Category: News

DA news items

Events news (updated 13 Apr 2021)

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....

Notices (updated 2 Apr 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...

Videos of talks available

In response to requests from members, we are now recording some of the Zoom talks given to the Association’s Branches and Sections. Access to the talks is restricted to DA members only and all...

Regarding COVID-19 (updated January 2021)

20 January 2021 Latest update At a meeting of the Executive Committee this morning it was decided that in view of the ongoing situation no face-to-face events should take place before 1 September 2021....

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 face-to-face events up to the end of August 2021 have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. This year’s postponed Annual Conference has now...

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...