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The medieval longbow, truths and legends

The true story of this weapon – with practical demonstrations. At our Tavistock Branch, 14th December. See here for details.

The enigmatic Three Hares design

On 13th Dec. Dr Sue Andrew will tell our South Devon Branch about this enigmatic design that appears around the world. Details here.


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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...

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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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