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What’s On In And Around Yelverton, Devon

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There’s plenty to see and do in and around Yelverton when you come to stay with us on Dartmoor. Plymouth and Tavistock are only a short car or bus ride away. Yelverton has a lively social calendar and boasts it’s own local not-for-profit Yelverton Cinema with films for children and adults where you are invited to bring along your supper and enjoy a film. There a local markets each week with both artisan foods and local crafts on sale. Below are a list of some of the events taking place this year. The Visit Dartmoor website will also have the latest events around Dartmoor.


Bere Ferrers Community ShopEvery Saturday 1000-1200hrs in Village Hall
Tavistock Farmers Market 2nd and 4th Saturday each month 0900 – 1400hrs - Bedford Square
Tavistock Pannier MarketTue - Sat- craft, antiques & collectables. Mixed traditional Charter Market. Aladdin's Cave.
Launceston Market2nd Saturday each month
Bovey Tracey Farmers' MarketHeld the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month in - Union Square - Website
Dartmouth Old MarketShops are open Monday to Saturday and market days
are Tuesday (Easter to December), Thursday (in high season) and Friday (throughout the year). Saturday is the day for varied markets including the 4th Saturday which is the Artisan market. Website
Exeter Farmers’ MarketHeld every Thursday form 9am – 2pm on the corner of Fore Street and South Street. Website
Ivybridge Artisan MarketHeld on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 9.30 until 13.00 at The Watermark. Website
Kingsbridge Farmers’ MarketHeld 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month 9am – 1pm in Kingsbridge Town Square. Website
Newton Abbot Indoor Market and Food HallHeld Monday to Saturday 9am - 4pm Website
Newton Abbot Outdoor MarketHeld every Wednesday and Saturday from 9am – 4pm in the Market Square and Courtenay Street. Website
Totnes Flea MarketHeld every Friday in the Civil Hall. Website
The Contemporary Craft Festival7 June 2019 - 9 June 2019, Mill Marsh Park, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AFF. Website
Walkhampton Village MarketHeld every Saturday from 10am to Noon
Widecombe Village Market4th Saturday of the month 1000 – 1600hrs
What's on in Devon this monthLots of info of things to do, visit the website for this month. Website


14-15 March – Yelverton Art Festival – Yelverton Memorial Hall, 14th 3 – 7pm, 15th 10 – 4pm. Paintings, crafts, workshops and cafe. Email: yelvertonfestival@gmail.com

21 March “Judy” (12A) –starts 1930pm at Yelverton Cinema 

21 March Children’s Cinema – Mary Poppins Returns (U) – starts 1115hrs Yelverton Cinema 

28 March – Upcycled Market – Butchers Hall, Tavistock 10 – 4pm

28 – 29 March – Wool and Yarn Festival – RHS Rosemoor – Website


4 April – Tavistock Arts Market – Butchers Hall, Tavistock 9am – 4pm

5 April – Children’s Hospice SW – pre-loved sale – Walkhampton Village Hall
2pm. Quality clothing, raffle, tea. linda – 01822 852142

10 – 11 April – Easter Food And Craft Fair – Butchers Market, Tavistock

12 – 13 April – Morwellham Quay – Bunnies hiding around the village! Website

19 April – Walkhampton Craft Fair – Walkhampton Memorial Hall. 1030-1630hrs
Free admission. Isobel Parris 01822 855041 parris67@btinternet.com

23 April – 11 May – Tavistock Festival Of Music And Arts 



1 -3 Spring Craft Fete  – RHS Rosemoor – Website

2 -3 May – 60th Ten Tors Challenge Okehampton Camp.  – Website 

2 May –  Tavistock Arts Market – Butchers Hall – 9-4pm

Through-out May  – Delamore Arts 15th annual exhibition House and gardens, Cornwood – Website

01 May –  Dartmoor Border Morris 5.30am car park below Leeden Tor, to dance in the sunrise.

03 May –  Mount Kelly Violin Recital – Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux  St Eustachius Church, Tavistock. Tickets £12 Bookstop, Mount Kelly College reception, – Website

9 May  – Upcycled Market – Butchers Hall, Tavistock 10 – 4pm

21 – 23 May –  Devon County Show Westpoint, Exeter – Website

18 May –  Artisan Food and Gift Market – Butchers Market, Tavistock Website

Open all year –  Garden Sculpture Exhibition 10am – 6pm Stone Lane Gardens, Chagford. Website

23 – 25 May – Victorian Bank Holiday Morwellham Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre, Tavistock. Website

23 May – Gilbert and Sullivan – St Mary’s Church, Sampford Spiney The Garden House, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton. £17, booking essential.

23 – 25 May – Tavistock Garden Festival 2020 – Pannier Market and Bedford Square

30 May – Street Food Festival – Tavistock 1730-2030hrs

31 May – Coombe Trenchard – Country Garden Festival – stalls – all sorts! Website


7 June –  Tavistock Steam Fair

23 June – Weekend Summer Solstice – Badgers Holt – Music and Beer. Website


24 – 25 – Chagstock Music Festival – Chagford- Website

30 July –  Launceston Agricultural Show – Gate opens 8.30am and closes at 6pm – Website

26 July – Totnes Agricultural Show – Gates open 900hrs – Website


13 August –  Okehampton Agricultural Show – Gates open 900hrs – Website

11 August –  Cornwood Show – at Cadleigh Farm fields – Website

TBA August – Chagford Agricultural Show – 120th Chagford Agricultural and Horticultural Show – Website

29 August – Nourish Festival – Bovey Tracey – Website

31 August – Lustleigh Village Show  – Website

TBA August – Scoriton County ShowWebsite


5 September – Ashburton Food and Drink FestivalWebsite

8 September – Widecombe-in-the-Moor Fair – Come and see Uncle Tom Cobbley and his grey mare! Website

23 – 28 September – Chagford Film Festival – website


14 October – Goose Fair – Tavistock – Website

TBA October –  Halloween Week – Spooky mine train rides, witch’s den and creepy crafts – Website

November – December

TBA November,1,7,8,14,-24 Dec – Christmas Special Train Rides to visit Santa’s Grotto plus Christmas stories. Morwellham Working Village – Website


Dartmoor Tourist Information Centres

Tavistock - Bedford Square01822 612938Website
Okehampton - Museum of Dartmoor Life01837 52295Website
Ashburton - North Street01364 653426Website
Mortonhampstead01647 440043Website
Bovey Tracey - Station Road01626 832047Website