Archives: What's On

1st
Nov

Galmpton Bonfire Night

An evening with the enthusiasts of Galmpton Touring Park. The night begins in the lower field at 6.30 pm with the Bonfire Lighting Ceremony. You are welcome to arrive early at 5.30 pm and take part in the fire torch procession which gathers at the entrance for a park tour. The entertainment follows on to include a Pyrotechnic Light Display starting at 7.30 pm. The theme will be Viking Norse Mythology, giant fire god Jo’tnar and we will also be celebrating the gunpowder plot of 1605 by burning an effigie of Guy Fawkes. Vocal group Duncan and Stav will be on stage initially followed by Soloist Rob Hunt after the fireworks. We expect the evening to finish between 8.45pm – 9.00pm with the fire extinguished by a privately owned fire engine. The event is kindly supported by Eric Lloyd Estate agent, Stockman & Loram funeral directors, EMS waste services, JC Plant Hire and Galmpton Touring Park. Tickets: Adults £10, Children £5, Disabled & Partially sighted £5. Food and refreshments are available on site including a Licensed Bar, Hog Roast, Fish and Chips, Tea and coffee. Tickets available at The Galleon Stores and The Manor Inn, Galmpton or contact 07879442416 / partridge1972@hotmail.co.uk.
2nd
Nov
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3rd
Nov

Stitch Fest

The southwest's biggest yarn festival is back for its 4th fabulous year on 2nd & 3rd November 2019 at the Civic Hall & The Grove School, Totnes. Stitch Fest 2019 will showcase some of the best independent makers, dyers, spinners and designers in the UK yarn industry along with an AMAZING workshop timetable. New this year is the Makers Hall. This hall on the Grove School site next to the Grove Hall marketplace, is dedicated to the handmade! This will be a haven of original work by some of the UK's most passionate and exciting crafters. Also new for 2019 is a timetable of demos and make-and-takes along with the regular, exciting workshop timetable. Come and join us for a fun weekend of workshops, talks and yarn-related happiness - and stock up on some really gorgeous yarns, fibre and accessories to take home! Workshop timetable & tickets are now on sale - day tickets £5 or weekend tickets £8. During the show, there will be a free park and ride service run by Bob the Bus (yellow minibus) between the KEVICC School site on Ashburton Road and both show venues.
2nd
Nov

Bonfire & Fireworks Event

Our popular Bonfire & Fireworks Event returns in November 2019! The spectacular display is back with a bang! Bonfire & Fireworks Event takes place at River Dart Country Park, Saturday 2nd November. Tickets available from midday Friday 4th October £6.75 per person Age 2 and under – Free Family of Four – £22.00 (Note: Bonfire & Fireworks event ticket gives you all-day access to the extensive adventure playgrounds at River Dart Country Park. Dare Devil activities at additional cost) FAQS How much are tickets? £6.75 per person. Age 2 and under – Free. Family of Four – £22.00 When do online tickets go on sale? Fri 4th October 2019 at midday When do online ticket sales end? Fri 1st November 2019 at midday Can I buy tickets on the day? Limited tickets will be available on the day and charged at our normal Day Visitor rates What is included in my ticket price? Entry to the Bonfire & Fireworks Event and access to the Adventure Playgrounds Are there any concessions? Due to the reduced ticket price, there are no concessions available Is Bonfire & Firework Event included in my annual membership? Annual Membership holders gain free entry to Bonfire & Firework Event Do you have to pay for parking at the event too? Parking is included in your online ticket price or day visitor price Do I have to print my ticket off? Tickets can be displayed on mobile devices Can I bring sparklers? Sparklers are not recommended due to the mess they can leave behind Useful To Know Age 2 and under gain free entry (no ticket required) There is limited Blue Badge Parking available Park opens at 08.30am and closes at 8pm No refunds available 7-day return visit offer (Does not apply to Bonfire and Fireworks Event)
2nd
Nov
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3rd
Nov

Artists, Designers, Makers Market

Ocean Artists Designers Makers Market offers a fresh, contemporary take on the craft market experience showcasing beautiful hand-made crafts and the best in original affordable art, photography, sculpture and prints from Britain’s Ocean City and the south west.
There are plenty of artists and makers markets around, so what makes this one so different? Ocean is more than just a market – for the artists and designer makers it’s an exchange, a chance to get together with fellow creatives and meet customers face-to-face. For the visitor it’s an opportunity to buy stunning art and craft, meet the makers and have a great day out in the historic surroundings of Royal William Yard. 
Ocean Artists Designers Makers Market is the place where you can make a difference, as an artist, designer maker or a visitor. Britain’s Ocean City is bursting with talent—come and be part of it.
2nd
Nov
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3rd
Nov

