Events

We have put together a programme of events and activities to help everyone Discover the Dartmoor Story and explore the landscape stories of the moor. There are activities, open days, walks and talks to suit all abilities and interests.

Take a look at our programme below

Monday, 3 August 2020 at 10:00 - 11:00

Fluttering Butterfly Cards

Location: Family Workshop Online

Dartmoor Connections Festival

Join Rebecca for an interactive online family workshop to make brilliant butterfly pop-up cards.
Learn about our wonderful Dartmoor butterflies – including our endangered Marsh Fritillary Butterfly whilst we make pop-up cards for yo...

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Monday, 3 August 2020 at 14:00 - 15:00

Blue Ground Beetle: The real beast of Dartmoor

Location: Illustrated talk online

Dartmoor Connections Festival

Join local naturalist John Walters for an illustrated talk to explore the life of this secretive creature.

A few wooded valleys...

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Monday, 10 August 2020 at 14:00 - 15:00

The incredible life of the pied flycatcher

Location: Illustrated online talk

Dartmoor Connections Festival

Join bird expert Dr Malcolm Burgess for an illustrated talk to explore the life of this fascinating bird which travels thousands of miles from West Africa each year to breed in Dartmoor’s...

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Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 10:00 - 11:00

Wild Woodland printing workshop

Location: Family Workshop Online

Dartmoor Connections Festival

Join Andy for an interactive online family art workshop to make prints inspired by Dartmoor’s woodlands.

Inspired by lino printing we’ll be using corrugated card, recycled materials and found nature to experiment with to make...

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Thursday, 13 August 2020 at 14:00 - 15:00

Bogs: Time for a rebrand

Location: Illustrated online talk

Dartmoor Connections Festival

Join ecologist David Leach for an illustrated talk to find out about the weird and wonderful wildlife of Dartmoor’s bogs and the things that bogs contribute to all our lives.

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Friday, 14 August 2020 at 10:00 - 11:00

Cool Caddisfly Pop-up Puppet

Location: Family Workshop Online

Dartmoor Connections Festival

Join Andy for an interactive online family craft workshop to make a pop-up caddisfly larvae

Dartmoor’s rivers are full of h...

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