October Magazine Article

Lanterns Procession

The lanterns procession this year will take place on SATURDAY 24th NOVEMBER at 6.30pm. The lantern making sessions at the Hub have been arranged for the following dates:

TUESDAY 23rd OCTOBER 10am – 12.30 pm

SATURDAY 10th NOVEMBER 2pm – 4.30pm

SATURDAY 17th NOVEMBER 10am – 12.30pm

Future Talks

The Local History Group will be hosting the following talks at the Village Hall:

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31st – DEREK GORE ‘THE ROMAN CONQUEST AND THE SETTLEMENT OF DEVON (with particular reference to the IPPLEPEN dig)

MONDAY FEBRUARY 25th 2019 – PROFESSOR STEPHEN RIPPON ‘UPDATE ON ALL THE RECENT FINDINGS FROM THIS YEAR’S DIG’

MONDAY JULY 22nd 2019 AGM and talk on a Newton Abbot theme

MONDAY OCTOBER 21st 2019 – TODD GRAY (theme to be arranged)

Italian Gardens

The Local History Group would like to extend a warm thank you to Angela Dodd Crompton for putting together such a well prepared guided tour of the Gardens at Ambrook. We visited in August but it is an interesting experience any time of year as many of us have become enthusiasts about these nationally significant but still very mysterious gardens and their constant battle with nature.

Armistice Day

The Local History Group will be reinstating their World War 1 display in St. Andrew’s Church in  October and Ipplepen Primary School are making World War 1 the theme of their History project this year. The annual presentation of the Arthur French Trophy at the school will take place on WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17th

From the Archive

A view from the Square in 1977 with the Danish Bakery gone.


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