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Making music at the fest

A shout out for some of our fabulous local talent, serenading us at Toby’s Garden Festival on Fri 28 and Sat 29 April. We’re joined both days by local talent from Devon and Cornwall, playing a range of acoustic and folk, covers and own compositions.  Father and son ukulele band from Cornwall, Sunnyside Up, AKA Tim …

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Incredible stone balancing with Adrian Gray

Adrian Gray is the pioneer of stonebalancing art – the gravity-defying practice of balancing stones one on top of the other to create garden sculptures.  The stones he uses range in size from small tactile rocks to massive granite boulders, and Adrian will be talking about his inspiration and the process of  weathering the stone, lifting them by crane into their …

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Meet the Seed Detective

Speaker news! Adam Alexander, author of The Seed Detective – Uncovering the Secret Histories of Remarkable vegetables, is joining us on Friday 28 April to share his intimate knowledge of veg from around the globe. In his talk ‘Meetings with Remarkable Vegetables’, he celebrates the special qualities of these rare and endangered varieties along with why …

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New! Wickhams Wine tasting

Join us for our new-for-2023 Wine Tasting with festival sponsor, Wickhams, where festival visitors will have the chance to meet the makers, chat to growers, buy wine and enjoy free tastings from Devon, the West Country and beyond. Owned by Dan Farrell-Wright, Wickhams is a Devon-based award-winning online wine merchant who curates a wide range …

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