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May 2019

Guided tour of Kelly Mine (Tavistock Branch)

Sat. 25 May 2019 at 2:00 pm

Kelly Mine (grid reference SX795818) is a disused metalliferous mine situated on the eastern flank of Dartmoor near the village of Lustleigh.  It was intermittently operational from the 1790s until 1951.  Since 1984 it…

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2019 Annual Conference

Fri. 31 May 2019 - Sun. 2 June 2019

Our 2019 Conference will be held in Launceston, just over the border in Cornwall. We last met there in 1909. You can see full details on the dedicated Conference page. Full details and a…

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June 2019

Glacial History of Wales & SW England (Geology Section)

Sat. 8 June 2019 at 10:30 am
Teign Heritage Centre, Teignmouth, 29 French Street
Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8ST United Kingdom

A lecture by Professor Phil Hughes (University of Manchester).

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Wheatland Farm (Botany & Entomology Sections)

Sun. 9 June 2019 at 11:00 am

 As well as providing holiday accommodation, the 21-acre Wheatland Farm at Winkleigh is managed for wildlife, and includes the 7-acre Popehouse Moor SSSI. The Botany Section last visited in 2009, so it will be…

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The Pinwill Sisters at Sheepstor and Yelverton Churches (external event)

Fri. 14 June 2019 at 2:00 pm

The Dartmoor Society invites members of The Devonshire Association to this event. St Leonard's Church, Sheepstor (PL20 6PF, SX 5602 6766) St Paul's Church, Yelverton (PL20 6AB, SX 5210 6775) For about ten years…

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Moth trapping in New England Wood (Entomology Section)

Fri. 14 June 2019 at 9:00 pm

Leader: Barry Henwood 01626 364080. New England Wood is at SX 597543. Nearest postcode is PL7 5BA. From the A38 at the Lee Mill junction, following signs to Yealmpton. After approximately a mile at…

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Field trip to Mid-Cornwall (IA Section)

Sat. 15 June 2019 - Sun. 16 June 2019
£3 – £10

IASDA / SCIAS Field Trip Visit to Mid-Cornwall, part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site. Saturday 15th June Luxulyan Valley 9.00 am Assemble at the Carclaze Inn. PL25 4EJ…

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Soar Mill Cove and Bolt Tail (Botany Section)

Sun. 16 June 2019 at 10:30 am

A joint meeting with BSBI. Meet at 10.30 am at the National Trust car park at Bolberry Down, SX6887 3855 southwest of Malborough on the A381 between Kingsbridge and Salcombe. We will explore the…

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Visit to Sampford Courtenay (Buildings Section)

Thu. 20 June 2019 at 10:30 am

Professor Mark Stoyle will give a talk in the village hall on The Western Rebellion of 1549. After a picnic lunch, at St Andrew’s church Dr Sue Andrew will discuss the medieval church and…

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Tour of Lady Astor’s House (Plymouth Branch)

Thu. 20 June 2019 at 2:00 pm

A guided tour of Plymouth Lord Mayor's Official Residence, 3 Elliot Terrace, The Hoe, Plymouth (also known as Lady Astor's House). Meet outside the house at 2pm. The tour lasts an hour to an…

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Visit to UK Hardwoods Factory and Farm (Bideford Branch)

Fri. 21 June 2019

Steven and Jo Bedford started seasoning English hardwood in 1979. They now make bespoke rustic English oak and hardwood flooring, beams and lintels from their own woodlands in South Molton. After lunch, there will…

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Moth trapping in the Dart Valley (Entomology Section)

Fri. 21 June 2019 at 9:00 pm

Leader: Barry Henwood (01626 364080). Dart Valley Devon Wildlife Trust Reserve. Meet at Newbridge car park SX711708, nearest post code TQ13 7NT. There will be a walk before it gets dark then moth trapping…

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