Devon History Society – 2020 Programme of Events

Full details and booking arrangements will be announced in due course

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

19:00 – 20:00

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


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