Category: Branches

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...

rebuilding the Royal Clarence Hotel, Exeter, Sep 2017

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...

South Devon Branch report: Sep 2017 to Jan 2018

On a fine September morning about ten Branch members assembled at Steamer Quay in Totnes for a boat trip down the Dart estuary. Accompanied by the captain’s eccentric commentary, we noted all the major...

Haldon Belvedere, Haldon, Devon

Exeter Branch report: Sep 2017 to Jan 2018

Our autumn programme began in September with an excellent annual lunch at the Exeter Golf & Country Club preceded by DA President David Fursdon talking about his duties as Lord Lieutenant of Devon, the...