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From The Chair – No. 16: Mayflower 400

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...

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...

Events news (updated 14 Jun 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....

Notices (updated 6 Jun 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...

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. In the unavoidable absence of this year’s conference, our outgoing President,...

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...

President’s Symposium, October 2019

The subject of our 2019 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...