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Posted on July 6th, 2018

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Family Treasure Hunt

Come and join us for a Family Treasure Hunt around Chagford including the ‘Hunt for the Black Feather’! A two hour walking trail around Chagford with challenges and puzzles along the way.  

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Posted on May 26th, 2018

Some 2018 Festival highlights announced…

The programme for the 2018 festival is coming together nicely, we’ve got some great films, events and workshops lined up. Here are some of the highlights, with many more to come! Zombie Night! – a special pre-festival event on September 8th. In commemoration of the end of World War One, an amazing restored Bristol Scout […]

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Posted on February 11th, 2018

‘Bag It’ film screening (1st March)

Bag It is an entertaining, amusing and motivating film about a serious subject that is rather topical. It documents the life of an average guy who makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the local grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to […]

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Posted on September 24th, 2017

‘As it is in Heaven’ and The Globe Singers

Enjoy an evening of film and music in Chagford on Friday 29th September at a screening of the Oscar-nominated As it is in Heaven. It’s a beautiful film from Sweden about an internationally famous conductor who returns to his childhood village and is asked to lead the local choir. To set the mood for the […]

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Posted on August 8th, 2017

Jaws in the Pool

On Sunday 27th August, Chagford Film Festival and Chagford Swimming Pool are staging a joint outdoor showing of the classic horror movie Jaws, with seating in and around the pool. The full programme includes: Swimming with Sharks Live Music Hog Roast Poolside Mocktail Bar Jaws shown on a giant 10m x 4m screen The evening […]

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Posted on April 28th, 2017

Chagford Film Festival in 2017 and 2018

This year (2017) Chagford Film Festival has decided to change from a week-long festival in September to holding events throughout the year. This will allow us time to build on the foundations we have established over the last six years and put in place the funding, partnerships, sponsors and resources for a spectacular full festival […]

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Posted on October 3rd, 2016

Chagford Film Festival Emerging Talent Young Filmmakers Competition selected entries

Young Filmmakers Competition Selected Entries

Thank you to everyone who entered the Emerging Talent 2016 Young Filmmakers Competition. The best entries as selected by our judging panel are now available to view online.

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Posted on September 20th, 2016

Student discount

If you are a student, we are delighted to be able to offer you half price tickets to a couple of events as part of our animation day with Aardman on Tuesday 27th September.

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Posted on April 17th, 2016

Emerging Talent young filmmakers competition

Calling all young filmmakers!

The launch of the Emerging Talent young filmmakers’ showcase. If you are in year 5 or 6 of primary school, or at secondary school up to Year 13*, you could soon be attending your very own movie premiere…

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Posted on March 20th, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Chagford Film Festival!

We are excited to officially announce the 2016 Chagford Film Festival! Here are the dates for your diary: Monday 26th September to Saturday 1st October.

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