Events

Our upcoming talks, tours, workshops and seminars

Details of all our upcoming events can be found below.

The Anglo-Saxon Mints of Devon | 02.02.2023

The Anglo-Saxon Mints of Devon | 02.02.2023

The Anglo-Saxon Mints of Devon. An illustrated talk by John Allan on Thursday, 2nd February, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. The right to issue coins was a royal prerogative, and the operation of the currency an aspect of royal administration. Coinage was...

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Shilstone House Tour | 14.02.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 14.02.2023

 On Tuesday 14th February 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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The Industrial in the Garden | 02.03.2023

The Industrial in the Garden | 02.03.2023

The Industrial in the Garden. An illustrated talk by Dr. Dianne Long on Thursday, 2nd March, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. A spur to the Industrial Revolution was the combination of art, science and manufacture to delight the demands of a growing consumer...

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Shilstone House Tour | 14.03.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 14.03.2023

On Tuesday 14th March 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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Shilstone Landscape Tour | 20.03.2023

Shilstone Landscape Tour | 20.03.2023

An opportunity to explore the historic landscape at Shilstone with our resident archaeologist, Abigail Gray, on Monday 20th March 2023 at 2:30pm. Shilstone House occupies a truly exceptional site, at the head of a steep sided valley containing evidence of occupation...

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Shilstone House Tour | 04.04.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 04.04.2023

On Tuesday 4th April 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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Wild Days & Medieval Knights | 06.04.2023

Wild Days & Medieval Knights | 06.04.2023

Wild Days & Medieval Knights: a History of Haccombe. An illustrated talk by Andrew Cooper on Thursday, 6th April, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Haccombe has witnessed some of Britain’s most dramatic history making for an epic tale from prehistory to the...

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Sidmouth’s Royal Connections | 04.05.2023

Sidmouth’s Royal Connections | 04.05.2023

Sidmouth's Royal Connections. An illustrated talk by Dr. Nigel Hyman on Thursday, 4th May, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. In the winter of 1819-20 the Duke and Duchess of Kent along with their infant daughter, the future Queen Victoria, stayed at Woolbrook...

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Shilstone House Tour | 09.05.2023

Shilstone House Tour | 09.05.2023

On Tuesday 9th May 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 results...

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When the Judge shot the Doctor | 01.06.2023

When the Judge shot the Doctor | 01.06.2023

When the Judge shot the Doctor: Devon's Last Duel.  An illustrated talk by Prof. David Pugsley on Thursday, 1st June, 2023 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Sir John Jeffcott, Chief Justice and Judge of the Vice Admiralty Court of Sierra Leone, fatally shot the...

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