Saturday 3rd June 2017

Traditional Crafts

The Strand Community Centre. 10am – 2pm

Another of our popular “Have A Go” Craft days, but this time focussing on Traditional Crafts. Free to watch or small charge to have a go under the guidance of an expert.

Poetry On The Beach

Dawlish Beach. 10.30am to 12 noon. Free

Share your love of poetry by bringing your favourite poem about the Sea, Beach or Dawlish.

Morris Dancing on The Lawn

Cats Eye Morris will dance at 12 noon & 1pm               Black Bess Border will dance at 2pm





Robert Hesketh talk on Devon Festivals

Strand Community Centre 11am – 12noon plus questions. Free.

Devon’s calendar includes a rich variety of festivals, many deeply rooted in the county’s history and folklore. This well-illustrated talk delves into the origins of Wassailing at Whimple and Sandford; May Day at Lustleigh; Ale Tasting at Ashburton; Tip Tip Toeing at Gittisham; the Flaming Tar Barrels at Hatherleigh and Ottery St Mary and much more besides.

Gala Evening

Donna Marie Hughes at The Dawlish Arts Festival


St Gregory’s Church 7.30pm to 9.30pm. £12 Adults £6 Children.

50% discount on proof of benefits

Get your advance tickets from our Bookings page.

Back by popular demand; Donna-Marie Hughes is a classically trained Soprano who performs a huge assortment of arias and songs. With an enormous repertoire, she takes you on a thrilling and amusing musical journey through the world of grand opera, opera, operetta (with light hearted explanations), crossover, sacred, classical, musical theatre and some swing.

Presentation of the winning photograph.