Evening Drinks Reception for History Groups and Societies|23.5.24

Evening Drinks Reception for History Groups and Societies|23.5.24

Evening Drinks Reception for History Groups and Societies – Thursday, 23rd May, 7-9pm  Join us at the Archive for drinks and canapes and a chance to browse our collection, meet our staff and network with other local history groups.  This event is free of charge...
The Great Fire of Crediton by Tony Gale | 05.12.24

The Great Fire of Crediton by Tony Gale | 05.12.24

The Great Fire of Crediton 1743 by Tony Gale Many towns suffered disastrous fires in earlier centuries. The Great Fire of Crediton in 1743 was reported as being particularly dramatic and destructive. The events of 1743 were well-recorded. There is an unusually...
Witchcraft in Devon by Tracey Norman | 03.10.24

Witchcraft in Devon by Tracey Norman | 03.10.24

Witchcraft in Devon by Tracey Norman  Local author and historian Tracey Norman explores some of Devon’s historic witchcraft cases, familiar, unfamiliar and downright bizarre. Discover old herbal remedies, discover how witches were dealt with by the Devon courts,...
Devonshire Cider Houses by Martin Watts | 05.09.24

Devonshire Cider Houses by Martin Watts | 05.09.24

Devonshire Cider Houses by Martin Watts Martin Watts has been involved with the study, recording and interpretation of historic buildings and machinery for over 50 years.  After training in three-dimensional design and architecture in Bristol, he worked for a small...