Board meeting minutes and strategic documents

The DEI is governed by a Board of Trustees and managed by a Leadership Team

Board Meeting Minutes 2019-20

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes 2019

Annual Meeting of Trustees (following AGM) 2019

Strategic Planning Day July 2019

Forward Plan March 2019 (pending revision)


Consultation and strategy documents


  • In 2016 we re-established our partnership agreement with the University of Exeter.  Please find our 10 year partnership agreement in the office for reference.
  • Between 2015-2018 we completed a major development project to restore the roof, conserve the collection and develop a learning and engagement programme.   Please find an independent evaluation of this project in the office for reference.
  • We have been consulting our members regarding our future development and sustainability.   Public and Member consultations were held between February and August 2017 and between October 2018 and April 2019.   Please contact Emma Dunn for further information on the findings of these meetings and focus groups.

Emma Dunn- Partnerships and Programme Manager