Category: Conferences

Details of our annual conferences

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...

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...

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)....

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...

Sir John Bowring, first president of the DA

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...