Future Events

Dates for your diary in 2024

Thursday 18 January 2024 at 7pm

"Torquay's Antarctic Connections", Talk by DCPS President Paul Davies for Babbacombe History Society at St Anne’s Hall Babbacombe The cost for non-members of the Babbacombe Society is £3. All are welcome. The talk will include fresh research about Roald Amundsen’s talk at Torquay Pavilion in 1912.
Details at https://www.babbacombelhs.org.uk/


Friday 19th January 2024 at 10am

DCPS members' private visit to the Wilson Art Gallery and Museum in Cheltenham led by DCPS patron Dr David Wilson (great nephew of Edward Wilson) to see the Exhibition THE FROZEN CONTINENT. We will have access behind the scenes as well as view this remarkable exhibition.
Details at https://www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/
Please contact Val Kerr valerieannkerr@hotmail.com for more information and to book your place as soon as possible


Thursday 21st March at 7.30pm

DCPS AGM and talk by Anne Strathie at Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth

Anne will share her knowledge and enthusiasm for Herbert Ponting; the topic of her third book, 'Herbert Ponting: Scott's Antarctic Photographer and Pioneer Filmmaker'.


Thursday 6th June at 12.30pm

Scott Lunch at Elizabeth House, Plympton with a talk by Hugh Turner. Hugh is Apsley Cherry-Garrard's nephew and can give new insights into the man and his life displaying some of his uncle's personal artefacts.

Thursday 24th October at 7.30pm

DCPS Meeting with Jay Gates talk on 'Flying over Antarctica' at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth