Our Guide To The Dawlish Arts Festival

Flee to the Dawlish coastline this May/June time for the 65th Dawlish Arts Festival…

This year’s 65th Dawlish Arts Festival is set to be the biggest and most successful yet! As thousands flock down to the coastal town to embrace and enjoy some of the wonderful talented artists Dawlish and more widely Devon have to offer.

Between the Saturday 27th May and Saturday 3rd June, we’re here at Langstone Cliff for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our Dawlish restaurant and as a place to rest you head.

2017’s Itinerary in a Nutshell:

Saturday 27th May

DIY Poetry Tent

The Lawn from 10.30am to 3pm

Readings at 12pm and 2pm

(Event Free of Charge)

Riviera Concert

The Bandstand on the Lawn from 3pm

(Performance Free of Charge)

Tragic and Comic Musical Moments with the Stella Maris Trio

Strand Community Centre from 7.30pm to 9.30pm

(Tickets Adults £10, Concessions £5)

Sunday 28th May

Iain McDonald and the Chordettes in concert

The Strand Centre from 7.30pm to 9.30pm

(Donations appreciated)

Monday 29th May

Louise Parker Jazz Singer

The Stand Centre from 7.30pm

(Tickets Adults £10, Concessions £5)

Tuesday 30th May

Dancing on the Lawn

On the Lawn from 11.30am to 2pm

JJ’s Arts Academy

The Strand Centre from 7pm

(Tickets £5)

Classic Music Evening

Methodist Church from 7.30pm

(Advance tickets available here)

Wednesday 31st May

Manor House Open Day

Manor House Dawlish from 10am to 4pm

Children’s Poetry & Art

On the Lawn from 1pm to 3pm

(Donations appreciated)

Silver Chain Community Sing Song

The Riverside Centre from 2.30pm to 4pm

(Tickets £2)

“Measure for Measure” by Cygnet Theatre Company

The Strand Community Centre from 7.30pm to 9.30pm

(Advance tickets available here)

Thursday 1st June

Tour of Roman Exeter

Entrance to Northernhay Gardens – Meet at 10.30am

(Tickets £4 per person)

Pop-up Theatre Works

The Strand Centre from 1pm to 5pm

(Free of Charge – Booking Essential before Sat 27th May)

The Fab Beatles

The Strand Centre from 7pm

(Tickets Adults £12, Children under 16yrs £6 – available to book here)

Friday 2nd June

Storytelling with Children’s Author Claire Barker

Dawlish Library from 11am

(Free of Charge)

Gallery Number 2 Paint Jam

On the Lawn from 12pm to 2pm

(Free of Charge)

“50 Shades of Heavy Metal” by Music Journalist John Tucker

The Strand Community Centre from 1pm to 2.30pm

(Tickets Adults £4, Children £2)

Sing Sacred Choral Classics

The Strand Centre from 2pm to 6pm

(Tickets £10 – available to book here)

Workshop Choir Performance

The Strand Centre from 8pm

(Tickets £5 – available to book here)

Saturday 3rd June

Traditional Crafts

The Strand Community Centre from 10am to 2pm

(Free of Charge)

Poetry On The Beach

On Dawlish Beach from 10.30am to 12pm

(Free of Charge)

Morris Dancing on The Lawn

On the Lawn at 12pm and 1pm

Robert Hesketh talk on Devon Festivals

Strand Community Centre from 11am to 12pm

Gala Evening

St. Gregory’s Church from 7.30pm to 9.30pm

(Tickets £12 Adults, £6 Children – book tickets here)

And there we have it; Dawlish Festival 2017 in a nutshell. If you’re looking for a place to stay in Devon during the festival, why not book a stay with us today! Already booked in elsewhere? Why not drop by for a bite to eat at our Dawlish restaurant.

To enquire about accommodation or to book a table in the Lincoln Restaurant, call us on 0162 6221 329, drop us an email here or book a room online.

Enjoy the festival!