Tagged: Torquay

Babbacombe Pottery (S Devon Branch)

A talk by Brian Lowndes-Pateman whose grandfather began the business in 1921 providing a printing and photography service. He later began making red pottery jars filled with ‘Devon Violets’ perfume, and these became his...

Stumbling through Wartime Childhood (Exeter Branch)

Devon author Philip Algar’s talk will be based on his book – Stumbling Through Wartime Childhood – which is part autobiography and part fiction. It deals with the story of a small boy growing...

Babbacombe & St Marychurch (S Devon Branch)

A guided walk around the historical areas of Babbacombe and St Marychurch in Torquay. Meet outside the Cliff Railway Café, Babbacombe. Short report On a very sunny day in July a good turn-out of...