Devon History Society – 2020 Programme of Events

The programme of events for the year has been published and the booking arrangements, for the early part of the programme, are now live.

Monday, 30 March 2020

10:00 – 16:00

Launch Event

Devon in the1920s: Research Project Launch

Devon Heritage Centre, Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NL


Tuesday, 21 April 2020

14:30 – 16:00

Lecture

HMS Exeter and the Battle of the River Plate in September 1939

Mint Methodist Centre, Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3AT


Tuesday, 12 May 2020

19:00 – 21:00

The Servicemen’s Playground: Seafarers and leisure in southern English port towns, c. 1900-1950

Lecture Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, PL4 8AA


Saturday, 23 May 2020

10:30 – 16:00

DHS Spring Meeting

Talks, walk and display on the heritage of Ivybridge

The Watermark, Erme Court, Leonards Road Ivybridge, PL21 0SZ


Thursday, 28 May 2020

19:00 – 20:00

Plymouth families in the 1920s; real lives from a forgotten decade

Plymouth Quaker House, 74 Mutley Plain, Plymouth, PL4 6LF


Monday, 8 June 2020

11:00 – 15:00

Skills Seminar

An introduction to Palaeography

North Devon Library and Record Office, Tuly Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1EL


Tuesday, 23 June 2020

11:00 – 15:00

Skills Seminar

An introduction to Palaeography

Devon Rural Archives, Shilstone, Modbury, PL21 0TW


Booking arrangements for the following events will be announced in August

 

Thursday, 3 September 2020

14:30 – 16:00

Medieval Moretonhampstead

Devon Rural Archives, Shilstone, Modbury, PL21 0TW


Monday, 21 September 2020

13:00 – 16:00

Symposium for Affiliated Societies

Supplementing income for local societies

Devon Rural Archives, Shilstone, Modbury, PL21 0TW


Saturday, 10 October 2020

10:00 – 16:00

DHS AGM and Conference on the theme of Transport

Rougemont Suite, Exeter Central Library, Castle Street, Exeter, EX4 3PQ


Monday, 9 November 2020

10:30 – 15:00

Seminar and Workshop

‘Devon, glorious Devon: The holiday industry in the 1920s’

Devon Heritage Centre, Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NL


Thursday, 26 November 2020

13:30 – 15:30

Workshop

Researching a House through time

Debbie Watson

Devon Rural Archives, Shilstone, Modbury, PL21 0TW