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2017 Autumn Meeting and AGM

The 2017 Friends of Devonís Archives Autumn meeting will take place in Barnstaple, on Saturday 30th September. It will begin with coffee at the North Devon Record Office at 10:30 am, and after the AGM, it will involve two tours, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The morning one is an introduction to the new layout of the North Devon Record Office and its resources, including a view behind the scenes and an introduction to the North Devon Athenaeum in the same building. After lunch, attendees will be treated to a tour of Barnstaple and some of its most historic buildings by Devonís leading archaeologist and historic buildings expert, John Allan, FSA. The afternoon tour will aim to arrive at its last destination, the museum, at 3:45pm.

The cost for the day will be £5 for members of FoDA and our partner organisation, the Devon History Society, and £10 for non-members. The cost has been kept to a minimum in order to encourage as many people as possible to come. Please do! You wonít get a better guided tour of the historic town from anyone.

Bookings should be made by contacting the Secretary of FoDA, Mr Stuart Tyler, at Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter, Devon EX2 7NL. Tel. 01392 888710 (or the Devon Heritage Centre main line 01392 888700). There is a printed booking form here. Payment can be by cheque payable to the Friends of Devonís Archives, or payment can be provided on the day (so long as prior booking has been made). Deadline for bookings is Monday 25 September. Email:

Past events

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