Friday, 8 June 2012

'What's On' In & Around Dartmouth 8th - 14th June

Discover Dartmouth “What’s On” 8th - 14th June
Fri 8th, - Thurs 14th The Flavel, Film: Dark Shadows (12A)
Fri 8th- Tues12- The Flavel Film: Marley (15)
For film showing times please contact 01803 839530
Sat 9th June J80 World Championships International top level sailing event held here in Dartmouth-Sailing
area will be Start Bay just outside the harbour entrance – watch from nearby cliffs and beaches
Sat 9th – 10th Ship Visit: MV Ace LOA 85m ETA TBC
Thurs 14th Walk ‘n’ Talk : Slapton Ley and Village Circular 10.20 93 Bus from Dartmouth Pontoon or 10.51
Slapton Memorial car park. Please contact Griselda Guthrie 01803 834762 Dartmouth Volunteer Walk leader for
Sat 9th South Hams Farmers Market in the Old Market Square 9am-1pm
Sunday 10th South Devon AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) Blackpool Valley Explorer Join Sir
Geoffrey Newman of the Start and Blackpool estate to discover more about the valley and Stoke Fleming find
out the water was used to generate power in the past and into the future, 2 mile walk some steep climbs car
park charges apply Adults £4 Child £2 Meet at Flagpole Blackpool Sands 10.30am 1pm
Mon 11th South Devon AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) Fishmongering for Beginners Hands on
workshop with master fishmonger, Mark Lobb. £15 adults only Price includes local fish, filleted by you Booking
essential call 01803 861384 Meet at the Store Stoke Fleming 10am-12
11th The Flavel DAKFAS Lecture 2.30pm Horses, Women and Great Country Houses The life and loves of the
first Duke of Newcastle with Dr Lucy Worsley, chief curator The Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace
Fri 8th- Sun 10th Visiting Steam Engine, Freight Trains and Flyball Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat
Company’s annual Heritage Festival- Go behind the scenes in the workshops at Churston, as well seeing inside
the cab of one of our locomotives. Plus cruises and intensive steam timetable of events inc. Traction engines,
large and small will be gathered on display along with vintage tractors and cars.
For more information and timetables, please visit
DARTMOUTH CHILDREN’S CENTRE Every Wednesday Stay and Play children 0-5 drop in play centre at
Dartmouth Children’s Centre, Milton Lane, Dartmouth Tel 01803 833164 for details of this and other children’s
SINGERS & STOMPERS CHILDREN’S GROUP The Flavel Every Friday, 10-11 for details call Sarah on 01803
835229 or 07875 813348
PARK & RIDE – Dartmouth Park & Ride service runs from Saturday 24th March until Sunday 4th November
2012 More info 01803 861234 – Weekly Parking Tickets available from Dartmouth TIC £32
NEWCOMEN 300 CELEBRATIONS Art & Poetry competitions “Steam” theme Open to two age groups –
Up to 11 years and 12 to 16 years - First prize in each category £25 voucher - Second Prize £10 voucher.
Entries submitted by 31st May to the TIC. Please call the TIC on 01803 834224 for full details
NATIONAL TRUST Greenway Open daily except Monday and Tuesdays 10.30-5PM Extraordinary glimpse
into the private holiday home of Agatha Christie. Romantic woodland garden drifts down to the river Dart.
Advance Booking for car park essential on 01803 842382 or arrive by ferry at Greenway Quay 01803 842382
NATIONAL TRUST Coleton Fishacre Stunning Arts and Crafts Garden and d’Oyley Carte operatic family
heritage house. Open daily except Thursday 10.30-5pm or call 01803
AVON MILL GARDEN CENTRE – Art Exhibition – A new seasonal collection of original and limited edition
artworks March - June. Near Loddiswell, Kingsbridge Tel. 01548 550066 to book 6-8pm
MONTY HALLS GREAT ESCAPES Having recently completed filming the BBC series "The Fisherman's
Apprentice" Monty Halls has now settled in Dartmouth. His new shop - Monty Halls Great Escapes - is based
next to the Dolphin Pub on Fosse Street opposite the Old Market. The shop stocks all his books and DVD's of
his other TV series including The Great Escapes, Great Barrier Reef, and Great Ocean Adventures. The
business will soon be launching RIB trips along the coast, seashore walks for families, wildlife lectures, and
training courses for wildlife photography and natural history film making. 01803 431858
DARTMOUTH See for all the latest events, attractions & accommodation!
DARTMOUTH MUSEUM – Dartmouth’s Story, ship models, paintings, costumes and Victorian study or check
out the website
Totnes Cruise - Boats are heated and undercover Timetables at kiosks on Embankment or in TIC 01803
555872. Buy tickets online
