Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Branch events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

February 2022

Journey of a Best-Selling Author and AGM 2022 (E Devon Branch)

Fri. 11 February 2022 at 2:30 pm
Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
£2 – £3

Journey of a Best-Selling Author – From Woman’s Own to Prison and Escape to Devon!! Jane Corry never expected to end up in prison ! But when her job in women’s magazines ended, she…

Find out more »

Invasive Aliens (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 16 February 2022 at 7:00 pm
Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building, University of Plymouth
Plymouth, Devon
Free

A talk by Dan Eatherley, entitled ‘Invasive Aliens: The plants and animals from over there that are over here’. Our countryside is filled with grey squirrels and parakeets, snowdrops and pheasants, rhododendrons and rabbits,…

Find out more »

Taking Flight (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 17 February 2022 at 2:15 pm
Newton’s Place, 43 Wolborough St
Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 1JQ
£2 – £4

A talk “Taking flight. Butterflies, dragonflies and other animals”, to be given by DA President Dr Robin Wootton. £2 for DA members, otherwise £4.

Find out more »

The Royal North Devon Golf Club (Bideford Branch)

Fri. 18 February 2022 at 2:00 pm
Burton Art Gallery & Museum, Kingsley Road
Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ
£1 – £3

A talk on The Royal North Devon Golf Club to be given by Rob Fowler, club historian and former Secretary of the club, which was founded in 1864. The talk is planned to be…

Find out more »

How to Look at Devon’s Heraldry (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 18 February 2022 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by Dr David Oates: How to Look at Devon's Heraldry Heraldic designs and coats of arms are a common sight in our streets, churches and…

Find out more »

Geology of the Devon Coast (Exeter Branch)

Thu. 24 February 2022 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. An illustrated talk to be given by Professor Malcolm Hart. Professor Hart’s popularised talk on the importance of Devon’s geology will include historical sketches of the most…

Find out more »

March 2022

The Exeter Workmen’s Dwellings Company (E Devon Branch)

Fri. 11 March 2022 at 2:30 pm
Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
£2 – £3

A talk “The Exeter Workmen’s Dwelling Company” to be given by Richard Holladay. In the early 20th century, many of the poorer people of Exeter lived in appalling conditions. Dr. Charles Lovely realised that…

Find out more »

The Industrial Revolution and Devon’s Gardens (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 17 March 2022 at 2:15 pm
Newton’s Place, 43 Wolborough St
Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 1JQ
£2 – £4

A talk, full title: “The Effect of the Industrial Revolution and Empire on the Gardens of Devon”, to be given by Suzanne Jones. £2 for DA members, otherwise £4.

Find out more »

The Northam Burrows Country Park (Bideford Branch)

Fri. 18 March 2022 at 2:00 pm
Burton Art Gallery & Museum, Kingsley Road
Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ
£1 – £3

A talk on The Northam Burrows Country Park. The speaker, Rose Roberts, is an environmental biologist who is passionate about our planet and is the Deputy Ranger for Northam Burrows. It is hoped that…

Find out more »

Ben Mee: I Bought a Zoo (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 18 March 2022 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

A talk by Ben Mee, owner of Dartmoor Zoo. It will cover the breeding programme for endangered species. It is hoped that this will be a "room and zoom" meeting from the Parish Rooms…

Find out more »

April 2022

AGM & President’s Lecture 2022 (Bideford Branch)

Fri. 8 April 2022 at 2:00 pm
Burton Art Gallery & Museum, Kingsley Road
Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ

Branch AGM, and President's Lecture to be given by Dr Robin Wootton BSc, PhD, FLS, Hon FRES. An Association member since the 1960’s, Robin was a zoologist, entomologist biomechanicist, and occasional palaeoentomologist, who taught…

Find out more »

Devon Great Consols Mine (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 21 April 2022 at 2:15 pm
Newton’s Place, 43 Wolborough St
Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 1JQ
£2 – £4

A talk about Devon Great Consols Mine, near Tavistock, to be given by Rick Stewart. Once the most productive copper mine in the world, it also produced huge quantities of arsenic. £2 for DA…

Find out more »
+ Export Events