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Today to Sat 19 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Finch Foundry - Classic cars
We’re welcoming classic cars of all ages and descriptions to Finch Foundry to be displayed against the striking backdrop of Dartmoor. If you’re interested in taking part, please get in touch. Booking Not Needed.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bowdens - Open Garden for NGS
Not just one, but two National Collections - Hostas (Halcyon and sports) and Agapanthus (Pine Cottage cultivars) - are housed in a beautifully mature garden of about ½ acre, alongside many interesting trees, shrubs and other plants.The newly completed stumpery provides a focal point for ferns.
Bowdens, Sticklepath
Sat 19 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Andrew's Corner - Open Garden for NGS
Well established, wildlife friendly, well labelled plantsman’s garden in stunning high moorland setting.
Andrew’s Corner, Belstone
Mon 7 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Chagford Singers: Open Rehearsal Invitation
Our Musical Director, Tim Pithers, is opening the doors to anyone who wishes to observe how a choir works or is thinking of joining us. Sit and observe or join in with the classical choral pieces and well-known musical selections. A warm welcome and a workout of lungs and brain.
Endecott House, High Street, Chagford
Wed 9 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Photography workshop
Join local photographer John Howells in the Castle Drogo garden or by the river Teign to find new aspects, landscapes and wildlife. He will help with understanding your camera whilst also teaching new composition ideas. Each workshop has a different seasonal focus. 37 per person (includes coffee and lunch).
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 1 May

More details - Castle Drogo - May holiday fun
Discover more about Drogo as you follow the free spotter sheet around the garden and grounds. (Normal admission applies). Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Wild Tribe-moth and bat walk
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge Meadows for this night walk to spot moths and bats that live in the Teign Gorge. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647433306. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sun 6 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Hard hat tours
Don your hard hats and join the Castle Drogo project manager for a very special behind the scenes tour of the building project to save Castle Drogo. Places are limited so booking is essential on 01647 433306. 7.50 per person. (Normal admission applies).
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 8 May

More details - Estate Tour
Talk given by Estate Manager Iain Wylie, discussing bio diversity and conservation followed by a cream tea
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Tue 8 May

More details - Moretonhampstead Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 large gardens close to moorland town. One in a wooded valley, the other higher up with magnificent views of Dartmoor. Dogs on leads welcome. Plant sale, teas are a must. Both have mature orchards and yr round vegetable gardens.
Moretonhampstead Gardens, Moretonhampstead
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Heathercombe - Open Garden for NGS
Secluded valley with streams tumbling through woods, ponds and lake; tranquil setting for 30 acres of spring/summer interest (many recent changes) - daffodils, extensive bluebells complementing large displays of rhododendrons, pretty cottage gardens, woodland walks, many specimen trees, bog/fern gardens, orchard and
Heathercombe, Nr Bovey Tracey
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Open garden in support of CHSW
Open garden in support of the Children Hospice South West www.chsw.org.uk/event/manaton-gate-open-garden-2018 Stroll over undulating lawns through informal planting, passing ponds and mature rhododendrons to a walled rose garden and a woodland carpeted with ferns are bluebells.
Manaton Gate Manaton, Newton Abbot
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Lydford Gorge - Wild kitchen - FULLY BOOKED
Forage for wild garlic and other seasonal snacks in the gorge, and then cook up a tasty lunch over the camp fire using your foraged ingredients. Join the ranger team to get an insight into some of the edible treats that grow in the gorge.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Today

More details - Lydford Gorge - Spring flower walk
Join us for a guided walk to identify the spring wild flowers that abound in the gorge, the walk will visit the Whitelady waterfall and finish in the Waterfall tea-room. Identification guides will be available to consult in the Waterfall tea-room at the end of the walk. Booking Essential. Phone: 01822 820320.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Sat 12 May

More details - In This Heart
The Lost Sound, Dartmoor Folk choir start the season with this Fund raising event for Ashburton Arts at their new venue. In This Heart brings you songs of joy, courage and love. Inspired by the rugged and beautiful landscape of Dartmoor and with creative direction, the choir has gone from strength to strength.
Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton
Fri 4 May

More details - The Church House - Dartmoor edges
Original linocuts by local printmaker, Richard Shimell. Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Today to Mon 30 Apr

More details - The Church House - Sea to Moor
Exhibition of carved wooden birds by Lee Jenkins - cormorants to dippers and more in between ... Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Divertimento String Quartet concert
Divertimento String Quartet give around 20 concerts a year. They enjoy exploring the rich and varied string quartet repertoire and their engaging introductions present the music in an informal and approachable style.
Lustleigh Village Hall, Lustleigh, Devon
Today

