2021 Winter season:  Coffee morning, concert and winter talks

We are delighted to announce the return of favourite annual events.  Reduced seating capacity will be in place, appropriate to the event (along with restrictions on numbers in the room for the book-sale.)   

Christmas Coffee Morning:         Saturday 4th December. 10.00am – 12.00 noon.  Pick up presents with a local flavour, as well as catching up with friends over seasonal refreshments.

Christmas Concert with Parnham Voices: Friday 10th December at 7.30pm.

Tickets are now on sale. Please e-mail, or pop into the museum any Friday 10 – 12 noon.;

Winter Talks:

Our popular winter talks return, all on Tuesdays at 2.30pm.  £3 per person entry.   First come, first served for seating.

7th December                    

5 objects that define the history of Beaminster by team from the Museum.

Following Neil McGregors concept for talks on BBC 4 on history in 100 objects, a number of our volunteers will be each taking an object from our museum display and explaining its significance in the history of Beaminster.

4th January          Mr Hearne’s Long Walk  by Brian Earl

18th January        A History of Corscombe by Freda Hennessy

1st February        Coker Canvas – a History of Sailcloth by Richard Sims

15th February     Smuggling and the Dorset Connection by Trevor Ware

1st March             The Durotrigian to Roman transition in West Dorset by Matthew Kirkman

More details available shortly on the above talks.