The Seige of Barnstaple with The Sealed Knot
Rock Park, Barnstaple
BHG joined members of The Sealed Knot at The Seige of Barnstaple, for a fantastic and fun day in Rock Park. We were there with our gazebo promoting the group.
Promoting Barnstaple History Group
Outside St Peter's Church, Barnstaple
To publicise and promote Barnstaple History Group, members had a stall outside St Peter's Church. It was a great opportunity to chat to members of the public about the group and the kind of things we do.
The Summer Reading Challenge
As part of the Summer Reading Challenge event , the History Group had a stall on Castle Green, next to Barnstaple Library.
The life and times of John Gay (1685-1732).
St Anne's Chapel, Paternoster Walk, Barnstaple
25th April to Saturday 29th April
Born in Barnstaple, and educated in St Anne's Chapel, his most famous work was 'The Beggar's Opera'.
The exhibition covered the story of his life, how The Beggar's Opera outraged society and in particular the leading politicians of the day, The theatre in the eighteenth century, popular fashion, and much more
The Story of Barnstaple
25th October to 28th October
Using items saved from Barnstaple Heritage Centre, the 2016 exhibition told the story of the town from the Saxons through to the present day.
Barnstaple Advertising Through The Ages
St Anne's Chapel
13th October to 17th October
A fascinating exhibition showing how the town has changed over the last century, told with the use of local advertisements.
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