February and March Workshops and Events

An evening with poet Matt Harvey at Dawlish Library

Matt HarveyHumorous, quirky and entertaining poet Matt Harvey will be making a special appearance in Dawlish for an evening of performance poetry.

Organised by the new Poetry for Pleasure Group in Dawlish, Matt Harvey, guest poet at Wimbledon Tennis Championships and a regular on BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live programme will be at Dawlish Library from 7.30pm to 9.30pm on Wednesday 25th February.

The new poetry group in Dawlish was established a part of a community arts project in the town supported by Arts Wave Devon offering arts opportunities with the theme of ‘Dawlish Journeys’.  The art project has worked with the Dawlish community since September 2014 and has already worked with over 1500 people, providing workshops and events from the Christmas lantern parade to dancing in the streets.

Tickets are  £5 – to include glass of wine or soft drink and are available from Open DAW or Dawlish Library in advance or you can telephone Angie on 01626 864994 or email: opendaw@btconnect.com

More arts wave devon art activities announced in Dawlish!

Free Mosaic Workshop


Join arts wave devon at The Strand Centre (United Reform Church) on Friday 27th February to help complete the community mosaic.  A free workshop between 10am-2pm with a break for lunch. Everyone welcome, no booking required.

Free Dance workshop for Dawlish Library Memory Café

Dawlish Dancers

On Monday 9th March between 2-3.30pm The Dawlish Dancers will be leading a special dance session for the memory cafe.  Contact Diane Flavin for more information: diane.flavin@devon.gov.uk

Animation and Dance Workshop at Red Rock Youth Centre


On Friday 27th February and 13th March from 6pm, arts wave devon will be running animation workshops with young people aged 10+.  There will also be special creative dance workshops throughout February and March on a Thursday evening for young people with special needs as part of No Limits Youth Group.

If you are interested in the activities at Red Rock please contact Shirley at Dawlish Action for Youth on 01626 889288 for further information.


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