Ashburton Antiques Trail welcomes new businesses This year has seen the launch of Ashburton Antiques Trail and 6 months on it is proving to be a huge success with the opening of two new shops. Recently described by The Telegraph as “Devon’s best... Read more

The exciting arena programme is set to return this year, at Plymouth Armed Forces Day, with highlights including the Tri-Service Field Gun Competitions and the thrilling Unarmed Combat Display by the 30 CDO Stonehouse Royal Marines. Read more


Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 June 2019 MTV will be here in 2 days time for an unforgettable four-day music extravaganza. Running from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 June, MTV Music Week will see a huge range of acts perform in the Read more

Music & Art

Children’s Hospice South West will be opening the charity's newest shop in Okehampton at 10.30am on June 7. The town centre shop, based at Unit 1-2 Estate House in West Street, will offer a range of goods, including women’s, men’s and children’s clot Read more

Community News

Family, friends and fabulous food are always a great combination. But if you can combine those together, and raise funds for a much loved charity, who could ask for anything more? Nowhere offers this better than the Horn of Plenty in Gulworthy! Read more

Last year proved to be one of the most successful events every, with the good weather encouraging fantastic support from large numbers of visitors who turned up to see the arena displays and visit the range of stall holders including crafts, charitie Read more

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Swimmers are being invited to take on the thrill of an open water swim event in aid of Children’s Hospice South West this summer.  Swimmers are being invited to take on the thrill of an open water swim event in aid of Children’s Hospice South West t Read more


2019 marks the 25th anniversary of this wonderful community event and to celebrate the milestone, there will be an outdoor stage and pedestrianised areas in the town, with three small road closures and a new venue. Read more

Music & Art

June 15 Remembering D-Day with a fly past This summer a group of Piper Cub L4 Liaison aircrafts dating from the 1940s will fly across some of the north Dartmoor villages which were involved in the build-up to D-Day on June 6th, 1944. Members of th Read more

Community News

June 14 - July 2 Flagged up and flying high If you enjoy a flash of colour and flourish of style, then don’t miss Moretonhampstead’s annual mid-summer Flag Festival. From June 14th to July 2nd, the town will flaunt a fabulous array of hand-made f Read more

Coombe Trenchard ( 1st June 2012 )

Jason Ingram

June 1 & 2 A truly exceptional weekend The beautiful gardens and grounds of Coombe Trenchard, near Lewtrenchard, will be open to the public this June when owners Sarah and Philip Marsh play host to their popular annual event - The English Country Read more


May 19 Bluebell Sunday at Okehampton Castle This annual event marks the changing of the seasons and the coming of the bluebells throughout the castle’s woodlands, and has been a highlight of the Okehampton calendar since 1917 when local benefactor Read more


June 28 - 30 Belstone Flower Festival This year the annual flower festival of the Northmoor team of churches will be hosted by the lovely church of St Mary’s in Belstone. This ancient church has many attributes: It dates from the 13th century with Read more


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Music & Art

Club going from strength to strength In 2017, thanks to many years of fundraising and physical effort by club members and non-club members alike, North Tawton Bowling Club was able to open its brand new club house. The original club was formed in 19 Read more

Spring flowers and woodland sculptures Spring brings a riot of colour to the gorge. A carpet of bluebells - dotted with white wild garlic and pink purslane - stretches down to the river and floral scents fill the air. As the spring flowers fade; Read more

Outdoor & Active

From billhooks to motorbikes! It appears that an old blacksmiths shop is a great place to find all sorts of odd and interesting tools and objects - some of which we aren’t even sure what their original purpose was! As a result of this we have dec Read more



Antony WyrdLight McCallum

17th century treasure returns to the castle This is one of our favourite times of year at Castle Drogo. The gardens are still looking glorious as the last of the spring colour fades and the roses come into bloom. The planting in the garden was des Read more


The 44th Whitchurch and Sampford Spiney Sheep Dog Trials and Family Dog Show are being held on Saturday 24th of August 2019 at the Playfields, Plasterdown. The trials have grown over the years to include the very popular family dog show, terrier raci Read more

Local People

We have our annual Product of the Year event and we are looking for local businesses to help sponsor the event by donating a prize of any size for one of the competitions many categories. Without any kind of funding for the event we rely on local Read more


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