Tagged: Dartmoor

AGM 2018 (Tavistock Branch)

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

Dartmoor in Art (Tavistock Branch)

“A WILD AND WONDROUS PLACE”: Dartmoor in art from the 18th to 21st Century. An illustrated talk by Peter F. Mason. Dartmoor has inspired generations of artists. This talk will explore the way Dartmoor has been portrayed from the time when it was described as a ‘dreary mountainous tract’…

Tales of a Dartmoor Guide (Bideford Branch)

A talk by Paul Rendell, “Tales of a Dartmoor Guide”. He will describe stories and events that can happen while taking a group walking. The guide must know a lot of things – how...

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...

Whiteworks, Dartmoor (IA Section)

Field trip to Whiteworks, Dartmoor led by Tom Greeves. Booking essential.

Field Trip – Soils of Dartmoor (Geology Section)

Led by Dr Tim Harrod. Joint meeting with the Ussher Society. We will look at soils on Dartmoor, from the comparatively dry lower ground east of Moreton, over to the blanket peat of the high...

South Devon Branch report: Jul 2016 to Jan 2017

In July a few of our members took part in a joint excursion with the Exeter Branch around the historic parts of Topsham, followed by a boat trip down the Exe estuary which was...