Our Programme of Talks and Lectures for 2020

*Please note that we have postponed all talks and lectures until further notice.

Month Date Day Event Title Speaker Times
Jan 20th Mon Lunchtime Lecture Devonshire Cemetery at the Somme Dr John Kirkaldy 1.00-2.00pm
24th Fri Evening Talk Colour in Art Roger Cairns 6.00-8.30pm
Feb 6th Thur Lunchtime lecture St Petrock’s – What We Do Lucy Patrick 1.00-2.00pm
28th Fri Evening Talk The Story of Two Capital Cities: Exeter and London – The First Thousand Years Peter Marsden 6.00-8.30pm
Mar 11th Wed Teatime Talk John Were – Truly a Devon Hero Douglas Rice 5.00-7.00pm
16th Mon Lunchtime Lecture The History of St Nicholas’ Priory Ben Clapp 1.00-2.00pm
27th Fri Evening Talk The Herapeth Family; a Medical and Scientific Dynasty Brian Vincent 6.00-8.30pm
April 6th Mon Lunchtime Lecture Beautiful Experiments Joe Rowing 1.00-2.00pm
24th Fri Evening Talk Bishopsteignton – Home to Nelson’s Admirals Jenny Ridd 6.00-8.30pm
May 5th Tue Lunchtime Lecture What are My Responsibilities as Owner of a Listed Building? Nick Bishop 1.00-2.00pm
13th Wed Teatime Talk Invasive Aliens Dan Eatherley 5.00-7.00pm
June 15th Mon Lunchtime Lecture The Battle of Britain over Exeter John Smith 1.00-2.00pm
Lunchtime Lectures are free and open to all – no need to book but please arrive early as places are limited.


Wednesday ‘Tea, cake and a talk’ events are bookable via Webcollect and via the office on 01392 274727.
The talks start at 5.00pm. Tickets cost £10.


Friday evening talks are bookable via Webcollect or via the office on 01392 274727.   Tickets are released one month in advance.   The talk is preceded by supper from Tea of the Green.
Doors open at 6pm for drinks and supper with the talk starting at about 7.30pm.
Tickets cost £16.