Simon Dell gave us a well-researched talk illustrated by slides on the numerous bodies found buried on Dartmoor. Some of the bodies were those of suicides. This practice was illegal prior to the passing of the Suicides Act in the 1920s and the Church refused to bury them in the churchyard. The grave was sometimes […]
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Each week, the Amblers meet at Pixon Lane for a walk which is usually up to a maximum of 5 miles. The group are in no hurry, and like to amble along the planned route, enjoy the landscape, catch up on the latest news and generally enjoy a social get together. A different member plans […]
From the earliest painters to William Blake and on to Antony Gormley, artists have always been fascinated by angels – but are these celestial beings messengers or missiles? Read what Art Society expert, Caroline Holmes, has to say here
At the beginning of 2021, a few of the Amblers decided that it might be fun to use their individual creative skills to knit and crochet 6inch wool squares from old and spare wool. They all worked individually at their own pace to knit and crochet their 6inch squares and met together at the end […]
The Amblers enjoy a walk on a dry winter’s day on Dartmoor taking in the views in and around Pew Tor. Pictures courtesy of Imogen Monk.