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Talk: Devon’s Woollen Cloth Industry, and AGM 2020 (Bideford Branch)

Fri. 16 October 2020 at 2:00 pm

Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing

Dr Todd Gray FRHistS, MBE, will talk on “Devon’s Woollen Cloth Industry”.

Exeter’s centuries-old woollen cloth trade may be a surprise to some. Now consigned to history, it was once a flourishing industry until the 19th century.


To be followed by:

Bideford Branch Virtual AGM 2020

Postponed from April due to the COVID-19 restrictions

Agenda

  1. Welcome and Apologies
  2. Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 21st April 2019
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Reports
    a. Chair: recent committee membership changes
    b. Secretary: Branch membership update, 2019-20 winter meetings, Effects and
    proposals following the COVID-19 restrictions, overview of forthcoming Zoom
    meetings
    c. Treasurer: accounts to 31st December 2019 and a note on the current
    situation
    d. Proposals to modernise banking procedures
    e. Report on the DA Forum meetings October 2019 and March 2020
  5. Election of Officers and Committee
    a. Retirements, confirmation of nominated members and nominations for new
    Committee members
    b. Election and re-election of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and
    Committee members
  6. Suggestions to be considered by the new Committee
  7. AGM 2021 – Proposed date (April 2021) and format
Important notes

All members and non-members who wish to join this event must contact the Secretary, see the Organiser details below. Spaces are limited, please book as early as possible and at least 2 days before the date of the event.

Details

Date:
Fri. 16 October 2020
Time:
2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

Bideford Branch
Phone:
Michael Wright: 01409 281565
Email:
bideford@devonassoc.org.uk

Venue

Online
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