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“THE WELLIED SLEUTH DIGS THE DIRT ON DARTMOOR”. An illustrated talk by TIM HARROD. Long memories in Lustleigh will recall a venerable, yet vagabond PhD in wellies and an ancient VW, apparently aimlessly quartering Lustleigh’s landscape in all weathers. But there was a purpose and eventually an award winning and colourful outcome. Tim Harrod worked with the Soil Survey of England & Wales from 1965 until 1987 when it was disbanded by Michael Joplin, Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries, who…
The next Divertimento concert will be on Saturday, Jan.26th at 3.00pm in the Village Hall. There are 3 works on the programme: Mozart : Quartet no.19 in C K465. This is the last of a set of 6 quartets dedicated to his contemporary and much loved composer Joseph Haydn. Written in 1785 it acquired the nickname The Dissonant on account of some advanced and discordant harmony in the slow introduction to the first movement. When Haydn was questioned about this…
NATIONAL COASTWATCH FROM TEIGNMOUTH VIEW POINT. Speaker: EDIE STEVENSON. A rota of volunteers maintain a watch along the coast path and out to sea for potentially vulnerable people and craft. All equipment is funded by donations and a bookstall, they would be pleased to receive any unwanted books, paperbacks only thank you.
Special Joint Event: Lustleigh Garden Society together with Lustleigh Society and LEAP….a film showing of “Home of Springs, Trengwainton”.
Wednesday February 27th at 7.30pm Special Joint Event: Lustleigh Garden Society will be hosting, together with Lustleigh Society and LEAP a film showing of “Home of Springs, Trengwainton”. Trengwainton Garden near Penzance sits within the ancient Penwith landscape - its story has never been told. Now managed by the National Trust, a house has been situated on the grounds since at least the 16th Century. With stunning panoramic aerial photography and specially commissioned music score, the documentary has been filmed…
SOME RUDE MONUMENTS OF A CURIOUS KIND Speaker: JANE MARCHAND An antiquarian’s view of Dartmoor.
AN OVERVIEW OF EASTERN DARTMOOR AT THE TIME OF THE BLACK DEATH. Speaker: Dr DAVID STONE. This talk explores the local evidence for the impact of the Black Death of 1348 - 1349 which nationally caused the death of nearly half the population.
WILD DAYS AND MEDIEVAL KNIGHTS. Speaker: ANDREW COOPER. A biologist and anthropologist by training, Andrew’s talk tells an extraordinary story and is a saga that takes you from prehistoric to present day featuring a secret valley in South Devon.
THE CATHEDRAL YARD FIRE & RESEARCHING EXETER’S ANCIENT BUILDINGS. Speaker: Dr TODD GRAY. During renovations to the Clarence Hotel and adjacent buildings following the fire of October 2016 many new and extremely interesting points have come to light.
WILD AND WONDROUS. Speaker: LEE BRAY. This talk will focus on the changing perceptions and interpretations of Dartmoor’s prehistory.
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