Tagged: literature

Charles Kingsley: his writings and his times (Lit & Art Section)

An illustrated talk by Robin Wootton. Charles Kingsley, the DA’s tenth President, was a polymathic, independent-­minded cleric, a polemicist, a pioneering socialist, and an indefatigable writer. Robin Wootton will explore his life, and discuss...

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...

Axe Valley Branch report: Oct to Dec 2015

The annual mystery of the growing audience has continued into our 2015-16 season of talks at Colyton’s Peace Memorial Pavilion. We started in October with a tear-jerking talk, about a 1941 Dartmoor air crash,...