A lavish Son et Lumière will take place on Saturday 5 September 2020 at Britannia Royal Naval College. For over 150 years young officers of the Royal Navy along with those of the commonwealth and other navies have learned their trade and deep respect for the sea, on the river ... [ 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.
We're aiming to dress the whole town 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, so we're hoping that individuals (in town or up country!) and local groups will get ... [ More ]
The 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 DVDs will ... [ More ]
In 2020, the annual Dartmouth Shakespeare Week Open Air Production will feature a production of Shakespeare’s 'Much Ado About Nothing' by The Inn Theatre Company. Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as ... [ More ]
A set of 'Devon-style' call changes have been composed to commemorate the Mayflower 400 events. "Full-circle" church bellringing is almost exclusively found in churches with Anglican connections. Although church bells have been used to call people to prayer for many ... [ More ]
An original play with songs and narrative focussing on the Mayflower’s stay in Dartmouth, to be performed and sung by local people in Dartmouth and touring neighbouring venues during 2020. Written by Derek Parsons and Keith Myerson. "The Master of the Speedwell says that she ... [ More ]