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May 2017

The influence of the West Country on Six West Country Painters (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 6 May 2017 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
Free

An illustrated talk by Jenny Pery SWAC: “The influence of the West Country on Six West Country Painters”. Jenny is a painter, a printmaker and a distinguished art historian, who has written many books…

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June 2017

Visit to studio of Peter Randall-Page (Lit & Art Section)

Wed. 28 June 2017 at 1:00 pm

An afternoon visit to the studio of Peter Randall-Page RA, Veet Mill Farm, Crockernwell, Devon EX6 6NL. Peter is one of Britain’s foremost sculptors, with work in museums, galleries, public spaces and private collections…

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September 2017

Sabine Baring-Gould at Lew Trenchard (Lit & Art Section)

Tue. 19 September 2017 at 10:30 am

Visit to sites associated with Sabine Baring-Gould at Lew Trenchard, led by Ronald Wawman. Meet at Lew Trenchard Manor, now a hotel, for coffee at 10.30 for a tour at 11.00. Lunch will be…

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November 2017

Baring Gould: Man of Faith, Man of Letters (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 4 November 2017 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

A talk by the Rev Prebendary Norman Wallwork who is an authority on Baring Gould’s writings, particularly his hymns, though the principal emphasis here will be on his novels.

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February 2018

AGM 2018 (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 3 February 2018 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

The Annual General Meeting, and a display and discussion of members’ favourite children’s books. This year we are asking members to bring and, if they choose, to discuss a few of the books they…

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March 2018

Simon Drew: Enjoying words, enjoying art (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 24 March 2018 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

Simon Drew, an Exeter University graduate living and working in Dartmouth, is known nationwide for his unique and instantly recognisable prints, greeting cards, tea towels, mugs, T-shirts, calendars and books, combining skilful draughtsmanship with…

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June 2018

Writing history and historical fiction – how do you tell the truth about the past? (Lit & Art Section)

Sat. 16 June 2018 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH

Dr Ian Mortimer, who lives on Dartmoor, is a distinguished mediaeval historian and widely-acclaimed author of biographies, novels and poetry. He is perhaps best-known for his very successful Time Traveller’s Guides to history, which…

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July 2018

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

Wed. 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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