Dartmouth Music Festival

A big event in the South West’s for lovers of music. Taking place over a weekend in May, all types of music from opera and classical to rock and folk are celebrated in live performances across many venues in Dartmouth.

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The 2019 Dart Music Festival has a brand new Classical Director, Paul Parsons, who’s making it his mission to raise the profile of classical music. He also repairs and restores violins as a profession. Read more


By sponsoring the Dart Music Festival, you are also supporting the music ambitions of the town's youth. Read more

The new Chairman of the Dart Musc Festival Read more


Check up on the latest news from the upcoming Dart Music Festival Read more

Dart Music Festival is eighteen this year! - So we hope it will get your vote…Check here for the highlights: Read more

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Dartmouth hots up for the next local festival which promises something for everyone! Read more

By the Dart chats to Pam Braakenburg, Chairman of Dart Music Festival Read more


James Harris, Founding Member of Sax Appeal and Musical Director of the Dart Music Festival, chats to By the Dart Read more


Everyone’s heard of them, most people will have seen them, and if you’ve seen them, chances are you will love them. Read more

The 2012 Dartmouth Music Festival was a huge success! The music was broad-ranging and eclectic as ever, with the line-up running to over 100 performers. Read more

“I was thrilled and honoured to be asked to become patron of the Dart Music Festival right back at the beginning – it is the most superb event with a great atmosphere!" By The Dart interviews Ed Welch Read more

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A charitable trust, known as the Dart Music Festival Foundation, has been established by organisers of the Dart Music Festival to build and develop the musical talents of residents in Dartmouth and surrounding areas. Read more

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