Events

Our upcoming talks, tours, workshops and seminars

Details of all our upcoming events can be found below.
If you are planning to attend a face-to-face event at the Archive, please take a moment to read our blog about how we will be minimising the risks and making our venue Covid-19 secure during 2022.

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...

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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...

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Shilstone House Tour | 18.10.2022

Shilstone House Tour | 18.10.2022

On Tuesday 18th October 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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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...

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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...

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