News & Events

Beer on East Devon's World Heritage Coast

Beer is a Winner

Try the link below - Beer was the overall winner of the Best Picnic Spots in Britain

http://www.countryfile.com/article/uks-best-picnic-spots-revealed

Dear Members et al,
 We’re delighted to tell you that Beer Village Heritage was the runner-up, alongside the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, for the Acland Award 2017. 


Beer also made it to the final on Channel 4's Village of the year


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New section for Non-Adults


now up and running


See pic to the left - Frieize Painted by the Wood family

in particular M, G & F

Big thanx to you all


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Thanx also to all those others that helped install the -

climb-thru porthole - fence - new cover for inner porthole - the refurbishment of electric handle and the "Don't Push That Button" feature


Rockpooling


Mon 30th July 1:45 - Mon 13th Aug 1:45 - Wed 29th Aug 2:15

Meet at the centre


DIY Events

All year round - Free Download for the Jubillee Pebble Quiz Sheet for the Big Bug Hunt, Brass-rubbing sheets and the Cowerslea Way short loop walk leaflet from

 Beer Parish Council


free activity


Self-guided walks

around Beer and the Beer area

see links and free downloads on our Leaflets-walks-maps page

free activity


connections between

Geology & History?

Visit the Self-Shelter - Free Entry

Jubilee Gardens overlooking Beer Beach Fantastic display & story of Beer


free activity

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Rock pooling

During the season - spring tides (around full & new moons) - weather permitting - donation

Watch for Banner outside the Heritage Centre

Equipment supplied

 Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear


Bomb Shelter

Come and see the bomb and read the story that goes with it

Free Entry

Behind Jimmy Green's Shop, Fore Street

same hours as the shop

Also available for pop-up displays or exhibitions of history, science & art


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Guided Walks & Talks

Beer Village Heritage will arrange events

(walks or talks) for schools and clubs

donations to Beer Village Heritage

Contact us at

beervillageheritage@yahoo.co.uk


Upcoming Events


Salt Water Tanks

Now stocked with rockpool creatures

crab, hermit crab, anemone, rockling, prawn, whelk & lobster

free activity


Poet-in-Residence

Our very own Poet-in-residence

- Sarah Acton -

Her book of Poems inspired by the Jurassic Coast is now available


Beach Clean

DIY  10min beach clean - help yourself to a bag and borrow one of our picker-uppers by the entrance to the Centre - interesting what you find - doing the environment a favour - feel good factor

free activity

Some events such as Rockpooling depend on weather and tides - Contact us at : beervillageheritage@yahoo.co.uk


Other Walks, Websites & Events


Other self-guided walks on our Maps & Walks page

If you would like to be notified of upcoming events then send an email requesting so, to

beervillageheritage@yahoo.co.uk - Your email address will then be added to the list

If you would like to be a member or friend then come to an event and pay £2.50 per person p.a. or £5 per family

Friends have access to, and use of, the secret friends page with copyright and other benefits

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Note the volume of beach around Bob's Knob

New Year 2015

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Bob's Knob circa 1955?

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If Dogs Run Free

Eastertime 1975

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Could anyone date this photo for us please?

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Regatta week 2016

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Circa 1902

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About 10 years ago (circa 2005)

N.B The size of the beach compared with today!!!

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King's Isle - October 2017

 

Post code for your Sat Nav EX12 3EE - Top of the slope down to the beach

 

beer_blow_in.pdf
Free download Beer Blow-in Questionaire

A jingle written in 1920  by Kenneth Lindsay, at that time an undergraduate but who became a barrister , a K.C. and the Labour MP for Kilmarnock – sung to the tune of “Clementine”

 

          Down in Devon, down in Devon

          There’s a village oh so dear

          Sure it’s just a bit of heaven         

          And the angels call it Beer.

 

          Mr. David, the schoolmaster

          Is a Jack of every trade

          Always shiny like the briny

          Sticks to jobs like marmalade

 

          The fishermen will kindly

          Take you anywhere for a bob,

          Except old (blank blank), their Charlie Chaplin

          Who charges eighteen pence without a sob.


The present version was written in the late 1970s by Mike Green & Gayle Chapple

Coming up for a centenary!!!