What's On

Bushcraft for Families (National Trust)
Sunday 4th September 2011

Sun 4th – Bushcraft for Families (National Trust) - Greenway
Sunday 4th September – 10am-4pm.

Learn how to make fires, build shelters, use and maintain tools, identify trees and edible produce in an event the whole family can enjoy together.

Use these skills to make your own lunch!

To book call 01803 842382. Adult £10. Meet at Greenway, near Galmpton.

Crabs; from Sea to Sandwich......

Crabs; from Sea to Sandwich......
Thursday 8th September 2011

Crabs; from Sea to Sandwich
Thursday 8th September – 10.30am-1pm.

If you love crab, but don’t know how to deal with a live one, come and spend a hands-on morning learning how to humanely dispactch, cook and cut a crab, ready to eat, in Mark Lobb’s fish store, overlooking Start Bay.

You’ll be working on your own crab, which you can take home for tea and there will be ideas for using crab and lobster in your cooking.

The price includes a crab, plus tastings.

To book email [email protected] or call 01803 861384.

Adults only £9. Meet at The Store, Mill Lane, Stoke Fleming.

Fruits from the Hedgerow (AONB) - Kingswear

Fruits from the Hedgerow (AONB) - Kingswear
Saturday 10th September 2011

Fruits from the Hedgerow (South Devom AONB) – 10.30am-1.30pm.
Saturday 10th September

Think beyond blackberries on this stroll to gather wild fruits from the National Trust hedgerows of Kingswear’s coast.

Managed for wildlife, they are especially abundant in fruits. Learn about the wide range of wild fruits that you can gather and eat, plus some ingenious ways to cook and preserve them with Fiona Campbell (wild food gatherer).

Cooking and tasting session after the walk. 2 miles. Bring a basket. Adults £4, children £2.

Meet at Froward car park, left after Coleton Barton Farm, B3205 to Kingswear.

Agatha Christie Week

Agatha Christie Week
Sunday 11th September 2011 to Sunday 18th September 2011

11th to 18th September 2011

Agatha Christie - The Queen of Murder & Mayhem...

A whole week of events to celebrate the Iconic local writer, there are boat trips, vintage bus rides, fetes, window dressing competitions, theatre productions, fireworls, dinners on a steam train.....

Check out http://www.englishriviera.co.uk/agathachristie/festival/event-listings-2011 for more information on events

Twilight Tour of Greenway House

Twilight Tour of Greenway House
Tuesday 13th September 2011

Twilight Tour of Greenway House - Discover Greenway in a new light.

Tuesday 13th September 7-9pm

Take the chance to see Greenway House after hours, in the September twilight glow.

Enjoy canapés in the House Kitchen followed by a fascinating guided tour of the House by one of our extraordinarily knowledgeable volunteers. Discover the secrets of the Greenway that Agatha Christie knew and loved, and get a feel for yourself of the house she described as 'the loveliest place in the world'.

The experience includes unique travel to and from Greenway from set local points on our character 1950's vintage bus. Timings do not include the bus trip. Please contact the Property Office for further details.

Booking Essential, tickets £25; ring Greenway on 01803 842382 or email [email protected]

British Food Fortnight

British Food Fortnight
Saturday 17th September 2011 to Sunday 2nd October 2011

Celebrate British Food Fortnight at Alf’s
17th Sept – 2nd Oct

Two whole weeks to celebrate the fabulous array of British Food & encourage people to eat and buy British food.

Here at Alf’s we will be offering specials for Breakfast & Lunch using some of the great local food we have here in the South Hams & surrounding area.

We will have on offer; Poole Farm Award Winning Smoked Bacon, Chunk of Devon Steak & Ale Pie or Steak & Kidney Pie, Sharpham Brie & Hogs Bottom Devon Chutney Toasty and delicious homemade Apple Cake with Devon Clotted Cream £2.20

We are passionate about supporting local producers

South Devon Walking Festival

South Devon Walking Festival
Friday 23rd September 2011 to Monday 26th September 2011

23rd to 26th Sept – South Devon Walking Festival (AONB)

Give yourself space to breath this Autumn in the clean South Devon air!

A long weekend of guided walks around the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty all led by expert guides. Check out the website for further information on programme details, themes & routes, accommodation special offers, sponsors & local information...and get your walking boots on!

In the mean time try these self guided walks & trails, visit http://www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/sites.asp?PageId=32 for the routes of varying difficulty.


British Cheese Week 24th Sept – 4th Oct

British Cheese Week 24th Sept – 4th Oct
Saturday 24th September 2011 to Tuesday 4th October 2011

British Cheese Week

We think this is a great week....we love cheese!!!!

This week is all about promoting British Cheese, something we’ve very fond of here at Alf’s. We use totally British & local cheese on our cheese platter & toasties.

This week also coincides with British Food Fortnight, so we will have Sharpham Brie & Sharpham Garlic & Chive Rustic Toasties. Our cheese boards also include Quickes (from Devon) Goats Cheese & Applewood Smoked Cheddar from Somerset.

Especially for this week we will also have the special Sharpham Savour cheese which is a tangy mix of cows & goats milk created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the creation of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Watch out for the Savour on your cheese platter...double yum!!!

Your Child's Health presentation by Nutrition Consultant Deborah Iley
Wednesday 28th September 2011

Wednesday 28th September, 7.30-9.00pm
The Flavel Studio (top floor), Dartmouth

This is the penultimate in a series of 7 designed to promote POSITIVE HEALTH!

'Your Child's Health'

An informal presentation given by Nutrition Consultant Deborah Iley (Dip. ION)

Tickets are £5.00, please telephone 01803 835157

Other topics in the series include;
Discussing Cancer Wednesday 26th October

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