Collections Ronald Duncan Ronald Duncan was a prolific West Country author whose diverse interests spanned farming, pacifism, poetry, music, fiction, play-writing and journalism Syon Abbey Syon Abbey was a monastic house of the Order of St Saviour, 1415- 2011. The archive provides fascinating insight into the religious practice and daily life of this enclosed Bridgettine community. Common Ground Common Ground is an arts and environmental charity that was founded in May 1983 with an aim to inspire people to emotionally engage with their local environment through the arts. Northcott Theatre The Northcott Theatre is a theatre and arts venue in Exeter, Devon. The theatre was established in 1967 by G.V. Northcott and celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2017. Middle East The Middle East collections comprise a diverse range of personal and political archives, including old Arabic manuscripts, official documents, photograph albums, correspondence and diaries.