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January 2018

AGM 2018 (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 10 January 2018 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW
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Plymouth Branch Annual General Meeting. Members are invited to bring digital pictures/exhibits/ mini talks etc, offers to the Secretary in advance. Dr Helen Wilson will be presenting a short talk on the Devonshire Association Annual…

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February 2018

The Western Channel Observatory (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 14 February 2018 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW
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A talk “The Western Channel Observatory” by Tim Smyth.

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March 2018

Plymouth-New Zealand Connections (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 14 March 2018 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

A talk “Plymouth/New Zealand Connections-Including the Plymouth Company of New Zealand, New Plymouth and the 1917 Rail Accident at Bere Ferrers” by Clive Charlton.

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July 2018

Visit to Royal Citadel, Plymouth Hoe (Plymouth Branch)

Thu. 19 July 2018 at 2:30 pm
£5 – £6

Meet outside the main entrance at 2.30pm. Allow 2 hours for the guided tour including security checks. There are no public facilities on site. English Heritage members £5; non-EH members £6. Please let the…

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September 2018

Visit to Marine Biological Association Laboratory (Plymouth Branch)

Sat. 15 September 2018 at 2:00 pm

The Marine Biological Association Laboratory is on Plymouth Hoe. This visit has been organised by Dr Gerald Boalch. Meet inside the main entrance at 2pm. Please inform the Secretary if attending, to provide numbers…

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October 2018

The SHIPS Project (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 10 October 2018 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

 A talk “The SHIPS Project: Shipwrecks and history in Plymouth Sound” by Peter Holt.

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November 2018

A Devon family and the Great War (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 14 November 2018 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

A talk “A matter of conscience: A Devon family and the Great War” given by Dr Sue Andrew.

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December 2018

Seabed habitats off South Devon (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 12 December 2018 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

A talk “A natural history of seabed habitats off South Devon” given by Dr Keith Hiscock.

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January 2019

AGM 2019 (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 9 January 2019 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

Branch Annual General Meeting. Members are invited to bring digital images, exhibits, mini talks, etc. Offers to the Secretary in advance please.

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February 2019

POW Depots, Dockyards and Spies (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 13 February 2019 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

A talk entitled “POW Depots, Dockyards and Spies” given by Barbie Thompson. Spanning the late 17th and early 19th centuries this talk will concentrate on espionage agents ranging from an exiled French Huguenot, a…

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March 2019

Maritime Plymouth – Shaping the world we know (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 13 March 2019 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

A talk by Paul Wright. Whilst Plymouth is known as a home of the Royal Navy, its maritime commercial activities tend to be overlooked. In this presentation Paul will provide a historical narrative about…

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April 2019

The Plymouth Blitz (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 10 April 2019 at 7:30 pm
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SW

A talk, “The Plymouth Blitz”, given by Graham Naylor (formerly Plymouth City Library Historian). Plymouth suffered greatly during World War 2. Devonport dockyard and naval base made it a major target resulting in the…

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