Category: News

DA news items

Events news (updated 11 July 2018)

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 2018

Back to the Future: the Social Landscape of Devon To be held on Saturday 6 October and hosted by our 2018–19 President Dame Suzi Leather. Whereas last year’s Symposium dealt with Devon’s physical landscape,...

Notices (updated 18 June 2018)

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...

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...

DA Photographic Archive

The DA holds its own archive of historical material, mostly composed of group photographs at Annual Meetings and past Presidents, together with some other less formal images, dating from 1893 to 1982 with lots...

Report and Transactions 2017 – an overview

Volume 149 (2017) of the Devonshire Association’s annual Report and Transactions has been published, before the end of the year – the first time for many years that this target has been achieved. Thanks...

President’s Symposium, October 2017

The Making of the Devon Landscape Held on 14 October, hosted by our 2017-18 President, David Fursdon MA FRICS FRAgS, Lord Lieutenant of Devon. As the population of the UK, and indeed Devon, grows...

The DA’s new website (13 Oct 2017)

13 October 2017. We have launched our new website today to replace the one that had served the Association since 2012. It’s a great benefit to any membership organisation to have a website that’s...

The Tavistock Canal: book launch

The DA has supported the Trevithick Society in the publication of a new book by Robert Waterhouse: The Tavistock Canal: Its History and Archaeology. A launch event at Tavistock Museum is planned for Saturday...

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...