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July 2019

The Art of Devon Call Change Ringing (Music Section)

Sat. 13 July 2019 at 2:30 pm
St Mary the Virgin Church, Federation Road, Laira
Plymouth, Devon PL3 6BR

On Saturday 13th July 2019 at St Mary the Virgin Church, Laira, Plymouth, the Music Section is repeating a joint project with the Devon Association of Ringers. We hope the following précis of the…

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September 2019

Uncle Tom Cobley & All (Tavistock Branch and Music Section)

Fri. 13 September 2019 at 7:00 pm
Tavistock Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Road
Tavistock, PL19 8AU

With Dr Todd Gray MBE,  in association with our Tavistock Branch and Music Section, and the Tavistock Subscription Library. An evening of word and song revealing the long and curious history of Devon’s anthem.…

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An afternoon of poetry and music (Lit & Art and Music Sections)

Sat. 21 September 2019 at 2:30 pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton, East of the Parish Church
Crediton, Devon EX17 2AH
£2 – £3

CHEMISTRY, GOOD AND BAD Our Literature & Art and Music Sections jointly present an afternoon of poetry and music from 'Notewordy' otherwise James Turner, poet, and Ric White, flute, saxophone, keyboard and electronics. Exeter-based…

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February 2020

AGM 2020 (Music Section)

Mon. 17 February 2020 at 6:30 pm
Ebenezer Hall, North Street
Okehampton, Devon EX20 1AR

The Music Section’s Annual General Meeting.

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March 2020

Cancelled: A Devon Jazzman (Music Section)

Fri. 20 March 2020 at 8:00 pm
The London Inn, 5 Gold Street
Ottery St Mary, Devon EX11 1DG

Please note that this event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure against the anticipated spread of the coronavirus. See our dedicated page for the latest updates. A Devon Jazzman. Music and chat with…

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February 2021

AGM 2021 (Music Section)

Wed. 17 February 2021 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing The Music Section's Annual General Meeting. Our Chairman, Paul Wilson, will round the evening off by leading some singing with a distinctive Devon feel. Why not come…

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May 2021

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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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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November 2021

Jim Payne – There and Back Again (Music Section)

Mon. 22 November 2021 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

ON ZOOM FROM NEWFOUNDLAND Jim Payne presents THERE AND BACK AGAIN: Newfoundland–Devon Musical Connections Jim Payne, award-winning singer, multi-instrumentalist, step-dancer, researcher, songwriter and raconteur, is one of Newfoundland’s finest folk musicians and an authority…

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February 2022

AGM 2022 (Music Section)

Mon. 14 February 2022 at 6:30 pm
Ebenezer Hall, North Street
Okehampton, Devon EX20 1AR

Our Music Section's Annual General Meeting. Note the change of date from 24 January, as advertised in DA News. Documents have been sent to Section members. Please note that we need a Secretary and…

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April 2022

Steve Knightley – Songs inspired by Devon (Music Section)

Wed. 13 April 2022 at 7:30 pm
The Plough Arts Centre, 9-11 Fore Street
Great Torrington, Devon EX38 8HQ

An illustrated talk by Steve Knightley, a multi-award-winning singer-songwriter/musician, and founder member of the acclaimed Devonshire folk and roots trail-blazers ‘Show of Hands’. Informed by a love of traditional folk song, Knightley writes historically…

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June 2022

Broadside Ballads (Music Section)

Mon. 20 June 2022 at 7:30 pm
Online, (see text for details)

Dr David Atkinson presents Broadside Ballads – Grisly Stories from the Past Dr Atkinson, Editor of Folk Music Journal and Honorary Research Fellow at the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, will talk about ballads…

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