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Lower Street Easter Chick Hunt

Lower Street Easter Chick Hunt
Saturday 28th March 2015 to Sunday 12th April 2015

Can you find the 12 knitted Easter chicks in the shop & business windows of Lower Street?!

Pick up an entry form from Lower Street shops or the Tourist Information Centre and put the business name against the correct number for your chance to win this fabulous chocolate egg....handcrafted by Saveurs of Dartmouth.

Post your completed entry forms in the boxes placed in Pillars newsagents & the Tourist Information Centre

Entries close 12th April
Winner announced 14th April

GOOD LUCK!


Alf's Easter Treats

Alf's Easter Treats
Monday 30th March 2015 to Sunday 12th April 2015

Alf's Easter Treats

We'll have a whole host of Easter treats, mainly based on chocolate (!), but we will also have homemade simple cake, delicious hot cross buns, Alf's famous Easter rocky road, Easter colouring.....and how many bunnies can you spot?!


Alf's 21st Birthday!!

Alf's 21st Birthday!!
Wednesday 1st April 2015

Alf's 21st Birthday....OMG we're really 21!!

So...Join us for cake & celebrations on Wednesday 1st April, 7am-2pm.


Easter Fun at Coleton Fishacre - Daily from 28th March to 12th April
Saturday 4th April 2015

Easter Fun at Coleton Fishacre
Daily from 28th march to 12th april, 10.30am-4pm

Join us for a host of exciting activities, including a trail round the garden leading to your own Cadbury's Egghead, and other fun things to do.

More Info: Coleton Fishacre, 01803 842382 or email; coletonfishacre@nationaltrust.org.uk

Child £2 (standard admission charges apply)
Booking Not Needed 01803 842382
Normal Admission Charges Apply
Wear comfortable clothes and sensible footwear as the trail takes place outside.
Pick up your activities from Visitor Reception.
Dogs on leads welcome
Children are very welcome if accompanied by an adult
Good accessibility. The garden has some steep slopes and narrow paths.
Easter Egg Trails, supported by Cadbury


Easter Fun at Greenway
Monday 6th April 2015

Easter fun at Greenway
Daily from 28th march to 12 april, 10.30am – 4pm

Join us for a host of exciting activities, including a trail round the garden leading to your own Cadbury's Egghead, and other fun things to do.

More Info: Greenway, 01803 842382 or email; greenway@nationaltrust.org.uk

Child £2 (standard admission applies)
Booking Not Needed
Normal Admission Charges Apply
Wear comfortable clothes and sensible footwear as the trail takes place in the gardens.
Pick up your activities from Visitor Reception.
Dogs on leads welcome
Children very welcome when accompanied by an adult
Please note that Greenway operates a car booking system, and all visitors wishing to bring their car must book in advance. Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greenway or call 01803 842382 for further details and to book your car in.
Good accessibility, the garden has some steep and narrow paths.
Easter Egg Trails, supported by Cadbury

Please see the main property page for open and closed days.


Plant it, Grow it, Eat it at Greenway
Wednesday 8th April 2015

Plant it, grow it, eat it
Wednesday 8th april, 2-4pm, child £3

Join the gardeners at Greenway for a muddy '50 things to do before you're 11 ¾' challenge. The Greenway gardeners are busy planting seeds to grow beautiful flowers and vegetables this year. Drop by in the afternoon and they will help you plant your own pot of vegetable seeds, then take them home and watch them grow into tasty vegetables in time for summer.

More Info: Greenway, 01803 842382 or email; greenway@nationaltrust.org.uk
Booking Not Needed
Normal Admission Charges Apply
Suitable for Groups
Wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes
Please make your way to visitor reception where a member of the team will give you directions
Dogs on leads welcome
Children are very welcome
Access to the workshop is level, but there are some narrow paths in the garden


Dartmouth Farmers Market

Dartmouth Farmers Market
Saturday 11th April 2015

Dartmouth Farmers Market
Old Market Square 9am - 1pm

Held on the second Saturday of every month.

Pop along and 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.


The Fifth Respect the Aged Day

The Fifth Respect the Aged Day
Tuesday 14th April 2015

The Fifth Respect the Aged Day
Tuesday 14th April 2015

With continued success over the past four years, Cafe Alf Resco in Dartmouth are once again supporting Rsspect the Aged Day, This important community event on Tuesday 14th April, will be celebrated by Kate and the crew by offering all Octogenarians a complimentary breakfast at Alf's between 7am and 2pm.

