Presentation/Teach-In: Planning Issues – How does it Work?
Monday 4th March 2024 at 10:15-12:00
Exeter Community Centre on St Davids Hill
Interested in planning issues but uncertain how the process works and how to take part? This is the meeting for you. Our members, Paul Barkley and Chris Dent, both planning experts, will host a presentation and teach-in which will bring you fully up to speed and enable you to have a say about planning issues in your street or neighbourhood and more widely across the City. Please let Keith Lewis know by email (keithatecs@gmail.com) if you wish to attend so we can manage numbers and send members any presentation materials in advance. Non members are welcome to attend if places are available so please send an email if you are interested.
Then, Now and Next Walk: Ancient Buildings and some Bridges
Wednesday 6th March 2024 at 14:00-16:00
Start outside the Guildhall at 2m.
Our walk will start and finish at the Guildhall and will be about 3 Miles. It will include St Nicholas Priory, the Medieval bridge, the suspension bridge, the Quay and parts of the riverbank.
Then, Now & Next Walk: Three Parks and a River
Wednesday 7th February 2024 at 14:00-16:00
War Memorial, Northernhay Gardens, start at 2pm.
Our February walk will be a circular one - to blow off any January cobwebs: through Exeter parks and along the river. It starts at the War Memorial in Northernhay Gardens, includes the Iron Bridge, Millenium Bridge, St Thomas pleasure gardens and Bury Meadow. Jim will lead us through interesting sites and provides us with some history.
Open Morning: Martin Watts on Exe Island Mills.
Saturday 20th April 2024 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. Martin Watts will give a presentation on Exe Island Mills.
Open Morning: Cllr Anne Jobson on ‘Planning the Future of Exeter’
Saturday 16th March 2024 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. Cllr Anne Jobson will talk on 'Planning the Future of Exeter' [details to be published closer to the event].
Open Meeting: Cllr Phil Bialyk and Cllr Emma Morse on the ‘Full Draft of the Exeter Plan’
Saturday 20th January 2024 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. Exeter City Council Leader Cllr Phil Bialyk and Cllr Emma Morse will speak on the 'Full Draft of the Exeter Plan', the vision behind it, the current state of the document and how ECC will proceed from here.
Open Morning: Dr Ian Varndell on ‘Saving Graves: Ten years of the Exeter Dissenters’ Graveyard Trust’
Saturday 17th February 2024 at 10:30 - 12:00
The Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
A social event where visitors and guests are welcome and refreshment will be available. At 11a.m. Dr Ian M. Varndell will inform us about the work of the Exeter Dissenters' Graveyard Trust.
Blue Plaque Unveiling: George Gissing
Friday 8th December 2023 at 11:00
25 Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LG; please email Hilary Neville at hneville.ecs@btinternet.com if you plan to come along to the plaque unveiling, so that we have an idea of numbers.
Our next plaque will commemorate the novelist George Gissing, who lived in the city between 1891 and 1893. The plaque will be unveiled at 11:00, at 25 Heavitree Road, EX1 2LG, by Professor Richard Dennis - all welcome. Afterwards we’ll have coffee at the cafe at the Barnfield Theatre on Barnfield Road - a place visited by George Gissing many times when it housed the Exeter Literary Society. Please email Hilary Neville at hneville.ecs@btinternet.com if you plan to come along to the plaque unveiling, so that we have an idea of numbers.
Then, Now & Next Walk: Exploring Polsloe
Wednesday 6th December 2023 at 14:00-16:00
Meet on the corner of Mount Pleasant / Pinhoe Road, outside Henry's Bar, EX4 7AB
ECS Stall at the 2nd Harbour Festival
Sunday 24th September 2023 at 11:00 - 16:00
Piazza Terracina
Then, Now & Next Walk: A New Side of Exeter
Wednesday 1st November 2023 at 14:00-16:00
Meet opposite Park & Ride, Honiton Road (bus shelter): grid ref SX 964 927, POSTCODE RX2 7NL, Bus stop Moore Lane, near Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre. Use Bus No 4 from City Centre.
ECS Excursion: Guided visit to Tuckers Hall
Saturday 14th October 2023 at 14:00
Tuckers Hall, Exeter, Fore Street
Our society is planning a guided visit to Exeter's Tuckers Hall in Fore Street. We will need a minimum of 8 people who want to go. The costs will be £5 per person, including refreshments. If you are interested, please contact Andy McKeon under andy.mckeon@btinternet.com.