2018 South Hams Festivals
Happy New Year! With the coming of 2018, we’re looking forward more than ever to the next season at Galmpton Touring Park. We can’t wait to welcome friends old and new alike to stay with us.
Something else we’re looking forward to is the start of the festival season here in South Hams. The area is home to a great variety of events. From folk festivals to pirate adventures there’s a little bit of everything! Here are just some of our favourites to help whet your appetite for the coming year!
Brixham Pirate Festival – Brixham
11th – 13th May 2018
The town of Brixham seems to have a bit of a pirate problem. Every May you’ll find this small coastal town overrun by these salty sea dogs. This yearly event features pirate ship displays, including Brixham’s own Golden Hind and other exciting attractions. You’ll witness live pirate skirmishes, pirate bands and a whole lot more as you explore Brixham and the shanty town that is built especially for the event.
Keep your telescope trained on the Brixham Pirate Festival website for more information on the 2018 event.
Dart Music Festival – Dartmouth
11th – 13th May 2018
The annual Dart Music Festival is a unique entry in Britain’s musical calendar. Having adopted a ‘Music for All’ policy, the Dart Music Festival features artists from all over the musical sphere. From leather jacketed alternative rock to choral assemblies, the Dart Music Festival has it all. Better yet the event is free! Venues range from historical Tudor forts to market courtyards and all can be accessed free of charge! To help keep the festival free for years to come, why not offer your support? The Dart Music Festival has a range of donation options and programmes available for purchase to help you do just that.
To learn more about the Dart Music Festival and explore the lineup, visit the Dart Music Festival website.
BrixFest 2018 – Brixham
26th – 30th May 2018
The multi-award winning BrixFest is a town-wide event that features fireworks, live music, cooking, children’s events and so much more. For three days, Brixham will become a hive of activity, which can be enjoyed for almost nothing as nearly all of the great attractions of BrixFest can be enjoyed for free! Returning again for 2018 is the ever-popular Dragonboat Challenge. Apply today with your boating team and take part in this incredibly popular annual event!
To learn more about what this year’s event has to offer, visit the BrixFest website.
Teignmouth Folk Festival
TBC June 2018
This annual treat for fans of folk music reaches its twentieth year in 2018. The midsummer festival brings together some of the most exciting folk acts in Britain for a variety of musical events. As well as concerts and performances, visitors will also be treated to workshops and dance acts, and fans will even have the opportunity to meet with some of their favourite artists. The main event venue for the event is the United Reform Church on Teignmouth’s Dawlish Street.
Keep an eye out online for the first announcements for 2018!
With our central South Hams location, Galmpton Touring Park is the perfect setting from which to launch your 2018 festival adventures! Our tranquil position, overlooking the River Dart, makes it the perfect place to relax after a long day of fun at one of the many events in the area. To learn more about booking for the 2018 season, visit our website.
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