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September 6 - 9 & September 13 - 16 Heritage Open Days Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year in September, places across... more

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Sticklepath Heritage Group (SHG) has two strings to its bow: history and culture. We hunt for facts and we concentrate on activities where residents come together for community events. Often these overlap; the village celebrations for ... more

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Trade directories were the old-fashioned equivalent of today's Yellow Pages, but they were set out in a different way. They covered a particular area, and listed the names, addresses and occupations of all tradesmen and shopkeepers for each town and more

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The next time you visit Tavistock Town Hall take a closer look at the impressive collection of oil paintings that line the walls. In no particular order, the nineteen portraits feature men and the occasional woman who were connected with Tavistock a more

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Our February/March issue explored the history of Dartmoor leats – one leat in particular, Drake’s Leat, is remembered every July in a ceremony called The Fishing Feast. The Fishing Feast is believed to be one of the oldest ceremonies in the United K more

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