FRIDAY (Oct 5, 2018)

Sold-out concert by Sean Lakeman and Kathryn Roberts in the church – see next week’s Horrabridge Times for a review.

Kris Drever and Boo Hewerdine at Calstock.

New Ocean’s 8 film at Meavy.


It’s apple season and juice for brewing or drinking is available at various open days including Bere Ferrers Apple Fest on Saturday afternoon.

Tomorrow (Saturday), from 7.30pm, all are invited to an important fund-raising event – quiz at the school to raise money for the war memorial restoration, £2 a head.

Village market in the youth club in the morning and Bingo in the evening, eyes down 7.30.

Funny Cow with Maxine Peake is on at Yelverton Cinema.

SUNDAY (Oct 7)

Support Dartmoor pony farmers, currently at war with Defra over a licensing scheme which threatens the remaining drift sale at Chagford, by attending their exhibition Introducing The Dartmoor Hill Pony at Ullacombe Farm, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9LL, 10-4, admission free. The show will explain how the balance in the wild herds of Dartmoor has been altered by selective breeding.

Powderham Castle is running a Food Festival.

MONDAY (Oct 8)

Horrabridge Times Chess Club at Walkhampton Inn from 6.30 pm.


Horrabridge Parish Council meets, with an outside chance of appointing another councillor. A technicality meant one seat has had to be re-advertised, because a councillor resigned for work reasons and was then re-appointed to another vacancy when it all got sorted out. In theory, there is room for three. But are there any new volunteers?


Goosey Fair – see main story this week.


Moroccan banquet, £7, followed by a talk at St John’s Church.

Daytime, the Chagford Drift: last big sale of wild ponies on the moor, if Defra has not scuppered it – check for latest at


2 Moors Festival – various classical music events around Dartmoor and Exmoor.


Radio Walkham first anniversary party in London Inn, with popular local duo Highway Revisited.

Mad Dog McRea play at Greenwell Farm, between Yelverton and Meavy.

Guided walk along Tavistock Canal by Tavistock Heritage Trust.

For details of these and other events, check

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