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Events news (updated 20 Nov 2017)

Recent additions and changes to any Events will be notified here. To keep up to date, you might also want to check the Notices page, where other news is reported. 20 Nov 2017 Exeter...

Notices (updated 10 Nov 2017)

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...

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...

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...

The DA’s new website (13 Oct 2017)

13 October 2017. We have launched our new website today to replace the one that had served the Association since 2012. It’s a great benefit to any membership organisation to have a website that’s...

The Tavistock Canal: book launch

The DA has supported the Trevithick Society in the publication of a new book by Robert Waterhouse: The Tavistock Canal: Its History and Archaeology. A launch event at Tavistock Museum is planned for Saturday...

Last testing phase before launch

This page is retained temporarily for interest – the website went live on 13 October 2017. At the latest Executive Committee meeting I was given approval to launch our new website after the Forum...

Moving closer to home

This page is retained temporarily for interest. The website went live on 13 October 2017. On 9 August 2017 we moved the demo website to http://devonassoc.org.uk/ which is only one step away from its...

South Devon Branch report: Feb to Aug 2017

Our winter season of talks continued in February with Dr Sue Andrew’s fascinating talk about the church houses of Devon. She told us that most of them had been built in the 90 year...