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Shandy Hall Museum was opened by Frank Muir on 26th April 1973

Frank Muir was a popular radio and television personality, writer and witty raconteur.

After extensive restoration of the building by the Laurence Sterne Trust, overseen largely by Julia and Kenneth Monkman (Honarary Curator) and his wife Julia,  Shandy Hall was opened as a public museum at 3pm on Thursday 26th April 1973.

Frank Muir landed by helicopter in Town’s Pasture behind Shandy Hall and the opening ceremony was held on the lawn at 3pm on the west side of the house with invited guests.

Photo of Frank Muir by Fay Godwin, signed

Photo of Frank Muir by Fay Godwin, signed “For Shandy Hall, With all good wishes, Frank Muir”

Invitation to the opening of Shandy Hall April 1973