What’s on?

Below are some specific events coming up.   Click here to go to a list of  regular events and activities at Ashburton Arts. To be kept up to date with everything here, join our mailing list here.


Sunday 15 July. Three Cane Whale. Acoustic improvised music from Bristol, with films (including one of Dartmoor).

Tuesday 17 July. Terry Seabrook (British Jazz keyboard legend) & Peter Fraize (visiting US saxophonist), plus band.

Wednesday 18 July. Ashburton Arts AGM. All welcome. More information here when available.

Saturday 21 July. 7pm. Newton Abbot Orchestra Summer Prom Concert.
Overture to Nabucco – Verdi
Serenade No.1 in D for Orch (slow movement only) – Brahms
Our Town – Copland
Lucy Long (featuring Bassoon soloist – Chris Edworthy) – arr. John Key
Typewriter (featuring Typewriter soloist – Steve Bentley) – Leroy Anderson
— Interval —
1812 Overture – Tchaikovsky (with audience ‘canon-fire’ participation)
Fantasies of British Sea Songs – Wood
WWI Songs – arr. J Key
Jerusalem – Parry
Pomp & Circumstance March No.1 (Land of Hope of Glory) – Elgar
Ticket and Booking details to come.

What was on?

Here are some of the things that have happened in the past:



July 2018

Tuesday 10 July. Glorious Chorus. 7.30pm
This fabulous Devon-based performance choir has gone from strength to strength under the expert leadership of award-winning songwriter/ director Helen Yeomans. With prestigious festival shows behind them – including an appearance at the Voices Now Festival at London’s Roundhouse in 2017 – this choir is as exciting to watch as to hear.

June 2018

Sunday 3 June. Jazz with Misbehavin’, a great quartet featuring singer Helen Porter.  £13 or £10 or £6 (you choose). 8pm. Book here.

Saturday 16 June. JIM Journeys in Music. An evening for people who simply love to move to music. 6pm – 8pm. Drop in £8 / £6 concessions. Email Jackie Lake for more info.
*Please arrive a few minutes early to allow yourself time to settle in; last entry is 6.20pm

Thursday 21 June. Jazz from Mike & Kate Westbrook’s GRANITE. This is part of the Dartmoor Resonance Music Festival. More Details and Tickets.

Friday 29 June. James Frost Band and Jubilation! Choir, 7pm. Tickets £10 with £8 concessions for anyone who needs one. More details and advance tickets here.

May 2018

Monday 28 May. Italian Jazz quartet DuGong. 8pm. £13 or £10 or £6 (you choose) Book here.  More details…

Saturday 26 May. Dragons & Orangutans with Clive Pig. Tall tales and true from recent adventures in China and Malaysia. Admission FREE. 11am – 12noon. Suitable for ages 5 – 5555.

Friday 25 May. Platform Cinema presents the all-time classic movie, Withnail & I, on the big screen in the main hall. Doors 7pm. Film 7.30. Bar & snacks. Book Here.  £7 in advance or Pay What You Can on the door

Friday 18 – Sunday 20 May. N-E-W…Ideas 2018. The whole building transformed into Art. FREE ADMISSION. Full details…