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What's Happening On Dartmoor?

Find out what's on on Dartmoor through the year including Farmer's Markets, pub quizzes, amateur dramatics, a toy collector's fair, the Dartmoor Folk Festival at South Tawton, Chagford and Okehampton agricultural shows, exhibitions, folk evenings, jazz, National Trust events, carnivals, firework displays and scarecrow days.

Foodies can enjoy interesting curry nights and the Moretonhampstead Food Festival every March. If you're a sporty type, you won't want to miss Chagford's Two Hills Race or the National Bike Week in June. Those with musical talent should know about the Ashburton Blues Festival and various open mike pub nights. 

Devon Wildlife Trust dates are in these pages, along with colourful flea markets and Devon Farmer's markets.

​Chagstock Music happening is in Chagford during July. We have antique fairs, auctions, flower shows, gardens open for charity and guided walks. Charity events such as Sports relief Day, and the details for Dartmoor Discovery. Annual events such as May Day at Lustleigh, Easter egg trails, Halloween events, Bonfire Night and firework displays, Carnivals in early Autumn, not to mention Apple Day in October. St. Clement's Day and Christmas dates as well as theatres and cinema links.  Even a blacksmith day.

Do remember to e-mail me if you have any events on Dartmoor that you wish to have shown

October 2016

August 2016 to March 2017

The Beauty of Light Exhibition
18 Aug 2016 (All day) to 5 Mar 2017 (All day)
A stunning timelapse exhibition from photographer Jonathan Scott, that showcases Dartmoor at it's best.

October 2016

Murder Mystery
28 Oct 2016 (All day)
Murder Mystery provided by the Candlelight Theatre Company at The Moorland Garden Hotel. The Village of Palmbury are very excited as The Earl and Countess of Palmbury have agreed to hold a mini film festival at The Manor House. All the village are involved and have made their own amateur films and each hope that theirs will win the prize. For one aspiring local though this could be his big night, a chance for his true talent to be spotted. Oscar sees this as his big break but just how far would one person go to be famous?
Murder Mystery at Boringdon Hall
28 Oct 2016 - 19:00
A Wicked Night of Murder and Misbehaving
29 Oct 2016 (All day)
The Dartmoor Society Annual Debate. Return to the Wildwood? Is Rewilding the Future for Dartmoor?'
Halloween Soiree at Boringdon Hall
29 Oct 2016 - 19:00
Imposing stone towers, secret archways and curious arrow slits hint at the Boringdon Hall’s rich history and, for one evening only, they will become the backdrop for a devilishly delightful Halloween Soirée full of fiendishly good treats.

October 2016