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February 2019

Rebuilding Castle Drogo (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 15 February 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

An illustrated account by Paula Clarke, Community Engagement Officer at Castle Drogo.

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March 2019

“Mad, bad and fascinating to know” (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 15 March 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

An illustrated talk by Dr Geri Parlby on the colourful ancestors of the Dukes of Bedford. Wine merchants, poisoners, mine owners and creators of afternoon tea - the colourful history of one of England’s…

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April 2019

AGM 2019 (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 12 April 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

Annual General Meeting, followed by an illustrated talk by Richard Finamore on the work of the Devon Rural Skills Trust.  

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May 2019

Guided tour of Kelly Mine (Tavistock Branch)

Sat. 25 May 2019 at 2:00 pm
£5

Kelly Mine (grid reference SX795818) is a disused metalliferous mine situated on the eastern flank of Dartmoor near the village of Lustleigh.  It was intermittently operational from the 1790s until 1951.  Since 1984 it…

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June 2019

Wine and Cheese Tasting evening (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 28 June 2019 at 6:00 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU
£10

Whether you are a wine expert or not, please join us for our wine and cheese tasting evening! 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. During the course of the evening, by kind permission of the Revd…

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September 2019

Visit to Tor Royal (Tavistock Branch)

Wed. 11 September 2019 at 2:30 pm
£12

Meet at Tor Royal, Princetown, at 2.30 pm where there is plenty of parking.   Tor Royal is a Grade II listed building with a rich history.  There will be a short walk of approximately…

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Uncle Tom Cobley & All (Tavistock Branch and Music Section)

Fri. 13 September 2019 at 7:00 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU
£5

With Dr Todd Gray MBE,  in association with our Tavistock Branch and Music Section, and the Tavistock Subscription Library. An evening of word and song revealing the long and curious history of Devon’s anthem.…

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Ocean Changes (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 20 September 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

Guy Baker, Communications Coordinator for the Marine Biological Association. An illustrated talk on Ocean Changes.

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October 2019

Dartmoor Boundaries (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 18 October 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

Richard Horsham will give an illustrated talk on Dartmoor Boundaries – stones, walls, fences, hedges – their history and construction.

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November 2019

Between the Tides (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 15 November 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

Doug Herdson will give a talk entitled "Between the Tides".

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December 2019

Darwin and Devon (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 13 December 2019 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

The officers of the Tavistock & West Devon Branch regret to advise at short notice that the chief blender of Voyager Coffee who was to have made a presentation at the meeting on Friday,…

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January 2020

Social Evening 2020 (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 17 January 2020 at 7:00 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

This year's social evening will include speaker Dr Helen Wilson with postcards on the Tamar Valley. Please note that the evening will commence at 7.00 pm. Pre-booking essential.

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