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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 - Hotel Endsleigh - Open Garden for NGS
200 year old Repton-designed garden in 3 parts; formal gardens around the house, picturesque dell with pleasure dairy and rockery and arboretum. Gardens were laid out in 1814 and have been carefully renovated over last 12yrs. Bordering the R Tamar, it is a hidden oasis of plants and views.
Hotel Endsleigh, Tavistock
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 16 May

More details - Hotel Endsleigh Gardens Open Day with Falconry, Milton Abbot
Come along and explore this wonderful garden, with its follies, grottos and super views, created by Sir Humphrey Repton for John Russell, Sixth Duke of Bedford.
Hotel Endsleigh, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon
Wed 9 May

More details - Langore Craft Afternoons
Open to everyone. Bring your own craft and share the companionship of like minded people. Knitting, sewing, crochet, card making, anything you like. Admission £1, includes tea/coffee. First and Third Wednesday every month.
Langore Village Hall, Launceston.
Wed 2 May, Wed 16 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 - 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,
Sat 21 Apr

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 - '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
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Trebartha - Open Garden for NGS
Historic landscape gardens featuring ponds, streams, cascades, rocks and woodlands, including fine American trees, bluebells in spring, ornamental walled garden and private garden at Lemarne (best seen in autumn). Allow at least 1 hour for a circular walk. Some steep and rough paths, which can be slippery when wet.
Trebartha, nr Launceston
Sun 13 May

More details - Ash Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Terraced 3 acre woodland garden, full of magnolias, camellias and fruit trees, under-planted with old roses, shrubs and Tamar Valley narcissi. Intensive herbaceous planting provides interest for most of the year, and contrasts with box and holly topiary. Narrow, uneven paths and steps reflect the wild wood atmosphere.
Ash Barn, Callington
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Cotehele - First World War exhibition at Cotehele - Dulce Et Decorum Est
Cotehele’s First World War exhibition features photos, trench art and personal items loaned from members of the local community. Not many people are aware that Cotehele House is a war memorial.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Today to Tue 8 May

More details - Cotehele - A New Dawn in Cotehele Gallery
Cotehele Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting and selling the work of West Country artists and craft makers. This exhibition features Paul Jackson, one of Britain’s leading ceramicists in a show called ’Madrugada’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Cotehele - Sunday roast lunch at Cotehele
Join family and friends for a stroll around garden and estate, finishing off with a hearty roast within the Barn Restaurant or The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay. Happiness is a Sunday roast, drop by to the Barn Restaurant or pre-book a seat at The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Cotehele - Milling days at Cotehele Mill
Adventure down to Cotehele Mill on Thursdays and Sundays to see the mill in action. The millers grind organic wholemeal flour. You can watch the grinding and bagging on Thursdays and Sundays (water dependent) and buy a bag to take home. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Sun 22 Apr, Thu 26 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Thu 3 May, Sun 6 May

More details - Cotehele - Nancy Belle boat trips from Cotehele Quay
Climb aboard the 22ft ’Nancy Belle’ and take a ride up the river. Starting from Cotehele Quay the ’Shamrock’s’ support boat, ’Nancy Belle’, will head up the river Tamar past riverside woodlands, under the railway viaduct, past Calstock and deeper into the valley towards...
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Mon 23 Apr, Tue 24 Apr, Mon 7 May, Thu 10 May, Mon 21 May to Wed 23 May

More details - Cotehele - A New Dawn in Cotehele Gallery
Cotehele Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting and selling the work of West Country artists and craft makers. This exhibition features Paul Jackson, one of Britain’s leading ceramicists in a show called ’Madrugada’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - Cotehele - Sunday roast lunch at Cotehele
Join family and friends for a stroll around garden and estate, finishing off with a hearty roast within the Barn Restaurant or The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay. Happiness is a Sunday roast, drop by to the Barn Restaurant or pre-book a seat at The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Sun 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May

