The Fairlynch Musuem and Arts centre in Budleigh Salterton are hosting a series of coffee time talks throughout the winter. 

There will be one talk every month during the winter, when the musuem is closed to visitors. The first talk took place on September 7.

The talks take place at Peter Hall, behind the St Peter's Church.

A spokesman for the Fairlynch Musuem said: "​Previous topics have included the St Ives School of painting, life in Devon’s workhouses, Wildlife around the River Otter, the Norman Lockyer Observatory, the Exeter to Exmouth Railway, West Country Mining and managing the Pebblebed Heaths."


The next talk is on Wednesday November 2: Alex Leger - Blue Peter - Behind the Badge

Wednesday December 7: John Smith - The Romans in Exeter.

Wednesday February 1: Stewart Raine - RMS Lusitania - U-boat victim that changed the course of WW1.

Wednesday March 1: Ken Atherton - Have you seen my little rubber duck? - Global pollution of the marine environment. 

Wednesday April 5: Lucilla Phelps - The Fine Art of Photography. 

​Entry costs £5, discounted to £3 for Friends of Fairlynch, and coffee and biscuits are served from 10.30am with the talks starting at 11am and lasting 45 minutes.

For more information, visit the Fairlynch Musuem website here - Budleigh - Coffee Time Talks - Fairlynch Museum