Dartmouth Illustrated part IV
So have things
really changed much in
the 18 years since this was taken ?
Orchard, use it or lose it ?
What a fantastic place to go
for a walk or have a picnic ? Many people think
Coronation Park is the only green space in town, but the Orchard
well and truly trumps it. I have only ever seen Kevin Pyne there, the views are stunning and it's a very large
place. There are those who would like it to be used as
a car park or for affordable housing, what do you think
Sands & recycling !
Children visiting Blackpool
Sands, near Dartmouth this summer holiday have a treat in
store with some unusual activity days that show them the
importance of looking after the environment. Recycle on a
Unicycle with popular, madcap Professor Elfic the Jester
presents “Sort It Out!”- Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle on a
Unicycle on July 27th, August 14th and August 21st. With
enough magic, circus tricks, puppetry and comedy to fill a
landfill site, Prof Elfic tackles the serious issue of waste
in an amusing way.
28 July 8pm
Tickets £13.50 advance £15.00 on the day
Queen fans up and down the country have been playing homage to
legendary group that became a global phenomenon and secured its
among rock's elite. "Scott Maley is touted to be the worlds best
Mercury impersonator" - Quoted from a review of a concert
Queen on Fire at Suntec City. Come and glam rock it up. Tickets
available from the Box Office or buy online
AT THE CINEMA
WILD (U) *screening from Saturday 29 July
the Lion cub worships his father Sampson, the uncontested king
New York City Zoo. The film opens as Sampson is recounting yet
of his tales of roaring wildebeests into submission on the
Savannah. As the zoo animals cavort, Ryan slips into a metal
for overseas to see the ‘Wild’ for himself. Sampson with the
help of his
friends must brave the New York City Jungle and then the actual
to save his son. To make things worse, Sampson confesses that
stories were fabrications and he can’t even fight off a rabid
Sat 29 at 4pm, Sun 30 at 2pm, Mon 31 at 4pm, Wed 2 at 2pm
RV (12A) *screening from Saturday
Munro (Williams) has been planning to take his wife and kids to
Hawaii. However at the last minute his boss calls him to tell
biggest sales pitch of his life is going to happen in a few
decides that if he rents an RV, he can take his dysfunctional
across country to the Colorado Rockies and also attend the
meeting. Funny and bizarre moments ensue, not least with the
community of campers.
A fun road trip comedy for all the family.
Sat 29 at 7.30pm, Sun 30 at 5pm, Mon 31 at 7pm, Tue 1 at 4pm
Art on the Beach 31 July & 1 August
*- Art Workshop on Blackpool Sands -
Have a go at Beach sculpture, Stone Totem Art, Collaged
Heraldic banners to fly from your windbreak.
Art in the Garden 2 August* - Art
workshops in Royal Avenue Gardens -
Mini mosaics, felt jewellery, T-shirt printing and collage
Spaces are limited for these workshops and they are proving to
popular - so book your place now only £2.50!
French Market this Friday
French Market at Fermoy's Garden Centre this Friday
Fermoy's French Market The Marche de France. The team of
French Traders will be at Fermoy's Garden Centre, Newton Abbot
Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm. There will be 17 stalls in the
French market, offering more than 24 products from Normandy.
There will be real French cheeses, sausages and salamis, fresh
baked French bread, ciders, farm made jams, crepe stalls. Palm
105.5FM will be there and CJ will be broadcasting her show live
from the venue Friday between 10.00am to 1.00pm.
Practice your French on the stallholders. Pay for goods in Euros
(not compulsory!). Enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere.
Dartmouth could easily be a
venue for a similar event, would it get people into Dartmouth and
spend money? let us know your views.
here to see view the
Shakespeare Week website.