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Dartmoor Resonance Music Festival

Dartmoor Resonance Music Festival

16th–24th June 2018

A musical evocation and journey through time marking the 20th anniversary of The Dartmoor Society

The Dartmoor Society is holding a 9-day midsummer music festival, using a wide variety of venues, events and partners, to celebrate the remarkable diversity of composers and performers of sacred and secular music, from prehistory to the present day, all inspired by Dartmoor.

This rich cultural thread, which has not been explored collectively before, will contribute significantly to a sense of place, both old and new, reaching out to communities on Dartmoor, in Britain and beyond.

We are working with some highly respected and well known partners – Simon Ible (Conductor, Ten Tors Orchestra 1998–2017), Wren Music, Seventh Wave Music and others, besides a wondrous diversity of musicians and composers.

We are proud to say that the festival will be a masterclass in excellence for everyone to enjoy, whatever your taste in music. Several newly composed pieces will be premiered and of special interest will be John Woolrich’s reworked ‘Wistman’s Wood’.

A special Festival book Dartmoor Resonance and the Story of Dartmoor Music is now available on our Merchandise page.

The programme is on our Events page, through which tickets are also now available.

Sponsorship and Donations

Sponsorship has been coming in from a variety of grant-giving bodies, businesses and individuals, but we are still seeking more support to ensure that the Festival is the best it can possibly be. Even a contribution of £5 will help pay for a professional musician or a venue booking. The names of those who donate will be listed in the Festival Booklet (unless you wish to remain anonymous).

If you would like to make a donation towards the Festival, there are three ways you can do it:

1. Online Payment

Use the buttons below to donate a specific amount, or make a donation of your own choice.  You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. We encourage you to also complete a Gift Aid declaration (see below).

2. Bank Transfer

Please transfer your donation to the following account:

Bank: Lloyds Bank plc (Okehampton branch)
Sort code:
30-96-23
Account number: 28470960
Account name: The Dartmoor Society Event Account

Please use DRMF as the transaction reference. We encourage you to also complete a Gift Aid declaration (see below).

3. Cheque

Please make your cheque payable to the Dartmoor Society and write DRMF on the back. Post it to: The Dartmoor Society, PO Box 38, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0XJ.

Gift Aid

If you make a donation and are a UK taxpayer, we encourage you to complete a Gift Aid declaration. This allows us to claim an extra 25p from HMRC for every £1 you donate, at no cost to yourself.

You can download a printable Gift Aid declaration form below. Please complete and post it to: The Dartmoor Society, PO Box 38, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0XJ.

Download the Dartmoor Society Gift Aid Declaration Form

Gift Aid Declaration Form

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