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Digital Editions of Dr Tim Harrod's Soil Map and Book

Posted in Publications on Thursday 7th June 2018 at 11:32pm

You can now access Dr Tim Harrod’s Soil Map and the associated 384-page illustrated book ‘Soils in Devon IX’ online. Recently described in our Newsletter no. 62 as ‘one of the most remarkable pieces of individual research and publication in the history of Dartmoor’.

Download the Map  |  Download the Book

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Dartmoor Resonance and the Story of Dartmoor Music by Tom Greeves

Dartmoor Resonance Music Festival Programme

Posted in Publications on Thursday 17th May 2018 at 10:14pm

Dartmoor Resonance and the Story of Dartmoor Music, A5 size, 64 pages, full colour, written and compiled by Tom Greeves, tells the story of Dartmoor music from prehistory to the present day, as well as giving details of each Festival event, and of the composers, conductors and performers involved.

The book will be a lasting legacy of the Festival and an essential Dartmoor reference work for the future. It will be published around 1st June and available for £3 + £1.50 p&p from our Merchandise page.

You can find full details of the entire nine day Festival programme and buy tickets on our Events page.

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Dartmoor Society 2017 Accounts

Posted in Publications on Monday 26th February 2018 at 7:46pm

At our most recent Dartmoor Society Executive Committee Meeting which took place on Wednesday 7th February our Honorary Treasurer, Tom Orchard, formally proposed the approval of the Dartmoor Society End of Year Accounts to the Dartmoor Society Executive Committee. Alan Endacott kindly seconded them and then they were unanimously approved by the Executive Committee.

These Accounts have also been signed off by an Independent Examiner, namely Simon Murray, of Simon Murray & Co, Chartered Accountants.

It has also been agreed by the Executive Committee for the Accounts to be displayed on the Dartmoor Society Website with the view they will be recommended for full approval at the forthcoming very special 20th Anniversary Annual General Meeting scheduled to take place on Saturday 14th April 2018.

All Members are welcome at the AGM and there are full details regarding this event in our latest Newsletter No 61 and on our Events page.

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Darmoor Peatland Bibliography

Posted in Publications on Wednesday 15th November 2017 at 11:38pm

Right at the start of the Mires Project in 2010 the Dartmoor Society identified that there should be a “library search” of all published literature relating to peat on Dartmoor as a normal procedure before embarking on any major research Project.

This was originally never done, however, later on there was a change of heart and Lee Bray, Head of Archaeology at the Dartmoor National Park Authority, has been instrumental in making this project now happen.

The Dartmoor Society are delighted to announce that “Dartmoor's Peatland Heritage – A Bibliography” has just been published by the Cornwall Archaeological Unit. The Society is very proud to convey that we contributed £1,000 towards the funding of this topical initiative; this has been acknowledged on page 4.

The authors, namely Graeme Kirkham and Ralph Fyfe have done an excellent and very thorough job and their findings are now available in their report.

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