Monthly Archives: August 2022

August Newsletter 2022


The carnival has always been an opportunity for everyone to let their hair down a bit and have some fun. It’s about dressing up and being prepared to make a fool of yourself and bringing everyone together to enjoy the summer season. The pictures here date from the 1948 Carnival and in that post war period with continuing rationing everyone jumped at the opportunity to enter the spirit of the occasion.As another point of contrast,

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July Newsletter 2022


We would like to invite everyone to our AGM on MONDAY JULY 25th at the Village Hall starting at 7.30pm. New members are particularly welcome and if you would like to become more involved in our activities this evening provides an opportunity. Once the business of the evening is complete,

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June Newsletter 2022

Professor Stephen Rippon

In May the Local History Group was delighted to welcome back Professor Stephen Rippon. In front of a packed audience Professor Rippon provided an update on the current state of play regarding the Ipplepen Archaeological Dig. The dig which ended in 2020 received national coverage and some of the findings seem set to permanently alter our perception of the Roman occupation of the southwest.

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