More details - Cotehele - First World War exhibition at Cotehele - Dulce Et Decorum Est
Cotehele’s First World War exhibition features photos, trench art and personal items loaned from members of the local community. Not many people are aware that Cotehele House is a war memorial.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Wed 9 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Cotehele - Milling days at Cotehele Mill
Adventure down to Cotehele Mill on Thursdays and Sundays to see the mill in action. The millers grind organic wholemeal flour. You can watch the grinding and bagging on Thursdays and Sundays (water dependent) and buy a bag to take home. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Thu 10 May, Sun 13 May, Thu 17 May, Sun 20 May, Thu 24 May, Sun 27 May, Thu 31 May

More details - 'Talking Heads'
’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.
The Old Chapel, Calstock
Tue 1 May

More details - Buckland Abbey - Cosmic Spring Trail
Join us this half term as we launch our Cosmic Spring Trail inspired by Andrew Logan’s giant glittering egg. Booking Not Needed.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Buckland Abbey - Cosmic Spring Trail
Join us this half term as we launch our Cosmic Spring Trail inspired by Andrew Logan’s giant glittering egg. Booking Not Needed.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Mon 30 Apr to Sun 13 May

More details - Buckland Abbey - Its bluebell time
A sea of bluebells covering the floor of the Great North Wood. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Tue 1 May to Sun 27 May

More details - South Lea - Open Garden for NGS
Cottage style garden, about 0.3 acre, arranged with separate spaces. First an area of landscaped dry planting and a small pond. Outside the front door the theme is tropical with various palms, yuccas, agave and cannas. S-facing rear garden with views across the R Lynher valley, and sun terraces with plenty of seating.
South Lea, Saltash
Sun 6 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Spring Garden Fete
Join us for a traditional Garden Fete with an array of Vintage, artisan & gift stalls, live music, dog show, children’s entertainment, workshops & cream teas.
Moorland Garden Hotel, Yelverton
Mon 7 May

More details - Giant Wiggle - Very Hungry Caterpillar sponsored walk for Children
Saturday 12th May 2018, 12 noon - 1pm The Giant Wiggle is a sponsored walk in aid of Action for Children. The walk is themed on The Very Hungry Caterpillar and each child that takes part will receive a free activity pack, sponsor form and certificate. Adults can take part too, and we’ll conga around the village.
meet at Clearbrook Village Hall, Clearbrook, Yelverton
Sat 12 May

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 - Moyclare - Open Garden for NGS
Gardened by one family for over 80yrs; mature trees, shrubs and plants (many unusual, many variegated). Once most televised Cornish garden. Now revived and rejuvenated and still a plantsman’s delight, full of character.
Moyclare, Liskeard
Mon 7 May

More details - Penmilder - Open Garden for NGS
Gently sloping, S-facing 2½ acre Cornish garden, with mature trees and shrubs. Bluebell woods, a haven for wildlife, and apple orchard which is particularly pretty with primroses, daffodils and bluebells in spring. Pond and vegetable garden. Sadly the garden is not suitable for wheelchair users due to gravel paths.
Penmilder, Liskeard
Mon 7 May

More details - Saltash May Fair 2018
In 2016 the new committee took the May Fair back to the town and back to its community roots. After two years with overwhelming positive feedback from residents, businesses, exhibitors and the wider community it will remain in the town for 2018.
Fore Street, Longstone Park and Victoria Gardens, Saltash
Sat 5 May

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 - Every Avenue Wedding Fayre & Catwalk
Every Avenue Weddings Magazine will be at Carnglaze Caverns on 22nd April 2018, along with some fabulous, reputable wedding service providers, showcasing their services to brides & grooms-to-be. If you are stuck for ideas for your wedding entertainment, then look no further!
Carnglaze Caverns, St. Neot, Liskeard.
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Port Eliot Dog Festival and Whippet Tea Party
Come and join us on Saturday 5th May 11am to 4.30pm at the Port Eliot Estate, all the family are invited, four legged friends included!
Port Eliot Estate, St Germans, Saltash
Sat 5 May

More details - Plymouth Jazz Club presents Lee Gibson with the Martin Dale Quartet
Plymouth Jazz Club is delighted to be able to present, by popular request, Lee Gibson, a nationally and internationally acclaimed jazz singer who has delighted critics and fans alike with her wonderful voice, innate sense of swing and dynamic stage presence.
The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth
Sun 6 May

More details - Ince Castle - Open Garden for NGS
Romantic garden at the end of winding lanes, surrounding C17 pink brick castle on a peninsula in R Lynher. Old apple trees with bulbs, woodland garden with fritillaries, camellias and rhododendrons. Extraordinary 1960s shell house on edge of formal garden.
Ince Castle, Saltash
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Antony - Glorious Garden Tour
This year marks the bicentenary of Humphry Repton who designed the spectacular landscaped garden at Antony. This walk and talk with the garden team will give you an insight into the celebrated designer. The tour includes a rare opportunity to view the Bath House. Donations welcome. Booking Not Needed.
Antony, Torpoint
Wed 2 May, Wed 16 May

More details - Antony - Meet the Beekeeper
Find out all there is to know about bees and beekeeping from a local expert. Join a presentation by local beekeeper Tim Payne from City Bees and find out about the ancient art of beekeeping. Talks at 2pm, 2.45pm and 3.30pm. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Antony, Torpoint
Sun 6 May

More details - Antony - Volunteer Drop In
If you missed the Volunteer Open Day but are looking for something to do in the summer holidays or make some new friends then this could be the opportunity for you. Antony are hosting four drop-in sessions for you to find out about our opportunities.
Antony, Torpoint
Thu 17 May

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 - 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. The perfect sound of four strings is thought to be closest to the sound of a quartet of voices.
Sherwell United Church, North Hill, Plymouth
Sat 5 May

More details - Exhibition: Trans-form – Trevor Bell
Trans-Form presents a selection of major works spanning the last three decades of award-winning artist Trevor Bell’s career, including the most recent paintings and favoured works from the artist’s personal archive. Trans-Form is the last exhibition supervised by Trevor Bell who passed away in November 2017.
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Today, Sat 21 Apr, Mon 23 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May, Mon 7 May to Sat 12 May, Mon 14 May to Sat 19 May, Mon 21 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Performance: Beowulf
Before we begin, we should warn you: This story ends with a dragon… Seth Kriebel returns to Plymouth with Beowulf, an interactive performance-game inviting the audience to explore the world of a story from our legendary past… without leaving their seats.
The House, Plymouth University
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Performance: Rising
By the Aakash Odedra Company Featuring four works tailor-made for Aakash as a soloist, this production explores different processes and aesthetics using Aakash’s traditional background in Kathak and Bharata Natyam to create a distinct flavour of contemporary dance.
The House, University of Plymouth
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Talk: Becoming a 'Good' Citizen: Memories of Childhood, Citizenship and Play
Exploring childhood, adolescence, nationhood and citizenship, Dr Carly Adams, Associate Professor of Kinesology and Physical Education at the University of Lethbridge considers how social and moral reform initiatives have impacted leisure spaces in early 20th-century Canada.
Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Tue 1 May

More details - Plymouth University Gospel Choir And Plymouth University Big Band
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Plymouth University Gospel Choir is open to all students, meets every week, and communicates its enormous enthusiasm and faith through its infectious singing, harmonising and stirring repertoire. A perfect opener for Music Week!
The House Studio, University of Plymouth
Tue 8 May

More details - University Of Plymouth Music Week
University of Plymouth Music Week showcases the enormous diversity and quality of music that happens in and around the University. The majority of the performers are staff and students both from the music degree course and the University ensembles that are open to all.
Peninsula Arts, University of Plymouth
Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Sam Richards: Empty Moments
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Empty Moments is a series of miniatures for piano. They began as tiny sketches written in spare moments, but the theme of emptiness grew and the number of pieces increased to an hours-worth of slow, meditative music.
Room 14, Rolle Building, University of Plymouth
Wed 9 May

More details - The Steve Buckley Trio with Katherine Williams and Tom Armstong
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Steve Buckley (sax, penny whistle and bass clarinet) is a British jazz musician who was a member of the pioneering band Loose Tubes, and also played with Human Chain, Microgroove and Django Bates’ Delightful Precipice.
Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth
Wed 9 May

More details - Gamelan by Plymouth University Gamelan Orchestra
Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018 Directed by Saj Collyer University of Plymouth is fortunate in having a full set of Balinese gamelan instruments as well as gamelan specialist Saj Collyer to teach it to students. The sound of a gamelan group is simply extraordinary.
Crosspoint, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Thu 10 May