Category: Branches

Content relevant to the Branches of the Association

South Devon Branch reports: 2020-21

In September 2019 fifteen lucky members of the Branch visited the Port of Teignmouth. For our first talk of the season John Allan, DA’s president, gave us an excellent summary – with many fascinating...

Bideford Branch report: 2021

By mid 2020 and without live meetings, it was absolutely imperative that urgent efforts to continue activities for Branch members should be made. After getting the ‘nuts and bolts together,’ the Autumn-Winter season kicked...

Exeter Branch Report: 2021

Our Covid-curtailed programme began in March when Dr Sue Andrew gave a superb online talk on the enigmatic motif of three hares, which can be seen carved into oak bosses in 15th century Devon...

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...