A week of Victorian related events from craft workshops to coffee mornings and bug sketching to the theory of evolution will be running at Ilfracombe Museum. To mark Victorian Week the museum is hosting a range of activities, beginning on Monday (June 8)

A week of Victorian related events from craft workshops to coffee mornings and bug sketching to the theory of evolution will be running at Ilfracombe Museum.To mark Victorian Week the museum is hosting a range of activities, beginning on Monday (June 8) with the popular annual Victorian Coffee Morning from 10.30am-12.30pm, plus tombola, bric-a-brac and book stalls.On Tuesday "Mr Darwin" alias marine biologist Douglas Herdson, will be taking visitors on a journey aboard Darwin's ship the Beagle from 11am-12 noon as he explains the theories that evolved form the expedition.On Wednesday there will be the opportunity to join in with pencil sketching from 2-4pm, no experience necessary as members of the Ilfracombe Art society will be on hand to help.On Thursday from 10.30am-12.30pm craft your own willow lantern with Celia Braund and Karen Stringer. Have fun and experience the Victorian pastime of Shadow Art on Friday with Gill Hiscock and Gerald Lane from 10.30am-12.30pm. Throughout the week the Invigorating Victorian Excursions photographic exhibition will be held in the Landmark Theatre foyer.For more information call the museum on (01271) 863541.