Events in 2024

Crediton Area History & Museum Society events, and other local events of interest to CAHMS members, in 2024

.. or were they in Coldridge all the time? Ongoing work examining the claimed links Edward V had with Coldridge.

A Bow & District Historical Society event

Women in WW1. The under-reported story of the women who stepped up to do the jobs abandoned by the men who left to fight in WW1.

Stories from the Great Fire of Crediton 1743. A Newton St Cyres History Group event.

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A Bow & District Historical Society event (postponed from last year)

Launching the 2024 museum exhibition.

Renowned mill historian Martin Watts talks about Devon's tucking (fulling) mills. A Newton St Cyres History Group event.

A Bow & District Historical Society event

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CAHMS's 2024 exhibition

Dr Peter Muden, a 17th century Dutch surgeon and midwife (who lived and worked in Devon).

Talk by local railway historian Amyas Crump. A Newton St Cyres History Group event.

Talk on historic steamship restoration project at Bideford (recently granted Heritage Harbour status). A Sandford Heritage Group event.

An evening of historical fantasy

Programme of 7 talks.

A Bow & District Historical Society event

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A day's programme of events relating to the Norman Conquest, presented by the University of Exeter.

DCRS AGM & Conference

A Bow & District Historical Society event

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

A Bow & District Historical Society event. Note this is not the usual venue.

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

A Museum of Dartmoor Life Event

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

Program of talks, and information stands by local history organisations.

A Museum of Dartmoor Life Event

A Museum of Dartmoor Life Event

Full title Dewer, The Devil And Old Crockern: The Master Of The Wild Hunt By Many Names

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

Historical activities at Feniton church and village hall

Romano-British Winkleigh dig

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

A Murderous Midsummer - The Western Rising

Presentations on the significant part Sampford Courtenay played in the Prayer Book Rebellion

Guided walk, examining how the Prayerbook Rebellion affected Crediton.

A reassessment of Aethelred the Unready.

This talk follows the CAHMS AGM.

Guided tour of Grade 1 listed church

Merchants and Mayors, the Chappell Family in Tudor Exeter

Guided tour of Grade 1 listed church

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

A Bow & District Historical Society event

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

Talk based on historical novel interpretating the lives of agricultural labourers in 19th. century North Devon

A Museum of Dartmoor Life event

A Bow & District Historical Society event

How to read a cemetery