S D Railway – Half Price Weekend

To lower the curtain on our season we celebrate with our popular Half Price Weekend. The SDR is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart between Buckfastleigh and Totnes. We run steam trains with heritage rolling stock and offer a wonderful all day, all weather attraction for families and people of all ages.
2nd
Nov

A feast of Chamber Music for two violins and piano

Jonathan Storer & Johanna McWeeney - violins, Mariko Asakawa-North - piano. The programme will feature works from the rich repertoire for two violins and piano: Serenade op. 92 for two violins and piano – Christian Sinding Five Pieces for two violins and piano – Dmitri Shostakovich Sonatina – Bohuslav Martinu Suite Op. 71 for two violins and piano – Maurice Moszkowski We are delighted to welcome violinist Jonathan Storer to the ensemble for this project! Concert starts at 3pm, tickets available on the door £10 or £7 concession (Student/oap/dss/under 16)
5th
Nov
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23rd
Nov

The Power of Making

The Art of Three will be exhibiting paintings, mixed media works, sculptures and a large-scale paper installation at the forthcoming exhibition; ‘The Power of Making’ opening at The Gallery at the Ariel Centre, King Edward VI Community College, Totnes, from Tuesday 5 to Saturday 23 November 2019. A collaboration of three Devon-based artists; Melanie O’Hanlon, Sue Rossiter and Claire Scott, The Art of Three have come together for this exhibition to share the power of working with materials and how this has shaped each of their art practices in a different way, and also influenced them on a personal level. Lucinda Wheater, Gallery Curator and Arts Coordinator said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to see dynamic artwork incorporating a wide variety of materials including paper, wire, clay, paint, plastic and wool. The works will be displayed in the light-filled gallery at the Ariel Centre - the largest contemporary gallery space in Totnes, alongside examples of the artists’ working processes, and the materials and tools they use showing what is possible and the power of working with materials.” Meet the artists on Saturday 9th November 2-4pm.
8th
Nov

Faeland in Concert

Uplifting acoustic-folk-pop with a touch of the mystical. Albums of the Year 2018: Folk Radio UK; Sam Bonham (BBC Introducing); Shire Folk Magazine. Faeland’s original songs are beautiful, enchanting, uplifting, technically impressive and extremely accessible. The band have audiences singing along and being moved instantaneously, regardless of whether or not you have heard their music before; There is something in the words and melodies which goes deeper than the everyday, touching on the mystical and the unspoken. In Totnes the songs will be performed on acoustic guitars, accordion, banjo, charango, violins, lush vocals and Celtic harp.
Faeland are a folk-pop band from Stroud & Bristol, UK. In 2018 Faeland founders Rebecca & Jacob took a professional leap of faith and released their debut album ‘All My Swim’. The album quickly gained support and acclaim from BBC 6Music, Uncut Magazine, Shire Folk Magazine, BBC Introducing and a host of others; acclaim of which is almost unheard of for a band’s debut release. The first 2 singles earned radio play and praise from Tom Robinson, Gideon Coe (BBC 6 Music), BBC Introducing and BBC Scotland, among many others. Faeland’s music is a beautiful selection of original, modern folk compositions influenced by music from both sides of the  Atlantic. Their songs give the duo’s personal spin on classic themes of humanity, such as love, healing, and magic.
Tickets: £7 advance / £10 on the door.  Book tickets here
Doors: 8pm
9th
Nov

Full Day Freestyle Workshop with Steve Robinson

During our ‘Freestyle’ full day workshop Steve will help you to make a large wall hanging (or curved panel to be freestanding) of 60cm x 30cm in your own design, which we’ll fire for you overnight, ready for collection the next day. Whether you already work in glass, or are a complete novice, Steve will tailor your tuition accordingly. £295 per person, booking essential.
9th
Nov

dBs Music – Open Day

Open Day at dBs Music Plymouth Our Open Events are designed to give you an opportunity to visit and explore our amazing state-of-art Plymouth campus. Visitors will be able to learn more about dBs Music, hear from academic staff and students, and tour our facilities, workshops and studios. Pre-Booking required, register your interest here