The Exon Singers hold their annual festival in the historic market town of Tavistock, with recitals and services in the town’s beautiful 13th century parish church and in nearby Buckfast Abbey.

2016: A selection of photos taken at the Exon Festival Chorus dress rehearsal (Brahms German Requiem) on Tuesday 26th July 2016 can be can be viewed here.

The 52nd Annual Exon Singers Festival will run from Tuesday 31st July to Sunday 5th August 2018 and will be the first under the directorship of Joseph Judge.The Festival will feature a Come and Sing Workshop Day the previous Saturday, on 28th July, when the Exon Festival Chorus will prepare anthems by Parry and Handel in celebration of the 700th anniversary of St Eustachius Parish Church in Tavistock. Details of the Come and Sing Workshop Day can be downloaded here. Festival details will be available in the Spring of 2018.

Full details of the 51st Exon Singers Festival (1st – 6th August 2017) can be downloaded below.

Exon Singers Festival Information 2017

Conductor & Artistic Director:  Richard Wilberforce
Composer in Residence:             Toby Young

Guest Organ Recitalist:                Peter King
Guest Artists:                                  Katharine Fuge
                                                             Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra

Festival Concert Tickets

Tickets priced £12 (under 18s free) for evening concerts, will be available at the door. There is free entry with retiring collection for the lunchtime recitals and festival services. A Festival Ticket, granting entry to all concerts together with a complimentary Festival programme, will also be available at the door priced £35 (Friends and Benefactors, and choir members’ Tavistock hosts £30). This is a saving of £28.00. Exon Festival Chorus workshop events are ticketed separately.

Tickets will be available for advance sale from Bookstop, 3 Market Street, Tavistock 01822 617244 (Monday-Saturday 0900-1730) or by sending an email to tickets@exonsingers.org.uk. We will then confirm the reservation of your tickets and give details of how to pay. To book tickets for the Come and Sing Workshop, please email comeandsing@exonsingers.org.uk.

Accommodation in Devon

Dartmoor is an area of outstanding natural beauty and a magical place to experience during the Exon Singers Festival. The breathtaking scenes and magnificent open moorland stretch for miles and lure people back time after time.

There is a wealth of accommodation in the local area from the finest English country hotels and recommended bed and breakfasts to serviced self catering cottages and apartments. These can all be visited online through the links below.

Or call the Dartmoor Booking Hotline on +44 (0) 1271 336 134