Programme of events

We will be running a programme of events and activities throughout the year so you can get involved in some of the projects that are taking place as part of Moor than meets the eye. There is something for everyone from volunteering opportunities to conserve the archaeology of the moor, to wildlife workshops and family friendly events. Most of our events are free but please check the details below carefully and get in touch with the individual event organiser for more details or to book.

We have put together a programme of events and activities to help everyone Discover the Dartmoor Story and explore the landscape stories of the moor. There are activities, open days, walks and talks to suit all abilities and interests.

Take a look at our programme below.

Event listings

Haymeadow in flower
The Meadow Makers Conference: A Celebration of Wildflower Meadows
1st Jul 2017 9:30am-5:30pm

The first Meadow Makers’ Conference brings together all those who love wildflower meadows with top wildlife and meadow experts for an inspirational day of talks.

The event is for anyone who has a wildflower meadow or who would like to turn a pasture into one, or for those who simply wish to create wild a...

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Fairy House by Naturemake
Meadow Magic Funday: Fairy Houses with Naturemake
2nd Jul 2017 10:30am-11:30am

At Brimpts Farm, Dartmeet PL20 6SG

Start your day with a chance to make an amazing Flower Fairy House amongst the beautiful meadows of Dartmoor. Join Naturemake for this earlybird workshop to create these wonderful homes. There will be a range of activities going on throughout the day so why not stick aro...

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Meadow fairies
Meadow Magic: Family Fun day
2nd Jul 2017 10:30am-4:00pm

Discover Dartmoor's wonderful haymeadows on this family friendly day for everyone in a beautiful location above  Dartmeet. There will be a chance to meet local wildlife organisations, take part in crafty activities, listen to floral tales with our storyteller and enjoy entertainment whilst having a cream t...

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Gateposts at Vinnimore
Unveiling Vinnimore Farmstead
4th Jul 2017 7:30pm-9:30pm

Lustleigh Society will be hosting an illustrated talk at Lustleigh Village Hall to look at the community archaeology excavation that took place earlier in the year.

In April volunteers worked under the guidance of professional archaeologists to excavate th...

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Volunteers undertaking trial test pits-Photo by Zack Stone
Archaeological test-pit training event
18th Jul 2017 10:00am - 19th Jul 2017 4:00pm

At North Hall Manor Site, Widecombe

Archaeological test-pits are used as a method of evaluation, a glimpse of what might lie beneath the ground. Test-pits can reveal pottery and other small finds and this information can inform archaeologists about the develop of settlement across an area, inferred population, buildi...

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Last update: 23 Nov 2015 12:23pm