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November 2019

From Beer to Brisbane and Back (Axe Valley Branch)

Wed. 20 November 2019 at 2:30 pm
The Pavilion, Colyton, Peace Memorial Playing Fields, Coly Road
Colyton, EX24 5PU
£1 – £3

A talk “From Beer to Brisbane and Back” by Peter Dare. Peter was born in Beer and went to school in Axminster. In 1956 he became an apprentice at Beer Quarry. The quarry closed…

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The building of Exeter Cathedral (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 21 November 2019 at 2:15 pm
Room F3, Newton Abbot Library, Passmore Edwards Building, Market St.
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2RJ

John Allan, DA's President 2019–20, will give an illustrated talk about the cathedral for which he has been consultant archaeologist since 1990. Note our new venue for this season's talks.

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December 2019

Breton woodworkers in early Tudor Devon (Plymouth Branch)

Mon. 2 December 2019 at 7:00 pm

A talk Breton woodworkers in early Tudor Devon by John Allan, FSA, DA President 2019-2020. In this talk John will show that Devon and Cornwall had a large immigrant population at the end of…

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Charles Kingsley (Bideford Branch)

Fri. 6 December 2019 at 2:00 pm

Biologist Robin Wootton will be talking about Charles Kingsley. Kingsley, author of Westward Ho! was born in Holne 200 years ago and grew up in Clovelly. He supported the work of Darwin, leading scientists…

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Caring for the Coast (E Devon Branch)

Fri. 6 December 2019 at 2:30 pm
Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
£2 – £3

A talk 'Caring for the Coast for the next 100 years' by Tony Flux. DA members £2. Visitors £3.

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The picture of Plymouth 1812 (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 11 December 2019 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

A talk The picture of Plymouth 1812 by Edward Luscombe.

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The geodiversity of Torbay (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 12 December 2019 at 2:15 pm
Room F3, Newton Abbot Library, Passmore Edwards Building, Market St.
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2RJ

Professor Malcolm Hart will give an illustrated talk on how the diverse geology of Torbay reflects its 400-million-year journey across the Earth's surface. Note our new venue for this season's talks.

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Coffees from around the globe (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 13 December 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

An illustrated talk by the chief blender of Voyager Coffee, and a tasting of coffees from around the globe.

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The Axminster Heritage Centre (Axe Valley Branch)

Wed. 18 December 2019 at 2:30 pm
The Pavilion, Colyton, Peace Memorial Playing Fields, Coly Road
Colyton, EX24 5PU
£1 – £3

A talk “The Axminster Heritage Centre” by Nigel Sadler. How Axminster Heritage Centre started and what had to be done to get it to the grand reopening on April 6th this year. Nigel Sadler…

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January 2020

AGM 2020 (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 8 January 2020 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

The Branch Annual General Meeting. Members are invited to bring digital images, exhibits, artefacts, mini talks etc. Offers to the Secretary in advance please.

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AGM 2020 (E Devon Branch)

Fri. 10 January 2020 at 2:30 pm
Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
£2 – £3

The Branch AGM followed by a talk 'Buckfast Abbey: History, Art and Architecture' by Peter Beacham. DA members £2. Visitors £3.

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New Year Gathering (Exeter Branch)

Tue. 14 January 2020 at 6:00 pm
Devon & Exeter Institution, 7 Cathedral Close
Exeter, Devon EX1 1EZ

To include a buffet supper by caterers Tea on the Green, preceded by a demonstration of hand bell ringing. Booking required. Price to be confirmed, but about £16 per person.

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