Upcoming Events

Events forming part of the Devon History Society Programme are identified by the inclusion of the DHS logo alongside the timing of that event.
03
Apr
2017

Friends of Devon Archives Spring Meeting

The programme includes a presentation by Dr Ian Mortimer, chairman of FODA, on Restoration England – the subject of his latest book.

22
Apr
2017

Farmsteads and the Historic Environment in East Devon

The 2017 East Devon AONB Historic Environment Conference will be held at the Norman Lockyer Observatory. The theme this year is farmsteads and the surrounding historic farming environment.    

29
Apr
2017

From Domesday to Today: How Devon Has Been Governed Over the Centuries

This event is a whole day conference to be held in collaboration with the British Association for Local History at the University of Exeter.  It offers anyone interested in the history of Devon a unique opportunity to hear academics from a variety of universities

09
May
2017

Slander and Insults in Elizabethan Devon

Lecture in conjunction with the Historical Association, Plymouth Branch at Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA

14
May
2017

Poltimore House – The Wardour Garrison

The Wardour Garrison are a civil war re-enactment society who stage musket firing and mock sword fights in an encampment where people can see what life was like in the 17th century.  They travel to various venues with their display and will be at Poltimore House in May.

27
May
2017

Centenary of Ambrosia in Lifton

Lifton Local History Group will be holding an exhibition to help celebrate the ‘Centenary of Ambrosia in Lifton’  The exhibition will include photos, artefacts, written records, audio reminiscences of past/present employees, a children’s competition and more… Founded by Albert Morris in 1917 the Ambrosia Creamery has over the years employed a great many local residents