'Fantastic' talent lights up Dalwood Music Day
PUBLISHED: 17:30 11 July 2015 | UPDATED: 10:34 15 July 2015
The event saw acts perform at Dalwood Village Hall, St Peter's Church and The Tuckers Arms.
Hundreds of people enjoyed Dalwood Music Day at the weekend.
The event on Saturday saw acts perform at Dalwood Village Hall, St Peter’s Church and The Tuckers Arms.
More than 250 performers from around the South West, playing jazz, folk and classical, featured.
They included Axe Valley Community Choir, St Mary’s Orchestra and Wind Band, The Corrydale Singers, Piping Hot and Nyther Nore.
Tina Mackenney, who organised the Music Day, said: “The day was a huge success, particularly because of the fantastic talent and weather.
“Dalwood is the most beautiful village and we are very lucky as we have all three venues and the car park within walking distance.
“We have had lots of emails from performers and visitors who came along and said it was a lovely
“It was a lovely and happy atmosphere.
“Overall, we had such fantastic talent that every performance was a highlight.”
Tina also praised her helpers - mostly people from Dalwood - who gave up their time to help on the
“You cannot put these things on unless you have someone on the day to help you,” she added.
“They were an amazing team and all very enthusiastic and willing.”
Tina does not yet know how much the event raised, but collections have topped £2,000 so far.
They will be used to fund next year’s event, which Tina has already booked a few acts for.
“Hopefully, we will have even more people next year, and will be blessed with sunny weather,” she added.