Big turnout for museum's open day

PUBLISHED: 16:36 24 April 2009 | UPDATED: 23:24 15 June 2010

P1014-16-09SH Alllhallows museum in Honiton held an open day for visitors on Saturday. Pictured-famous Honiton lacemaker Pat Perryman demonstarted her craft to the public. Pat who has a book out in May has been making Honiton Lace for 40 years, has been teaching it for 38 years & has been involved in the museum for 29 years.
Picture by Simon Horn.

P1014-16-09SH Alllhallows museum in Honiton held an open day for visitors on Saturday. Pictured-famous Honiton lacemaker Pat Perryman demonstarted her craft to the public. Pat who has a book out in May has been making Honiton Lace for 40 years, has been teaching it for 38 years & has been involved in the museum for 29 years. Picture by Simon Horn.

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AN open day to mark the start of the 2009 season at Allhallows Museum, Honiton, attracted a bumper turnout of local residents.

AN open day to mark the start of the 2009 season at Allhallows Museum, Honiton, attracted a bumper turnout of local residents.More than 300 adults and 68 children took advantage of the free admission day on Saturday, April 11.Every child took part in a quiz - and they each received a free goody bag.Museum curator Margaret Lewis was delighted with the response."It went really well," she said."It was a really nice day and fantastic to see local people in here."The museum, which boasts all new displays, is open Monday to Friday (including Bank Holidays) from 9.30am to 3.30pm.On Saturdays, the museum is open from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

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