List of Talks Since 2002





Ian Jubb
Colin Laskey

Old Exeter Postcards
History of the Postal Service

June 13th

Dick Passmore

History Of Theatre Royal, Exeter

August 8th

Robert Crawley and Colin Shears

History Of Exeter Transport

October 10th

Elayne Hoskin

Old Exeter – SW Film &TV Archive

December 12th

Christine Trigger

Exeter A – Z



February 13th

Todd Gray

The Lost City Of Exeter

April 10th

Hazel Harvey

Exeter Civic Society

June 12th

Prof. Holdsworth

Quakers In Exeter & the S. West

August 14th

Alan & Elaine Dolley

A Trip Along Exeter Canal

October 9th

Peter Faulkner

The Aclands Of Killerton

December 11th

Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Exeter Silver & Silversmiths



February 12th

Nigel Cheffers Heard
Dr John Salvatore

The Exeter Roman Bath


April 8th

David Clement

Admiral Sir John Duckworth King

June 8th

Pat Salter

Exeter Pubs In the Early 1800s

August 8th

Alan Masonowicz

History Of Exwick Village

October 14th

Roger Thorne

2½ Centuries Of Methodism In Exeter

December 9th

Stuart Raymond

the Sources Of English Local History



February 10th

Prof Ivan Roots

End Of the Civil War In Exeter

April 14th

Gordon Chapman

Lost Cinemas In Devon

June 9th

Michael Portreath

General Buller & the Boer War

August 11th

Kevin White

Aspects Of Exeter

October 13th

Pongo Blanchford

The New Trafalgar Way



February 9th

Canon Neil Collings

Colourful Clergy Of Devon

April 13th

Martin Watts

Exeter Watermills

June 8th

John Avery

Cholera In Exeter

August 10th

Angela Sutton-Vane

Exeter Police Force &Archives

October 12th

Dr Janet Cutler

Isambard Kingdom Brunel



February 8th

Andrew Davey

History Of Exeter Library Service

April 12th

Canon Ann Barwood

The Exeter Riddles

June 14th

Geoffrey Harding

Aspects Of Georgian Exeter

August 9th

Dr David Keep

St Boniface

October 11th

Bob Alcock

The Development of the

Exeter University Campus



February 14th

Frank Gent

Exeter Witchcraft Trials

April 10th

Christine Trigger

Fred Karno

June 12th

Todd Gray

Devon – the Slave Trade

August 14th

David Cornforth

Film of the Blitz plus a walk along the leats

October 9th

Prof Robert Snodwen

Restoration Of St Stephen’s Church



February 12th

Geoffrey Harding

Exeter Almshouses

April 9th

Carol Mcfadzean

Charlotte Treadwin & Devon Lace

June 11th

Deputy Editor, Express & Echo

History Of Newspapers in Exeter

October 8th

Tim Jenkinson

Milestones and Boundary Stones of Exeter








February 10

AGM & Colin Laskey

Exeter Scenes

April 14

Geoffrey Harding

The Templers of Exeter & Stover

June 9

Felicity Harper

Illustrated talk by Powderham Castle’s archivist

August 11

Sadru Bhanji

The French Prisoner of War Hospital at Countess Wear

October 13

Dr Todd Gray

New Research in Exeter’s History

December 8

Christmas Party





February 9


 A Member’s Research Project

May 5

 Peter Edwards 

Tour of St Katherine`s Priory

May 26


Tour of Crediton Town and Church

July 14

Richard Parker

Visit to st Mary Arches Church and one other

Sept 22

Dr Phil Wickham


Visit to Bill Douglas Centre, Exeter University

December 14

Christmas Party





February 9



March 14

  Visit to Bowhill House
May 17 ????? Visit to Police HQ, Middlemoor

July 19

Den Perrin Walk Around Heavitree


March 13


sept 6

13 Dec

5 Sep

May 17

Visit to the Masonic Temple, Gandy Street

Deanery Roof

Something Seasonal

Police HQ Middlemoor Visit

Visit to Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme



February 12


Film of Exeter in the 1920s


March 13

Exeter Cathedral Library

June 11

Caradoc Doy

The Veitch Family’s Influence

August 13

Tony Lethbridge

Exe Bridges Redevelopment 1968-72

October 8

John Allan

Medieval Exeter

December 10

Colin Laskey

Postcards with a seasonal slant



February 13

Frances Allwright

Wynards Almshouses 

April 10

Colin Vosper

Harry Hems Centre


Mike Walker

Tuckers Hall

August 14

Dr John Salvatore

Topsham Road Excavations

October 9

Clare Maudling

History of Post War Exeter

December 11

Peter Dare

Types of Stones in the Cathedral



February 12th

Frances Allwright

Wynards Almshouses

April 9th

Steve Paterson

Magical Beliefs & Practices in the West Country

June 11

Malcolm Grigorey

Teign Valley Railway

August 14th

David Cornforth

Pre-WW2 aerial photographs

October 8th

David Force

History of Force & Sons

December 10th

Richard Holladay

Industrial Life in Pre-War Exeter



February 11th

Christine Trigger

Past Exeter: Sidney Endacott's Watercolours

April 14th

Tony Lethbridge

Exeter and the Great War

June 9th

Kevin White & John Davidson

Exeter School: Its History

August 11th &

6 September 

Dr Todd Gray

100 Things You Should Know About Exeter

All talks are on the second Wednesday of alternate months (February, April, June, August, October & December).                                          All meetings start at 7 pm and are held at JURYS INN, Western Way, Exeter EX1 2DB.                                                                  Free parking is available from 6pm in the Triangle Car Park at the rear of Jurys.                                                                                Walks/visits are usually on the second Wednesday of alternate months (January, March, May, July, September November). 

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