More details - Dartmoor Spring Foraging Course
Dartmoor is one of the most beautiful places in the UK with not many roads but plenty of wild food and clean growing environments for the freshest tasting plants we find anywhere. We will meet at The Cleave Inn in Lustleigh at 12pm.
The Cleave, Lustleigh
Fri 27 Apr and Sat 28 Apr

More details - Higher Cherubeer - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre country garden with gravelled courtyard, raised beds and alpine house, lawns, large herbaceous border, shady woodland beds, potager style kitchen garden with large greenhouse. Winter openings for National Collection of Cyclamen species, hellebores and over 400 snowdrop varieties.
Higher Cherubeer, Winkleigh
Sun 13 May

More details - Open Gardens Penrose House
A newly landscaped town garden with herbaceous plants, shrubs, mature trees, climbing roses and Clematis. There are container and basket plants and vegetable plants for sale. On street parking Refreshments include teas, coffees and cake No wheelchair access No dogs allowed
Park Road, Crediton
Sun 13 May

More details - Kentlands - Open Garden for NGS
Our 2 acre tucked away garden is s-facing with distant views across Exeter towards west Devon and Sidmouth. The Garden was started in 2010 and is still developing.
Kentlands, Exeter
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Whitstone Bluebells - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning spring garden with far reaching views over Dartmoor. Bluebells throughout the garden along with camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias. Display of architectural metal sculptures and ornaments.
Whitstone Bluebells, Newton Abbot
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Lower Spitchwick Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful valley alongside R Dart. East Lower Lodge: atmospheric woodland garden with imaginative planting in natural setting. Contains jungle area with bamboo teahouse, meandering grass pathways, lawns, borders with stream, potager and vegetable garden.
Lower Spitchwick Garden, Poundsgate
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Coombe Meadow - Open Garden for NGS
This Lost Garden, by a beautiful Dartmoor stream was overgrown and neglected. Since 2016 its mature Magnolias, Camellias, Azaleas and other trees have been rescued. Paths and ponds cleared, archaeology preserved, borders created, bridges and terraces repaired and over 5000 bulbs planted.
Coombe Meadow, Newton Abbot
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS
12 acre well established garden with camellias, magnolias, azaleas, various shrubs and rhododendrons; rare and mature trees; small lake and ponds with river and water cascades. 5 acre arboretum planted 2011 with wide range of trees, shrubs and a large lilac circle. Wisteria pergola with views over Exeter and Woodbury.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Greatcombe - Open Garden for NGS
Charming, tranquil garden nestled in the southern slopes of Dartmoor, intersected by a babbling stream and featuring bright colours and textual foliage.
Greatcombe, Newton Abbot
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - 'Talking Heads' Theatre Dinner
’A Cream Cracker Under The Settee’ read by Pam Smith, and ’A Lady of Letters’ read by Sarah Denne. Director Stuart Waterworth. Performed during dinner at The Bedford Hotel Gallery 26. Part of Tavistock Festival.
Bedford Hotel, Tavistock
Mon 30 Apr, Sat 5 May

More details - Tavistock Book Fair
Tavistock Book Fair is an annual event showcasing some of the finest second-hand books from the stock of 10 West Country book sellers. All items on display are for sale and represent a wide range of subjects including Devon & Cornwall, fact & fiction, and will offer a range of prices to suit all pockets.
The Parish Centre, 5a Plymouth Rd, Tavistock, Devon PL19. 8AU
Today

More details - Ladies' Night at Exeter Racecourse
Ladies’ Night at Exeter Racecourse, sponsored by Heavitree Brewery Plc, on Tuesday, May 8 is when the glitz and glamour of racing descend on Haldon Hill.
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter
Tue 8 May

More details - From The Jam with Bruce Foxton
From The Jam with Bruce Foxton The Gift 35th Anniversary Tour + Support. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
Exeter Phoenix, Exeter
Sun 13 May

More details - Speed Dating in Exeter
Exeter Speed Dating How speed dating in Exeter works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Exeter. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Starz Bar 18 Lower North Street
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Little Mermaid
Spectacular circus and spellbinding songs combine in this extraordinary new adaptation from the award-winning Metta Theatre. With awe-inspiring acrobatics and hauntingly beautiful original songs this is a show for everyone.
Exeter Northcott Theatre Stocker Road Exeter
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Blues Caravan 2018 - Three Musicians on a Mission
Blues Caravan 2018”...........featuring Bernard Allison, Vanja Sky and Mike Zito This is no ordinary club tour.......this is the Blues Caravan 2018.
Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Exeter Beats - Headliner: Mad Dog Mcrae
The Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink has announced an all-new evening event for 2018 from Friday 4th - Sunday 6th May. Exeter Beats will see top acts entertain the crowds in Exeter Castle Courtyard across the early May bank holiday weekend.
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter
Fri 4 May

