Despite the news of gales, storms and rainfall, 10 Amblers met at Pixon Lane last Monday and enjoyed a guided walk in Bere Alston led by Sandra Bradbury – and what a treat we had in store. Non of the Amblers present had done this walk before and that says a lot considering that there […]
The Arts Society have produced some interesting information on the history of canals. Apparently most people in England and Wales live within five miles of a canal, and the local towpath can be a gateway to a wealth of built and natural heritage. Towpaths are easily accessible and often lead to interesting places and provide […]
Do we have any creative writers at West Dartmoor who would like to enter a Creative Writing competition that u3a are running? The competition is now open with a deadline date for submissions of 12 noon on 28th May. Read the competition rules and how it will operate here
Courtesy of the Arts Society, read Joanna Banham’s story of the beautiful wallpapers of William Morris. He was an artist, poet, conservationist and designer, but was also a master colourist and a one-man pattern-making phenomenon. Arts Society Lecturer Joanna Banham takes up the story of William Morris.
There will be another Mayflower Exhibition in The Minster Church of St Andrew in Plymouth from Thursday 3rd June until Wednesday 9th June open between 9am – 4pm. As well as quilts and flowers, there will be more Calligraphy included from the Plymouth Calligraphers this time, so it looks as though it will be well […]
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