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We typically hold seven talks per year on a wide variety of historical subjects. Talks are presented variously by members of the Whimple History Society and by professional speakers.


Recent talks include:


The History of Whimple Congregational Church - by Tina Kelly, Whimple Heritage Centre curator

The History of Coinage -by Brian Short

Operation "Black Buck"  by Barry Hamblin, a talk about the Vulcan bomber raids in the Falklands

The murder of P C Potter - 
by Simon Dell, a talk about the murder at Whiteways factory, Whimple


The Medieval Mural of Whimple Church - by Louise Walmsley, Whimple Heritage Centre curator

Devon Ghost Tales - by Janet Dowling

Exe Floods - by John Davidson, a talk on the history and management of flooding on the River Exe

Three Generations of Farming - by Margaret Burrough, Whimple Heritage Centre Trustee, a talk about the history of a family farming in Whimple

Whimple's Tithe Map - 
by Louise Walmsley, Whimple Heritage Centre curator

Devon's Railway Heritage - by Robert Hesketh


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