Tagged: literature

Robert Graves – the Devon Years (Lit & Art Section)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Robin Wootton will give the first Zoom talk of the Literature and Art section. Robert Graves was one of the most distinguished and most versatile literary figures...

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,...