Local archaeologist and historian Terry Green will take you on a fascinating tour through the worthys, hams, tons, cotts and other places of North Devon and will explain how over a millennium ago place names helped to build the character of our historic landscape.
Supported by Walter Henry’s this event celebrates our local talent and provides you with a chance to meet and mingle with sixteen of Devon’s finest over afternoon tea and cake kindly provided by the Coffee Cabin.
Rachael Joyce is the author of the worldwide bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
What does an explorer do next, once he’s climbed all the world’s highest peaks, walked to both the North and South Poles and ballooned across the Atlantic? You find a small boat and sail it around the top of the world! The once formidable barrier of the North East and North West passages above the Arctic Circle are likely to become passable all year in the not too distant future, changing the lives of the people and the wildlife forever. With commercial and political interest lining up to exploit the riches on offer from this once pristine environment, David Hempleman-Adams...
Known as the Postman Poet, Edward Capern composed poetry and songs whilst on his post round between Bideford and Buckland Brewer in the nineteenth century.