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Saturday 12th - Friday 18th October

Saturday 12th October - Cullompton Food and Drink Festival

The Culm Valley's ultimate foodie event: held annually in the beautiful town of Cullompton. Check out the array of exciting demonstrations & suppliers popping up at this year’s Cullompton Food & Drink just keeps getting better!

With a selection of hot food stalls and artisan food producers to choose from, you can try the tastiest treats from the local area. Once again, a host of chef demonstrations will be taking place and there’s even a Cream Tea showdown to find the best cream tea from the Culm Valley.

Monday 14th October- David Henty 'Copycat' Exhibition, Host Galleries, 12 Whimple Street, Plymouth

David Henty is now considered the best copyist artist in the world today. His work is meticulously and lovingly recreated to the finest detail, having honed his craft over 25 years to now master the techniques and nuances of some of history’s most iconic artists, his work has fooled scientists and art critics alike, being practically indiscernible from originals of such artworks by Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, LS Lowry, Caravaggio, Leonardo Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Norman Rockwell, Chaim Sautine, Carel Fabrituius, Claude Monet, Jean Michel Basquiat, Ewin Landseer, Walter Sickert, Rene Magritte, David Shepherd, John Singer Sargent, Gabriel Rossetti, and the list goes on.

With a strong and growing gallery presence, and a growing list of private collector, David’s work is in high demand, and with a discerning repertoire, a long list of projects and commissions are now on the table from a Mediterranean tour, prospective shows in the United States, scheduled shows in Dubai, UAE and beyond.

Open 10.00-17.00

Tuesday 15th October- Teignmouth Then and Now, Teign Heritage Centre, Teignmouth

The last exhibition of this season begins on Tuesday 1st October and will be 'Teignmouth Then and Now' which will focus on Fore Street, Teign Street and Bank Street.

The images depicting the many changes to the businesses and buildings over the years will bring back fond memories for all and if you look closely, many of the architectural features in these locations still remain today…

Open: 10.00 – 16.30 £2.50 entry fee

Wednesday 16th October – Newton Abbot Markets

In the Market Hall you’ll find Newton Abbot Indoor Market and Food Hall which is open every day from 9 – 4. As well as being home to a wide range of stalls it’s also home to Newton Abbot TIC.

The Indoor Market and Food Halls; Monday to Saturday, 9am to 4pm.

The Outdoor Market; Wednesday and Saturday, 8am to 4pm

The Produce Market; every Friday, 9am to 3pm.

Thursday 17th October - The Hidden View, Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius Street, Torquay

Three accomplished Devon artists, Rosemary Bonney, Ann Chester King and Diana Booth, come together to show their latest work of contrasting, harmonising and distinctive styles featuring the Devon landscape. Painting together for a number of years and the three have become close friends through their shared passion for the natural world. Though each has exhibited widely, this exhibition will uniquely be the first time they have brought their work together in a single show.

All drawn in their individual ways to the secluded, often unseen and wilder areas of the Devon landscape, works capture views across barren and beautiful moorland or to the rocky shorelines of the dramatic coast and the sea beyond. Through their shared passion for nature and these hidden landscapes, the exhibition promises to offer a harmonious collection of works that nonetheless respond to the natural world in a diverse contemporary and painterly manner.

Open: 11.00-18.00

Friday 18th till Sunday 20th October – Teignmouth Jazz and Blues Festival 

Annual jazz festival in and around the seaside resort of Teignmouth on the South Devon coast.

Various local and national artists featuring Traditional, Latin, Blues, Funk, Modern, Cool, Swing, Be-bop, Contemporary and New Orleans jazz. Held in venues around the picturesque town. Workshops also available. Have a look on their website to find out more details:

Friday 18th till Sunday 20th October- Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2019 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink, chef demonstrations, workshops, lively food debates and fun for all the family. Set in the beautiful estuary town of Dartmouth in the South Hams from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th October the 3-day event is a foodie’s heaven, celebrating the very best food, drink and culinary skills from the South West.

The festival sees around 20,000 + people flock to the town and is paradise for food fans with more than 100 South West producers showcasing their delicious produce, a packed programme of events and a line up of celebrated chefs demonstrating their skills and inspiring festival goers. Entry to the festival is free with a charge for some events.