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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

August 2016

August 2016 to September 2016

1 Aug 2016 - 10:00 to 4 Sep 2016 - 17:30
Exhibition of the best new work from Devon Guild of Craftsmen Members.
Dartmoor Walking Festival
27 Aug 2016 (All day) to 4 Sep 2016 (All day)
The Festival will run from Saturday 27th August until Sunday 4th September 2016 inclusive and will cover all areas of Dartmoor and is open to everybody of all ages and abilities. It will be very clearly marketed as ‘Dartmoor on your Doorstep’ with this chosen time of year being the last week of the summer holidays encompassing the August Bank Holiday weekend to start it off and ending in the first week of September.

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.

August 2016

Charity Speed Shear
28 Aug 2016 (All day)
Come along and join in the fun at the Tavistock Young Farmers - Charity Speed Shear. Gates open at 5pm, Shearing starts at 6pm. Bar, Hog Roast, BBQ, Raffle, Barn Dance and Live Band from 8pm
Jazz and Ale Festival at Boringdon Hall
28 Aug 2016 - 14:00
Boringdon Hall are delighted to announce that their summer Jazz and Ale Festival returns on 28th August 2016 and it promises to be a day-long stomping hot celebration of all that’s great about jazz.
Railway Children
30 Aug 2016 (All day)
Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children, the unforgettable story of adventure and family performed open air in the garden of Endsleigh.

August 2016