Category: Branches

Content relevant to the Branches of the Association

East Devon Branch report: Mar to Aug 2021

Although we were only able to give Zoom presentations for three lectures from our winter programme, they were all well received by a wide audience. Two of them: Robin Wootton’s “Charles Kingsley, his Writings...

East Devon Branch report: Apr 2020 to Feb 2021

Like all Branches and Sections most events on our programme were either cancelled or postponed from April 2020. An exception was our joint meeting with the Sidmouth Science Festival in October, which was presented...

East Devon Branch report: Feb to Jun 2020

At our Branch Annual General Meeting in February thanks were extended to Marienne Carnochan for her outstanding contribution to the branch, following her retirement from the committee after thirty three years of service. Jean...

Exeter Branch Report: Aug 2019 to Jan 2020

In early August (2019), several of our members joined local historian Dr David Pugsley at the Half Moon pub in Clayhidon for A re-enactment of the infamous 1853 Clayhidon Murder. Over coffee in the...

East Devon Branch celebrates 70 years

The East Devon Branch of The Devonshire Association was inaugurated seventy years ago on 4th November 1949 when twenty members met at Church House, Sidmouth. Formed to serve the surrounding towns and villages of...

Exeter Branch Report: Mar to May 2019

On Wednesday 13th March (2019), former economist and journalist Philip Agar gave a fascinating talk at the Mint Methodist Church Centre (Exeter) based on his latest book Stumbling through wartime childhood*, which is part...