Category: News

DA news items

Notices (updated 1 Jan 2021)

This is the place for notices and short news items that will be of interest to members of the DA. You may also wish to look at the Events news page where new events...

Regarding COVID-19 (updated December 2020)

December 2020 End of year update In view of the ongoing pandemic the Executive Committee has decided that all face-to-face DA events should be suspended until the end of April 2021. A newsletter was...

Events news (updated 10 Dec 2020)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

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 has gone ahead in a “virtual” form. It has been curated...

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...

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...

158th Annual Conference, Bideford 2020

All DA events up to the end of 2020 have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. This year’s postponed Annual Conference has been provisionally rescheduled...

East Devon Branch celebrates 70 years

The East Devon Branch of The Devonshire Association was inaugurated seventy years ago on 4th November 1949 when twenty members met at Church House, Sidmouth. Formed to serve the surrounding towns and villages of...

Website Update (Autumn 2019)

(Based on an item published in DA News, Autumn 2019) It’s been a year since my last report and I’d like to start with a few figures… Statistics Our new website has been online...