Tagged: art

Art in Elizabethan Devon (Exeter Branch)

A talk entitled Art in Elizabethan Devon to be given by Honorary Professor Sam Smiles, University of Exeter. Professor Smiles will be talking about Exeter’s most famous artist, Nicholas Hilliard (c. 1547 – 1619),...

A visit to the Art Barn (Lit & Art Section)

A visit to the Art Barn, the new prize-winning gallery of the sculptor Peter Randall-Page RA near Crockernwell, EX6 6NL. We hope Peter will be available to show us round. Numbers may be limited,...

The History of Cartoons (Tavistock Branch)

Professor Ian Barclay will give a talk entitled “The History of Cartoons, the social impact on society from ancient cave art to modern media”. Please note that whilst it is hoped that the Branch...

East Devon Branch report: Feb to Jul 2018

At our Branch Annual General Meeting in February, our indefatigable chairman Hazel Harland and all the other officers and members of the committee were unanimously re-elected to serve for a further period of twelve...

Dartmoor in Art (Tavistock Branch)

“A WILD AND WONDROUS PLACE”: Dartmoor in art from the 18th to 21st Century. An illustrated talk by Peter F. Mason. Dartmoor has inspired generations of artists. This talk will explore the way Dartmoor has been portrayed from the time when it was described as a ‘dreary mountainous tract’…

President’s Symposium, April 2013

The Inspiration of Devon. The outstandingly successful 2013 presidential symposium was conceived by The Reverend Peter Beacham OBE. Over 150 delegates attended the event at the Mint Methodist Church Centre in Exeter on Saturday...