Friday, 28 September 2012

The Crow's Nest guide to 'What's On in Dartmouth 28th Sep - 4th October

 “What’s on” 28th Sept- 4th Oct
Fri 28th -4th Oct The Flavel: Exhibition - Roy Lang Info: 01803 839530
Fri 28th, Sun 30th, Mon 1st Oct-4th - The Flavel: Film – Anna Karenina Info: 01803 839530
Fri 28th and Sun 30th- The Flavel: Film – The Three Stooges Info: 01803 839530
Sat 29th - The Flavel: Entertainment – World Indoor Rally Championship 2-8pm £5 Adults £4 Juniors Info: 01803 839530
Sat 29th and Sun 30th Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company Local Devon Residents Half Price weekend on all DSRRBC Trips. Please bring along proof that you are a local (utility bill etc) No pre booking and it’s on a first come first served basis so come along EARLY!!
Sat 29th Coombe Farm Gallery – Ice & Sand, Private View – An exhibition bringing together contemporary art from the North West Territories of Canada, 6.00pm – 9pm, Coombe Farm, Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0JA
Mon 1st Oct - Dartmouth and District Indoor Pool Trust BINGO NIGHT fundraising event for the indoor pool 6.30pm Townstal Community Hall, Davis Road, Dartmouth. Raffle on the night. Come along and support this worthy cause.
Tues 2nd Oct The Flavel - Dartmouth & Kingswear Society Talk “Keeping you safe in Start Bay” 7.30pm 01803 839530
Wed 3rd Oct - The Flavel: Film – Evacuation 2.30pm £7 Adults, Conc £6, U18s £5. This film will also be shown on Sun 7th Oct at 7.30pm Info: 01803 839530
Sun 30th Sept - South Devon AONB – Ash Tree Farm –the last 5000 years a walk back through time on a small Devon farm with Stevie Rogers of Ash Tree Farm, Dartmouth. From the early Bronze Age to modern times. Booking preferred call 01803 712437 Post code: TQ6 0LR
Sun 30th Sept- 31st October Ice and Sand Exhibition Coombe Farm Gallery and Studios, Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0JA Contact 01803 722266
Thurs 4th Oct Walk & Talk Torcross- Beesands Circular Walk 10.20 No 93 bus from Dartmouth pontoon,or 10.50 Torcross Post Office Contact Griselda Guthrie Dartmouth Volunteer Walk leader on 01803 834762
BRNC Volunteer Band Christmas Concerts 7th and 8th Dec. Tickets available now on sale in TIC For details call 01803 834224.
Park and Ride Information: Service runs from Sat 24th March until Sun 4th November 2012. From 8am- 7pm but may vary according to circumstances. After 7pm please show ticket to driver of the First bus service No. 90 that runs until 23.30hrs
Regular Events in Dartmouth
DIAMOND JUBILEE WAY Dartmouth – Created to commemorate the 60th anniversary in 2012 of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne. This 6km (3¾ mile) way-marked circular walk, in the shape of a diamond, takes you through some of the most glorious coastal countryside in the West Country. Call in the TIC for the free Diamond Jubilee Walk map.
DARTMOUTH SHIP VISITS Big and small ships moor up in Dartmouth see
DARTMOUTH CHILDREN’S CENTRE Every Wednesday 1.30-3pm 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 activities.
DARTMOUTH LIBRARY SUMMER BOUNCE & RHYME Every Tues 11-11.30 stories and song for Under 5’s
SINGERS & STOMPERS CHILDREN’S GROUP The Flavel Every Friday, 10-11am Call Sarah on 01803 835229 or 07875 813348
PARK & RIDE - Dartmouth Park & Ride service runs until Sunday 4th November 2012 More info 01803 861234 – Weekly Parking Tickets available from Dartmouth TIC £32
NATIONAL TRUST Greenway Open 12th Sept – 31st Oct, daily except Monday and Tuesday from 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 Whatever the weather come and join us for an indoor picnic in the yurt, grab your wellies and wander the woodland and explore the house.