More details - Exeter Beats - Headliner: One Step Behind & The Brass Funkeys
The Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink has announced an all-new evening event for 2018 from Friday 4th - Sunday 6th May. Exeter Beats will see top acts entertain the crowds in Exeter Castle Courtyard across the early May bank holiday weekend.
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter
Sat 5 May

More details - Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink
The award-winning Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink returns for its 15th consecutive year on the May Day Bank Holiday, from Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May 2018. A firm fixture on the food festival calendar, the event is held in the scenic grounds of Exeter Castle Courtyard and Northernhay Gardens.
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Exeter Beats - Headliner: David Live & Soulfunktion
The Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink has announced an all-new evening event for 2018 from Friday 4th - Sunday 6th May. Exeter Beats will see top acts entertain the crowds in Exeter Castle Courtyard across the early May bank holiday weekend.
Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter
Sun 6 May

More details - Open Garden Field House
A very steep sloping garden with level terraces. There is a small orchard with bog planting. There are herbaceous borders, a vegetable terrace to a wildflower meadow with a small woodland and stream.
21 Argyll Road, Exeter
Sat 19 May

More details - EXETER - Evening of Mediumship with International Medium Darren Brittain
Darren is from the Midlands and serves many churches and centres throughout the country and overseas in Norway, Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, Switzerland, Finland and USA. He has a reputation for delivering names, dates, street names and addresses.
Exeter Spritualist Centre, York Road, Exeter, Devon.
Fri 11 May

More details - The Arundell Art Week
On Thursday 3rd May, a selection of acclaimed sporting artists from around the U.K. will be showcasing their country pursuit inspired pieces, local Devon landscapes and stunning photography at the famous Arundell Arms Hotel in Lifton, Devon.
Arundell Arms Hotel, 1 Fore Street, Lifton
Thu 3 May to Thu 10 May

More details - Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres with borders, mature trees and shrubs. Banks of snowdrops and small named collection at Bickham Cottage. Formal parterre with lily pond. Walled garden with colourful profusion of vegetables and flowers. Palm tree avenue leading to millennium summerhouse.
Bickham House, Exeter
Today, Sun 22 Apr

More details - Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres with borders, mature trees and shrubs. Banks of snowdrops and small named collection at Bickham Cottage. Formal parterre with lily pond. Walled garden with colourful profusion of vegetables and flowers. Palm tree avenue leading to millennium summerhouse.
Bickham House, Exeter
Sun 13 May, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Sedgewell Coach House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Heather Jansch, world-famous sculptor, brings innovative use of recycled materials to gardening. 14 acres incl stunning driftwood sculpture, fabulous views from thrilling woodland bluebell trail down to timeless stream-bordered water meadow walk, pools, herbaceous border, medicinal herb garden.
Sedgewell Coach House Gardens, Olchard
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May

More details - Exeter Spring Foraging Course
We will meet at 12pm at the Double Locks Hotel, a beautiful canal side venue on the outskirts of Exeter. The course starts with a 20 minute introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes where they relate to foragers.
Double Locks Hotel, Exeter
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Cricket is a Funny Game
Friends of Higher Cemetery present a talk by Clive Russell about the humorous aspects of cricket.
Higher Cemetery, St Marks Avenue, Exeter.
Sat 12 May

More details - Portington - Open Garden for NGS
Garden in peaceful rural setting with fine views over surrounding countryside. Mixed planting with shrubs and borders. Walk to a small lake through woodland and fields at bluebell time.
Portington, Lamerton
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Torview - Open Garden for NGS
Run by 2 semi-retired horticulturists: formal Mediterranean front garden, with wisteria-clad Georgian house, small alpine house. Rear courtyard with tree ferns, pots/troughs, lean-to 7m conservatory with tender plants and climbers. Steps to 30x20m walled garden - flowers, vegetables and trained fruit.
Torview, Newton Abbot
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Sherlock's Excellent Adventure
Sherlock’s Excellent Adventure A Farcical Parody by james Barry Performed by Thorverton Amateur Dramatic Society Directed by Sheena Hunter-Hedges
Thorverton Memorial Hall, Silver Street
Today

More details - Track Stars Athletics
Age 4-11yrs Running, Jumping, Throwing, relays agility and co-ordination and plenty of games. Athletics is fun and exciting this is a great way to introduce children to such a variety of disciplines. We welcome you to come along and have some fun, please wear a PE kit and trainers, and bags of energy!
Exeter Arena, Summer Lane
Sat 19 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun