The Heritage Centre opened for its fifth season this week with some exciting new exhibits. There is a beautiful new display of hand made lace kindly loaned by Allhallows lace museum in Honiton and over the winter the interactive screen has been updated with a wealth of new information and historic detail about Colyton. Opening.. read more →

If anyone is interested in purchasing a copy of the booklet – A History of Lace Making in Colyton, East Devon – written to accompany the Cloth and Lace Making event we held in the church in Colyton on 12 July: – copies are available price £3 from the Heritage Centre read more →

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Acclaimed local author Jim Board will be signing copies of his book ‘A River Runs By’ at the Heritage Centre in Merchant’s House, Market Place Colyton on Thursday, 1 June between 10 am and 1.00 pm. read more →

  Then come and join in the fun on Thursday 27 April from 6 – 8 pm at the Sunday School Building on Church Green and see what everyone will be wearing on the day. read more →

10 Apr 2017
April 10, 2017

Walking Tours of Colyton – 2017

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Weekly walking tours of Colyton are offered every Thursday afternoon at 2.00 pm from 6 April to 28 September 2017. The tours take place regardless of weather and start at 2.00 pm from the town car park in Dolphin Street and take approximately an hour.  It is a gentle stroll with frequent stops around the town.. read more →

Colyton Heritage Centre is now open for its fourth summer season – from the beginning of April to the end of October. Opening hours are: Monday – 10am – 4.00 pm Tuesday – 10 am – 4.00 pm Thursday – 10 am – 4.00 pm Friday – 10 am – 4.00 pm Saturday – 10.. read more →

07 Apr 2017
April 7, 2017

Seaton Down Hoard

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  The Seaton Down Hoard will be the subject of an exciting talk to Colyton Parish History Society at Colyford Memorial Hall at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 26 April 2017  The presentation by Thomas Cadbury, Assistant Curator at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter will include exhibits and  a slide show and will explain how this fantastic Roman hoard.. read more →

26 Nov 2016
November 26, 2016

Colyton Lace

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Next summer the Parish History Society is planning to organise a “Cloth and Lace Day” event here in Colyton with demonstrations, entertainment and a specially themed town walk.  More information about this event will be available in the New Year.  As part of the preparations for ‘Cloth and Lace Day’, we are looking for examples.. read more →