A report on the guided tour of St Marychurch – Saturday 7th September 2019. Written by Tony Warner. A group of 13 members were met at the Cliff Railway Café by our guides Ian Cowley and John Lee from the… Read moreGuided Tour of St Marychurch
Whatever your thoughts about Castle Drogo, this informative and lively talk by Paula Clarke was enjoyed by a hall full of members. Those in attendance also had the benefit of witnessing our Annual General Meeting, chaired by John Risdon. Paula… Read moreReport on 15th March Castle Drogo talk
This year’s Committee Christmas Dinner took place on Monday 21st January at The Weary Ploughman. A good time had by all.
Since our creation as a Local History Group in 1996, Jean Tregaskes has been a stalwart member of the Committee providing immense intellectual stature and dedication, highly treasured by us all. She has sadly decided to retire from the Committee…. Read moreRetiring Committee member becomes Honorary Life Member
The Penn Recca Slate Mine talk took place at Galmpton Village Institute on 18th January 2019. Nicholas, former vicar of Littlehempston and surrounding parishes and today chairman of Babbacombe and St Marychurch local History group was introduced by John Risdon,… Read moreReport on talk “The Penn Recca Slate Mine” by Revd Nicholas Pearkes
The illustrated talk taking place on Friday 22nd February will now take the topic of the River Bovey. ‘River Bovey – from Source to Teign’ by John Risdon. Although miniscule in terms of other rivers of the British Isles, the… Read moreChange of topic for illustrated talk on 22nd February
A write-up of Colin’s illustrated talk entitled ‘Marvellous Devon Marble’, which took place on Monday 26th November 2018. Colin is well known in the area for his range of well researched and presented talks, always with a level of personal… Read moreColin Vosper’s ‘Marvellous Devon Marble’ talk