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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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February 2021

AGM 2021 (IA Section)

Sat. 13 February 2021 at 11:00 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing The Section Annual General Meeting. Followed at 11.15 by a talk “Farming: the solution is within our grasp. So, why does it keep slipping through our fingers?”…

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March 2021

An Irish El Dorado (IA Section)

Fri. 5 March 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Dr Chris Standish. Full title: “An Irish El Dorado, Chalcolithic & Early Bronze Age Gold”. Important notes If you would like to join this…

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