The Dartmouth Mayflower Anthem will establish a powerful and lasting commemoration of this momentous event. The composers have engaged the services of leading Portuguese tenor, Leonel Pinheiro, and the first DVD recording has been made. When the music is published, the ... [ More ]
Arts & Culture
Dartmouth’s Arts and Culture projects will offer a wide range of exciting events leading up to 2020, including concerts, musical and theatre productions and an art trail, which will involve the local community, and which can be enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.
Please note that all events and projects are still in the planning stage and are liable to change.
Dartmouth Mayflower Pennants
The whole town will be dressed with pennants and everyone is welcome to contribute. Can't you just see them - on the railings, on the ferries, around the Bandstand. It's ambitious; individuals (in town or up country!) and local groups are involved; all ideas and all levels are ... [ More ]
Peal of Bells
Special peals of 400 ‘Devon-style’ call changes have been composed by members of the Dartmouth Bell Ringers, to commemorate the Mayflower 400 events. These peals can be rung on 6, 8, 10 or 12 bells and will take just over one hour each to ring. A usual set of changes is ... [ More ]
The Musical Play: Safe Haven
An original play with songs and narrative focussing on the Mayflower’s stay in Dartmouth. Written by Derek Parsons and Keith Myerson. "The Master of the Speedwell says that she has sprung a leak. Asking 'Can we fix her?', Shipyard says '- will be a week.' The Passengers ... [ More ]