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Friday 5 October Sean Lakeman & Kathryn Roberts Twice winners of BBC Radio2 Folk Awards ‘Best Duo’, the celebrated local folk duo will be performing at St John's Church, Horrabridge in a fundraising concert for the benefit of the Friends of St John’ more

Music & Art

This June, the National Marine Aquarium (NMA) will be taking its BIAZA award-winning toddler sessions into the great outdoors with the brand-new ‘Ocean Todds’ for a special six-week summer series. For the first time, youngsters aged 2-4 years will more

Community News

This summer the National Marine Aquarium will be offering boat trips from Shepherds Wharf to explore the famous Plymouth Sound. Visitors will join the aquarium’s team of marine biologists and ocean conservationists for a unique hands-on experience to more

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Buckland Monachorum Fair and Buckland Bounder Buckland Monachorum hoists the bunting for the annual village fair, with a fancy-dress parade, family dog show, miniature steam train rides, stalls, hog roast and other refreshments from 1:00pm. The third more

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The sixteenth-century dovecote in the Valley Garden at Cotehele was once the roost for birds destined for the Edgcumbe family’s dinner table. These days a dole of white doves happily makes this place their home, enjoying the beautiful colours appeari more

Outdoor & Active

Tuesday 19th to Saturday 23rd June The Tavistock Group of Artists’ Annual Exhibition The annual exhibition in Tavistock Town Hall will have a wide range of the artists’ work on display, in a variety of styles and mediums. Artwork can be purchased du more

Music & Art

Thursday 5th July ‘Old Herbaceous’ Outdoor Theatre at The Moorland Garden Hotel Described as ‘Downton Abbey with gardening tips’ by The Guardian, Old Herbaceous is the humorous love story of a single-minded yet gentle man with a passion for plants. I more

Music & Art

Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th and Friday 15th June Milton Combe Piano Festival Milton Combe will host the 4th of the annual piano festivals which have become famous in the local community. The small church in the village will be packed to the rafters more

Music & Art

Saturday 16th June – Sunday 24th June Dartmoor Resonance Music Festival The unique Dartmoor Resonance Music Festival, devoted entirely to music inspired by, or connected with Dartmoor, from prehistory to the present day, has its inaugural concert 'I more

Music & Art

Our February/March issue explored the history of Dartmoor leats – one leat in particular, Drake’s Leat, is remembered every July in a ceremony called The Fishing Feast. The Fishing Feast is believed to be one of the oldest ceremonies in the United K more

History

In celebration of its 20th birthday, the National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be holding a series of special events to commemorate its work and inspire new audiences about our oceans and their importance for a healthy planet, kicking off.. more

In celebration of its 20th birthday, the National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be holding a series of special events to commemorate its work and inspire new audiences about our oceans and their importance for a healthy planet. It has bee more

Community News

14 – 15 April Wilderness Weekend This is a great fun and educational day for all the family, offering amazing living-off-the-grid ideas for everyone from small holders to gardeners, ecologists to horticulturists. Retired and serving Royal Mar more

Gardening

Light refreshments and bacon baps available all day. Please come down and take a look at what we can offer you for your Spring garden. Made-To-Measure Gates & Fitting Services. Gate Accessories. Timber. Shed. Pergolas. Garden Seats. Picnic Tables... more

Community

The Moorland Garden Hotel near Yelverton in Devon is offering a tea-rrific new way to enjoy the nation’s favourite brew, with a Tea Tasting and Cocktail Making evening on Friday 13 April. Tea expert and blogger, Hannah Ruth Fleming will talk ... more

Come and see the magic of spring in our lambing shed with a guided tour of the sheep maternity unit to see the new-born lambs. Mat Cole and his team will be on hand to answer any questions. Numbers are restricted so booking is essential: adults £5.0 more

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Open to all, this day will explore the rich legacy of tinworking and copper mining in the Belstone area, in a Dartmoor context. Two talks, a walk, exhibitions, bookstalls and afternoon tea will provide excellent stimulation for discovery and discussi more

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Sunday 7th January at 1:00pm Dartmoor Border Morris Mummers’ Play Dartmoor Border Morris will be at The Great Barn at Buckland Abbey performing its increasingly popular Mummers’ play. These plays were popular during the medieval period when very few more

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St Eustachius’ Church plays a very prominent and important part in the Tavistock community and will celebrate its 700th anniversary next year. However, meeting the cost of running Tavistock’s parish church is becoming increasingly difficult with £475 more

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Local Matters is the home of Transition Tavistock and Tamar Energy Community – we offer advice and information to the community and are open 6 days a week, 11:00 to 13:00 or by appointment. Drop in or call us on 0800-233-5414. Tamar Energy Fest – Sa more

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