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.
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

03
May
2017

Devon Place Names

Every Devon place name has a story to tell, usually a very old story going back well over a thousand years to the Saxon settlement.

04
May
2017

The 75th Anniversary of the Exeter Blitz

On 4 May 2017 Exeter City Council will mark the single most destructive event in the recorded history of the city. That day will be the 75th anniversary of the Exeter Blitz.

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.