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January 2018

AGM 2018 (S Devon Branch)

18 January 2018 at 2:15 pm
Council Chamber, Newton Abbot Town Hall, 9 Devon Square
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2HN
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South Devon Branch AGM followed by a tea.

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19th century life in Torrington (Bideford Branch)

19 January 2018 at 2:00 pm
Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, Kingsley Road
Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ

Dr Hugh Reed “Business, Family Life and Living Conditions in the Torrington Area during the 19th Century”. He will present a picture of life and dramatic changes that occurred over the Victorian era. (Note that…

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Social Evening (Tavistock Branch)

19 January 2018 at 7:00 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU
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The speaker will be Andrew Thompson, a local historian and archaeologist who specialises in heritage interpretation. His subject will be "The Trendle", a two and a half acre site to the north-east of Tavistock,…

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AGM 2018 (Geology Section)

20 January 2018 at 10:30 am
Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road
Torquay, Devon TQ1 1HG
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AGM followed by a joint meeting with the Torquay Museum Society at 11.30am. A talk 'Rocks, Running & Rings – geology and an enthusiast - a personal story’ by John Bailey (DA Geology incoming…

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AGM 2018 (Entomology Section)

20 January 2018 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

AGM. Followed by: “The Horrid Ground Weaver”, an illustrated talk by John Walters.

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AGM 2018 (History Section)

29 January 2018 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
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AGM and presentations on the Place Names Project and latest updates on the Nutwell Project. Speakers Derek Smithers and John Whitton (Place Name Project), Charity Scott Stokes (Nutwell Project).

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February 2018

AGM 2018 (Botany Section)

3 February 2018 at 11:00 am

AGM at Thorverton Memorial Hall, Silver Street, Thorverton (SS926020), followed in the afternoon by a walk to look at lichens and bryophytes, and a slide show.

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AGM 2018 (Lit & Art Section)

3 February 2018 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

The Annual General Meeting, and a display and discussion of members’ favourite children’s books. This year we are asking members to bring and, if they choose, to discuss a few of the books they…

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Landscape Gardens and F. W. Meyer (Exeter Branch)

7 February 2018 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£3

A talk by Carolyn Keep. Whilst working as a landscape gardener with Robert Veitch & Son, F. W. Meyer (1852-1906) undertook numerous commissions, mainly in the West Country. He was also involved with several…

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AGM 2018 (IA Section)

8 February 2018 at 10:30 am
Victory Hall, Broadclyst Broadclyst, Devon EX5 3EE
£3 - £5

Section AGM. “Devon Industries in the 1860s”. Mick Atkinson will present an overview of the industries which were active in Devon in the mid C19th. DA Members £3/non members £5.

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Conservation in Exmoor (Bideford Branch)

9 February 2018 at 2:00 pm
Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, Kingsley Road
Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ
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A talk by Rob Wilson-North, “Conservation in Exmoor National Park”. The Simonsbath Programme is a community-partnership programme to develop a sustainable plan for Simonsbath’s heritage assets. (Note change of date, was 16 Feb.)

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AGM 2018 (E Devon Branch)

9 February 2018 at 2:30 pm
Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
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AGM followed by a talk “The Art and Craft of Illustrating Animals” by Dr Robin Wootton.

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