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Annual Conference in Bideford

Our 160th Annual Conference and AGM will be held in Bideford from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September. See the event page for full details. Booking closed on 13 August.

Videos – for members only

Many of the Zoom talks given to the DA's Branches and Sections have been recorded. See this page to learn what is available and how members can access them.

Exe Island booklet on sale

This booklet was published by the DA to accompany the Exe Island Seminar held in April. Copies can be purchased from the Registrar.


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About us

The Devonshire Association (DA) was founded in 1862 and is now an educational charity dedicated to the study and appreciation of all matters relating to the county of Devon in south-west England. It is the only society concerned with every aspect of Devon and is the only one of its kind in Britain. Read more...

What's on?

Every year, The Devonshire Association organises well over a hundred activities throughout Devon: talks, excursions, training sessions and annual Conferences and Symposia. Many of these events are open to non-members. Read more...

Join us

If you are not yet a member of the Association, why not join us, for a modest annual subscription? You will learn more about Devon each year and may even contribute to our knowledge of this fascinating county. You can now join online – read more...