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Crime and composition (Lit & Art Section)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk “Crime and composition. The detective novels and life of ‘Edmund Crispin’ (Bruce Montgomery)” to be given by Robin Wootton. Important notes To join this meeting...

Distribution of Town Fieldnames in Devon (History Section)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk “Distribution of Town Fieldnames in Devon” to be given by Claude Williams. Important notes To join this meeting please contact an Organiser (details below). You...

What a load of rubbish (IA Section)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by Peter Daniel. Full title:  ‘What a load of rubbish – the History and Industrial Archaeology of Solid Wastes Management’. The talk is an overview...

The Serge Trade in Devon (IA Section)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk by Peter Maunder. Devon’s serge trade has received relatively little attention from modern historians and remains poorly understood. Based on his research into the cloth...

The History of Haldon Belvedere (History Section)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Sue Knox. Sue is a retired doctor and Red Coat Guide. She has lived within a couple of miles of the Belvedere for over...

Mary Anning, the Fossil Woman (Geology Section)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Mary Anning, the Fossil Woman by Tom Sharpe (author and formerly Curator of Palaeontology and Archives at the National Museum of Wales). It has been said that...

Challenges Facing Heritage Rail (IA Section)

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Steve Oates entitled “Challenges Facing Heritage Rail in 2021 and Beyond….” Heritage railways attract some 13 million visitors each year; they retain and nurture...