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A walk through history

Ashburton 1646, no one can escape the impact of the civil war. For Clara and her younger brother Edmund, the Civil War brings not only conflict but hope for a new way of life. Clara becomes actively involved in the Civil War after her younger brother goes missing at the Battle of Bovey. Now Clara would like to reach out over the years to tell you her story. To help her she enlists the help of Sarah who lived in Ashburton in the mid 1800s. Together the two women take you through the back lanes and streets of Ashburton to relive those heady days of the mid 1600’s.

The audio play and walk

Clara's Story is a fun and interesting way to experience some of  Ashburton's rich history. You can take a leisurely walk through the town guided by the story, bringing history to life and taking in places of interest. The audio play and easy walk are about 35 minutes long.

Download from this website

You can download the audio play from this website and load it onto your MP3 player. You can also download the map of the walk. You can then take the walk through the town at any time.

Come and collect it in Ashburton

You can also come along to Ashburton and borrow a map and an audio pod with the story pre-loaded from:
Ashburton Library
Kingsbridge Lane
Opening Hours
Monday 10am-12.30pm and 2-6 pm
Wednesday 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30 pm
Friday 10am-12.30pm and 2-6pm
Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm

Or if you wish to arrange to book the ready loaded audio pod outside library hours, or have any queries please contact or Jenny on 07766 226 605.

Both the download and pod are FREE.

Clara’s Story is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and is part of Ashburton Festival Group.

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