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Easter and Bank Holidays for 2014

We will be closed on the following days

18th April (Good Friday), 21st April (Easter Monday),

5th May, 26th May and 25th August.

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.