What's On

Dartmouth Farmers Market

Dartmouth Farmers Market
Saturday 12th July 2014


Dartmouth Farmers Market
Old Market Square 9am - 1pm

Held on the second Saturday of each month.
Pop along & support your fantastic local producers and buy local, fresh top quality food & plants.


An initiative of the South Hams Agricultural Forum and supported by South Hams District Council


Rate your View & Win a Stay at Alf's

Rate your View & Win a Stay at Alf's
Monday 14th July 2014 to Sunday 14th September 2014

Rate your View & Win a Stay at Alf's!

Rate my View is an exciting new way to capture and share what you feel about the local landscape!

It is part of a project being run by the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team and Plymouth University to discover new ways of exploring landscapes, better understand how we see all of them and to discover what we particularly value.

The landscapes we visit, live and work in are constantly changing and evolving. Rate my view enables views of landscapes you experience to be rated and shared with others.

All you need to do is download the free app from iTunes or Google Play & start snapping your views!

What you need to do: when you're out & about in the South Devon AONB, snap your view, rate it, upload it & share with other explorers. You can use the app anywhere & upload views when it suits you.

Up until the 14th September, if you add your email address to the 'additional info' box, you will be entered into a draw to win a two night break in the top flat here at Cafe Alf Resco.

Please note all email addresses will not be on public view.

For more info on the South Devon AONB, visit www.southdevonaonb.org.uk

For more info on accommodation & fantastic local food at Alf's , visit www.cafealfresco.co.uk


Totnes Canoe Festival - Sputh Devon AONB
Sunday 20th July 2014

Totnes Canoe Festival
Sunday 20th July, 10am - 4pm

Come and find the AONB stand at this fantastic event on the river Dart.

Discover more about the creatures which live on and in the river. There will be lots to see at the festival with the spectacular Longbow canoe races taking place throughout the day.

See www.totnescanoefest.co.uk for more details.


Totnes Good Food Market

Totnes Good Food Market
Sunday 20th July 2014

Totnes Good Food Market

The Totnes Good Food Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 10am to 3pm. Now in it’s second year, the market is the biggest monthly producers & farmers market in the Westcountry.

Regularly attracting over 50 traders each month, the Totnes Good Food Sunday market has become the biggest fine food and drink market in Devon and is rapidly becoming the largest in the South West.

GOLD AWARD FOR TOTNES SUNDAY FOOD MARKET - The Totnes Good Food Sunday Market, which captures that elusive “Totnesian vibe”, has just struck gold winning the Taste of the West Hospitality and Retail Gold Award 2014 for best food market in Devon.

Launched in June 2010 with just over twenty producers, the market has grown month by month both in reputation and popularity. It attracts food lovers from all over the region, with three-quarters of its traders coming from within a 30 mile radius of Totnes. The market has also been award-nominated and warranted mentions in local and national newspapers and magazines.


Brixham Fish Market Tours - South Devon AONB

Brixham Fish Market Tours - South Devon AONB
Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Brixham Fish Market Tours 2014 - South Devon AONB

Does your fish eating experience extend to just cod, haddock, salmon and mackerel? Then the Brixham Fish Market tour is for you, where you'll see over 40 different types of fish at the auctions.

More than £25 million of fish is landed, bought and sold in Brixham and then delivered to many of the top restaurants across the nation and indeed abroad to our European neighbours.


Get up early and see the day's catch being auctioned off. Enjoy a hot breakfast as the sun comes up at Shipmates cafe.

Booking is essential as places are limited. Telephone 07410 617931 or email bfmt2014@gmail.com
Adults £10, Child £10, unfortunately children under 14 cannot be accommodated.
6am - 8.30am

Meet 6am, at the entrance, New Fish Quay, Brixham, TQ5 8AW


Brixham Fish Market
The Quay
Brixham
TQ5 8AW
Tel: 07410 617931

Tours also available on;
09/07/14
23/07/14
30/07/14
06/08/14
13/08/14
27/08/14
03/09/14
17/09/14


Guided Canoeing for Everyone on the Dart Estuary
Thursday 24th July 2014

Guided Canoeing for Everyone
Thursday 24th July, 2.45pm - 7.45pm

Explore the magical Dart estuary in giant canoes.
Learn about the river through the ages and look out for the abundant wildlife.
Hot drinks included. All canoeing equipment provided, bring a picnic.

