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July 2018

Visit to Bampton & the Heritage Centre (History Section)

18 July 2018 at 2:30 pm
Bampton Heritage Centre, St Michael and All Angels Church
Bampton, Devon
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£3 - £5

Presentations, talks and video relating to the history of Bampton. For full details and a booking form see the two-page flyer below.

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Visit to Kelly Micaceous Haematite Mine (IA Section)

19 July 2018 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
£3 - £5

To be led by Mick Atkinson. As parking is limited at the mine, we will share cars to Kelly, which is near Lustleigh. Meet at 10am at Bovey Tracey car park (the one at…

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Whiddon Deer Park (Entomology Section)

21 July 2018 at 10:00 am

Whiddon Deer Park is one of the Devon’s best parkland sites for veteran trees and we expect to see some interesting saproxylic (wood-eating) species. Meet and leave vehicles at Whiddon Farm NT Ranger Base…

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Modern sculpture on Exeter University campus (Lit & Art Section)

25 July 2018 at 2:30 pm

Naome Glanville, Exeter University’s Arts and Culture Coordinator, will lead a tour of the fine collection of modern sculpture on the University campus. Numbers will be limited to 25, so advance booking is essential:…

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August 2018

Visit to Fremington Quay and Torridge Estuary (IA Section)

13 August 2018 at 2:00 pm
£3 - £17

The visit consists of three related activities: 2.00 pm: Guided walk around Fremington Quay, looking at lime kilns, old railway sidings, Fremington dock, a visit to the interpretative centre (old signal box). The leader…

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Teigngrace DWT Reserve (Entomology Section)

18 August 2018 at 10:30 am

A visit to the new Teigngrace DWT Reserve in the Bovey Basin. Situated on the Wray Valley trail and adjacent to the A38. Access is on foot over the footbridge. John Walters will lead…

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September 2018

Wild Flower Society AGM (Botany Section)

2 September 2018 - 3 September 2018

Section members are invited to join the Wild Flower Society AGM Weekend walks on Sunday and Monday and help show our local flora to the visiting botanists.

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East Dartmoor ferns (Botany Section)

8 September 2018 at 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

NOTE EARLIER START TIME: 9.30 for 10am start. A whistle-stop tour of east Dartmoor looking for Lanceolate Spleenwort (Asplenium obovatum), Narrow Buckler Fern (Dryopteris carthusiana) and its hybrid D. x deweveri, Fir Clubmoss (Huperzia…

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Devon Rural Archive Study Day (History Section)

11 September 2018 at 11:00 am
Devon Rural Archive, Modbury, Shilstone
Modbury, Devon PL21 0TW

A visit to the Devon Rural Archive, Shilstone, Modbury. 11:00 Members begin to arrive and enjoy morning coffee in the exhibition gallery 11:30 Introduction to the DRA 12:30 Sandwich Lunch with tea and coffee…

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Visit to the Hayle area (IA Section)

17 September 2018 - 19 September 2018

Hayle Photo: Pat Milton Three days of field trips organised in conjunction with the Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society (SIAS) to some of the World Heritage industrial sites in the Hayle area of West Cornwall.…

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Lewtrenchard Manor (Buildings Section)

18 September 2018 at 10:30 am
Lewtrenchard Manor, near Lewdown
Okehampton, Devon EX20 4PN

A visit to Lewtrenchard Manor, the Forgotten Garden, the Holy Well and St Peter’s Church Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924), President of the Devonshire Association in 1896, is well known as a prolific author, a…

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Field Trip Forest of Dean (Geology Section)

21 September 2018 - 23 September 2018

Weekend Field trip with Dave Green. More geology of the Forest of Dean. Please book by 17th February.

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