‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ comes to Dartmouth…

Well, not really – but a little bird told me (Marilyn Bird, to be precise) that one of the members of the New Devon Opera has also appeared in ‘Pirates’ and much more. Marilyn, our Classical Music Director, has been speaking to N.D.O.writer and director Martyn Harrison and reports: “I …

Fundraising, Food, Fun – and Red Priest Tickets

GREAT FUNDRASISER – please read on… Hello again – just to let you know about our recent fundraising event. A very enjoyable time was had by all at The Windjammer last Sunday when the extremely versatile and talented Porter Family entertained us with a fantastic selection of songs old and …

We’re back..!

Hello and welcome to the new improved Music Festival blog for 2012. We actually intended to post much, MUCH more often than this but after the last entry (February 2011! Oh the shame…) it suddenly got kinda busy round here and before you could say ‘Bandstand’ it appeared that a …

Latest news…..

Here we are half way through February and only two more committee meetings to go before the Festival!! So what’s been happening, well quite a bit actually: We are now going to be using the lovely old Guildhall for a venue to replace the Market Square.    Whilst we are …

Media Release

A great start for the Dart Music Festival with the first major sponsor announced The New Year has started well for Dart Music Festival organisers with the recent confirmation by Noss Marina as first major sponsor for the 2011 Dart Music Festival. In announcing the sponsorship, Committee Chairman, Pam Braakenburg, …

Progress again….

So just worked out there are only 3 more committee meetings before the 2011 Dart Music Festival……! Quite scary then. Just been looking at the new draft 2011 website put together by those dartmouth.tv guys. Looks really good. Should be up and running next week hopefully, keep watching. Our new …

The One Ronnie…..

You have to see this latest sketch from Ronnie Corbet and Harry Enfield, could be a new comedic duo birth…..

Progress….

So we are now working on alternative venues to replace The Market Square in Dartmouth town centre. There are a couple of places that could work so will keep you posted on developments. Our musical director James reports that we are now full with regards to bands and artists for …

First set-back of 2011…..

Just heard that Market Square will not be available to Dart Music Festival this year. It seems the redevelopment work on the Market shops has already been delayed (hasn’t even started yet!) This means a lot more work for the DMF committee to find alternative venues – still it will …

First post……

Here is the historic first post to the new DMF blog. The idea is keep it simple, keep it up to date and keep it cutting edge. (only joking about the cutting edge bit….) Big thanks go out to the guys at Insignia Creative who put together last years website, …