Dart Music Festival

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Dart Music Festival

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Dart Music Festival
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Event Date
May 06, 2022
End Date
May 08, 2022
Cost
Free

Taking place on 6th, 7th and 8th May 2022 the festival will once again host more than 100 acts performing in over 15 venues situated all around the town. Acts will perform in venues as unique as an ancient fort, the ramparts of old castle walls, a fishermen’s church and, of course, our Victorian Bandstand. There are also open-air street-based performances making for a constant buzz of enjoyment across a huge range of musical genres and tastes.

This year, look out for the Bays Brewery (our headline sponsors) Dartmouth festivals branded, collectable and most importantly REUSABLE plastic glasses. Each plastic pint glass is branded with the Dart Music Festival logo, together with those of Dartmouth Royal Regatta and Dartmouth Food Festival, and can be kept and re-used throughout the event and then taken home afterwards as a memento.   They will help Dart Music Festival drastically reduce the amount of litter left behind long after the last notes fade away. For what IS left behind, we have retained our partnership with the pioneering people of Devon Contract Waste. Their remarkable enterprise reduces the amount of rubbish that goes into landfill to ZERO! Zero to Landfill is a sustainable solution to waste management which provides materials to the manufacturing industry and creates jobs at all stages of the processing journey. It also saves resources and energy, reduces the Southwest’s carbon footprint, and promotes a sustainable business community. Further details can be found here: http://www.dcw.co.uk/zero-to-landfill

For those of you who like to go paper-free, why not download our Festival App, which allows you to access the times and venues of the acts or your usual App platform.

As always, we are sticking to our ethos of ‘Music for All’ meaning that everyone can enjoy the music completely free of charge.  However, the £80,000 it costs to put the festival on do mount up and are only ever covered via sponsorship and donations.  You can contribute by becoming a sponsor, a ‘Festival Friend’, or simply by throwing some money in a collection bucket/digital bucket when you see one or visit the website click on the ‘Donate’ button, and make your donation now!

You can also show your support by purchasing DMF branded wrist bands, T-shirts, hoodies, rugby shirts, bags, and lots more in our luxurious merchandise tent located at the entrance to Avenue Gardens throughout the festival weekend.

If you want to roll your sleeves up and get more involved, we are always on the look-out for willing volunteers to help us run the event – please let us know if you can help with collecting during the festival, concerts, stewarding, running a venue, selling merchandise or generally mucking in – it’s all greatly appreciated, and it is so much fun! If you are interested, please drop us an email to

 

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