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February 2018

Landscape Gardens and F. W. Meyer (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 7 February 2018 at 3:00 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT

A talk by Carolyn Keep. Whilst working as a landscape gardener with Robert Veitch & Son, F. W. Meyer (1852-1906) undertook numerous commissions, mainly in the West Country. He was also involved with several…

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March 2018

Roman Exeter and the Seaton Down Coin Hoard (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 7 March 2018 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT

Roman Exeter deals with highlighting discoveries such as the bathhouse, military works at the former St Loyes College and at Topsham, and tracing the development of the city from a military stronghold to an administrative…

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April 2018

The Cathedral Yard Fire and its Aftermath (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 11 April 2018 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT

A talk by Dr Todd Gray MBE. Exeter’s most devastating fire since World War II began at about 5.30 am on Friday 28th October 2016 above the Castle Fine Art Gallery in the Cathedral…

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May 2018

Visit to Ashley Court (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 16 May 2018 at 2:00 pm

This year’s country house visit is to Ashley Court, a small Grade II listed Regency Villa near Tiverton. The house was originally built by local wool merchant, John Upcott, and was enlarged in 1805.…

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July 2018

Visit to Tiverton Castle (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 4 July 2018 at 2:00 pm

A half-day excursion to Tiverton Castle using private cars. Tiverton Castle is part Grade I listed and part Scheduled Ancient Monument. The tour will begin in the gardens, thereafter proceeding to the Castle (including…

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August 2018

Dawlish Seafront Walk (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 8 August 2018 at 2:00 pm

During this one and a half hour stroll along Dawlish seafront, we will learn about the transformation of the town from a medieval agricultural community to a fashionable watering place and a modern seaside…

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September 2018

Annual Lunch (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 19 September 2018 at 12:00 pm
Exeter Golf & Country Club, Topsham Road
Exeter, Devon EX2 7AE

The lunch will be preceded by a presentation by DA President Dame Suzi Leather (subject to be agreed). Booking is required. Photo of Exeter Golf & Country Club by Tony Buller

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November 2018

AGM (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 7 November 2018 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT

The Annual General Meeting of the Exeter Branch will be followed by a presentation by DA Registrar Dr Bridget Gillard.

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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

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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