August 2010 issue

August 2010 The Dart Front Cover

The following articles are just a selection of those that appeared in the August 2010 issue of By The Dart magazine (see cover opposite).

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Rapidly turning into an unmissable showcase festival of arts and crafts, the environment, and the outdoors in August is Celebrate Start Bay. Read more

Beaches & Sea

Simon Beer, Dartmouth Shipwright, spoke to By the Dart about his job. Read more


Whilst of course we wish all sailors a safe passage in and out of the River Dart, readers may be interested to read of the plight of two boats described in a fascinating book called “Shipwrecks and Disasters on the River Dart”. Read more

River Dart

Blackawton artist Sarah Gillespie can often be spotted, notebook in hand, in the countryside or by the water’s edge at Slapton. Read more

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Rachel Ryder, Artist Read more


Peter Sutton, Dartmouth architect, chatted to By the Dart about his love of boats which have a history. Read more


Famous Sons & Daughter No.14: Dame Agatha Christie (1890-1976). The best selling author of all time made her home on the banks of the River Dart. Read more

Local History

Unravel the history of Dartmouth's involvement in the discovery of America. Read more

Dartmouth is packed with interesting things to see and do that will delight parties of all ages - everything we want for our youngsters, and everything we wish we had had. Read more

Family Activities

The firework displays are a huge attraction at the Regatta each year and are watched by some 50,000 people who not only line the viewing points on both Dartmouth and Kingswear banks but from a myriad of boats on the Dart. Read more

Festivals & Events

For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has stood guard over the entrance to the River Dart protecting the town. It has been in the care of English Heritage since 1984. Read more

Castles & Historic Places

There’s a saying which goes something along the lines of always ask a busy man if you want a job doing and that man is certainly Joe! Read more