Category: Highlights

Major events: conferences, symposia and others. Both notices of upcoming events and reports of past events.

Annual General Meeting 2021

FROM THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Notice of the Annual General Meeting 2021 and the Presidential Address August 2021 Dear Member As you will be aware, the DA’s Executive Committee took the decision to cancel the...

President’s Symposium, October 2020

Valuing and Restoring Nature. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic we were unable to hold the 2020 symposium in the normal format, but it went ahead in a “virtual” form. It was curated by Clare...

Annual General Meeting 2020

THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of The Devonshire Association will be held by videoconference on Saturday 3rd October 2020 at 11 a.m.   Agenda Statement from the Chair regarding the temporary amendment to the quorum...

158th Annual Conference, Bideford 2020

All DA face-to-face events between March 2020 and the end of August 2021 were cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. We are required by our constitution...

President’s Symposium, October 2019

The subject of our 2019 symposium was Exeter Cathedral. Held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 5 October, it was hosted by our 2019–20 President John Allan. Nowadays, after many generations of study, the...

157th Annual Conference, Launceston 2019

The Devonshire Association’s 157th Annual Conference and AGM was held at the The Eagle House Hotel and the Town Hall in Launceston, Cornwall from Friday 31 May to Sunday 2 June 2019. As the...

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...

Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth. Venue for DA's annual conference 2018

156th Annual Conference, Dartmouth 2018

The Devonshire Association’s 156th Annual Conference and AGM was held at the Royal Castle Hotel and the Flavel Arts Centre in Dartmouth from Friday to Sunday, 1–3 June 2018. Rev. Peter Beacham OBE, Chairman...

President’s Symposium, October 2017

The Making of the Devon Landscape Held on 14 October, hosted by our 2017-18 President, David Fursdon MA FRICS FRAgS, Lord Lieutenant of Devon. As the population of the UK, and indeed Devon, grows...