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15 September 2016SOUTH DEVON DFAS together with TAVISTOCK HERITAGE FESTIVAL
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19 November 2015SW AREA SPECIAL INTEREST DAY (TIVERTON) -The Mysterious Orient. Artists, Travellers and Symbols from the Near to the Far East
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28 June 2015SOUTH WEST AREA SIX DAY TOUR TO NORFOLK
17 June 2015SW AREA (CORNWALL) SPECIAL INTEREST DAY - Twentieth Century Sculpture

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SOUTH DEVON DFAS together with TAVISTOCK HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Sam Smiles, Geri Parlby and others
15/09/2016

TAVISTOCK HERITAGE FESTIVAL 15TH - 19TH SEPTEMBER

As a part of this four day festival packed with an eclectic selection of lectures and events, the inaugural lecture will be delivered by Professor Sam Smiles - sponsored by SOUTH DEVON DFAS and entitled

'A GOLDEN AGE - Learning, exploration and arts in Elizabethan Devon' on Thursday 15th September 2016 at Tavistock Town Hall and followed by supper at the Bedford Hotel.

For further details of this talk CLICK HERE /DocumentStore/Sam%20Smiles%20talk%20(1).pdf

On Friday 16th September, our own well known NADFAS lecturer, Geri Parlby, will deliver the lecture

 'MAD, BAD AND FASCINATING TO KNOW !  - The colourful ancestors of the Dukes of Bedford' This is a again a supper talk held at the Bedford Hotel with an optional one or two course buffet.

For further details of this talk CLICK HERE/DocumentStore/Mad%20Bad%20Poster%20(3).pdf 

FULL DETAILS OF THE PROGRAMME FOR THE TAVISTOCK HERITAGE FESTIVAL TO BE FOUND AT  www.tavistockheritagefestival.org.uk