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Taking Tea
Taking Tea

March 28 - May 22, 2022

This exhibition will feature works from the Ceramic Collection of Aberystwyth University as well as pieces from The Burton’s own permanent collection.

Taking Tea
The Annual Schools Exhibition
The Annual Schools Exhibition

April 30 – June 26, 2022

The Annual Schools Exhibition celebrates, nurtures and encourages the talents of young artists aged 5-18 years who attend schools in the local area and, of course, the dedication of their teachers.

The Annual Schools Exhibition
Marvellous & Mischievous: Literature’s Young Rebels
Marvellous & Mischievous: Literature’s Young Rebels

April 1 – July 3, 2022
An exhibition developed by The British Library, Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature’s Young Rebels is a family friendly exhibition showcasing the British Library’s vast collection of children’s literature.

Marvellous & Mischievous: Literature’s Young Rebels
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What’s On

Find out more about our current and upcoming exhibitions, events and workshops.

Online Shop

Visit our online shop offering a unique range of cards, books, gifts and crafts. Be inspired!

Online Exhibitions

For those of you unable to visit The Burton in person, visit our online exhibitions

Currently showing:

  • From Source to Sea – Sheila Hutchinson
  • Popalini and Jezando Wood-Fired In Japan
  • A Folk Art Tradition
  • The North Devon Ceramics Trade and the American Connection

The ArtsLab!

Visit our all-new online Arts Lab for a range of activities for children of all ages.

Gallery | Museum | Shop | Café

The Burton at Bideford is a community venue for everyone to love and access freely and has art galleries, a shop, a French bistro café, museum, workshop rooms for hire and is Bideford’s tourist information centre.

Opening times

Monday – Saturday: 10am-4pm

Sunday: 11am-4pm


Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ

01237 471455

About Us

The Burton at Bideford is over 65 years old. With its friendly team of staff and volunteers, it has been celebrating, exhibiting and nurturing all kinds of artists since being established on 31 October 1951 by local businessman Thomas Burton, and Hubert Coop, a successful artist.

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star rating  Went to The Printed Line exhibition which was amazing, we're so lucky to have this being showcased in Bideford. A lovely shop, museum and cafe as well as a beautiful... read more

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10th February 2020

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