Category: Conferences

Details of our annual conferences

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...

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...

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...

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...

Report of the Council (1863)

Comparing this first report produced by the DA with recent conference reports, we can see that although things are now on a larger scale, the framework of what we do at our conferences was...

155th Annual Conference, Buckfast 2017

The Devonshire Association’s 155th Annual Conference and AGM was held at Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre from Friday to Sunday, 2–4 June 2017. Friday afternoon included presentations on the Distinctiveness of Buckfastleigh by the DA Sections...

154th Annual Conference, Cullompton 2016

The Association’s 154th Annual Conference and AGM was held over three days commencing Friday 3 June 2016 at the Padbrook Park Hotel, Cullompton. This modern building, part of a golf and country club complex, provided...

153rd Annual Conference, Tavistock 2015

The Devonshire Association’s 153rd Annual Conference and AGM was held over three days, commencing Friday 5 June, at the Bedford Hotel in the centre of Tavistock, attended in whole or in part by 115...

152nd Annual Conference, Barnstaple 2014

The Devonshire Association’s 152nd Annual Conference and AGM (6–8 June 2014) was held in the Conference Suite of The Park Hotel, Barnstaple. Over three days some 104 delegates attended to listen to presentations on a...