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Mamhead in May
Saturday, 18 May, 2013 (All day)

Guided walk at Brinshill, formerly Mamhead Gardens, a 3.5acre garden, not usually open to the public. 
Meet at Mamhead Village Hall at 10.00h.  Refreshments on arrival.  Short flat walk to Brinshill.  Tour starts at 10.30a.m.  Light lunch...

Council of Management - COM122
Tuesday, 30 April, 2013 - 14:00

Council of Management meeting at the Devon and Exeter Institution.

Thorn House, Wembury and the DGT Exhibition at DRA
Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 11:00

Thorn House (formerly South Wembury House) traces its origins back to the Tudor period, but the current house was built in the early 19th century.  With commanding views over the River Yealm, the garden enjoys a benign maritime climate and is a...

POSTPONED - Marwood Hill Gardens - Guided Walk and Talk by Sally Gregson
Saturday, 23 March, 2013 (All day)




Fern Fever: The story of Pteridomania
Wednesday, 20 March, 2013 - 13:00 to 14:00

Venue:  Meeting Room A, Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM), Exeter.

A lunchtime talk by Dr Sarah Whittingham. 

In the nineteenth century Pteridomania, or "fern madness", swept through Britain, and Devon was at the centre of the craze....

A Guided Tour of Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth
Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 13:30

This Victorian cemetery is a 34.5 acre site, with the oldest quarter registered as a Grade II* landscape, that has been restored by an enthusiastic group of volunteers.  View the cemetery Trust's website...

A Guided ‘Snowdrop’ Walk at Otterhead
Saturday, 9 February, 2013 - 10:30

10.30h arrival, tour starts at 11.00h.
Otterhead, Otterford Lakes, Otterford, near Taunton, Somerset (OS ref. ST 224801)

This will be a wonderful opportunity to explore the Heritage Trail at Otterhead.  The morning walk will be guided and...

Map Reading and Interpretation Course
Monday, 28 January, 2013 - 10:00 to 13:00

Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Exeter, EX2 7NL.

Covering estate, tithe and OS maps.  Places limited so please book early.

Cost:  £4.00 (members), £6.00 (non-members) including morning coffee.

Contact:  Dr...

The Italian Garden at Ipplepen: surprises, myths and mysteries
Tuesday, 8 January, 2013 - 10:00

10.00a.m. arrival, talk starts at 10.30a.m.

The Mint Methodist Church (Rowe Room), Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3AT.

Over seven years, Angela Dodd-Crompton has explored the lives of the original owner of Great Ambrook, Arthur...