All events and dates are provisional and subject to change.
For other events in and around Dartmouth see the Discover Dartmouth website
Dartmouth Mayflower 400 Launch Event - 18 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
A Champagne Reception with acclaimed pianist Ji Liu in concert at Britannia Royal Naval College. 6.30pm for 7pm
Dress: Black tie/cocktail
Tickets £55 from: Treasurer@dartmouthmayflower400.uk or call 01803 833943
Mayflower Opening Event - 21 Nov 2019
21 Nov 2019
All 12 Mayflower destinations are planning a grand opening event on 21 November 2019 to mark the beginning of the 12 months commemoration of the sailing of the Mayflower. We will not be releasing details of Dartmouth’s plans until nearer the time, except to confirm that they will be centred around a spectacular Light Festival with a special peal of bells ringing at St Saviour’s Church.
Dart Music Festival
8 - 10 May 2020
Over 100 performances, spanning almost every musical genre. Based at venues throughout the town: pubs, churches, restaurants, in the open – and it’s all FREE.
Shakespeare Week - The Tempest
The Inn Theatre Company’s new production of The Tempest in the wonderful Dartmouth Castle Setting
25 Jul 2020
Enjoy great South Devon crab in a convivial environment on the embankment.
1 Aug 2020
A fun filled event for the whole family with a host of sailing and rowing events to watch and a wide variety of child friendly activities including the highly popular children’s Regatta Crabbing Competition
Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta
27-29 Aug 2020
A 3 day packed programme of air displays, sailing, sports, live music, street food, fireworks and more.
Grand Dart River Pageant - 30 Aug 2020
30 Aug 2020
On the River Dart, including Mayflower replica, other tall ships and visiting and local vessels. This will be a major river-based event signifying the end of Dartmouth Royal Regatta 2020 and the start of the week of Mayflower 400 commemorations. Vessels of all shapes and sizes will take part, with flags and fancy dress, culminating in a sail-past of the South Embankment.
Visiting Warships, Tall Ships, Mayflower Replica - 30 Aug to 5 Sep 2020
30 Aug-5 Sep 2020
Visits to Dartmouth by Royal Navy and US Navy warships, “Tall Ships” training craft, Matthew (Mayflower replica). Ship visits for members of the public.
Mayflower River Dart Events - 31 Aug to 5 Sep 2020
31 Aug-5 Sep 2020
Participation by clubs and other groups, including Royal Dart Yacht Club, New York YC, Dart Sailability (for disabled). Sail training for disadvantaged young
BRNC Mayflower Son st Lumière - 5 Sep 2020
5 Sep 2020
At Britannia Royal Naval College. An opportunity to experience the glamour of a grand occasion in a spectacular setting overlook the River Dart.
Original Mayflower Touring Play - Sep 2020
Theatre Hub presents this new and exciting view of The Mayflower Story
Dartmouth Food Festival
23 - 25 Oct 2020
A tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink, chef demonstrations, workshops, lively food debates and fun for all the family.
Mayflower Closing Event - 19 Nov 2020 - tbc
19 Nov 2020
A grand finale of the Mayflower 400 commemorative year. More details in due course