March/April 2012 issue


The following articles are just a selection of those that appeared in the March/April 2012 issue of By The Dart magazine (see cover opposite).

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Stoke Fleming Church

© Copyright Philip Halling

Stoke Fleming’s name has clues not only to its beauty, but also its previous owner, after it was given to him by a conquering monarch. Stoke Fleming is beautiful, with a bustling community and friendly inhabitants. Read more

The line-up looks the best so far in the history of the Dartmouth Comedy Festival! Read more

Festivals & Events

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

Mitch Tonks throws his name behind Dartmouth Academy with training restaurant. Read more

Food & Drink

The evolution of Dartmouth's popular Comedy Festival from its beginnings in 2007. Read more

Festivals & Events

Ben Cooper – local politics without party politics by Phil Scoble Read more


The Trust working to construct a new indoor swimming pool for Dartmouth and district unveiled new signs at the site of the new build announcing that work will begin next year. Read more


David Williams reflects on his new book about Kingswear's history during the two World Wars. Read more


Sarah Bowman is a well-known Devon painter who has exhibited with White Space Art in Totnes for nine years. Read more

Dared to Dream (and worked long and hard) Alvin Smith and the Searaser, the remarkable renewable energy device invented by Alvin, which harnesses the power of the sea. Read more

Beaches & Sea

Just Married!

John Slater Photography 07973380318

The fourth and final instalment in the saga of the Nuttall-Hutton marriage. Read more

Journey to Discovery Helen Cottington’s South West Coast Path Walk Read more

Walking & Outdoors

How extreme sport made Dartmouth Academy’s Director of Learning a better teacher. Read more

Phil Scoble talks about his book, "The Chronicles of Dartmouth Vol. II" on five decades of the history of Dartmouth. Read more

Dartmouth was at the centre of the titanic struggle for the South West during the Civil War – and the town, its topography and the weather combined to significantly change the direction of this War. Read more

Dartmouth Caring is 'vital' as Dartmouth's elderly population grows to 35.8%... Read more

Local Services

Commodore Simon Williams ADC RN discusses the Royal Navy today. Read more

About D'mouth

Nature Notes - March/April 2012

Black tailed godwits (Limosa limosa) are tall elegant waders with a long straight or very slightly upcurved bill. Read more

Nature Notes

Around Kingswear - March 2012

Mike Trevorrow gives a round-up of what's going on in Kingswear. Read more

Around Kingswear

The Dartmouth Gardener - March/April 2012

"Divide and Conker" - The Dartmouth Gardener by Alex Webster Read more

The Dartmouth Gardener