This project has been developed by The Burton Art Gallery & Museum, with thanks to Torridge District Council and The Friends of The Burton


  • 20th March 2013 - 1130 - 330 BIDEFORD BLACK - we want your stories! SHOW & TELL at the Burton Gallery & Museum. Come and have a go at painting with Bideford Black with local artist Peter Ward. We are looking forward to hearing your memories and seeing any artefacts you may have connected to the local mining industry or volunteer to help with the project. Any stories, pictures or artefacts provided may be used in the final display and published online on this BLOG. For further information please contact us here or at the Burton Gallery 01237 471455.
  • Early February Press Releases to local newspapers... 
  • 21st January 2013 BIDEFORD BLACK BLOG goes online - the blog will provide a running commentary of news and information about the project and another means to gather stories and information about BIDEFORD BLACK. It will also form the basis of the online ARCHIVE to support the museum display.

Press Release in North Devon Journal 7213

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