This festival is promising to be a wonderful day out with fantastic stalls, exhibits, talks, demonstrations and food all in support of Hospiscare. All proceeds going to Hospiscare.
Admission £7.50 on the gate Advanced booking £6.50
Children under 14 free
Enhance your day with an all-inclusive ticket to include a 2 course buffet lunch with wine and a tour of Cadhay Manor Price £25 (limited number of tickets available)
For further details and tickets telephone Hospiscare on 01392 688062
Enter our Photographic Competition and win a prize. Anyone can enter who is staying onsite with us and has actually taken the image. The day starts at 10am with local photographer Neil Bigwood giving a short 10 minute talk on what maybe best to capture.
Its easy to submit your potentially wining image. Just submit your image on-line via a form within 7 days of the event. The form will go live on the day of the event. You must have permission to have taken the image and allow Monkton Wyld Holiday Park to use the image in a gallery of images and promotional materials.
In the early days the fayre was held in the grounds of the Old Manor Hotel but when that site was developed the fayre moved to the present site of Springfields, on the Seaton Road, thanks to the kindness of the Dupee and later the Pountney families.
A large number of villagers and friends dress in medieval costume and form a procession starting at the Elms. This colourful procession of many hundreds of people follow the Mayor of Colyford and his lady down to Springfield to the accompaniment of much music and jollity from the Mummers and the many providers of medieval music.
The fayre always tries to maintain it's medieval setting. Goods are sold under tents and various produce is available - honey, pancakes, ram-roast, pottery, leather - and of course beer, tea and cakes. Numerous medieval style skills are on show with metalwork, bodging, thatching and archery as well as childrens entertainment in the quintain and the greasy pole.
Folksy Theatre will once again be delighting us by performing Shakespeare in the gardens. This year Romeo and Juliet will entertain us from 7pm on Thursday 1st August.
Charity Summer Fair, Thursday 25th July. Once again, we will be supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care and RABI (the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution) by hosting over 60 stalls, together with events such as a classic car rally; a farmers’ market and other food stalls; dog agility and falconry displays; ferret racing; children’s attractions; live music… and much, much more. Season tickets and other vouchers are not valid for this event, which is held to benefit the charities.
Sweet Pea Fortnight, Monday 1st - Sunday 14th July. Come and see over 60 named varieties, all of which will delight the senses and perhaps inspire you to grow some of these scented and colourful wonders yourself.
Dalwood Music Day - Saturday 6th July 2013
Sherlock Holmes - outside theatre
Come and join the New Orleans Confederation Jazz Band for a great afternoon outdoors. bring picnics, rugs, chairs and a bottle of bubbly and celebrate Father's Day in style.
Founded in 1988 the Honiton Festival has become an increasingly important annual musical event in the South West.
The Festival aims to bring Britain's established and new talents in classical music to the South West and encourage other fringe musical events.
From mid May to late June hundreds of fluffy cygnets hatch from eggs in nests on or near the pathways. Many lucky visitors will take pictures of cygnets cracking out of their eggs within feet of the action!
Unique to Dorset and the world!.
Continuity Fairs are now organising the much loved International Westpoint Antiques & Collectors Fair at the Devon County Showground, Exeter. Half a mile off junction 30 of the M5.
With up to 400 stands the fair is part stand fitted and part table top, along with a selection of furniture stands. The Westpoint fair will have a mixture of dealers from all over the UK and the west country, exhibiting an extensive range of antiques & collectables to suit every pocket.
Thousands of Guitarists invited to set record for UK’s biggest-ever band thousands of UK guitarists - from struggling beginners to Keith Richards - are being invited to come together on a beach in Dorset this summer to set a new record as Britain’s biggest-ever band.
The late summer festival by the sea.
2013 Melplash Show - Thursday 22nd August
The Showcase for West Dorset farmers & food producers in Bridport, Dorset
The Melplash Agricultural Show takes place at the Showground, West Bay, Bridport on Thursday 22nd August 2013. Attracting around 18,000 visitors a year from town and country, it is no surprise that it is regarded as the South West’s Premier one day Agricultural Show, and is known by regular visitors as the ‘friendly’ Show.
The show offers a fun-filled, action packed weekend for all ages. The Dorset County Show highlights include a Gymanstics Display Team, Parkour, Titan the Robot, Falconry, Carriage Driving, Fun Fair, Cookery Demonstrations, Terrier Racing, Sheep Shearing, Gun Dog Displays and lots lots more!