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Talks, lectures, or special events

Tuesday 3 March 2015
Evening Talk by Simon Weston OBE
Evening Talk by Simon Weston OBE
£25 (£20)

In 1982 the Sir Galahad was destroyed in Bluff Cove on the Falkland Islands. On board was Simon Weston, Welsh Guardsman, a name and face that was going to become well known for his struggle to overcome his...

  • 7.30pm
  • Thistle Hotel
  • Tuesday 3 March 2015
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Wednesday 4 March 2015
Full Site RAMM Tour - Wednesday 4 March
Full Site RAMM Tour - Wednesday 4 March

Join a 60-minute tour of RAMM’s permanent collection. Tickets are available online or from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum reception in person or by phone using a credit or debit card on 01392...

  • 2pm - 3pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 4 March 2015
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Wednesday 4 March 2015
Metal Mining in Devon and Cornwall: past perspectives and future prospects
Metal Mining in Devon and Cornwall: past perspectives and future prospects
SOLD OUT

Dr Richard Scrivener, formerly of the British Geological Survey, will talk about tin mining in the South West from the early Bronze Age to Devon’s new metal mine at Hemerdon in south Devon, a world...

  • 1.10pm - 2.15pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 4 March 2015
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Wednesday 11 March 2015
St Nicholas Priory guided tours - Wednesday 11 March
St Nicholas Priory guided tours - Wednesday 11 March
CANCELLED

Cancelled Discover a hidden jewel just a short walk from the city centre: Join a guide for extra insight into this splendid Grade 1 listed building. Originally part of Exeter’s first medieval...

  • 10.30am - 11.30am
  • St Nicholas Priory
  • Wednesday 11 March 2015
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Wednesday 11 March 2015
Everys Pre-Budget discussion
Everys Pre-Budget discussion
£15 (£10) including drink

Sir Alan Budd, Former Chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility and Geoffrey Dicks MBE in conversation discussing Sir Alan’s life as an economist, the forthcoming Budget and Election and how...

  • 6.30pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 11 March 2015
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Wednesday 11 March 2015
Victorian Gothic Church Architecture
Victorian Gothic Church Architecture
SOLD OUT

Talk and visits to St David’s and St Michael’s churches with history consultant Richard Parker. Part of the busy programme of events linked to RAMM’s major exhibition Art & Soul:...

  • 10.15am - 1.00pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 11 March 2015
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Thursday 12 March 2015
Chat about the Birds - Thursday 12 March
Chat about the Birds - Thursday 12 March
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FREE

Meet local bird experts from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Discover underwater wonders around Devon’s shores, learn how bees are saving the UK millions of pounds a year, which...

  • 11am - 4pm
  • RAMM
  • Thursday 12 March 2015
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Wednesday 18 March 2015
Gothic Revival houses in the South West
Gothic Revival houses in the South West
SOLD OUT

Lecture by Stephen Ponder from the National Trust – featuring Tyntesfield and Knightshayes, two of the most important Gothic Revival houses in the Southwest. Part of the busy programme of events...

  • 1.00pm - 2.00pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 18 March 2015
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Wednesday 18 March to Friday 20 March 2015
Diaries of the Deceased: Courtyard Interruptions
Diaries of the Deceased: Courtyard Interruptions
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FREE

Pause for a while and let your path cross with spirits in puppet form, from the First World War to the present day, with performance artists from Encounter Theatre & Therapy.

  • 10am - 4pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 18 March to Friday 20 March 2015
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Saturday 21 March 2015
Faces of Conflict Art School
Faces of Conflict Art School
SOLD OUT

A practical and art historical painting day for young people aged 15 to 18 focusing on portraiture and the expressive power of depictions of the face in different circumstances. Leader artist/teacher Sara...

  • 10.30am - 4pm
  • RAMM
  • Saturday 21 March 2015
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