NATIONAL TRUST - Coleton Fishacre Open 29th Sept -31st Oct, daily except Thurs and Friday 10.30 – 5pm. Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the evocative holiday home of the D’Oyly Carte family on the Devon‘s south coast or call 01803 752466
AVON MILL GARDEN CENTRE Art Exhibition Professional and amateur art, Loddiswell, near Kingsbridge 01548 550066
MONTY HALLS GREAT ESCAPES Having completed filming the BBC series "The Fisherman's Apprentice" Monty Halls has now settled in Dartmouth. His shop - Monty Halls Great Escapes - next to the Dolphin Pub opposite the Old Market The shop stocks all his books & DVD's of his other TV series including The Great Escapes, Great Barrier Reef, and Great Ocean Adventures. Enjoy 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 open every day
DARTMOUTH STEAM RAILWAY AND RIVER BOAT COMPANY - Dartmouth River Cruises & Dartmouth – Totnes Cruise - Boats are heated and undercover Timetables at kiosks on Embankment or in TIC 01803 555872
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 832449/839530
ST CLEMENTS CHURCH Holy Communion Thursdays 9.00am, followed by 10.00 – 4.00 coffees, light lunches and teas tel 01803 835540
DARTMOUTH CASTLE Open daily 10am – 5pm 01803 833588
CASTLE TEA ROOMS –Stunning views -Tea rooms open every day 10am- 5pm.01803 833897
DITTISHAM FERRY- To book please ring 07818 001108.
THE FLAVEL - Check Programme for regular Film/Theatre listings. 01803 839530
DARTMOUTH BOAT HIRE – explore the enchanting River Dart from Dartmouth to Totnes - 01803 834600 or
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. 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 – Open daily March to November plus Bank Holidays 12 acres of beautiful woodland gardens only 3 miles from Dartmouth in the South Devon countryside 07813 504490
Regular Events near Dartmouth
START POINT LIGHTHOUSE Open every Wednesday, Thurs, Sun 12 noon- 5pm 01803 771 802
AVON MILL GARDEN CENTRE, Loddiswell, Nr Kingsbridge Beautiful garden plants, stylish accessories, restaurant & deli Tel- 01548 550066
SHARPHAM WINES & CHEESE – Tours are available which include wine tasting 01803 732203
BLACKPOOL SANDS and VENUS CAFÉ – Please call 01803 770209 (No dogs)
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 202470
NATIONAL MARINE AQUARIUM at the top of Plymouth’s historic Barbican Tel. 0844 8937938 or www.national–
THE GOLDEN HIND – 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 more information
STAVERTON RIDING SCHOOL- Rides in the countryside & Lesson, please call 01803 762750 or look at our website
PENNYWELL FARM– Hands on activities, rides, shows & display, please call 01803 642023 for more information
WOODLANDS FAMILY THEME PARK– Open every day 9.30am to 5pm all weather fun guaranteed! 01803 712598 Discount vouchers available from the TIC
CHINA BLUE TOTNES – Ceramics Studio, Lifestyle Store 01803 860908 or visit
TOTNES RARE BREEDS FARM – 01803 840387 –
SAILING SCHOOLS AT DITTISHAM – 07973 520515 OR 0845 8810110
SEA KAYAK – Day-trips and coaching for all abilities 01392 580535
KAYAK HIRE & ACADEMY Experience the Best of South Devon 07799 403788
DART ADVENTURES Mountain Biking, Kayaking,Trekking, Coasteering and much more! 0845 8810110
DISCOVER SURFSCHOOL – Surf lessons for all ages and levels – Tel. 07813 639622
DON’T MISS: Dartmouth Food Festival 26th-28th October,
Dartmouth Galleries Week 26th October
& the Dartmouth Fishing Festival 6-8th October- mark them in your diaries! 

Thanks to Dartmouth Tourist Info Centre for this list

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