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September 2021

What a load of rubbish (IA Section)

Tue. 14 September 2021 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by Peter Daniel. Full title:  'What a load of rubbish - the History and Industrial Archaeology of Solid Wastes Management'. The talk is an overview…

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Ethics in Media Medicine (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 17 September 2021 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

Dr Lucy Obolensky will give a talk entitled "Ethics in Media Medicine, working on the Blue Planet series and Global Health." Please note that whilst it is hoped that the Branch will be in…

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Eileen Hendriks, the Rock Lady (Geology Section)

Sat. 18 September 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk “Eileen Hendriks, the Rock Lady – disentangling Devonian geology in Devon and Cornwall” to be given by Dr Jenny Bennett. Important notes To join this…

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October 2021

Soil: A cornerstone of life (E Devon Branch)

Fri. 8 October 2021 at 2:30 pm
Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
£2

In partnership with the Sidmouth Science Festival, a talk “Soil: A cornerstone of life” to be given by Dr Kate Schofield (University of Plymouth).

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The Upton Pyne Barrows and the Early Bronze Age in Devon (History Section)

Mon. 11 October 2021 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk “The Upton Pyne Barrows and the Early Bronze Age in Devon” to be given by Henrietta Quinnell. Important notes To join this meeting please contact…

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The History of Cartoons (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 15 October 2021 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

Professor Ian Barclay will give a talk entitled "The History of Cartoons, the social impact on society from ancient cave art to modern media". Please note that whilst it is hoped that the Branch…

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The Moroccan High Atlas Mountains (Geology Section)

Sat. 16 October 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. Dr Sarah Boulton (University of Plymouth) will give a talk “When did the Moroccan High Atlas Mountains get high?” Important notes To join this meeting please contact…

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Snakes and Ladders (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 23 October 2021 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
£2 – £3

A talk: “Snakes and Ladders; the interlinked lives of two Victorian artists” to be given by Jenny Pery. All are welcome. DA members £2, non-members £3.

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November 2021

Admiral Preedy and the Victorian Internet (E Devon Branch)

Fri. 5 November 2021 at 2:30 pm
Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth, Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
£2 – £3

A talk “Admiral Preedy and the Victorian Internet” to be given by Trevor Waddington OBE. Entrance fee: DA members £2, non-members £3.

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Our Crumbling Coastline (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 19 November 2021 at 7:30 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

Kajal Donavan will give a talk entitled "Our crumbling coastline, the need to protect our coastline and why rock armour is the preferred option". Photo: Rock armour at Hollicombe Beach in Torbay. © Kajal…

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The Colourful Arms of Devon’s Colourful Gentry (History Section)

Sat. 20 November 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk “The Colourful Arms of Devon's Colourful Gentry” by Dr David Oates. Important notes To join this meeting please contact an Organiser (details below). You will…

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Exploring the Indigo Trail (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 27 November 2021 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
£2 – £3

A talk “Exploring the Indigo Trail: art, writing and journeys of all kinds” to be given by Jenny Balfour-Paul. All are welcome. DA members £2, non-members £3.

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