See www.canoeadventures.co.uk for more info.

Booking essential.
Call 01803 865301 or email canoe@canoeadventures.co.uk
Adult £23, child £18 (4-16 yrs), U3 free
Meet by The Maltsters Arms, Tuckenhay, nr Totnes


Bird in the Hand - South Devon AONB
Saturday 26th July 2014

Bird in the Hand - South Devon AONB
Slapton Ley Field Centre
Saturday 26th July, 8am - 10am

Get up close & personal with some of our feathered friends by viewing the bird-ringing operation manned by the Devon Bird Watching and Preservation Society. Then join us on a bird walk to watch these birds in flight.

Binoculars useful but not essential.
Sorry, no dogs.
Booking essential, call 07967 497624
Meet at Slapton Ley Field Centre


Totnes & District Agricultural Show
Sunday 27th July 2014

Totnes and District Agricultural Show
Sunday 27th July
Gates open to the public at 8.30am

Totnes show is over 90 years old and is one of the biggest one day shows in the country. Inaugurated by the local farming and town communities, the show has certainly moved with the times, but one of its aims still is to represent life in the wonderful South Hams. Every year we attract thousands of visitors, young and old and there is something for all of them.

There will be exciting demonstrations, displays and parades in the Main Ring.

Amongst a whole host of other things, there’s a Home & Handicrafts marquee, Craft Tent, Food Hall and a large Trade Stands section offering a wide choice of goods and services. So come and join us for a great day out on the last Sunday in July.


Brixham fish Market Tours - South Devon AONB

Brixham fish Market Tours - South Devon AONB
Wednesday 30th July 2014

Brixham Fish Market Tours 2014 - South Devon AONB

Does your fish eating experience extend to just cod, haddock, salmon and mackerel? Then the Brixham Fish Market tour is for you, where you'll see over 40 different types of fish at the auctions.

More than £25 million of fish is landed, bought and sold in Brixham and then delivered to many of the top restaurants across the nation and indeed abroad to our European neighbours.


Get up early and see the day's catch being auctioned off. Enjoy a hot breakfast as the sun comes up at Shipmates cafe.

Booking is essential as places are limited. Telephone 07410 617931 or email bfmt2014@gmail.com
Adults £10, Child £10, unfortunately children under 14 cannot be accommodated.
6am - 8.30am

Meet 6am, at the entrance, New Fish Quay, Brixham, TQ5 8AW


Brixham Fish Market
The Quay
Brixham
TQ5 8AW
Tel: 07410 617931

Tours also available on;
09/07/14
23/07/14
30/07/14
06/08/14
13/08/14
27/08/14
03/09/14
17/09/14


50 Things Family Fun at Coleton Fishacre - Pond Dipping
Wednesday 30th July 2014

50 Things Family Fun at Coleton Fishacre - Pond Dipping
Wednesday 30th July

Come along to Coleton Fishacre for fun for all the family with special events where you can tick off some of the 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

With three different events devoted to three different 50 things to do before you're 11¾, there's plenty to keep the kids entertained this summer holiday. On 30 July discover the creatures of the deep by pond dipping with the countryside team. On 13 August roll down a really big hill, and on 27 August create wild art on the bowling green lawn.

More Information: Coleton Fishacre, 01803 842382, coletonfishacre@nationaltrust.org.uk

Booking Not Needed - Normal Admission Charges Apply
Please wear clothing you wouldn't mind getting damp or muddy.
Please meet at Visitor Reception where you will be guided to your event.
Assistance Dogs only are welcome
Children very welcome

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 2pm - 4pm
Pond dipping - discover the creatures of the deep.
Free event (normal admission charges apply)

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 2pm - 4pm
Roll down a hill - roll down one of our really big hills.
Free event (normal admission charges apply)

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 2pm - 4pm
Creat wild art - get creative on the Bowling Green Lawn.
Free event (normal admission charges apply)


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