Category: News

158th Annual Conference, Bideford 2020

All DA face-to-face events between March 2020 and the end of August 2021 were cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. We are required by our constitution...

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...

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...

The DA Online (Autumn 2018)

(Based on an item published in DA News, Autumn 2018) We introduced our new website in last autumn’s DA News, so here’s the first annual update. Last time I explained about about the new...

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...