from 5.00pm Tuesday 23rd December 2014 and will open again 9.30am Friday 2nd January
As part of our 125th Anniversary Celebrations we took over our old home on 24th October
2013 for An Evening with Mr Rock which included the premier of a short play written
by our founder entitled Umbrella Courtship
Established in 1888 the North Devon Athenaeum houses an eclectic collection of books,
documents, images and ephemera about Barnstaple, North Devon and beyond.
Athenaeum: from the Greek Goddess of wisdom, Athene, a literary club-room or library.