Events in 2018

Crediton Area History & Museum Society events, and other local events of interest to CAHMS members, in 2018

Talk on "Mining and miners in Newton St. Cyres" by Brian Please (CAHMS event)

Talk by Judi Binks on Napoleonic prisoners of war. A Crediton U3A event.

Film about Farming in Sandford, presented by Mike Brett. A Newton St Cyres History Group event.

Talk by Simon Dell on Dartmoor's Sett Makers' Bankers. A Bow and District Historical Society event.

Talk by Elly Babbedge entitled "The tanner, the pauper and the lunatic" (CAHMS event)

Talk on mills in the Devon landscape, by Martin Watts. A Newton St Cyres History Group event.

CAHMS Spring Coffee Morning

Talk by Omneya Ayad introducing Islamic culture. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk on prostitution in North Devon by Peter Christie. A Bow and District Historical Society event.

Gary Knaggs, N Devon Heritage Officer, talks about the voyage of John Incledon Webber of Barnstaple.

Talk about the deterioration of high moor habitats.

N.B. the date for this talk has been amended from Mar 1st to Mar 8th due to weather concerns.

Talk on the notorious North Devon savages, by Peter Christie (CAHMS event)

Talk on 18th Century Newton St Cyres by Brian Please. A Newton St Cyres History Group event

Talk by Joe de Witt Vine on Bonsai Trees. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk on Exeter and the Lower Exe Valley during the English Civil War, organised by Brampford Speke Twinning Association

Talk on Mills in the Devon Landscape by Martin Watts. A Bow and District Historical Society event.

Talk entitled "An In-Cider's view" by Barney Butterfield

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Relive your childhood at this year's exhibition. Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 1000 to 1600 and Saturday 1000 to 1300.

Talk by Felicity Goodall on Devon's lost industries. A Crediton U3A event.

The Pirate Queen, a fresh look at Elizabeth I, by Susan Ronald. A Newton St. Cyres History Group event.

Exposition of the South West Heritage Trust local studies material and facilities.

Talk on Belgian Refugees in Devon by Ciaran Stoker. A Bow and District Historical Society event.

Friends of Devon Archives Spring Meeting

CAHMS Village Tour

Talk by Liz Brooks-Hocking on Palestinians under occupation. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk on WW1 Hospitals in Exeter by Julia Neville. A Newton St. Cyres History Group event.

Researcher Emil Sokolov talks about WW1 recruitment in Ilfracombe

Talk on Margaret Pedler by Nigel Browne. A Bow and District Historical Society event.

Talk by Mark Barnwell on the evolution of the Spanish guitar. A Crediton U3A event.

The church of St James, new discoveries from excavation and study of the standing fabric. A Bow and District Historical Society event.

Meeting of Shobrooke Local History Group

Workshop focussing on the music written in Crediton and its surrounding area, much of it rediscovered by the Quire’s researchers.

Talk on NHS chaos theory by Stephen Miller. A Crediton U3A event.

Open day for interesting local archaeological excavation.

Bow and District Historical Society visit to Dowrich

Talk by Dr Jenny Bennett on the River Exe through time. A Crediton U3A event.

N Devon Heritage Assistant discusses NDRO's medieval documents.

Talk by Prof Ian Barclay entitled 'Why did they invent that?' A Crediton U3A event.

Talk on the ancient three hares motif, by Tom Greeves. A Newton St Cyres History Group event.

Talk on Okehampton by Andrew Thompson. A Bow and District Historical Society event.

Talk by Todd Gray on the Rise and Fall of Mosley's Blackshirts in Crediton and Devon. A Crediton U3A event.

Talk on fairgrounds in WW2 by Kay Townsend. A Newton St Cyres History Group event.

Talk on Devon Great Consols by Rick Stewart. A Bow and District Historical Society event.

Devon History Society Seminar and Workshop on Maps and the Devon Landscape

Meteorological Office Archivist Catherine Ross uses selections from the Met Office archive to illustrate the development of meteorology.

Talk by Todd Gray on the Royal Clarence Hotel, severely damaged by fire in 2016. A Newton Cyres History Group event.

Talk by Sir Neil Butterfield entitled Crime and Punishment. A Crediton U3A event.

Bow and District Historical Society AGM and Social