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Kate Lynch celebratesrural craft through art

Somerset artist Kate Lynch documents and celebrates rural crafts and trades in her new exhibition project.

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Wales and the South West

Discover the historic connections between the South West and Wales celebrating St David's Day.

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Littell Cakes:A Historic Recipe

Forget the banana bread - we've been baking following a historic recipe from the Somerset Archives

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Devon in the 1920s

The launch of Devon History Society’s 'Devon in the 1920s' project is taking place in April.

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Cade Simpson, Bridging the Digital Gap Trainee

Devon Archives introduces Cade Simpson, the new Bridging the Digital Gap trainee.

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Children’s Mental Health Week 1 – 7 February 

Children’s Mental Health Week’s theme this year is Express Yourself.  

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LGBT+ History Month

LGBT+ History Month takes place each February. Discover more about LGBT+ history in the South West from the 18th to 20th Century.

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Somerset Willsand Probate Inventories

An index of over 30,000 Somerset probate records is now available on our online catalogue.

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holocaust memorial day Remembering Paul Heim

January 27 is the day the world remembers the Holocaust, its victims and those of other attempted acts of genocide throughout history.

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Somerset's AONBsreceive grant

‘Level Up’ is one of the first environmental projects awarded a £248, 900 grant.

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17th Century Devon Communities

A research project based on John Norden’s survey of Crown lands in Devon.

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New Archives Acquisition:Walrond Account Book

As part of Explore Your Archive Week we are celebrating our latest archival acquisition, a 17th-century account book which documents the daily business of an English rural estate.