27-30th September 2017

Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon

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We’ll be announcing the 2017 highlights later this year.

In the meantime, here’s what we had last year:

Monday 26th September

Absolutely Fabulous with Jennifer Saunders

  • Price: Sorry, sold out!
  • Time: 8.00pm
  • Venue: The Globe Inn
  • Type: Film screening

Our opening night film for the 2016 festival is Absolutely Fabulous, introduced by our special guest Jennifer Saunders, with a Q&A afterwards. We’ve got two venues booked as we expect demand for tickets will be very high.

Tuesday 27th September

Animation day - films, workshops, discussion and special guests.

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Lunch with David Sproxton

  • Price: £20
  • Time: 12.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Inn
  • Type: Lunch with...

Join David Sproxton, the co-founder of world-famous Aardman Animations for an intimate conversational lunch. David will answer your questions and regale you with stories from the magic world of animation while you enjoy a delicious lunch. Only 20 places available so book early!

Morph Model making workshop with Aardman Animations (2.30pm)

  • Price: £10
  • Time: 2.30pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Type: Workshop

Make your own Morph clay model in a 1.5hr workshop led by Jim Parkyn, one of Aardman Animation’s top model makers. This workshop starts at 2.30pm.

Wednesday 28th September

Sol Cinema

  • Price: Free
  • Time: 10.00am
  • Venue: The Square
  • Type: Film screening

Don’t worry if you can’t make it on Tuesday for the animation day, Sol Cinema are back again from 10am-4pm Wednesday too! They will be showing a different selection of short films, so you can come along to both days if you like.

Land of Songs

  • Price: £7
  • Time: 8.00pm
  • Venue: Chagford Church
  • Type: Film screening

A beautiful and mesmerising documentary about a group of women who have kept their village’s ancient folk-singing tradition vibrant and essential through decades of war, occupation, and youth flight.

Thursday 29th September

A day of delicious food-themed films and events

Master Chef Chocolatier of Great Britain

  • Price: £10
  • Time: 1.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Inn
  • Type: Workshop

Calling all chocolate lovers – an indulgent event not be missed! Special guest Grant Mather, Master Chef of Great Britain chocolatier, will be demonstrating his skills. Learn all about cooking with chocolate, and if you’re lucky we might even let you taste some :)

I am Love

  • Price: £7
  • Time: 8.00pm
  • Venue: The Globe Inn
  • Type: Film screening

If you missed I am Love when it came out, then make sure you catch it now! This is a beautiful film with stunning performances.

Friday 30th September

Friday is music day - musicals, opera and cabaret

The Amazing Las Vegas Cabaret Show

  • Price: £15
  • Time: 8.00pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Type: Live music concert

Join us for a star-studded evening’s entertainment in true Las Vegas style! Our compere will introduce a night of singers, from Elvis to the rat pack, comedy and of course showgirls. Dress up for the occasion in your best glitzy outfits, take a table, dance along and enjoy the show!

Saturday 1st October

Las Vegas Comes to Chagford!

Las Vegas Wedding Chapel

  • Price: Free
  • Time: 12.00pm
  • Venue: The Square

Get yourself married by the King himself! The chance to tie the knot or renew your vows in our very own Las Vegas-style wedding chapel, where ceremonies will be presided over by none other than the King of Rock and Roll! On the square from 12-5pm.

Leaving Las Vegas

  • Price: £7
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Type: Film screening

One of Nicolas Cage’s finest and most touching roles, the story of a broken man who decides to head to Las Vegas where he meets a similarly troubled woman…