Chairman’s Update

Earlier this week, I hosted the “wash-up” meeting for the Festival, where the Committee got together to discuss what went well for this year’s event, and what could be improved for next year’s. Thank you to those of you who sent in your feedback via the recent survey we sent …

Chairman’s update

Hello everyone and welcome to our fifth newsletter. The committee and I are now getting both excited and nervous ahead of the 2019 festival which is now just a couple of weeks away. We are keeping all our fingers crossed that the recent spell of good weather will reappear in …

BREAKING NEWS – weekend wristbands now available!

By popular demand, we are now selling a weekend wristband for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Dart Music Festival. At just £20 for three days filled to bursting with FREE performances all over town, we think that’s quite a bargain… Not only that, you’ll be helping us to …

2019 Programmes Available

Our programmes for 2019 are here! And complete with a hotline for those of you who’d like them posted: 01803 833 281 As many of you will have already seen, we have recently released our app which serves as a digital version of our programme (plus much more, of course!) …

Venues: all you need to know

Whilst some of our musical spots are hard to miss, others are more hidden away – which is why we’ve come up with this handy map so you can find every band you want to see. From the prime location of Platform 1 Mainstage to the more hidden gems inside …

We are now live on the app store

This year we have launched our very own app, where you will find all the information you would normally find in our wonderful programme, but in a mobile friendly format. You can use the ‘map’ to navigate yourself to our various venues across the town if you’re unfamiliar with directions, …

TQ6 Food Village

Also NEW for 2019 will be a pilot program that we are launching to establish a small food village for the festival this year, in partnership with Platform 1. A number of you tell me that it is very frustrating that you’re not always able to get takeaway food particularly in the …

Launched in partnership with Platform 1

Our Marquee in prime waterfront location, with seating, a relaxing area and private facilities Unlimited Classic Cuvee, light bites, and private cash bar Daily tickets, for Friday 10th May (5pm to 10pm), Saturday 11th May 2019, or Sunday 12th May 2019, from 11am to 10pm Tickets launched today and are …

How we put the classical programme together

Since childhood, and with family members and friends based here, Devon had been a regular holiday destination, and a place with only fabulously happy memories. So, on deciding a couple of years ago to leave our frenetic lifestyle in Manchester behind us, it was the place that my wife Charlotte …

Update…with eight weeks to go

We are really cranking up the pace with plans for the festival as it’s just over eight weeks away. In this Update, we are pleased to introduce Emilie Heard and Simon Geen, the Contemporary Music Directors for the Festival. I thought you might be interested to know how they pull this key element together …