Respect the Aged Day celebrates later life, which is the theme of one of the recent Age UK to #lovelaterlife with poet Roger McGough penning a celebratory poem 'Time flies, they say, but it's us who fly; Time sits on it's hands as we rush by.; And life has a way of gathering speed; So seize the day, we're a special breed.'

For more details about the day, please contact Leanne or Kate on info@cafealfresco.co.uk or call 01803 835880.


Spring Flower Walks at Greenway
Saturday 18th April 2015

Spring flower walks at Greenway
Sat 18th April, 11.30am - 1pm

Join the gardeners at Greenway for a walk through the glorious woodland gardens filled with spring flowers. Greenway's romantic woodland garden is renowned for its spring flowers - from camellias to rhododendrons, as well as swathes of spring bulbs.

This walk and talk is a great way to find out all about what's in flower, and the history of the garden. Finish your walk in the House Kitchen and enjoy soup and hot drinks to refresh you following an enjoyable and educational walk.

More Info: Greenway, 01803 842382 or email; greenway@nationaltrust.org.uk


Adult £10, Child £8 (under 12)
Booking Essential 01803 842382
Normal Admission Charges Apply
Please wear weather appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes.
Dogs on leads welcome
Children welcome when accompanied by an adult
Please be aware that Greenway operates a timed parking system; if you would like to arrive by car, please pre-book your parking space by calling 01803 842382.
Parts of the garden are steep with narrow paths

The tour will start at 11.30 and end in the house kitchen for soup and hot drinks.


Coleton Fishacre Pop-Up Museum at Paignton Library
Saturday 18th April 2015

Pop-up museum
Saturday 18th april, 2-4pm, no additional charges

Come along to our pop-up museum at Paignton Library for a fascinating insight into life at Coleton Fishacre.

Do you have an object that you would like to share that has a connection with Coleton Fishacre, the D'Oyly Carte family or Gilbert and Sullivan? We'd love to see it. This is an opportunity to share local knowledge and learn a bit about volunteering at Coleton Fishacre.

More Info: Coleton Fishacre, 01803 842382 or email; coletonfishacre@nationaltrust.org.uk

Booking Not Needed
Suitable for Groups
Come along to Paignton Library for this drop in session.
Assistance Dogs only are welcome
Children are very welcome
For more information, please call us at Coleton Fishacre on 01803 842382.
Accessible for all


Gardener's Spring Workshop at Coleton Fishacre
Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Gardener's spring workshop
Wednesday 22nd April, 2-4pm, all tickets £8

Join the gardeners in our RHS certified gardens at Coleton Fishacre for a springtime workshop. Take this opportunity to meet our new Head Gardener and enjoy a sneak preview into his new National Trust gardening book.
Our gardeners will cover a number of topics in this interactive session of workshops and talks and help you to get your blooms just right, all in time for summer.

More Info: Coleton Fishacre, 01803 842382 or email; coletonfishacre@nationaltrust.org.uk

Booking Essential 01803 842382
Normal Admission Charges Apply
Suitable for Groups
Please wear outdoor clothing and sturdy shoes.
Please park in the main park and make your way to visitor reception, where you will be met by a member of the gardening team.
Assistance Dogs only are welcome
Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
The garden contains some steep and narrow paths.


Alf's Fabulous Afternoon Tea for Rowcroft's Big Bake

Alf's Fabulous Afternoon Tea for Rowcroft's Big Bake
Saturday 25th April 2015

Alf's Fabulous Afternoon Tea for Rowcroft's Big Bake
Saturday 25th April
2.30pm - 5pm

Join us for a fabulous afternoon tea with lots of yummy homemade cakes, Devon cream teas & sweet treats

Get baking....please drop your homemade cakes & biscuits to the café on the morning of Saturday 25th if you would like to contribute to the Big Bake

You can pick up your copy of The Little Book of Big Bakes & take our recipe for Seedy Peanut Breakfast Bars home with you (it's on page 43!)....books are available from the crew & priced at £5.99 & we're the only place in Dartmouth you can buy your copy!


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