Blue Plaque commemorating Dick Pym to be unveiled
Monday 31st July 2023 at 12 noon
Ferry Road, Topsham, wall directly below Topsham Parish Church
The Civic Society and Topsham Museum’s blue plaque to Dick Pym will be unveiled at 12 noon on Monday 31 July on Ferry Road on the wall directly below Topsham Parish Church.
Then, Now & Next Walk: Flow Orchards
Wednesday 6th September 2023 at 2:00 - 4:00
King George Vth Playing Fields car park, E2 6HE,, off Topsham Road
Jim Perriam (with Lynn Hornblower) will lead a walk through the Flow Orchards.
Excursion: Gorst Energy Plant
Friday 28th July 2023 at 14:00-15:30
Gorst Energry Ltd in Clyst St Mary, outside Exeter, Oil Mill Lane, EX5 1AF
As a follow-up to Darren Stockley's talk on 15 July 2023, Exeter Civic Society is invited to visit the anearobic energy plant of Gorst Energy.
Open Morning: A Green Energy Revolution and more on our Doorstep – Gorst Energy
Saturday 15th July 2023 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 provided. At 11a.m. Darren Stockley, Managing Director of Gorst Energy, will give an informative talk on how its anaerobic digestion (AD) facility located in Clyst St Mary has been providing renewable gas and electricity to Exeter and East Devon since 2015. 
Open Morning: 1920’s Exeter
Saturday 17th June 2023 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 provided. At 11a.m. Dr Julia Neville will talk about 1920s Exeter.
Open Morning: The Exeter Respect Festival
Saturday 20th May 2023 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 provided. At 11a.m. Dr Suaad Genem-George, Chair/Managing Director of the Exeter Respect Festival will talk about their festival and how it has developed over the years.
Then, Now and Next Walk: Transport along the Exe
Tuesday 6th June 2023 at 14:00
Starts at St. David's Station
Then, Now and Next Walk: Newtown – a second chance
Tuesday 1st August 2023 at 2:00 - 4:00
Start from Triangle Car Park, outside Clifton Inn.
Lynn Hornblower will lead a walk through Newtown, our second effort after the first one on 9 May ended in a rain storm.
Reopening our Walks again: Walk through the Wider Water Lane Area
Thursday 30th March 2023 at 14:00-16:00
Start in the former 'Range' car park, in front of the Bowling building, between Water Lane and Haven Road, near the Canal Basin.
A walk through the Wider Water Lane Area will reopen our walks again. Keith Lewis and Gert Vonhoff will guide members through the three different plots for developments in this area, explain what is planned and the challenges. We will illustrate on this walk what our 'Prospectus' from last autumn was dealing with, and provide some insights into the history of this area. A few traces of its industrial past are still on display, the rest will have to be imagined on the basis of maps and old photos.
ECS will be part in the Heritage Harbour Festival
Sunday 28th May 2023 at 11:00 - 16:00
Exeter Harbour
Our Society will run a stall on Sunday at the Exeter Heritage Harbour Festival in May 2023. We will inform about our aims, work and recent campaigns. Meet members from our Blue Plaque team. Look through our booklets.
New Member’s Evening
Monday 22nd May 2023 at 17:00 - 19:30
Meeting corner East Southernhay/Dix's Field, Exeter
An evening to welcome our new members and for them to meet us. Invitation only. You will be invited by email.
Blue Plaque commemorating Mary Willcocks to be unveiled
Friday 9th June 2023 at 16:00
88 Pennsylvania Road, Exeter
Mary Patricia Willcocks (1869-1952), author, lecturer and suffrage activist: a Celebration and Plaque Unveiling