With delicious ales from two local breweries. The Albert (just over the road from St Johns) and creators of some amazing hemp ale and Shark Island Stout. And The New Lion Brewery with their delicious Pandit IPA and other brews
For Live music in Devon...
there is simply nothing like an Acoustic Haven.
Community music at it's best.
Excellent artists... beautiful venue... home-made organic food & locally brewed beers... and entirely run by volunteers for the benefit of 2 land-based projects.
'It's truly a refreshing and spellbinding space' Martha Tilston
ACOUSTIC HAVEN RETRUNS! Saturday 12th February 2022
Alastair Caplin & Ewan Macdonald in concert
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Join us for the return of Acoustic Haven in our stunning timber framed barn at The Hillyfield. Wood Fires, Sheepskins & Forest food. Two of the finest fiddlers in the country...
Alastair Caplin and Ewan Mcdonald
Two of the best violinists we know join forces to offer a deep dive into their shared Gaelic tradition. Expect a sensational performance of heart-wrenchingly beautiful laments on fiddles, guitar, mandolin and bouzouki interspersed with blisteringly fast tune sets. Gaelic song from the duo's native Gàidhealtachd feature heavily in the set, with poignant harmonium-accompanied 'rain Mòra (great songs) interspersed with rapid tongue-twisting pùirt-a-beul (Gaelic mouth-music).
Follow this link to book tickets and find out details. BOOK HERE
It's a wild and magical hidden valley so come prepared for the great outdoors... and adventure. Liftshare and arrive promptly at 7pm to journey over the fields to the barn.
WOODLAND HAVEN with Alastair Caplin and Ewan Mcdonald
Exquisite Scottish Violin in the barn
VELVET & STONE
& SILENT DISCO tbc
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Long ago.... in a church on a hill.
Now in a Woodland on Dartmoor
Acoustic Haven ran for over 10 years at Bowden House and St John's Church. A top quality live music night every month through the winter.
Following 4 years of rest (or more like 4 years of back breaking work) we are now re-launching with occasional events at The Hillyfield Woodland Farm on Dartmoor.
THE HILLYFIELD www.thehillyfield.co.uk
The Hillyfield manages 46acres of mixed woodland and pasture on the south of Dartmoor National Park for environmental and community benefit. They are caught in a Public Inquiry with the National Park planners and need help to stand up for small-woodland restoration. To find out more, volunteer, or buy home-grown timber or firewood then visit www.thehillyfield.co.uk
THE LIVING PROJECTS www.facebook.com/thelivingprojects
The Living Projects is an umbrella group for individuals and organisations in the Totnes area who care about a sustainable future. They look after a 5acre growing project on the edge of Dartington and hold occasional events.
gigs gone by...
Fana & friends
John & Emily Langan
King James Hymnal
Stevie P and band
Acoustic Haven is a fundraiser for two excellent local land-based initiatives, and is run entirely by volunteers.
If you want to get involved in helping run Acoustic Haven click on Volunteer page above. There are lots of roles you could help fill. Publicity, Set-up, Cafe Crew etc.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For info on how to get out on the land click the links below!
45 acres of beautiful ancient woodland and pasture on Dartmoor, just outside South Brent.
Join us for a volunteer day and experience what it is to care for this beautiful wooded valley. Find out more at www.thehillyfield.co.uk
The Hillyfield sells home-grown firewood and timber & RocketLogs! We also host events and workshops throughout the year.
The Living Projects
'Creating community space to facilitate young peoples initiative to create a viable and sustainable future for themselves and their communities'
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