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July 2024

Cancelled – a visit to the pottery studio of Tim Andrews (Lit & Art Section)

Wed. 24 July 2024 at 2:30 pm
Woodbury Studio Gallery, Greenway, Woodbury
Exeter, Devon EX5 1LW
£3 – £5

Unfortunately we have had to cancel this visit. We hope to re-arrange it for some time in the future. Tim Andrews is one of Britain’s most distinguished potters. He has an international reputation, and…

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Visit to the Peter Tavy Mine Workings (Tavistock Branch)

Thu. 25 July 2024 at 2:00 pm
£5

Chris Wordingham, who has extensive knowledge of the history of Peter Tavy and its mining heritage, will lead a short walk down to the old disused mine working along the River Tavy starting at…

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August 2024

Field trip to look at aquatic plants (Botany Section)

Sat. 10 August 2024 at 10:30 am

Aquatic Plants in Exeter at 10:30. Details to follow. Note earlier start time. Botany Section meetings are from 11.00 a.m. to approximately 4.00 p.m., unless otherwise stated. Bring packed lunch, appropriate footwear and clothing,…

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Tour of the Exeter Energy Recovery Facility (Exeter Branch)

Mon. 12 August 2024 at 10:00 am
Free

The Exeter Energy from Waste Facility (EFW) has been in operation since 2014 and is a joint venture between Devon County Council, Viridor and Cyclerval. Limited to a maximum of 20 participants, this free…

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September 2024

Visit to the Wheelwrights in Colyton (E Devon Branch)

Wed. 11 September 2024 at 2:00 pm

A visit for East Devon Branch members has been arranged to Mike Rowland & Son, Wheelwrights and Coachbuilders in Colyton. See wheelwright.org.uk for information about the company. This will be an afternoon visit commencing…

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2024 Annual Conference

Thu. 12 September 2024

Our 2024 Conference will take place on Thursday 12 September 2024 at Escot. For all the details, including how to book, see here.

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The Land between the Moors: Past, Present and Future

Tue. 17 September 2024 at 7:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free – £2.50

A Zoom talk presented by Michael Winter OBE – Exeter University Professor Michael Winter holds the Glanely Chair in Agricultural Change at the University of Exeter and chairs Devon’s Local Nature Partnership. He has…

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Cancelled – Visit to Old Quarry Farm, Aller (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 19 September 2024 at 2:00 pm

Sadly we have had to cancel this event. We are researching an alternative visit for this date. Watch this space! A visit to see the aquaponics system in use here and to learn about…

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The Pinwill Sisters and the Restoration of Lew Trenchard Church (Buildings Section)

Tue. 24 September 2024 at 2:00 pm
£5

As part of a series of events to celebrate the life of Sabine Baring-Gould (28 Jan 1834 – 2 Jan 1924) in the centenary year of his death, the Buildings Section will be hosting…

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Fossils in the Triassic Red Rocks of Sidmouth and East Devon (Geology Section)

Sat. 28 September 2024 at 10:30 am
Boniface Centre, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
£4 – £5

A talk by Rob Coram. The Jurassic Coast World Heritage site is justly famed for the prolific marine fossils collected in Dorset. Much less well known are the older red rocks that form the…

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October 2024

Field trip to Torbay (Geology Section)

Thu. 3 October 2024 at 10:30 am

A day field trip to Torbay to be led by Professor John Mather. Cost will be £5 for DA members, £7 non-members. Full details to follow. Contact the Organiser to book, express interest or…

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Branch AGM and President’s talk (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 9 October 2024 at 2:00 pm
The Mint Methodist Centre, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£7

Our annual AGM will be preceded by a talk by the DA President (to be announced). This will include a Devon tea @ £7 pp. Booking is essential.

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