Evening Lecture Programme 2022

Evening Lecture Programme 2022

The Devon Rural Archive’s 2022 Evening Lecture Programme. You are invited to join us at the DRA, at 7pm on the first Thursday of every month, to learn about aspects of Devon’s history, archaeology and architecture, through a series of special talks. Our programme, now...
Shilstone House Tour | 24.05.2022

Shilstone House Tour | 24.05.2022

On Tuesday 24th May 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 of...
The Carews of Devon, 1086 – 1945 | 09.06.22

The Carews of Devon, 1086 – 1945 | 09.06.22

Footprints in the Sand: the story of the Carews of Devon, 1086 – 1945 An illustrated talk by Sir Rivers Carew on Thursday, 9th June, 2022 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. This story begins 30 generations back from the present, when the first ancestor...
Shilstone’s Historic Landscape Tour | 13.06.2022

Shilstone’s Historic Landscape Tour | 13.06.2022

A rare opportunity to explore the historic landscape at Shilstone with our resident archaeologist, Abi Gray, on Monday 13th June 2022 at 2pm. Shilstone House occupies a truly exceptional site, at the head of a steep sided valley containing evidence of occupation from...
Shilstone House Tour | 21.06.2022

Shilstone House Tour | 21.06.2022

On Tuesday 21st June 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 of...
Marine Heritage on the Torridge Estuary | 07.07.2022

Marine Heritage on the Torridge Estuary | 07.07.2022

Marine Heritage on the Torridge Estuary. An illustrated talk by Dr. Michael Teare on Thursday, 7th July, 2022 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. The Torridge Estuary and Bideford have a long and fascinating maritime history with boat building documented back to...