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‘Founded in 1953 by Jim Holman whose vision was to create a festival designed to bring arts in all its many forms for the people of Dawlish to enjoy. Now a registered charity, the objects are to promote understanding and increased knowledge and participation in the arts for the public benefit of people of all ages in Dawlish and district by providing public access to music, art, dance, drama, poetry and literature by professionals and gifted amateurs in which there will be experiential teaching and critiquing to develop individual capabilities, competences, skills and understanding. We are completely dependant on volunteers and charitable donations to the Arts Festival.’

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‘Shaldon is a small coastal village in South Devon between Teignmouth and Torquay ... The aim of our four day summer Festival is to provide local people and visitors with access to first rate, professionally-performed classical music at affordable prices.' Held Late June.

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South Devon Singers were asked to organise a Classical Music Festival in late 2012: with just 10 weeks notice we were able to put on a credible one-day Festival in early March 2013. For 2014 and 2015 the Festival was extended to run from the Friday to Sunday evening of the first weekend of March ... 2018 will be the sixth Festival and has been extended to fill two weekends with musical offerings, concerts now available to a wider audience, including playing in nearby Chudleigh.’ Held Early March.

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'If you love jazz why not join us? Yearly membership ... secures benefits at reduced rates at our popular Club Nights and of course at the annual Jazz Festival in the Autumn.' Festival held Mid November.

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‘A choir of about 80 singers. We give two concerts a year, in December and May ... There is no audition. An ability to read music is an advantage, but more important are enthusiasm and a commitment to attend rehearsals. There is a short waiting list for all sections of the choir.’

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Formed 2009: ‘A community choir for people who like to sing for fun ... Locally, we have become well known for our wide and ever-increasing repertoire of songs. These include songs from shows and musicals ... We almost always perform as a whole choir, but occasionally our members perform solos or duets. Our musical director is more than happy for members to suggest new material ... Our Christmas repertoire is particularly enchanting ...’. At Review: ‘Due to our popularity, the need to keep a balance of voices in the choir and the number of Sopranos and Altos who joined us last year, we are not recruiting any new members for these sections for the time being’.

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‘The Centre will serve the local community and visitors alike by providing a varied programme of live events, theatre, cinema, classes and workshops, alongside a gallery area and cafe. Community activities and events are welcomed with a variety of spaces and facilities for hire by local people, groups and businesses. The pricing of room hire has been set to encourage use of the Centre, and particularly to attract local community groups ... You can get involved with Pavilions Teignmouth in many different ways: Volunteering, Working, Hiring space, Coming to events, Giving us feedback.’

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