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January 2022

Angela, Baroness Burdett-Coutts – the DA’s first lady (History Section)

Mon. 24 January 2022 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

A talk “Angela, Baroness Burdett-Coutts - the DA's first lady” to be given by Robin Wootton (DA President). Due to unforeseen circumstances the AGM elements planned to be held before the talk have been…

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The History of Sailcloth Manufacture (IA Section)

Thu. 27 January 2022 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by Richard Sims, full title ‘Coker Canvas: The History of Sailcloth in the Somerset/Dorset Area’. The talk will discuss the preparation of flax, and hemp…

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AGM 2022 (Entomology Section)

Sat. 29 January 2022 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. The AGM of the Entomology Section will be followed by a talk by Dr Clive Betts entitled “What can ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) tell us about the…

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February 2022

Military Geology (Geology Section)

Sat. 5 February 2022 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk ‘Military Geology’, to be given by Dr Paul Nathanail, University of Nottingham. Important notes To join this meeting please contact the Organiser (details below). You…

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Journey of a Best-Selling Author and AGM 2022 (E Devon Branch)

Fri. 11 February 2022 at 2:30 pm
Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
£2 – £3

Journey of a Best-Selling Author – From Woman’s Own to Prison and Escape to Devon!! Jane Corry never expected to end up in prison ! But when her job in women’s magazines ended, she…

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Invasive Aliens (Plymouth Branch)

Wed. 16 February 2022 at 7:00 pm
Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building, University of Plymouth
Plymouth, Devon
Free

A talk by Dan Eatherley, entitled ‘Invasive Aliens: The plants and animals from over there that are over here’. Our countryside is filled with grey squirrels and parakeets, snowdrops and pheasants, rhododendrons and rabbits,…

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Taking Flight (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 17 February 2022 at 2:15 pm
Newton’s Place, 43 Wolborough St
Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 1JQ
£2 – £4

A talk “Taking flight. Butterflies, dragonflies and other animals”, to be given by DA President Dr Robin Wootton. £2 for DA members, otherwise £4.

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The Royal North Devon Golf Club (Bideford Branch)

Fri. 18 February 2022 at 2:00 pm
Burton Art Gallery & Museum, Kingsley Road
Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ
£1 – £3

A talk on The Royal North Devon Golf Club to be given by Rob Fowler, club historian and former Secretary of the club, which was founded in 1864. The talk is planned to be…

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How to Look at Devon’s Heraldry (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 18 February 2022 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by Dr David Oates: How to Look at Devon's Heraldry Heraldic designs and coats of arms are a common sight in our streets, churches and…

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Distribution of Town Fieldnames in Devon (History Section)

Mon. 21 February 2022 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk “Distribution of Town Fieldnames in Devon” to be given by Claude Williams. Important notes To join this meeting please contact an Organiser (details below). You…

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Geology of the Devon Coast (Exeter Branch)

Thu. 24 February 2022 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. An illustrated talk to be given by Professor Malcolm Hart. Professor Hart’s popularised talk on the importance of Devon’s geology will include historical sketches of the most…

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Annual Members’ Day (Botany Section)

Sat. 26 February 2022 at 11:00 am
Whiddon Down Village Hall, SX691925

The Section's Annual Members’ Day will take place in Whiddon Down Village Hall. Whiddon Down is just off the A30, 7 miles east of Okehampton. A day of talks and other activities celebrating Devon’s…

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