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January 2019

New Year Party 2019 (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 16 January 2019 at 6:00 pm
Devon & Exeter Institution, 7 Cathedral Close
Exeter, Devon EX1 1EZ
£16

An excellent buffet supper by caterers Tea-on-the-Green will be preceded by a talk by Dr Philip Wickham of Exeter University on The story of moving images: an introduction to the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum.…

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March 2019

Stumbling through Wartime Childhood (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 13 March 2019 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£3 – £3.50

Devon author Philip Algar’s talk will be based on his book – Stumbling Through Wartime Childhood – which is part autobiography and part fiction. It deals with the story of a small boy growing…

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May 2019

Dawlish Warren Day (Exeter & S Devon Branches)

Tue. 14 May 2019 at 10:00 am
Langstone Cliff Hotel, Mount Pleasant Road
Dawlish Warren, Devon EX7 0NA
£10 – £12

A joint Exeter Branch and South Devon Branch arrangement Dawlish Warren Day will be a celebration of the magnificent, multi-designated and intensively studied sand spit at the mouth of the Exe Estuary. The morning…

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June 2019

Exeter Day (external event)

Sat. 15 June 2019 at 10:00 am

Exeter Heritage Network presents a celebration of 2,000 years of the history of the city. Saturday 15th June 2019 at St Nicholas Priory, Exeter from 10 am to 4 pm. Our Exeter Branch will…

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August 2019

Clayhidon Murder Trail (Exeter Branch)

Tue. 6 August 2019 at 11:00 am
Half Moon Inn Clayhidon, Devon EX15 3TJ

David Pugsley’s guided walk is designed as a re-enactment of the infamous murder of William Blackmore in Clayhidon in 1853, and the subsequent trial, conviction and execution of the perpetrator, George Sparks. Participants will…

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September 2019

Annual Lunch 2019 (Exeter & E Devon Branches)

Wed. 18 September 2019 at 12:00 pm
Exeter Golf & Country Club, Topsham Road
Exeter, Devon EX2 7AE

This year Exeter and East Devon Branches have jointly organised an annual lunch. After Exeter Branch's brief AGM,  DA President John Allan will give a talk to all present. The lunch will follow. Price…

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October 2019

Visit to the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum (Exeter Branch)

Fri. 18 October 2019 at 2:00 pm
University of Exeter, Streatham Campus Exeter, Devon EX4 4QJ

Our final event in the 2019 programme is a free guided tour of the University of Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, which is both an accredited museum and an academic research facility. Of the…

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January 2020

New Year Gathering (Exeter Branch)

Tue. 14 January 2020 at 6:00 pm
Devon & Exeter Institution, 7 Cathedral Close
Exeter, Devon EX1 1EZ
£16

An excellent buffet supper by caterers Tea-on-the-Green will be preceded by a demonstration of the art of hand bell ringing. Proceedings will be brought to a close by our traditional raffle. Booking is required.…

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March 2020

Cancelled: The Three Hares and AGM (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 18 March 2020 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£3 – £3.50

Please note that this event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure against the anticipated spread of the coronavirus. See latest updates on our dedicated page. Dr Sue Andrew has long been captivated by…

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April 2020

Cancelled: The medieval Exe Bridge (Exeter Branch)

Fri. 17 April 2020 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£3 – £3.50

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. DA President John Allan will give a talk on the first…

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May 2020

Cancelled: Lady Chapel and Bishop’s Palace Gardens (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 13 May 2020 at 1:00 pm
£12 – £17.40

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. This one and a half hour guided tour will begin with…

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August 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Forde Abbey and Gardens (Exeter Branch)

Tue. 11 August 2020
£18

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Forde Abbey Photo: Margaret Wilby This year’s country house excursion will be to Forde Abbey, near…

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