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  • 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
  • LOSTFEST The museum looks forward to being included in the LOSTFEST programme of events on Sunday 14th May. This is one of the busiest & most exciting local festivals, attracting huge numbers ...
    Posted May 1, 2017, 7:14 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • MUSEUM SECRETARY We were delighted when Fiona Slaney wanted to join us as the new museum secretary in Oct 2016. Sadly, on grounds of ill-health, Fiona has reluctantly decided to resign ...
    Posted May 1, 2017, 7:11 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • NEW SEASON / MUSEUM STEWARDS Our free-admission museum re-opened on 3rd April with sufficient numbers of stewards to cover 3 sessions a day, 10.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday ...
    Posted May 1, 2017, 6:58 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
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