What's On

Shown below are details of events by CAHMS, our Affiliated Societies, and others of interest to CAHMS members.

How erosion has fashioned the underlying geology to make the modern landscape

The story of a quest from mediaeval Devon to ancient China. (A Bow and District Historical Society event).

Talk - Pathways to the Past: Uncovering the history of a Devon village, with special reference to Stockleigh Pomeroy

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A series of events celebrating nearly 600 years of contact and interaction between Devon and Newfoundland. Further details to follow.

Selection of archive footage of south west railways, specially compiled for the Dartmoor Railway Supporters' Association

Talk on the Moistown Archaeology Project by Janet Daynes. A Crediton Area History and Museum event.

Talk by CAHMS volunteer Peter Budd on Lighter Moments of a Veterinary Surgeon's Life. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk on the restoration of a LNER teak railway carriage. Event organised by the Mid Devon Tractor Engine and Machinery Group.

Talk on the rise of the Alehouse in Tudor and Stuart England by MArk Hailwood. (A Bow and District Historical Society event)

Talk on Medicine in Devon in the 18th and 19th Centuries by Andrew Knox(A Newton St Cyres History Group event)

CAHMS visit to the Michael Thorne collection of tractors and farming memorabilia at Coldridge.

Feeding Devon in WW1, a symposium presented jointly by Devon History Society, Exeter University and the Devon Remembers Heritage Project.

Talk by Felicity Good entitled Exodus Burma - The British escape through the jungle of death in 1942. A Crediton U3A event.

A lecture on the distinctiveness of Devon. (A Bow and District Historical Society event, in conjunction with the Devonshire Association).

Selection of archive footage of south west railways, specially compiled for the Dartmoor Railway Supporters' Association, screened following the AGM.

Talk by Dr Ian Mortimer on Restoration England. (A Bow and District Historical Society event).

Talk by Penelope Walker entitled Sequins I have worn during life as an Opera Singer. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk on William Carter-Pedler and the building of Reeve Castle. (A Bow and District Historical Society event).

Talk by Keith Davies on Protecting our Coasts. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk by Mike Dumper on Jerusalem, Problems and Prospects for a Peace Agreement. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk by John Allan on Building Exeter Cathedral after 1310AD. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk on Tavistock history by Andrew Thompson

Talk by Stewart Raine on the History of the British Jews. A Crediton U3A event.

A 'Mystery Talk' by Todd Gray. (A Bow and District Historical Society Event).

Talk by Anthony Geering on Maori Culture. A Crediton U3A event.

Bow and District Historical Society AGM and Social evening, including presentation 'How we used to live in 1851' by Janet Few.