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From the Chair – series 3

Dr Sue Andrew, Chair of The Devonshire Association, continues her series of musings on today's Devon. No 27. “Bollards”.

Videos – for members only

We are recording some of the Zoom talks given to the DA's Branches and Sections. See this page to learn what is available and how members can access them.

Still being “Inspired by Devon”

Our latest contribution to this series is about Devon's flora, by Tim Purches. If you would like to write a piece under this heading, please contact

Our 2020 Presidential Symposium

Our 2020 symposium on the important topic of “Valuing and Restoring Nature” can be watched 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?

In a normal 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...

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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. You can now join online – read more...