOW DISPLAY  Deborah is busily creating the successor to her extravaganza Sweet Shop. Whilst open for Lostfest several young people commented on the size of her chocolate bars & asked if they could ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2017, 9:32 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • NEW MUSEUM SECRETARY  We are very pleased to introduce Helen Rogers as our new Museum Secretary. As reported last month the position of secretary is a very important one for the museum as ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2017, 9:27 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • ACCOMMODATION Those of you who have recently visited the museum will, we hope, have noticed a significant improvement in the arrangement of the research space. Having acquired temporary storage [thanks to ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2017, 9:23 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
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