Global Book Club, World at Lunch, Gown meets Town and Devon Globe Trotters.

Every Thursday lunchtime (when there is not an evening event) we share thoughts on what’s happening in the world ... often based on relevant magazine or newspaper articles.

While this is not possible physically we meeting virtually via Zoom - if you would like to join us please email for details.

Tuesday 18 May 2021, 18:00

Read more ...Devon Globe Trotters - Tuesday 18th May 6pm to 7:15pm

Belize - Then and Now 

When Viv Calderbank started teaching in Belize, then British Honduras, she didn’t realise that her love for the country would last for decades.

She’ll give an insight into this geographically and culturally diverse country - charting its progress from a mosquito-infested land inhabited by wild buccaneers through to its current status as an eco-tourist destination.

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Thursday 27 May 2021, 18:00

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World at Six - Thursday 27th May 6pm to 7:15pm

Zoja Vizinger will talk about the history and culture of her home country of Croatia – a small country located at the intersection of Eastern and Central Europe, and the Mediterranean. Zoja will lead you through Croatia's turbulent history from the Ottoman Empire to the contemporary modern state.

Zoja is an Intern with DDE and is studying at Exeter University.

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Devon Globe Trotters

Travelling in Tibet - Wednesday 21st April 2021 -

Celebrating Windrush in Devon 2021

Bananas, St Vincent and Fairtrade : Exploring the Fairtrade Primary Schools Conferences - Tuesday 9th March 2021

Celebrating Fairtrade in the Caribbean - Thursday 4th March 2021

COVID, the NHS and its effects on the Windrush and BAME Community - Thursday 18th February 2021

Christmas in Trinidad and Tobago - Thursday 28th January 2021

Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks and my family’s involvement in UK Civil Rights - Thursday 21st January 2021 There is a 'gap' in this  video where copyright materilal has been removed.

Our Wndrush Stories - 23rd March 2021

World at Six Talks

Fridays for Futures - Green New Deal  - Thursday 22nd October 2020

Sustainable Beekeeping in Africa - Thursday 12th November 2020

The Impact of Period Poverty on Girls in Kenya - Thursday 26th November 2020  

My Polish Heritage - Wednesday 12th May 2020

Gown meets Town

Immigration Detention in the UK - Thursday 10th December 2020

Telling our Stories: Finding our Roots - Devon's Multicultural History

The Polish Navy in Okehampton - 23rd November 2020

In Conversation with ... stories from Bideford

Celebrating Black History Month in Devon: Start the Week Talks 2020

Telling Our Stories - Finding Our Roots:Devon’s Multi-Cultural History Monday 5th October 2020  

Celebrating Windrush in Devon:Our Windrush Stories Monday 12th October 2020

Is there still a place for Black History Month? Monday 19th October 2020  

Black Futures: A discussion about taking action and campaigning for change Monday 26th October 2020

These the recordings of the Zoom sessions are unedited

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