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Michael Morpurgo exhibition: The Burton, until 28th October.

Michael Morpurgo, A Lifetime in Stories is an exclusive exhibition curated by Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books on display at the Burton at Bideford from August 24 – October 28. The exhibition will look at the author’s … Continue reading

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North Devon coast monographs.

     

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Bideford’s Newfoundland links & the Chope Collection.

Devon has strong historic links with the Canadian Province of Newfoundland dating back to the 16th Century, when boats from local ports sailed to the waters of Newfoundland to fish for cod. Initially men left Devon in April and returned … Continue reading

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‘The Book of Hartland’.

While Bideford Library has marched boldly into the 21st Century with its Wi-Fi and e-book service, we shouldn’t forget the wealth of historical material also kept here. We have a wonderful set of old photographs and also an impressive collection … Continue reading

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