Category: News

DA news items

Events news (updated 17 Sep 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....

From The Chair – No. 22: Skeleton Staff

An ongoing series of short reports by written our Chair, Dr Sue Andrew, musing on discoveries made as she travels around Devon. This follows on from Sue’s earlier series of reports made during walks...

President’s Symposium, October 2020

The subject of our 2020 symposium will be Valuing and Restoring Nature. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to hold the symposium in the normal format, but it will go ahead in...

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...

Notices (updated 5 Sep 2020)

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...

From the Chair 14. Porch

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

Regarding COVID-19 (updated 14 Jun)

14 June 2020 Important Update As you will be aware, back in March the DA’s Executive Committee decided to postpone all events until the end of June 2020 as a result of the UK...

158th Annual Conference, Bideford 2020

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. This postponed Annual Conference will be re-run in Bideford in 2021....

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...