Ashburton Community Arts Centre (15 West St, Ashburton, TQ13 7DT).  Join us in person at the marvellous Ashburton Arts Centre as the venue opens up with clear Covid pandemic safety policies in place. For details keep an eye on Facebook and or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

·                Ashburton Community Folk Orchestra Weekly sessions led by award winning, Community Musician, David Faulkner on Thursday mornings; 10am for 10.30 start to 12noon. returning from on-line to Ashburton Community Arts Centre for the rest of the term- remaining dates: 1; 15; 22 July. Let’s make a big band; Make some music; Have some fun! - Come and join the band!” All acoustic instruments and different levels of ability welcome.  Play music from Devon and beyond. Play in harmony.  Develop learning by ear. Scores and sound files provided. £8/£6.50 or £32.50 for a half term (five sessions); Concessions available. FFI on how to join Zoom sessions (if needed) and how to pay, or to be added to the mailing list, contact David Faulkner - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07967 121985. See Facebook. Joining with the musicians from Ashburton Chamber Music Festival on 22 July- see below.


·                Sunday 4 July 2021: Ian Shaw comes to the Arts Centre from 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm - One of the giants of British jazz… not only a wonderful singer and songwriter but an ambassador for jazz… an essential part of the scene. Tickets via:

·                Saturday 17 - Sunday 25 July 2021: The second Ashburton Chamber Music Festival (ACMF): there'll be formal concerts, Hausmusik in some beautiful locations, open rehearsals, and some gorgeous music played by the resident musicians led once again by David Yang from the USA. The musicians are: Sara Trickey (violin); Judith Hall: (flute): David Yang (viola) and Tom Vignieri (composer) with Miriam Teppich (violin); Sébastien van Kuijk (cello); Andy Williamson (saxophone):

Sat 17 July       7.30pm             Lunatraktors                      Ashburton Arts Centre

Sun 18 July      7.30pm             Concert #1                          Ashburton Arts Centre,

Mon 19 July    7pm                   Hausmusik #1                    Southcombe Barn, Widecombe, TQ13 7TU

Tue 20 July      daytime tbc     Open Rehearsal                St Lawrence Chapel – tbc

Tue 20 July      6pm                   Family Concert                  Ashburton Arts Centre or Church garden

Wed 21 July    7pm                   Hausmusik #2                    Bigadon Cottage, TQ11 0ND (nr Pennywell Farm)

Thu 22 July      11am                 Playing with Ashburton Folk Orchestra in Ashburton Arts Centre

Thu 22 July      7.30pm             Concert #2                          Bremridge, TQ13 7JX, btwn Ashburton &Denbury

Fri 23 July        7pm                   Hausmusik #3                    British Legion Hut, Ashburton

Sat 24 July       7.30pm             Concert #3                          St Andrew’s Church, West St, Ashburton

Sun 25 July      7.30pm             Concert #4                          Ashburton Arts Centre

See: Tickets available soon from