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Report and Transactions 2018 – an overview

Volume 150 of the Devonshire Association’s annual Report and Transactions was published in December 2018. It features a new cover design that coordinates with our DA News magazine and this website, and at 632...

Special Membership Offer, 2018 – now closed

We were pleased to announce a special membership offer to mark the publication of the 150th volume of our Report and Transactions. The limited offer was open from 1 October 2018, but all available...

President’s Symposium, October 2018

Back to the Future: the Social Landscape of Devon Held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 6 October, and hosted by our 2018–19 President Dame Suzi Leather. As stated in the leaflet that was...

Could you be the next Honorary Secretary?

The Association is seeking a new Hon. Secretary to start in June 2019. The role provides a significant opportunity to influence the course of the Association at a time of rapid external change. The...

Bideford Branch report: May to July 2018

This years summer visits were most successful. On 12th May a few members made their way to meet violinist Tasmin Little and the North Devon Sinfonia in an ambitious concert at the Landmark Theatre,...

Plymouth and District Branch report: 2018

Our February talk, entitled ‘The Western Channel Observatory’, was given by Dr Tim Smyth of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML). The Western Channel Observatory is an oceanographic time-series and marine biodiversity reference site in...

East Devon Branch report: Feb to Jul 2018

At our Branch Annual General Meeting in February, our indefatigable chairman Hazel Harland and all the other officers and members of the committee were unanimously re-elected to serve for a further period of twelve...

Exeter Branch report: Feb to Jul 2018

Our first spring lecture, entitled Landscape Gardens and F. W. (Frederick William) Meyer, was given on February 7th by Carolyn Keep. Born in 1852 in Grünhof, Meyer worked in his native Germany, Ghent and...