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September 2022

Annual lunch (Exeter & E Devon Branches)

Wed. 14 September 2022 at 12:00 pm
Exeter Golf & Country Club, Topsham Road
Exeter, Devon EX2 7AE

Our Branch annual lunch at the Exeter Golf & Country Club will be preceded by a talk by DA President Professor John Mather (title to be announced). Members of the East Devon Branch have…

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October 2022

Art in Elizabethan Devon (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 12 October 2022 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Centre, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£3 – £3.50

A talk entitled Art in Elizabethan Devon to be given by Honorary Professor Sam Smiles, University of Exeter. Professor Smiles will be talking about Exeter’s most famous artist, Nicholas Hilliard (c. 1547 – 1619),…

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January 2023

New Year Gathering (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 18 January 2023 at 7:00 pm
Cowick Barton, 121 Cowick Lane
Exeter, Devon EX2 9HF
£16

This year our New Year Gathering will be held at the Cowick Barton, one of Exeter’s oldest pubs whose site can be traced back to the 12th century. A ‘Country Man’s’ buffet will be…

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February 2023

Exeter: A Place in Time (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 22 February 2023 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

Exeter: A Place in Time – Roman and Medieval Exeter in its Hinterland A Zoom presentation by Stephen Rippon, Professor of Landscape Archaeology at the University of Exeter Exeter has a long history of…

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April 2023

SW Coast Path: Starcross to Plymouth (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 5 April 2023 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Centre, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£3 – £5

A talk by Dave Westcott When Dave Westcott retired from teaching, he decided to walk the entire South West Coast Path which stretches 1,014 km from Minehead around much of the West Country to…

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June 2023

Turner in transition (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 14 June 2023 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Centre, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£3 – £5

Turner in transition: rethinking landscape painting in the 1820s & 30s A talk by Honorary Professor Sam Smiles, University of Exeter J. M. W. Turner turned 50 in 1825 and the works of his…

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August 2023

Tour of the Exeter Energy Recovery Facility (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 16 August 2023 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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October 2023

Annual Lunch (Exeter & E Devon Branches)

Wed. 11 October 2023 at 11:30 am
Exeter Golf & Country Club, Topsham Road
Exeter, Devon EX2 7AE
Free – £32

The Exeter Branch's annual lunch at the Exeter Golf & Country Club will be preceded by a talk by DA President Jenny Pery. Members of the East Devon Branch have again been invited to…

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January 2024

New Year Gathering 2024 (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 17 January 2024 at 7:00 pm
Cowick Barton, 121 Cowick Lane
Exeter, Devon EX2 9HF
£20

Exeter Branch's New Year Gathering will again be held at the Cowick Barton, one of Exeter’s oldest pubs, whose site can be traced back to the 12th century. A ‘Country Man’s’ buffet will be…

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March 2024

Decorating Exeter (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 6 March 2024 at 2:30 pm
The Mint Methodist Centre, Fore Street
Exeter, Devon EX4 3AT
£3 – £5

Decorating Exeter with Aylwyn Bowen During the last few years permanent arrays of large, poster-style panels have appeared in Exeter city centre, most of them featuring a single historic Exeter building portrayed as a…

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May 2024

Raku Pottery Workshop (Exeter Branch)

Wed. 22 May 2024 at 12:00 pm
Brightfire Pottery, Roundash Farmhouse
East Worlington, Nr Crediton, Devon EX17 4TZ
£40

Brightfire Pottery specialises in the traditional Japanese pottery process known as Raku. Amateur Raku ceramics (image courtesy of Brightfire Pottery) After a tour of the premises, participants will be invited to paint a pot…

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June 2024

Guided tour of A La Ronde (Exeter Branch)

Fri. 7 June 2024 at 2:00 pm
A La Ronde, Summer Lane
Exmouth, Devon EX8 5BD
Free – £10

A La Ronde, in Exmouth, is an unusual 16-sided house owned by the National Trust. The Grade I listed building was completed in 1796 for two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter. These ladies…

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