October Events in the South Hams - 2017
What's happening in Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Dartmouth, Totnes, Ivybridge and surrounding areas of the South Hams in South Devon during October 2017?
A few of the BIG events include the Autumn Festival at Loddiswell, the South Hams Arts Trail, and the Dartmouth Galleries and Food Festivals
The River Dart Struggle
Teams with hand-made rafts tackle the 13km course down river from Buckfastleigh to Totnes. Over 40 teams took part in 2015 with over £11,000 raised for local charities. Can you help them beat that this year? More information from www.totnesrotary.co.uk
Two Moors Festival
Classical music in stunning locations on Exmoor and Dartmoor. www.thetwomoorsfestival.co.uk
14th - 22nd
The South Hams Arts Trail
Arts trails across various venues across the district. Visit the South Hams Arts Forum website for more information.
14th - 27th
Dartmouth Galleries Festival
Up to 12 galleries launch their new exhibitions of art, craft and jewellery on the same evening in what is the second event of its kind during the year. Throughout the following week, the galleries open late into the evening to showcase the new work on offer. www.dartmouthgalleriesfestival.co.uk
20th to 22nd
Dartmouth Food Festival
Demonstrations, local produce and more. www.dartmouthfoodfestival.com
Autumn Family Day - Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum
Children's activities, craft demonstrations, and refreshments. Free entry for children and £1 for adults. Tel: 01548 853235
26th - 27th
South West Coast Path Trail Running Challenge
A demanding 17.5 miles (28.2 km) from East Portlemouth, Salcombe to Dartmouth Castle. Timing chips provided and feeding stations along the route. To take part in this and other coast path challenges, see www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk.
27th - 28th
Hallowe'en at Overbecks
Spooky fun for everyone. £3 per child. Normal admission charges apply. The National Trust, Overbecks, Sharpitor, Salcombe, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/overbecks.
Autumn Festival - Loddiswell
Annual event showcasing local art, crafts and food. Avon Mill Garden Centre, www.avonmill.com
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