Category: News

DA news items

Events news (updated 21 Nov 2019)

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....

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...

Notices (updated 10 Nov 2019)

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...

President’s Symposium, October 2019

The subject of this year’s symposium was Exeter Cathedral. Held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 5 October, it was hosted by our 2019–20 President John Allan. Nowadays, after many generations of study, the...

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...

Resolution for AGM 1 June 2019

The Devonshire Association Annual General Meeting 1 June 2019 Rule 61 requires that a rule may be changed only by the approval of a two-thirds majority of Members present at a General Meeting. Under...

Front cover of The Devonshire Association's 150th volume of Transactions, 2018.

Report and Transactions 2018 – an overview

Volume 150 of the Devonshire Association’s annual Report and Transactions was published in December 2018. It features a new cover design that coordinates with our DA News magazine and this website, and at 632...

Special Membership Offer, 2018 – now closed

We were pleased to announce a special membership offer to mark the publication of the 150th volume of our Report and Transactions. The limited offer was open from 1 October 2018, but all available...

President’s Symposium, October 2018

Back to the Future: the Social Landscape of Devon Held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 6 October, and hosted by our 2018–19 President Dame Suzi Leather. As stated in the leaflet that was...

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...