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January 2020

The History of Exeter Airport (IA Section)

Wed. 15 January 2020 at 11:00 am
Thorverton Memorial Hall, Silver Street
Thorverton, Devon EX5 5LT
£3 – £5

A talk  "The History of Exeter Airport" by Geoff Myers (managing director of the airport 1991-2007). Lunch in a Thorverton pub after the meeting is planned. DA members £3.00, non-members £5.00. Directions: From the…

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February 2020

AGM 2020 (IA Section)

Sat. 15 February 2020 at 10:00 am
Dolphin Hotel, Station Road
Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AL
£3 – £5

The Industrial Archaeology Section's AGM 2020. Meet for coffee at 10.00 am. At 10.30, Mike Barr, Independent Geologist and Geographic Information System (GIS) and Aerial Photography Consultant will talk on The Geology of Devon…

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March 2020

Visit to Two Rivers Paper Mill (IA Section)

Tue. 10 March 2020 at 10:45 am
£3 – £5

A visit to Two Rivers Paper Mill, Roadwater, Watchet TA23 0QS. This is a historic mill that continues to make high quality paper for artists by traditional methods. https://www.tworiverspaper.com/ Option of lunch at a…

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April 2020

Cancelled: Visit to The Robey Trust, Tavistock (IA Section)

Sat. 4 April 2020 at 11:00 am
£3 – £5

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A visit to The Robey Trust, Parade Business Park, Pixon Lane,…

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May 2020

Cancelled: Copper Mine and Hunting Lodge (History & IA Sections)

Mon. 18 May 2020 at 11:00 am
£3 – £6

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A guided tour of an old copper mine, followed by a…

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Cancelled: Visit to the Caradon mining area (IA Section)

Wed. 20 May 2020 - Thu. 21 May 2020

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A two-day visit to the Caradon Mine and area, Liskeard PL14…

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June 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Plymouth Breakwater (IA Section)

Thu. 18 June 2020 at 11:00 am

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A visit to the breakwater in Plymouth Sound by boat. The…

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July 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Upper Plym Valley (IA Section)

Tue. 14 July 2020 at 10:00 am

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. A walk to explore the industrial remains in the upper Plym Valley in the Shaugh Bridge…

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October 2020

Mining and Miners of Newton St Cyres (IA Section)

Thu. 22 October 2020 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by Brian Please (introduced by Richard Pocock). It can be claimed that, together, Upton Pyne and Newton St Cyres had the first commercially successful manganese…

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November 2020

Brunel’s Grand Designs (IA Section)

Thu. 19 November 2020 at 11:00 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by David Greenfield (introduced by Mary Miles). The talk will include stories behind some of Brunel’s famous bridges. David Greenfield is a civil engineer and…

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December 2020

Silver Mining in Devon (IA Section)

Thu. 10 December 2020 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by Peter Claughton (introduced by Mick Atkinson). This presentation will look at the mining and processing of silver-bearing ores in Devon from the medieval period…

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January 2021

The Wreck of the HMS Montagu off Lundy (IA Section)

Thu. 21 January 2021 at 3:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk “The Wreck of the HMS Montagu off Lundy” by Hefin Meara. Important notes If you would like to join this meeting, please contact the Organiser…

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