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Turn Tide poster

Dawlish Town Council working with lots of organisations and volunteers is putting on four days of events on the Lawn in Dawlish to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.

Listed below are the times of the activities which are subject to change and weather conditions.

A limited edition souvenir programme is being produced with details of events around the parish along with a souvenir postcard – look out for this in late May.

The first day of the celebrations ‘Turn the Tide’ has been organised with the help of Dawlish Against Plastic and ACT Wildlife Wardens.

Shaftesbury Theatre will be selling refreshments in the marquee on the Lawn from 10.30am to 4pm. On the Lawn with be organisations and businesses with information stands.

10.30am Opening ceremony by the Mayor of Dawlish and the Deputy Lord Lt of Devon Group Captain Gordon Evans DL FRAeS WKhM RAF (Ret’d) with Dawlish’s Town Crier – bandstand.

11am Teignmouth and Dawlish Ramblers walk start point from Bandstand

11am to 11.45am Cask – Sea Shanty Duo bandstand

11am to 11.45am Mermaid Hannah Pearl – Children’s author talk and art workshop in the marquee

11am to 3pm The Network Rail team will be on hand with information about the South West Rail Resilience Programme in their information hub on Marine Parade.

11.45am to 12.45pm Children’s Art Workshop – Make a wax resist ocean picture! Use crayons to create an undersea picture then a blue/ green/turquoise water colour wash over. For young children 5 – 11 yrs old. The Strand Centre

12 noon to 12.45pm Wrecked again (band) at the bandstand

12 noon to 12.45pm Alice Henderson- Field Studies Council talk in the marquee

1pm Children’s fun run on the Lawn organised by Dawlish Coasters

2pm Town Crier proclamation at the bandstand

2.15pm to 3.15pm Davey Malone in the marquee

2.15pm Start of adult fun run from the Lawn – organised by Dawlish Coasters

3.30pm to 4.15pm Speaker Sea Dream Education Dr. Jeanette Sanders in the marquee

4.30pm to 5.15pm Suthering – music at the bandstand

5.45pm to 6.30pm True Strays (Duo) in the marquee

6.45pm to 7.45pm Samantics (band) in the marquee

8pm to 9pm Jolly Roger (band) in the marquee

From 9.35pm piper, bugler and beacon lighting on the Lawn with a playing of the Song for the Commonwealth recorded by Dawlish Choral Society on the Lawn.

Look out for the stilt walkers as Pirates during the day!

There will also be films during the day – Smog of the Sea and Life on the Edge at the Shaftesbury Theatre.

Around the Parish

2nd June to 5th June
Flowers and Memories of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Year. St Mary’s Church, Cofton. 11am to 3pm Thursday to Saturday inclusive. Sunday 12 to 3pm
Refreshments available.

1st June to 4th June 
St. Gregory’s Parish Church will be open from Wednesday 1st June to Sat 4th June to celebrate the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth and also the life of the church over the 70 years with flowers and photographs. Open 10-4 Wed.-Fri; Sat 10-12, 2-4.
Come and take a trip down memory lane .

1st June to 10th September
70 Glorious Years of Her Majesty plus a tribute to Duke of Edinburgh Award winners. Wednesday to Friday 11am to 3pm Saturday 10am to 1pm
Adults £2 Children and concessions £1. Family ticket available. Dawlish Museum, Barton Terrace, Dawlish.

1st June to 4th June 
St. Gregory’s Parish church will be open from Wednesday 1st June to Sat 4th June to celebrate the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth and also the life of the church over the 70 years with flowers and photographs. Open 10-4 Wed.-Fri; Sat 10-12, 2-4.
Come and take a trip down memory lane .

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