Category: Bideford

Relevant to the Bideford Branch

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,...

Bideford Branch report: Oct to Dec 2017

The autumn meetings kicked off in October 2017 with local historian and author, Paul Rendell from Okehampton, describing his fascinating work as a Dartmoor Guide. Known as ‘Dartmoor Paul’ he has been a Dartmoor...

Bideford Branch report: Jan to Aug 2017

January 2017 commenced when our Branch Chair, Margaret Young, gave an impromptu talk about her recollection of Exmoor’s special qualities and her experiences over the years where she lived and farmed. The Branch season...

Bideford Branch report: Oct 2016 to Jan 2017

The Bideford Branch Autumn season commenced in October with a well-illustrated presentation on the ‘Buildings of Cornwall’ by Reverend Peter Beacham. He described his extensive work on revising the Cornwall volume of Nikolaus Pevsner’s...

Bideford Branch report: Feb to Jul 2016

Alan Lewis is a well known local jazz musician who regularly plays at ‘The Beaver’ in Appledore. In February, he presented ‘…and all that jazz’ with his band ‘Rarebits’ and gave a live performance...

Bideford Branch report: Oct 2015 to Jan 2016

The Bideford Branch Autumn-Winter season started at the Burton Gallery Bideford in October, with Nick Arnold, writer of science books for children and best known for the long series Horrible Science giving an interesting presentation...