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February 2020

The Two Moors Way (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 20 February 2020 at 2:15 pm
Room F3, Newton Abbot Library, Passmore Edwards Building, Market St.
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2RJ

Now renamed as "Confessions of a Guidebook Writer", Sue Viccars, the editor of Dartmoor Magazine, will look at the good bits (and the tricky bits!) of writing up a long-distance walking route, focusing on…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Newton Abbot’s workhouse (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 19 March 2020 at 2:15 pm
Room F3, Newton Abbot Library, Passmore Edwards Building, Market St.
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2RJ

Please note that this event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure against the anticipated spread of the coronavirus. See our dedicated page for the latest updates. John Ellis will talk to us about…

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April 2020

Cancelled: Babbacombe Pottery (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 16 April 2020 at 2:15 pm
Room F3, Newton Abbot Library, Passmore Edwards Building, Market St.
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2RJ

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A talk by Brian Lowndes-Pateman whose grandfather began the business in…

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May 2020

Cancelled: Haytor Granite Tramway walk (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 14 May 2020 at 2:00 pm
£6

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. An afternoon walk from Haytor down to Lowerdown along Templer's Granite…

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July 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Dartington Deer Park (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 16 July 2020 at 2:00 pm
£5

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. An afternoon guided walk around Dartington Deer Park. Renovated in 2016, it is now home to…

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September 2020

Cancelled: A day in Plymouth’s Barbican (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 17 September 2020 at 11:00 am
£5 – £15.50

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A day in Plymouth's Barbican to celebrate ‘Mayflower 400’. In the morning, Nigel Overton (Plymouth City…

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January 2021

AGM 2021 (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 21 January 2021 at 2:15 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing The Branch Annual General Meeting, to be followed by a quiz. Important notes If you would like to join this meeting, please contact the Organiser (details below).…

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February 2021

A guided tour of Newton Abbot’s new museum (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 18 February 2021 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

Newton's Place in Wolborough St, Newton Abbot “Keeping track of time – A tour of Newton Abbot’s new museum” Held by Zoom video conferencing Felicity Cole, the curator of Newton Abbot's museum, now at…

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March 2021

A Photographic Journey Around the SW Coastal Path (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 18 March 2021 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing An illustrated talk, “A Photographic Journey Around the Amazing South West Coastal Path” by Gary Holpin, a professional photographer from Honiton. New Year Sunrise. © Gary Holpin…

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April 2021

The Natural History of Butterflies and Moths (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 15 April 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

Held by Zoom video conferencing This talk, with a Devon focus, was given by Barry Henwood, who is a national expert on moths and their larvae and is the Devon county Recorder for moths.…

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June 2021

What really is Devon’s housing need? (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 10 June 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk entitled "What really is Devon's housing need?" to be given by Penny Mills, the Director of Devon CPRE,  and Dr Phillip Bratby. Devon CPRE (Campaign…

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September 2021

Haytor Granite Tramway walk (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 16 September 2021 at 2:00 pm
£6

A guided downhill walk along Templer's Granite Tramway from Haytor through Yarner Wood to Lowerdown (near Bovey Tracey). During the three mile walk, interesting features such as the sidings, the milestones, passing places, names…

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