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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.


Bere Ferrers Community ShopEvery Saturday 1000-1200hrs in Village Hall
Tavistock Farmers Market 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday each month 0900 – 1400hrs - Bedford Square
Tavistock Pannier MarketTue - craft, antiques & collectables. Wed & Thur - Mixed. Fri - traditional Charter Market. Sat (every 1st of the month) - Aladdin's Cave. Sat (every second of the month) - craft.
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
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


4-6 May –  Buckland Art Group – Buckland Monachorum Village Hall 1000hrs-1700hr. View original paintings. Tea/coffee available – Website

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.

04 May –  Mount Kelly Choral Society May Concert ‘The Creation’, St Eustachius Church, Tavistock. Tickets £12 Bookstop, Mount Kelly College reception, – Website

06 May  – Spring Garden Fete – Moorland Garden Hotel 1030-1600hrs

10 – 12 May – Ten Tors Challenge Okehampton Camp. Registration in Princetown?-TBC – Website 

16 – 18 May –  Devon County Show Westpoint, Exeter – Website

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

18 May – October Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition Stone Lane Gardens, Chagford. Website

21 May –  The History of Plymouth’s Airports and Air Services (talk) Clive Charlton. Yelverton & District Local History Society – Website

22 May –  Why ponds are wonderful havens for wildlife (talk) Paul Martin, Devon Wildlife Trust. Burrator Heritage Centre. 7.30–8.3-pm Burrator Heritage Centre. £4, booking (01822) 855700. Website

23 May – Walk & Talk – Woodland and Shaded Areas The Garden House, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton. £17, booking essential.

25 – 27 May – Ragged Victorian Weekend Morwellham Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre, Tavistock. Website

29 May  – An Afternoon with Chris Beardshaw (talk) 3pm RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington – Website

31 May –  Mad Dog McRea – unique mix of folk, rock, pop, gypsy and jazz – Morwellham Working Village – Website

Late May – Two Hills Race   – Chagford – Website


16 June –  Father’s Day Classic Car Day – over 200 stunning vintage cars. Bring your own for free entry!! Morwellham Working Village – Website

23 June –  Art Sale – Walkhampton Memorial Hall 1000hrs – 1600hr In aid of Project George – improvements/extension to village hall.

29-30 June –  Lister Engine Festival – Lister engines, tractors, vintage machinery and stalls – Morwellham Working Village – Website


12-14 July –  Summer Cider Fest with The Wurzels – Playing live at the opening on Friday night Morwellham Working Village – Website

19 – 20 – Music Festival – Chagford- Website

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

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


17 – 18 August – Steampunk Family Festival – TOPLOADER playing live on Saturday night. Morwellham Working Village – Website

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

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

15 August – Chagford Agricultural Show – 119th Chagford Agricultural and Horticultural Show – Website

26 August – Lustleigh Village Show  – Website

26 August – Scoriton County ShowFacebook page

31 August – Nourish Festival – Bovey Tracey – Website


07 September – Ashburton Food and Drink FestivalWebsite

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

23 – 28 September – Chagford Film Festival – website


09 October – Goose Fair – Tavistock – Website

19-31 October –  Halloween Week – Spooky mine train rides, witch’s den and creepy crafts – Website

November – December

30 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

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