Archives: What's On

8th
Apr
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25th
Jun

Totnes Women’s Voices at Totnes Museum

The Totnes Women's Voices exhibition at Totnes Museum celebrates 100 years since at least some women won the hard fought for right to vote in a general election. This exhibition features the audio/ visual presentation "Totnes Women's Voices 1918-2018". In it you will hear local women and girls from age 3 to 92 give their views on politics and voting, how life has changed and what they feel still needs to change. You will also learn about local women activists from Totnes and Devon who were involved in the suffrage movement and there will also be an opportunity to share your views. For more information contact info@totnesmuseum.co.uk
3rd
May
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30th
May

Bay Horse Inn – May Gigs

All gigs start at 8 pm unless specified: Jazz Sunday 5th - Dave Holland Sunday 12th - Darwish / Burns / York Sunday 19th - Annika Skoogh Trio Sunday 26th - Trio of Men (Seachange Gig) Folk Monday 6th & 20th - Open folk sessions Wednesday 8th & 22nd - Folk singing sessions Tuesday 14th - Irish session Monday 27th - Irish session Open Mic Thursday 2nd - Songwriter's showcase Thursday 9th - Open mic & Jam session Thursday 16th - Launchpad Thursday 23rd - Open mic & Jam session Thursday 30th - Open mic & Jam session Quiz Monday 13th - Community quiz night in aid of TOTSOC (Totnes Civic Society) Misc Every Tuesday - Purl & a Pint from 6 - 8 pm (ish) Third Thursday - Poet's Talk - contact Helen at ash.moor@btinternet.com for more details.
22nd
May

Dick Tracy – A Comedy Caper

Le Navet Bete comedy production of Dick Tracy from 7 pm on 22nd May at Kevicc Ariel Theatre. Adults £8 and Students / OAP £6
24th
May

Civic Hall Market

Every fourth Friday of the month there will be a new indoor market at the Civic Hall, Totnes with a collection of interesting and exciting stalls selling a variety of handmade products. Shelter from the elements and find delicious food to take away, arts & crafts, special gifts and much more. Open to visitors from 9 am - 4 pm. (Exhibitors set up from 8 am). For more information about exhibiting or visiting please contact Mairead on 01803 862147 or email mayor@totnestowncouncil.gov.uk.
24th
May
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26th
May

Sea Change Festival

Curated and presented by the award-winning Drift Record Shop, Sea Change is a festival based in Totnes town and the historic Dartington Estate on the August Bank Holiday weekend. Films, literature, talks and plenty of music across various venues inside Totnes and at Dartington.
24th
May
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27th
May

Totnes & Dartington Open Studios

Totnes and Dartington Open Studios will be held from Friday 24 May - Monday 27 May, where 32 artists welcome you into their studios. This is a celebration of the wealth of diverse talent in and around Totnes. Open Studios provides a platform for local artists to share their work with visitors, giving access to spaces not normally seen by the public. Work will include paintings, sculpture, photography, jewellery, printmaking, pottery and many other disciplines. Brochures will be available at the Birdwood House show giving information on all artists, locations, maps and opening times. Also available from local shops and Tourist Information Centres.
24th
May
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27th
May

South Devon Railway Spring Beer Festival

Find over 45 real ales and ciders on offer at the South Devon Railway Spring Beer Festival plus craft beer, wines, Prosecco, Pimms and NEW for this year - a cocktail bar too! The main bar will be open from 11.00 am until late (6.00 pm Monday). Food and light refreshments will be available throughout the day. There is a marquee and bar in the Yard area too. Visitors can treat themselves to the barbecue on Friday and Saturday evening, with chilli and a quiz on Sunday evening. And whether you’re visiting the festival or not there are steam and heritage diesel services running all day, every day and at Buckfastleigh the 1964 London Transport red Routemaster bus will be giving rides up to Ashburton. The beer festival will be held at our Staverton Station. Please do not park at Staverton but travel there by train either from Buckfastleigh or Totnes Riverside. There is ample parking at Buckfastleigh and Main Line connections at Totnes (GWR offer a through ticket from local stations to the SDR).
25th
May
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27th
May

Harbertonford’s Open Studios

From May 25th - 27th the popular art event will return to Harbertonford with 13 artists exhibiting their work in 6 separate studios which are open from 10 am to 5 pm every day. There is plenty of car parking at the village hall and at the local school. The Tatie Trap Pop-up cafe will be on the Village Green serving food all day. #harbertonfordopenstudios
25th
May
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26th
May

The Glade – Woodland Fringe Events at Sea Change Festival

Come and Play in North Woods for some Extraordinary Woodland Fun from 10 am - 5 pm! We at The Woodland Presents are putting on some mysterious and wonderful things in our woodland venue The Glade during Sea Change Festival and it’s FREE ENTRY. Here’s just a snippet of what’s on offer: Woodland Bar serving you a multitude of drinks DJ Sessions spinning an eclectic mix of tunes and Live Music The Wild Fig Café offering food all day (it’s all local, fresh and homemade) Chai and Coffee Stall (proper fresh coffee by our proper market gent Finn) The Nest Events (expect some unusual and unexpected events) Games to play in the woods, Hammocks to swing and chillax on and more... HOW TO FIND US: The Glade is in North Woods (behind Schumacher College, just to the left of Dartington Estate main entrance) and it’s a 15 minute walk from the Sea Change campsite. The Woodland Presents are a budding not-for-profit with a mission to ‘Enrich and expand woodlands, Help people fall in love with woods, Make things with British timber, Teach others how to do these things’ and create a Woodland Culture.
25th
May

Goat Yoga at Dartington Dairy

What: Goat Yoga (Family and Adult Only sessions) Where: Dartington Dairy, Old Parsonage Farm, Dartington, Devon When: Adult Only sessions - 12 noon - 2 pm (£25.00 per adult) Family sessions - 3 - 4.30 pm (£10.00 per child & £15.00 per adult) Bookings: www.simplysoulful.co.uk/yoga/goat-yoga/ A truly therapeutic workout for the mind, body and soul, guaranteed to help you smile on the inside. Staying true to the teachings of yoga, this class aims to relax and revitalise the body whilst boosting and uplifting your mood. During our yoga session, we will practice animal-themed asanas and deepen our connection with the animal kingdom. All abilities welcome. More dates available on the website.