Wednesday, 9 September 2015

HOLSWORTHY MUSEUM AN ARTICLE

TODAY 9TH SEPTEMBER  I WENT UP FOR A  TALK AS HAVE APPLIED TO BE A VOLUNTEER, HAD A NICE CHAT AND A CUP OF TEA.SO I THOUGHT I WOULD PASS ON  SOME  INFORMATION ON  ABOUT  THEM TO YOU DEAR  READER. THIS MUSEUM  IS BASED IN HOLSWORTHY, DEVON AND IS HOUSED IN PART OF ORIGINAL 17TH CENTURY  PARSONAGE.REFURBISED IN  1991 IT FEATURES THEMED DISPLAYS AMONG  THEM ARE THE ORIGINAL  17TH CENTURY KITCHEN  WITH ITS OPEN FIREPLACE, COBBLED FLOORS.LIKE MOST MUSEUM, S  IT GIVES AN INSIGHT TO LOCAL HERITAGE AND CUSTOMS OF THE TOWN.YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT THE LOCAL RAILWAY THAT AMONG MANY DR BEECHING IN 1966 AXED,THE BUDE TO HOLSWORTHY  CANAL.AGICULTURE TO DR.STUART CRADDOCK  WHO HELPED RESEARCH ALONG SIDE ALEXANDER  FLEMING  TO DISCOVER PENICILLIN. LOTS OFTHING TO LOOK AT AND DISCOVER TO JOG OLD MEMORIES AND EXCITE NEW ONES .THIER ARE  COMPUTER SLIDESHOWS WERE YOU CAN SEE THOUSANDS OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND IF YOU PRESS THE WHITE BUTTONS YOU GET SOUND EFFECTS RELATING TO THEMED DISPLAYS. IT ALSO CONTAINS LOCAL ARCHIVES  CONTAINING PHOTOGRAPHS, DOCUMENTS  AND IS APPOINTED SERVICE FOR  DEVON RECORDS WHICH I WAS TOLD IS WELL USED BY LOCALS AND VISTORS  A LIKE. THE MUSEUM  IS RUN BY VOLUNTEERS AND IS A REGISTERED  ACCREDITED MUSEUM  AND CHARITY. LOOK FOR MORE INFORMATION ON  WEBSITE...WWW DEVON MUSEUMS.NET / HOLSWORTHY.AND TO PARAPHARSE A CERTAIN HAIR ADVERT THIER WORTH IT,SO IF IN DEVON AND WISH TO TRY SOMETHING NEW  WHY NOT THIS,PS HOPEFULLY THIS IN PART HELPS PROMOTE THEM MORE,THANK YOU FROM MARK AKA GHOSTMAN

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