Coming soon!

Coming soon!

Our Evening Lecture Programme for 2022 will be released soon.  Join us at the DRA throughout the year to learn about aspects of Devon’s history, archaeology and architecture through a series of evening talks, in which our expert, guest speakers will inform, amaze and...
Data Protection & Privacy

Data Protection & Privacy

The Devon Rural Archive (DRA) recognises that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used, stored and shared. We respect and value the privacy of our subscribers and will only collect information about you in ways that are...
Excursions in the Tamar Valley | 02.12.2021

Excursions in the Tamar Valley | 02.12.2021

Excursions in the Tamar Valley: Postcards Home. An illustrated talk by Dr Helen Wilson on Thursday 2nd December 2021 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. When paddle steamers were introduced as pleasure craft in the mid-nineteenth century, seats were expensive and...
South Devon Snapshots

South Devon Snapshots

Large collection of images donated to the Archive. Earlier this year we were approached by a lady looking to find a home for her late father’s collection of historic documents, plans, photographs and books relating to South Devon. This impressive Archive of...
Building Exeter Cathedral | 04.11.2021

Building Exeter Cathedral | 04.11.2021

Part III: the late Gothic church and beyond.An illustrated talk by John Allan on Thursday 4th November 2021 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Exeter Cathedral was founded in AD 1050 and is commonly regarded as Devon’s greatest building. The Cathedral Church of St...