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The Tavistock Textile A Social History in Fabrics

The Tavistock Textile was officially unveiled by Tavistock Town Mayor, Andy Hutton on 13th February and takes pride of place in the Robing Room at the Guildhall Heritage Centre.The project has been years in the making and depicts over fifty scenes of local history, many inspired by the work of town historian Gerry Woodcock.

 

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Cannes Movie shown at Guildhall

A showing of The Enys Men took place at the Tavistock Guildhall on 29th June 2023. The film, directed by Mark Jenkin, was premiered at Directors’ fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival in 2022 and received rave reviews and sell out performances across Cornwall.

The film was presented by Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and Bosena in partnership with C Fylm. C Fylm is part of Creative Kernow, a registered charity that supports the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall. 

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The History of Mining in Tavistock and the Surrounding Area

 Click here to discover more about the history of mining in Tavistock and the surrounding area. 

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Tavistock Guildhall: World Heritage Site

 Tavistock Guildhall Receives World Heritage Site Key Status

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Born in Tavistock: The History of the Devonshire Cream Tea

 Did you know that the Devonshire cream tea was invented here in Tavistock? Click the button below to find out more!

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Local Historian Raises the Bar on Tavistock's Pub History

 Local historian Alex Mettler has been visiting the pubs of Tavistock for decades, all in the cause of historical research, more than occasionally accompanied by a pint of the local brew.

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