Study Day and Workshop. The Protestation Returns are seventeenth century records that just pre-date the civil war. They list the names of all men over the age of 18 and some women from the parishes in England.
Art, literature and the historic landscape in East Devon
Joint Conference with the University of Plymouth. University of Plymouth, Sherwell Centre, North Hill, University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA. Please book by 14 April 2018. See programme here and booking form here or Eventbrite here.
Discover the largest collection of printed works relating to Somerset and Devon!
Conference at Torquay Museum. Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HG. See FODA website http://www.foda.org.uk/main/events.htm for details of booking and programme. DHS full members are entitled to attend for the same fee as members of FODA.
Study Day and Workshop. The afternoon will explore the themes around the Archive, discuss how volunteers have played a key role in the project delivery and include talks and workshops from the key members of the Hidden Histories team: Dave Green (Digitiser), Emma Down (Cataloguer) and Louise Reynolds (Oral Historian).
Join Richard Parker, local historic buildings specialist and enthusiast for the history and architecture of English cities, for a fascinating tour of central Exeter, exploring buildings of all ages from the Romans to the moderns.
Lecture in conjunction with the with the Historical Association, Plymouth Branch. University of Plymouth, Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA. Tickets available in advance from Peninsula Arts Booking Office, Roland Levinsky Building (open 13:00-17:00, Mon-Fri).
Join Richard Parker, local historic buildings specialist and enthusiast for the history and architecture of English cities, for a tour of the buildings of the Cathedral Close. The tour will explore both existing and long-lost buildings from this wonderful site, the heart of the city since Roman times.
Library Visit. Devon and Exeter Institution Library, 7 Cathedral Close, Exeter, EX1 1EZ. Use city centre car parks, no parking at Institution. Please book by 14 May 2018. No charge, limited numbers. Booking via Booking Form A here or Eventbrite here.