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Events news (updated 16 Jan 2018)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

Notices (updated 14 Jan 2018)

This is the place for notices and short news items that will be of interest to members of the DA. You may also wish to look at the Events news page where new events and changes to...

Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth. Venue for DA's annual conference 2018

156th Annual Conference, Dartmouth 2018

The Devonshire Association’s 156th Annual Conference and AGM will be held at the Royal Castle Hotel and the Flavel Centre, Dartmouth from Friday to Sunday, 1–3 June 2018. Further details will be posted as...

AGM Season 2017–18

At this time of year our Branches and Sections hold their annual general meetings and the season is now well under way. Read on to see that there is more to these meetings than...

Report and Transactions 2017 – an overview

Volume 149 (2017) of the Devonshire Association’s annual Report and Transactions has been published, before the end of the year – the first time for many years that this target has been achieved. Thanks...

Exeter Branch report: Feb to Jul 2017

Our first lecture of the year in February 2017 was given by Robert Pocock on Devon’s Hero at Waterloo – General Mercer (1783–1863). ‘General who?’ I hear you say, and with some justification. Although he...

East Devon Branch report: Feb to Jul 2017

At our Branch Annual General Meeting in February, Rod Wallace retired from his position as Branch Treasurer, a role he has filled with distinction, and Trevor Hitchcock also retired from the committee after many...

Bideford Branch report: Jan to Aug 2017

January 2017 commenced when our Branch Chair, Margaret Young, gave an impromptu talk about her recollection of Exmoor’s special qualities and her experiences over the years where she lived and farmed. The Branch season...

President’s Symposium, October 2017

The Making of the Devon Landscape Held on 14 October, hosted by our 2017-18 President, David Fursdon MA FRICS FRAgS, Lord Lieutenant of Devon. As the population of the UK, and indeed Devon, grows...