Category: Highlights

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

Annual Conference, Bideford 2022

After two years during which we were forced by COVID to hold our meetings online, we are pleased to announce that our 2022 Annual Conference and AGM will be held at the Royal Hotel...

President’s Symposium, May 2022

The subject of our 2022 Symposium is Devon in 2050 Hosted by our 2021-22 President, Dr Robin Wootton PhD, FLS, Hon. FRES, it was held on Saturday 14 May 2022 at Petroc College, Tiverton....

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...

Inspired by Devon

A collection of short pieces contributed by our members on topics related to Devon that have inspired them. You can contribute too. Just email your piece to inspired@devonassoc.org.uk together with an optional photo. We...

From The Chair – No. 25: Autumn Walk

An ongoing series of short reports by written our Chair, Dr Sue Andrew, musing on current life in Devon. This follows on from Sue’s earlier series of reports made during walks from her Tavistock...

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 was held by videoconference on Saturday 3rd October 2020 at 11 a.m. Agenda Statement from the Chair regarding the temporary amendment to the quorum (Rule 22)....

From the Chair 14. Porch

A series of fourteen short pieces written during the first 2020 coronavirus lockdown by our Chair, Dr Sue Andrew, musing on discoveries made during excursions from her Tavistock home. For a continuation series that...