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April 2018

AGM 2018 (Tavistock Branch)

20 April 2018 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

Annual General Meeting, followed by an illustrated talk by John Morgan BA FRIN on “Bronze Age Astronomy on Dartmoor”.

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AGM 2018 (Bideford Branch)

21 April 2018 at 10:45 am
Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, Kingsley Road
Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ

AGM followed by a talk at 11:30 by the Devonshire Association's President, David Fursdon MA FRICS FRAgS, Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Devon. His topic will be "How the Main Roles that I have…

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Eldad Reimagined (IA Section)

22 April 2018 at 10:45 am - 12:30 pm

Meet at 10:45 at the entrance to Plymouth Railway Station, for an 11:00 - 12:30 walk and talk on Brunel’s plans for a grand railway terminus. The leader will be Alan Barclay. In 1843…

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May 2018

Plympton St Maurice Walk (Tavistock Branch)

3 May 2018 at 10:00 am

A walk around Plympton St Maurice led by Freddie and Audrey Mills. Meet at 10.00 am at the top of George Lane by The Rise (formerly Pocklington Rise)  The walk will explore what is…

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Poltimore House (Buildings Section)

9 May 2018 at 10:00 am

A visit to Poltimore House. It is designated a Grade II* listed building and was a finalist in the BBC Restoration programme. The Manor of Poltimore was acquired by the Bampfyldes in 1303 and…

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Field Trip Branscombe & Beer (Geology Section)

12 May 2018

Day field trip led by Professor Malcolm Hart to Branscombe (am), and John Scott to Beer caves (pm). Please book by 2nd May.

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Concert and Talk by Tasmin Little and the North Devon Sinfonia (Bideford Branch)

12 May 2018 at 6:15 pm
Landmark Theatre Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 9BZ

The Devonshire Association's Bideford Branch and Music Section are helping to publicise this event. There will be a pre concert talk at 6:15pm, and the concert starts at 7:30pm: Karol Szymanowsky’s first Violin Concerto…

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Visit to Sampford Courtenay (History Section)

15 May 2018 at 10:30 am
£8 - £14

A visit to Sampford Courtenay and Solland Farm. Sampford Courtenay is most famous historically as a centre for the Prayer Book Rebellion of 1549 and where the rebels made their final stand. Please note…

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Visit to Fursdon (S Devon Branch)

15 May 2018 at 2:30 pm

A visit to Fursdon, the ancestral home of David Fursdon, Lord Lieutenant of Devon and 2017-18 President of the Devonshire Association. Fursdon is above the west bank of the River Exe, about half way…

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Visit to Ashley Court (Exeter Branch)

16 May 2018 at 2:00 pm

This year’s country house visit is to Ashley Court, a small Grade II listed Regency Villa near Tiverton. The house was originally built by local wool merchant, John Upcott, and was enlarged in 1805.…

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A ‘Devon Day’ (Buildings Section)

17 May 2018 at 10:30 am
Matthews Hall, Fore St
Topsham, Devon EX3 0HF
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This is a joint event with ExeDFAS. 10.30 Dr Susan Andrew ‘Church Houses in Devon: Community, Continuity and Change’. Built in the late 15th and early 16th centuries to accommodate Church Ales and other…

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Haytor Quarries and Granite Railway (IA Section)

17 May 2018 at 10:30 am
£3 - £5

A 3 hour walk to be led by Peter Stanier. The tour includes visits to Haytor and Holwell Quarries, and will follow the granite tramway to the furthest, small quarry workings.  Holwell Quarry Meet…

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