Yelverton & District Local History Society

2017 - Programme of events

INDOOR EVENTS

TUES JAN 17 "Dartmoor Prison's Conscientious Objectors of World War 1" - a talk by Simon Dell
TUES FEB 21

"The Road to Messines: Military Mining on the Western Front 1915-17" - a talk by Rick Stewart

TUES MAR 21 "The Bishop Rock Lighthouse" a talk by Elisabeth Stanbrook (plus AGM & raffle)
TUES APR 18 "A factious place of backsides and dungheaps: the Life and Times of 17th century Moretonians" - a talk by Bill Hardiman
TUES MAY 16 "Violet Pinwill: Woodcarver of Ermington and Plymouth" - a talk by Dr. Helen Wilson

OUTDOOR EVENTS

TUES JUNE 20

A walking tour of Moretonhampstead with Bill Hardiman

Meet 6.45pm at Court Street car park TQ13 8LG

 

TUES JULY 18

A Guided Tour of Plymouth's Historic Synagogue

Catherine Street, PL1 2AD

Meet 7pm at Synagogue

 

TUES AUG 15

A Visit to Dartmoor Prison Prisoner of War

Cemeteries and Museum

Meet 7pm at Main gate

 

 

INDOOR EVENTS

TUES SEP 19 "The Royal Clarence Fire and St. Martin's Island" - a talk by Dr. Todd Gray
TUES OCT 17 "George Magrath: Nelson's Forgotten Surgeon" - a talk by Barbie Thompson
TUES NOV 21

"William Spreat: a leading photographer of Dartmoor, Devon and Cornwall in the 1860's and 1870's" - a talk by Dr Tom Greeves (plus Christmas Raffle )

 

All our indoor events are held at Meavy Parish Hall at 7.30 pm.

We welcome suggestions on topics for future events - please contact us & let us know your views

 

EVENTS

Talks are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Meavy Parish Hall. Outdoor visits and walks take place in the summer at various locations in the area.

 

MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS


2017 rates are as follows:
Individual: 6.00
Family: 10.00

Contact: Nick Lane, Whitehall, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton PL20 7NL

JOURNAL


The journal is published periodically depending on contributions from members.

CONTRIBUTIONS


Correspondence relating to the Journal and contributions for publication should be emailed to the Chairman - see Contacts page.