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Join us at our 156th Annual Conference in Dartmouth

This year our Annual Conference is being held in Dartmouth from 1 to 3 June. See the full programme of events.

History Section to visit Sampford Courtenay

Join our History Section on 15 May for a day's exploration of the village that's deeply associated with the Prayer Book Rebellion. Details here.


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About us

The Devonshire Association (DA) was founded in 1862 and is now an educational charity dedicated to the study and appreciation of all matters relating to the county of Devon in south-west England. It is the only society concerned with every aspect of Devon and is the only one of its kind in Britain. Read more...

What's on?

The Devonshire Association organises well over a hundred activities every year throughout Devon: talks, excursions, training sessions and annual Conferences and Symposia. Many of these events are open to non-members. Read more...

Join us

If you are not yet a member of the Association, why not join us, for a modest annual subscription? You will learn more about Devon each year and may even contribute to our knowledge of this fascinating county. Read more...