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April 2021

How to fill a fault (Geology Section)

Sat. 17 April 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Full title: “How to fill a fault: insights into the nature and significance of rift-related fissure fill networks in the fractured carbonates of Tor Bay”. A talk…

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Devon Tollhouses Lost and Found (IA Section)

Wed. 21 April 2021 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Full title: “Devon Tollhouses Lost and Found – how new information challenges what we thought we knew”. A talk by Dr John Kanefsky. Important notes If you…

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An introduction to Mosses and Liverworts (Botany Section)

Mon. 26 April 2021 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk: An introduction to the world of mosses and liverworts by Tim Purches, Secretary of the Botany Section. All are welcome, members or not. Important notes…

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An interview with Dr Ian Mortimer (Lit & Art Section)

Thu. 29 April 2021 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing “History and writing history: an interview”. With Dr Ian Mortimer, historian, poet and author of many books including the ‘Time Travellers’ series. Click on the image to…

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May 2021

Iron ore mining in Devon and W. Somerset (IA Section)

Sat. 8 May 2021 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Dr Mick Atkinson. Full title: “Iron ore mining in Devon and West Somerset and its links with the South Wales iron and steel industry”.…

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Estuarine foraminifera and metal pollution (Geology Section)

Sat. 15 May 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Full title: “Estuarine foraminifera from Marine Conservation Zones in South-West England: impact of metal pollution in a mining heritage area”. A talk by Professor Malcolm Hart. Important…

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The Remarkable Pinwill Sisters (Buildings Section)

Thu. 20 May 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

Open to all To be held by Zoom video conferencing Dr Helen Wilson, Chair of the Buildings Section, will give a talk on her long-term research project entitled “From ‘Lady Woodcarvers’ to Professionals: The…

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Music In The Westcountry (Music Section)

Sun. 23 May 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Professor Stephen Banfield will give us some Devon context drawn from his recent book "Music In The Westcountry: Social and Cultural History Across an English Region". Important…

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Prehistoric Britain, and the Visual Arts (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 29 May 2021 at 2:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing  An illustrated talk to be given by the leading art historian Professor Sam Smiles, of Plymouth and now Exeter Universities. Important notes If you would like to…

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June 2021

A Devon Jazzman (Music Section)

Wed. 9 June 2021 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A Devon Jazzman – music and chat with Craig Milverton. Important notes If you would like to join this event, please contact the Organiser (details below). You…

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Transhumance and Smart Longhouses on Dartmoor (Buildings Section)

Thu. 17 June 2021 at 2:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

Open to all – to be held by Zoom video conferencing. John Thorp, buildings archaeologist, will give a talk on one of Devon’s most quintessential building forms “Transhumance and Smart Longhouses on Dartmoor”. The…

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Quaternary Glaciation in the Mediterranean Mountains (Geology Section)

Sat. 19 June 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Full title: “Quaternary Glaciation in the Mediterranean Mountains: from Morocco to Montenegro”. A talk by Professor Phil Hughes (University of Manchester) Important notes If you would like…

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