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September 2019

A Walking Tour of Exeter’s Interesting Bridges (IA Section)

Thu. 26 September 2019 at 10:30 am
£3 – £5

A walking tour of Exeter’s interesting bridges with Bill Harvey. Bill is a structural engineer with a passionate, lifelong interest in the history and construction of bridges. Exeter provides a rich variety of bridges…

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October 2019

Visit to Powderham Castle (Buildings Section)

Thu. 3 October 2019 at 12:45 pm
£20

The visit will include an upstairs/downstairs guided tour, viewing family and servant spaces, deer park safari and tour of the State Rooms, followed by a Devon cream tea in The Coach House. The cost…

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Visit to Brixham Heritage Museum (History Section)

Mon. 14 October 2019 at 11:45 am
Brixham Museum, Bolton Cross
Brixham, Devon TQ5 8LZ
£6 – £8

A visit to the Brixham Heritage Centre including a talk on the Mayflower II project. Meet at the museum for an 11.45 start. Programme 11.45 am Guided walk round the museum. 12 45 pm…

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A Guided Tour of the Axminster Carpet Factory (IA Section)

Tue. 22 October 2019 at 2:30 pm
£3 – £5

This guided tour of the Axminster Carpet Factory, Axminster will show us the manufacture of quality carpets on both Axminster and Wilton looms. The tour begins at 2.30 and should last about 1½ hours.…

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Gills, tails and sexual orgies (Entomology Section)

Sat. 26 October 2019 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

An illustrated talk by Robin Wootton entitled "Gills, tails and sexual orgies: the fascinating Mayflies". The Ephemeroptera rarely feature in our programmes but Robin seeks to right this omission and give us an insight…

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November 2019

Crediton Buildings and 2019 AGM (Buildings Section)

Sat. 2 November 2019 at 10:00 am
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
£8

A talk by local historian, John Heal, entitled "Serges, Fires, and a Map", followed by the Section AGM. In the afternoon, a choice of guided tours around two of the most significant buildings in…

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Book binding (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 9 November 2019 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

A talk and demonstration by Rebecca Newman of book binding, restoration and conservation.  

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Shapland & Petter: craft furniture and more (IA Section)

Thu. 14 November 2019 at 11:30 am
Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon, The Square
Barnstaple, EX32 8LN
£3 – £5

Meet at the Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon (N end of Long Bridge). Alison Mills, the Museum director, will talk about the history and production of Shapland and Petter (established 1850s). Best known…

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Imperial Porphyry (Geology Section)

Sat. 16 November 2019 at 10:30 am
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

A lecture "Imperial Porphyry – the Archaeology of the Emperor's Stone" to be given by Prof. Val Maxfield (University of Exeter).

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Visit to Devon Heritage Centre, Exeter (History Section)

Mon. 18 November 2019 at 2:00 pm
Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road
Exeter, Devon EX2 7NL

A visit to the Devon Heritage Centre at Great Moor House, Exeter. This will include a tour and a look behind the scenes.

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January 2020

AGM 2020 (Geology Section)

Sat. 18 January 2020 at 10:30 am
Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road
Torquay, Devon TQ1 1HG

AGM followed by a joint meeting with the Torquay Museum Society at 11.30am. A talk 'Geological Disputes in Devon. The contributions of DA and Torquay Museum Natural History Society members' to be given by…

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AGM 2020 (Entomology Section)

Sat. 18 January 2020 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

Annual General Meeting followed by:  What Inspired Me! Images and other representations of insects have long played a cultural role in human society from the earliest depictions of honeybees over 5,000 years ago (and…

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