Author Kari Herbert draws on her own experience of a polar-exploring family to tell the stories of the women in the lives of the great Victorian and Edwardian polar explorers.
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
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.
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.
Lecture in conjunction with the Historical Association, Plymouth Branch at Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
A Symposium at the University of Exeter, Streatham Campus
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.
Discover the untold story of the Dartmouth schoolboys sent to sea in the First World War with Dr Jane Harrold of BRNC.
By Dr Ian Mortimer, Sunday Times best-selling historian and author.