Saturday 29th February: 4.30pm for 5pm – “Dare to Know” – a talk and discussion presented by Dr Daniel King from the Department of History at Exeter University on the English Renaissance and Enlightenment, exploring some of the themes of the “Dare to Know” concert on 6th March – Teign Room, Teign Heritage Centre


Sunday 1st March: 3pm – Alfie Pugh (percussion and piano), Rebecca Wilson (piano and violin) and David Jones (guitar) at St Michael’s Church

Friday 6th March: 7.30pm South Devon Singers Choir directed by David Haines with Alfie Pugh (percussion) and Matt Norman (mandolin) - “Dare to Know” - exploring the music, art, history and science of the Renaissance to the Enlightenment - St Michael’s Church 


Saturday 7th March – all events at St Michael’s Church:

10am to 12 noon: mini-recitals

12.30pm: talk about and demonstration of the mandolin given by Matt Norman

3pm: “Handel, Handbells and Harp” with Tor Bells (handbell quartet), Luc Walpot (harp), Iryna Ilnytska (mezzo-soprano) and Sam Baker (piano)


7.30pm: Ekaterina Shetliffe (piano), Yulia Northridge (violin) and Oxana Militsina (violin)






Sunday 8th March – all events at St Michael’s Church:

3pm: Exeter Youth Orchestra directed by Robert Willis

6.30pm: Choral Evensong with the St Peter’s Singers of Exeter Cathedral directed by

Timothy Parsons


Saturday 14th March – at the Pavilions:

3 to 4pm: an opportunity to attend part of the Orchestra’s rehearsal

7.30pm: Torbay Symphony Orchestra (Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Richards) 


Saturday 25th April - 7.30pm Red Earth Opera directed by Jane Anderson-Brown - 
 venue tbc 


The Festival will also be organising free concerts in the Teignmouth primary schools with the participation of Alfie Pugh, Rebecca Wilson, Ekaterina Shetliffe and Oxana Militsina.