Events Archive

Past talks, tours, workshops and seminars
The Folklore of Devon | 05.10.2023

The Folklore of Devon | 05.10.2023

The Folklore of Devon.  An illustrated talk by Mark Norman on Thursday, 5th October, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. The traditional beliefs, customs and stories of a community are frequently, and sometimes subconsciously, passed from generation to generation...

Shilstone House Tour | 19.09.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 19.09.2023

On Tuesday 19th September 2023 at 2:30pm, our resident archaeologist, Abigail 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...

Shilstone’s Historic Landscape Tour | 11.09.2023

Shilstone’s Historic Landscape Tour | 11.09.2023

 An opportunity to explore the historic landscape at Shilstone with our resident archaeologist, Abigail Gray, on Monday 11th September 2023 at 2:30pm. Shilstone House occupies a truly exceptional site, at the head of a steep sided valley containing evidence of...

Devon in the time of King James I | 07.09.2023

Devon in the time of King James I | 07.09.2023

The Norden Survey: Life in Devon in the time of King James I.   An illustrated talk by Dr. Des Atkinson on Thursday, 7th September, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. John Norden’s survey from the early seventeenth century contains rich and detailed information...

Shilstone House Tour | 08.08.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 08.08.2023

 On Tuesday 8th August 2023 at 2:30pm, our resident archaeologist, Abigail 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...

A Short History of Salcombe | 03.08.2023

A Short History of Salcombe | 03.08.2023

A Short History of Salcombe.  An illustrated talk by Roger Barrett on Thursday, 3rd August, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. The small harbour town of Salcombe near Devon’s southernmost point has always earned its living from the sea. Now a thriving yachting...

Shilstone’s Historic Landscape Tour | 11.09.2023

Shilstone’s Historic Garden Tour | 31.07.2023

An opportunity to explore the historic landscape at Shilstone with our resident archaeologist, Abigail Gray, on Monday 31st July 2023 at 2:30pm. Shilstone House occupies a truly exceptional site, at the head of a steep sided valley containing evidence of occupation...

Shilstone House Tour | 11.07.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 11.07.2023

 On Tuesday 11th July 2023 at 2:30pm, our resident archaeologist, Abigail 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...

Dartmoor’s Ancient Tracks | 06.07.2023

Dartmoor’s Ancient Tracks | 06.07.2023

Dartmoor's Ancient Tracks.  An illustrated talk by Emma Cunis on Thursday, 6th July, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Eric Hemery, Dartmoor’s leading writer, once professed “the ancient tracks serve Dartmoor as do the blood-vessels the body - arteries...

Shilstone House Tour | 13.06.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 13.06.2023

 On Tuesday 13th June 2023 at 2:30pm, our resident archaeologist, Abigail 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...

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