Alan Rosevear paints a picture of how people travelled before railways; of coach travel, which appeared in the 16th & 17th Centuries, but was very costly and limited by the state of the roads. How Turnpike Trusts improved the infrastructure and cities like Exeter were forced to widen streets and city gates. Annual membership £10, guest entry £2 per talk. Places are limited – please arrive early to ensure you can get a seat. For more info please phone 07747 636810.