Fairlynch is delighted to announce that our popular Coffee Time Talks begin again on Wednesday 1st September, with a talk by David White on Wildlife Around the River Otter. David is well known locally for his extraordinary photography, capturing a huge range of wildlife, including the beavers seen in images on this website and in the museum. His photograph of local polecats was a BBC Countryfile Calendar winner.
Save the date - Coffee Time Talks take place on the first Wednesday of every month at 10.30 for 11am in the Peter Hall. Entry costs £3 to Friends of Fairlynch and £5 to the general public. Coffee and tea is included.
Future speakers and topics include:
Weds 6th October: Ken McKechnie - West Country Mining: the reality behind the myth
Weds 3rd November: Clare James - Clinton Devon Estates
Weds 1st December: Alan Humphries - Exmouth Docks: the demise of a working port
JOYCE DENNYS - A New biography and Talk at Budleigh Literary Festival: 17th Sept 12.00
Local author and Friend of Fairlynch Sarah Bussy will be in conversation with Brook Gallery owner Angela Yarwood on Friday 17th September at noon in the Church on the Green, as part of Budleigh Salterton's Literary Festival Fringe. They will be talking about Sarah's new book, Joyce Dennys and Budleigh Salterton and to coincide with the book's publication Fairlynch will be exhibiting Dennys' charming paintings that often featured the town and its people.
The event and sale of the book will raise funds for Fairlynch, so do come along and find out more about one of our most celebrated former residents!
Tickets are £12 from www.budlitfest.org.uk
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