Sunday 20th & Thursday 24th May - Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre
Come and see the narrative, photographs, video and artefacts that tell the story of the fight against the U-Boat in the Bay of Biscay by RAF Coastal Command and the USAAF and US Navy FAW 7.
Dunkeswell Heritage Centre, Dunkeswell Airfield, Honiton, Devon EX14 4LG
Monday 21st May – Buckland Abbey
Take a trip to the National Trust property Buckland Abbey in Yelverton (11 miles from Plymouth). Discover the bluebells carpeting Great North Wood by taking one of the way-marked trails. Discover over 700 years of history from the Cistercians who built the Abbey to seafares Grenville & Drake who changed the shape of the house and the fate of the country. Part musueum, part house Buckland is filled with treasures including legendary Drake’s Drum.
Tuesday 22nd May – Totnes Elizabethan Market
Come and enjoy the famous costumed and charity craft market in the Market Square held from 9AM-3PM for a unique day out in a wonderful old historic town. Totnes also has an eclectic range of local shops with many unique offerings you won’t find on your average UK high street. Also a great place for visiting museums, taking a stroll along the river or simply relaxing over a healthy lunch – try Seeds 2, Wood’s Bistro or The Wild Fig Deli & Café or if you love pies then head for Pie Street Cafe!
Tuesday 22nd & Wednesday 23rd May – Starshine at Babbacombe Theatre
Featuring an array of talented performers who share one common purpose to ‘Entertain you’, the all new show for 2018, Starshine, promises an abundance of side - splitting comedy, powerful vocalists delivering dynamic songs and elegant dancers who are endlessly energetic.
Starshine, celebrates the musicals, enjoys highlights from popular movies as well as tributes to some of the most iconic pop stars, including Michael Jackson, who would have turned 60 this year.
Book on 01803 328385. Tickets £22 Adults, £20 seniors, £11 Under 16’s. Show starts at 8.15pm
Wednesday 23rd May - Haldon Grange - Open Day Garden for NGS
12 acre well established garden with camellias, magnolias, azaleas, various shrubs and rhododendrons; rare and mature trees; small lake and ponds with river and water cascades. 5 acre arboretum planted 2011 with wide range of trees, shrubs and a large lilac circle. Wisteria pergola with views over Exeter and Woodbury.
Entrance £4.50. Children free. Home-made teas. Times: 13:00 to 17:00. Telephone: 01392 832349, refreshments by arrangement in advance.. Open for charity. Haldon Grange, Exeter, Devon EX6 7YE
Thursday 24th May – Craft Market at Widecombe in the Moor
Head onto Dartmoor for the first Widecombe Craft Market of the year in the National Trust's 16th Century Church House,TQ13 7TA, a variety of hand-made products all created by Devon crafters! A typical range would include: pottery & art, film photography of Dartmoor, engraved glass, house linen, knitwear, felting, jewellery, iron work, wood turning, engraved leather, fun wooden animals, honey and bee products,
Widecombe is a superb place to add onto your holiday itinerary! With tea rooms, hotels, shops, pubs and the most gorgeous of settings, this village is one to savour, as very often the wild ponies, sheep and cattle meander on the village green!
Friday 25th May - Unsane – Teignmouth Pavilions
Do you like a horror movie? If so, then pop along to this screening at either 2.30pm or 7.30pm and see what happens when a young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear--but is it real or a product of her delusion?
Director: Steven Soderbergh. Stars: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah. Cert 15. Running time 98 mins.