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A Romany family’s culture

Our Music Section presents a concert at St Anne's Chapel, Barnstaple on Friday 1st March at 8 pm. Full details here.

Buildings Section Spring Meeting

This year's spring meeting features talks on the theme of historic social housing to reflect DA’s presidency of Dame Suzi Leather. 2 pm. Saturday 9th March in Tavistock Parish Centre. All welcome. Full details here.


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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?

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

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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. Read more...