Dovery Manor Museum, Doverhay, Porlock, Somerset, TA24 8QB. United Kingdom

Monday May 1st - Saturday 28th September 2019

150th anniversary of Lorna Doone

The museum is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the

publication of R.D. Blackmore's novel Lorna Doone. The

novel is set in the lovely Oare valley and the wild and

remote areas of Exmoor.  Since it was first published it

has never been out of print and over the years there have

been films, plays and television adaptations of the novel.

Friday July 19th


Those Who Served

Porlock celebrates the end of World War One on the 100th anniversary of Peace Day.

A presentation and book launch by Jeff Cox.

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Admission Free.

Events at Dovery Manor Museum

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Registered Charity Number 1079760

Friday, October18th and Saturday, October19th


A Touch of the Doones

Christine de Vere Hunt and the Museum Players present a dramatic evening.

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Tickets are £5, which includes wine & canapés before the performance and coffee & chocolates with the cast afterwards.

Available at the Visitor Centre. Early booking is advisable.

Monday May 1st 2019

Summer Opening

The museum will open for the season and will feature a

new exhibition in the Solar 'At the Centre of Things' which

will chart the history of one of the village's oldest dwellings

and the trades that sprang up around it.


Thursday, August 8th

2:30 pm

Illustrated Talk

Rosemary Gray will be speaking about her and Tim Gray's research into the history of the Cape House.

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Tickets can be purchased from the Visitor Centre or the Museum for £2, which includes tea and biscuits.

Numbers are limited.

In addition to the regular exhibitions we hold fund raising, and other events throughout the year.