Events – 2019

All talks commence at 7.30 pm unless otherwise indicated. For 2019 all talks are held within the Woodway Room of the Town Hall

January 2019 – No Meeting

1st February 2019
7.00 pm Annual General Meeting
7.30 pm The West Coast of Canada
Illustrated presentation by Martin & Sheila Fletcher
(postponed from March 2018 due to snow)

1st March 2019
Trust me, I'm a Volunteer
Illustrated presentation by Brenda Loosemore, a National Trust Steward.

5th April 2019
The Roman Conquest & Settlement of the Southwest
Illustrated presentation by Derek Gore

3rd May 2019
General Lawrence & his Tower
Illustrated presentation by Sue Knox, a trustee of the Stringer Lawrence Memorial Trust

19th May 2019
Sunday afternoon visit to Haldon Belvedere. £3 pp (Members & guests only)

7th June 2019
My Favourite History Books; a chronological tour across the centuries
Review presentation by Carole Smart

5th July 2019
Widecombe walk & talk. £2 pp (Members & guests only)

17th July 2019
7.00 pm in Chudleigh Library (free public meeting)
Operation Overlord and the American presence in the West Country during 1943/44
Presentation by Alan Brunton

2nd August 2019
Churchill – His Finest Hour
Illustrated presentation by Brian Portch

6th September 2019
History of Veitch Nurseries & Plant Hunters
Illustrated presentation by Caradoc Doy

4th October 2019
Breton Craftsmen in Early Tudor Devon
Illustrated presentation by John Allan

1st November 2019
The Teign Valley Railway
Illustrated presentation by Martyn Vosloo, David Harrison and Dave Offiler

6th December 2019
End of Year Social event
Including the History of Magic, incorporating magic tricks, by Zac Stone
More details nearer the time.


This years' programme has been developed by Carole Smart, David & Anita Harrison, Martyn Vosloo, Penny Marks and Dave Offiler, and their efforts are much appreciated.

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