May 23rd - October 20th, 2019
Using newspaper articles, first-hand accounts from people who remember the Society and material from our archives, this exhibition will explore Bedford’s changing view of the Panacea Society during ten decades and how members of the group reacted to local perceptions of their lifestyle and beliefs.
June 6th - September 22nd, 2019
The true story of Dilys Barltrop, daughter of Mabel 'Octavia' Barltrop. Through video footage and archives located in the Founders House, you can explore the effect that growing up in a religious community had on Dilys.