Friday evening lectures have been a popular feature of the DEI for many years and we have arranged an exciting programme again for the coming Autumn and Winter.

The talks will be preceded as usual by supper from Tea of the Green.  Doors open at 6pm for drinks and supper with the talk starting at about 7.30pm.

Ticket prices remain at £15 and are bookable at the office or on line via


Friday 12 October 2018     The Devon and Exeter Institution in the early years    Dr Sadru Bhanji and John Allan

Friday 9 November 2018   Exeter:  Rebuilding and development after the two World Wars  Clare Maudling

Friday 25 January 2019   Exeter’s Weather and Climate  Prof Brian Golding OBE

Friday 22 February 2019 Bushmaster! Dan Eatherley

Friday 22 March 2019  The Roman Military Bathhouse and Basilica in Cathedral Green  Dr John Salvatore

Friday 26 April 2019 Bishop Hugh Oldham:  His life and work Jeremy Griggs