All members are invited to join us at this year’s AGM, which will be held at Hatherleigh Community Centre, Bowling Green Lane, Hatherleigh EX20 3HB and will commence at 2.30pm. We do hope you will join us.
This is an important AGM because we seek approval from our members to become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), as explained in our Annual Report with Agenda for the meeting, which has been sent to all members and can also be found here Annual Report 2017
If any member has any queries about this or would like a paper copy of the draft proposed new constitution and CIO constitution, please contact us and we will post one to you. The draft documents can also be found here draft Devon CIO constitution and CPRE DEVON CONSTITUTION (RDN 21.7.17) -v2
We are delighted to confirm our special guest speaker this year will be Professor Nick Groom MA, DPhil, FRSA (Leverhulme Fellow 2016-2018) University of Exeter. Nick Groom is Professor of English Literature at the University of Exeter, is a critically acclaimed author on subjects ranging from the history of the Union Jack to Thomas Chatterton. His book, ‘The Seasons: An Elegy for the Passing of the Year’ (Atlantic) was shortlisted for the Katharine Briggs Folklore Award and was runner-up for the Countryfile Book of the Year. He has edited several books and regularly appears on television, radio and at literary festivals as an authority on English Literature and the ‘Gothic’ and ‘British’ identity.