Museum Accreditation

Mar 27, 2015

Allhallows Museum in Honiton was officially awarded the status of Full Accreditation by Arts Council England again in 2022. The Museum Accreditation Scheme sets nationally agreed standards for all museums in the UK. Allhallows Museum’s award proves that it measures up, meeting the guidelines on how it is run, how it looks after its collections […]

Jul 9, 2013

Thanks to the Blackdown Hills AONB  we now have a new interactive touch screen which brings the 1940s to life allowing our visitors to explore ‘Dunkeswell War Stories’. It features memories of the American naval airbase at Dunkeswell during the Second World War, interviews with local people and American veterans. Topics include friendships between servicemen […]

Jun 15, 2013

Congratulations to Pat Perryman who has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the 2013 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to the heritage of lace-making.


Apr 4, 2013

Volunteers, Alan and Kathleen Hemingway present a certificate and some framed antique Honiton lace to our 400,000th  visitor who came into the museum this afternoon. Beth Saunders from Liss, Hants has an interest in textiles and took a break from her walking holiday  to  come with friends to see our collection of Honiton lace.

Oct 14, 2012

Children’s lace teacher Daphne Lee and Val Foss, Chair of the Honiton Lacemakers congratulate Sam, the winner of the 2012 Honiton lace making competition. 1174 votes were cast by our visitors this year and a great many praised all of the entries and said it was far too difficult to chose their favourite.
Jul 11, 2012

Bring your Honiton Pottery to Allhallows Museum and show the experts from the Honiton Pottery Collectors Society: Saturday 28th July 10am to 2pm andFriday 31st August 10am to 2pm

Nov 7, 2011

Over the summer months Allhallows Museum visitors cast 1050 votes
for their favourite  piece of lace which the children made during
their Saturday morning lace classes.
The winner of the senior section in the Honiton lacemaking competition
was Alice Bissell and the winner of the junior section was Samantha Nichol
Oct 16, 2011

The Barber Surgeon is coming back to Allhallows Museum on Saturday 22nd October 11am – 2pm to show us the gory secrets of surgery from the past – how a medieval Barber Surgeon would have worked.  The instruments used for the most dangerous operation performed at that time will be displayed and there will be a […]

Sep 24, 2011

  Allhallows Museum will be open on Mon 14th, Tue 15th, Thu 17th, Fri 18th, Sat 19th November between 10am to 2pm during the first ever Honiton Antiques Festival. There will be many unique events occurring in Honiton throughout the week. * Exhibitions * Antique Valuations * Prize-winning Competition * Specialist Auctions * Restoration Show […]