Archives: What's On

15th
Apr
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31st
Dec

Totnes Market

Our wonderful Totnes Market reopens! You'll find this vibrant market at the top of town in the market square, every Friday and Saturday. Find a great eclectic mix of items on offer as well as lots of great local produce, and yummy takeaway food. Please socially distance.
18th
Apr
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19th
Dec

Totnes Sunday Food Market

Every third Sunday of the month from 10am to 3pm. Come and explore the historic town of Totnes and visit the Totnes food market every third Sunday of the month with a wide range of wonderfully fresh and organic produce, direct from the producer and sourced as locally as possible. All size stalls are available please contact southhams.markets@swdevon.gov.uk
3rd
Oct
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14th
Nov

Lukesland Gardens – Opening for Autumn

AUTUMN 2021 OPENINGS Sundays and Wednesdays, 11am – 5pm Lukesland is a 24-acre family-run garden in Dartmoor National Park, on the edge of Ivybridge, in the South Hams. Set in the picturesque valley of the Addicombe Brook, Lukesland is well-loved for its wonderful range of spring and autumn flowering shrubs and specimen trees, some dating from Victorian times. We have new features in the garden for you to explore in 2021: The Retreat in the Pinetum - built from Lukesland timber as a 90th birthday present at the request of Rosemary Howell, giving fine views of the wonderful redwoods planted in the 80’s by Rosemary and her husband Brian. The Old Aviary scented garden - nestled in behind the camellias by the Tudor wall. A sunny spot to sit for a moment among herbs and other scented plants. The Sound and Story Garden for children. Prices Adults £6, Visitors arriving on foot, bicycle or horseback: £5.50 Children under 16 and wheelchair-users go free. Parking is also free with disabled parking available. Annual tickets are available for £20, allowing unlimited entry on normal opening days in 2021.  
16th
Oct
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7th
Nov

A Walk to the Sea – art exhibition

A Walk to the Sea an exhibition of New paintings by Ellen Watson Exhibition open day Please join us for the exhibition opening on Saturday 16 October, 12-3pm. Ellen will be in attendance. You can also browse the exhibition online To purchase or to enquire about any of the paintings in the exhibition, please email or call the gallery on 01803 864088. Brochure correction Many of you will have received a brochure in the post. Unfortunately, due to a printing error, the centre pages were inserted back to front. You can view the brochure online.  Please contact us for clarification if any of the images on those pages are of interest.
16th
Oct
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31st
Oct

SHAF – South Hams Arts Trail

The South Hams Arts Forum is an active collective of over 100 artists and crafts people from across the South Hams, and has grown steadily since its foundation in 2000. SHAF mounts an annual Arts Trail during the second half of October which extends across the region, as well as two major exhibitions at Harbour House Gallery, Kingsbridge: Contemporary Passions in the summer, and Present Maker in early December. The Arts Trail and SHAF's summer and winter exhibitions are well-established and receive excellent reviews. They attract visitors from all parts of the country and from overseas. All artist-members of SHAF are encouraged to showcase their work in SHAF exhibitions and events.
21st
Oct

Guided Totnes Town Walk

Every Thursday from April to the end of October, meet local guide Kathy Alexander at 10.30 am at the Tourist Information Office, Market Square. Learn about the history of the town in an informal and friendly walk. £8 per person, £4 under 16's.
22nd
Oct
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24th
Oct

Dartmouth Food Festival

“Everything that is great about British cooking, growing, harvesting, catching, eating, and drinking is represented here for the four wonderful days of the Dartmouth Food festival every October. It is a festival that is loved by locals and visitors alike and is now a landmark event in the culinary calendar. It is a party atmosphere from start to finish and is held on the banks of the beautiful River Dart which was voted the second most desirable coastal location in the UK in a recent national poll. I absolutely love it and love being part of it.” Mitch Tonks Festival advocate, seafood restaurateur and author
23rd
Oct
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30th
Oct

FREE Totnes Park & Ride from Bob the Bus

Half Term Park and Ride Bob the Bus will be operating a FREE Park and Ride service during the October half term week in support of local businesses. Saturday 23rd to Saturday 30th October 2021, 10am - 5pm Daily (including Sunday). From KEVICC (Redworth side, TQ9 5JX) to town via: Station Road / Coronation Road / Fore Street / High Street / Narrows / Western Bypass & back to KEVICC. Running Every 15 minutes. Stops anywhere on Fore Street and High Street. Advance notice and directional signage on all routes into town. The initiative is supported by South Hams District Council and Totnes Town Council to help local businesses.  
23rd
Oct

Steam Rally

The Torbay Steam Fair join forces with the South Devon Railway to bring you an end of season steam rally at Buckfastleigh Station. Come and view a selection of full size and miniature traction engines along with a small display of vintage cars and tractors. Entry to the displays is by donation. Gates open from 10am.
23rd
Oct
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26th
Oct

Totnes & Dartington Open Art Studios

Totnes and Dartington Open Studios is a celebration of the wealth of diverse talent in and around Totnes. It provides a platform for local artists to open their studios and share their work with visitors. 16 artists at 12 different venues within Totnes, Dartington, Staverton and Beech, near Bowden House. Please refer to website www.totnesopenstudios.co.uk for interactive maps and directions to each venue. This also includes information on disability access. All venues open 11am - 5pm ,Saturday - Monday . Some will also be open on Tuesday, as indicated on leaflet available online and at many shops and venues around Totnes. Printed maps will be available at every venue showing location of individual artists. Exhibitors will be pleased to take a deposit to reserve an artwork and make arrangements for collection and payment When visiting artists studios, please wear a mask and respect social distancing. Hand sanitiser will be available in each studio.  
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