Events Archive

Past talks, tours, workshops and seminars
Sunday Opening | 18.12.2022

Sunday Opening | 18.12.2022

Archive open 11am to 4pm.  If you have ever wanted to visit but have not been able to pop-in during our normal opening hours, now is your chance! Our Research Library will be open from 11am to 4pm, so why not while away a lazy Sunday afternoon in the Archive?   As...

Sunday Opening | 18.12.2022

Sunday Opening | 11.12.2022

Archive open 11am to 4pm.  If you have ever wanted to visit but have not been able to pop-in during our normal opening hours, now is your chance! Our Research Library will be open from 11am to 4pm, so why not while away a lazy Sunday afternoon in the Archive?   As...

Sunday Opening | 18.12.2022

Sunday Opening | 04.12.2022

Archive open 11am to 4pm.  If you have ever wanted to visit but have not been able to pop-in during our normal opening hours, now is your chance! Our Research Library will be open from 11am to 4pm, so why not while away a lazy Sunday afternoon in the Archive?   As...

Adventures in Romanesque Sculpture | 01.12.2022

Adventures in Romanesque Sculpture | 01.12.2022

Adventures in Romanesque Sculpture: exploring the twelfth-century stonecarving of Devon and Cornwall.An illustrated talk by Dr. Alex Woodcock on Thursday, 1st December, 2022 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Some English counties are famous for their Romanesque (11th...

Sunday Opening | 18.12.2022

Sunday Opening | 27.11.2022

Archive open 11am to 4pm.  If you have ever wanted to visit but have not been able to pop-in during our normal opening hours, now is your chance! Our Research Library will be open from 11am to 4pm, so why not while away a lazy Sunday afternoon in the Archive?   As...

Sunday Opening | 18.12.2022

Sunday Opening | 20.11.2022

Archive open 11am to 4pm.  If you have ever wanted to visit but have not been able to pop-in during our normal opening hours, now is your chance! Our Research Library will be open from 11am to 4pm, so why not while away a lazy Sunday afternoon in the Archive?   As...

Rougemont Castle, Exeter | 03.11.2022

Rougemont Castle, Exeter | 03.11.2022

Rougemont Castle, Exeter: an overview of archaeological work, 1985 - 2016.An illustrated talk by Dr. Stuart Blaylock on Thursday, 3rd November, 2022 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Exeter Castle occupies the northern corner of the area enclosed by the Roman city...

Spirit of Adventure: Rebuilding Plymouth | 06.10.2022

Spirit of Adventure: Rebuilding Plymouth | 06.10.2022

Spirit of Adventure: the Plymouth Blitz and the post-war rebuilding of the cityAn illustrated talk by Dr. Clare Maudling on Thursday, 6th October, 2022 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Virtually all blitzed cities claim to have suffered the worst bomb damage of the...

Shilstone Open Gardens | 25.09.2022

Shilstone Open Gardens | 25.09.2022

Join us for our free Open Garden event at Shilstone on Sunday 25th September from 12 noon - 4pm. Visitors are invited to explore parts of Shilstone's incredible historic gardens, namely the North-Eastern Terraces giving stunning views across the house, the family's...

Shilstone House Tour | 20.09.2022

Shilstone House Tour | 20.09.2022

On Tuesday 20th September 2022 at 2pm, our resident archaeologist, Abi Gray, will lead a guided tour of Shilstone House and gardens. Guests will explore the history of the site through its surviving archaeology and rare architectural features before seeing the results...

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