GREENWAY FERRY COMPANY -Agatha Christie Experiences by Greenway Ferry & Vintage Bus. Regular
sailings to Greenway from Dartmouth, Totnes & Dittisham 01803 882811
UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE (U3A) Meet every 2nd Thursday of the month @10am in the Flavel Tel.
ST CLEMENTS CHURCH Holy Communion 9.00am, followed by 10.00 – 4.00 coffees, light lunches and teas
DARTMOUTH CASTLE Open daily 10am – 5pm 01803 833588
CASTLE TEA ROOMS –Tea rooms open every day 10am- 5pm.
DITTISHAM FERRY- To book please ring 07818 001108.
THE FLAVEL - Check Programme for regular Film/Theatre listings. 01803 839530
DARTMOUTH OUTDOOR HEATED SWIMMING POOL – Open May – September Milton Lane Dartmouth –
Dates to be confirmed
DARTMOUTH BOAT HIRE – explore the enchanting River Dart from Dartmouth to Totnes - 01803 834600 or
see our website
AFRICAN QUEEN – Fishing trips out to sea (weather permitting) 07885 246061.
CANOE ADVENTURES – for all ages – Canoes range over all the river and on spring ebbs we offer trips from
our base at Tuckenhay downriver to Dartmouth, returning on the flood. Events throughout the year. Try the 12
seater! 01803 865301
THE PICNIC BOAT – The perfect English river picnic from 2 to 12 guests every day until end Dec please
contact us on 07968 752625
SALTWIND OF DART Mackerel Fishing on weekdays 1.30pm3.30pm plus Sightseeing and Wildlife cruises. Up
to 12 passengers Call Owner Skipper Dave 07854 051266
777 TRIPLE SEVEN – Corporate Hospitality, Private Charters etc. Tel 07855 232438
FAST RABBIT FARM Ash Cross, Dartmouth TQ6 0NR – 12 acres of beautiful woodland gardens only 3 miles
from Dartmouth in the South Devon countryside 078135044
START POINT LIGHTHOUSE Open Wed, Thurs and Sun;Jubilee & Half term: Mon 4th-Fri 8th,12 noon -5pm for
more details please telephone: 01803 771 802
AVON MILL GARDEN CENTRE – LODDISWELL NR KINGSBRIDGE Beautiful plants for your garden, stylish
accessories, amazing food for your larder & delicious food to eat! Tel- 01548 550066
SHARPHAM WINES & CHEESE – Tours are available which include wine tasting. Tel- 01803 732203 or visit
our website
BLACKPOOL SANDS and VENUS CAFÉ – Please call 01803 770209 for details and reservations (No dogs) or
see our website
WATERSPORTS AT BLACKPOOL SANDS – Windsurfing, Stand up paddle boarding, Kayaks etc – call Matz
on 07540 580150
PAIGNTON ZOO – committed to the conservation of plants and animals throughout the world. 01803 697500
TORQUAY’S COASTAL ZOO – the best place to ‘sea life up close’. On the sea front at Torquay Tel. 01803
NATIONAL MARINE AQUARIUM at the top of Plymouth’s historic Barbican Tel. 0844 8937938 or take a look at
our website on www.national–
THE GOLDEN HIND – Step back in time and explore the world of Sir Francis Drake in the harbour at Brixham
Contact Tel. 01803 856223 –
SOUTH WEST COAST PATH – Wonderful walks along the Coast Path – Call in at the TIC for information on
local walks
STAVERTON RIDING SCHOOL- Rides in the countryside & LessonsFor more details please call 01803
762750 or look at our website
PENNYWELL FARM– Exciting hands on activities, rides, shows and displays Open until– 4th Nov please call
01803 642023 for more information
WOODLANDS FAMILY THEME PARK– Open weekends & Devon school holidays until 29th March 2012; then
open every day 9.30am to 5pm all weather fun guaranteed! 01803 71259 Discount
vouchers available from the TIC
CHINA BLUE TOTNES – Ceramics Studio, Lifestyle Store, Blown Studio Glass in Totnes. Please call Tel.
01803 860908 or visit
TOTNES RARE BREEDS FARM – Tel 01803 840387 –
SAILING SCHOOLS AT DITTISHAM – 07973 520515 OR 0845 8810110
SEA KAYAK – Day-trips and coaching for all abilities. Tel: 01392 580535
KAYAK HIRE & ACADEMY Experience the Best of South Devon, just add water! Please call 07799 403788 or
take a peep at
DART ADVENTURES Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Trekking, Coasteering and much more! 0845 8810110
Check out our websiue
DISCOVER SURFSCHOOL – Surf lessons for all ages and levels – Tel. 07813 639622
FORTHCOMING EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED: Dartmouth Caring Midsummer Party at the Beach Thurs 21st June
Newcomen 300 Events 9-13th July
If you have any Event you would like us to add to this sheet please send details to the address below
All leaflets and timetables available at your Accommodation Establishment or
Dartmouth Information Centre, The Engine House, Mayor’s Avenue, Dartmouth TQ6 9YY
01803 834224
N.B. All information given in good faith and believed correct at the time of going to print. Dartmouth TIC cannot be held

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