23rd - 25th October 2020
“great happiness and friendship is often found, quite unexpectedly, in the most unlikely situations and places”
Persian fairytale, 1302
All levels of dancer and drummer are "absobloodylutely" welcome
Join us for a fabulous weekend of inspiring workshops
explore the history and roots of ATS® from the music - drumbeats and rhythms,
the dance - steps and concepts, to journeys and influences along the way
dancing, drumming, crafting, relaxation, fun and friendship
Need FCCE hours? Gain 9 of your 10 hours in one weekend
with Kelley Beeston and Liz Malcom!
We'll be joined by Kathy Stahlman, Asif Qu and of course the Zuzas
– all will be revealed bit by bit
Mount Kelly -ATS® Hogwarts
Parkwood Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0HZ
Set in over 150 acres, on the edge of Devon’s Dartmoor National Park, close to the bustling town of Tavistock with traditional pannier market and all amenities
Mount Kelly is the ATS® Hogwarts – a private boarding school boasting spacious bedrooms -
most accommodate two people but if you're coming with lots of friends some can extend up to 6
a few single rooms are available for an additional supplement of £25
single beds - no bunks
shared bathroom and shower facilities on each floor
If you have any spare time take advantage of a stroll in the grounds or walk in to the bustling local town of Tavistock with traditional pannier market and all amenities (including 'off licences')
There is an Olympic size heated indoor swimming pool at the college although it does have limited public hours and there would be a small extra charge
Getting to ATS® Hogwarts / Mount Kelly
Mount Kelly College, Parkwood Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0HZ
Serendipity has a wonderfully supportive tribal family so join our Facebook group to share your travel plans, especially for those coming in from Europe or travelling from further afield
It is possible to get group discounts on the trains and some of our participants are able to offer car space – lift sharing, pick ups and drop offs
Planning your route: map to the College
Take M5 to Exeter and continue towards Okehampton and Bodmin on A30. After about 30 minutes take the exit A386 to Tavistock. Continue across the moor and as you reach Tavistock, the College is on your right -plenty of parking space
by Public Transport
travel to Plymouth train station then take a bus to Tavistock and short walk to the College
Join our Facebook Group to see if others can help with lift sharing from Bristol or Exeter airports or Exeter St David's train station
by Air and Rail
Local international airports include:
take Bristol Air Bus to Bristol Temple Meads train station – train to Plymouth – bus to Tavistock
take bus/taxi to Exeter St Davids train station – train to Plymouth – bus to Tavistock
London Heathrow Airport
take Heathrow Express train to London Paddington (15 minutes) – train from London Paddington to Plymouth – bus to Tavistock
Heathrow Express Tickets are cheaper if purchased online 90 days or 30 days in advance – group discounts available
Flights to London Heathrow will probably be cheaper but trains from London to Plymouth can be expensive depending on the time of day and how far in advance you can book.
Team up with others to get group discount
So check the costs of transport to Plymouth as it sometimes works out cheaper to fly to Bristol or Exeter
Other London Airports – Flights to other London airports may be cheaper but there will be additional overground train or underground tube fares from the airport to central London where you can then take a train from London Paddington
Train tickets are cheaper in off peak hours and purchased online up to 12 weeks in advance.
You can collect your ticket from special machines at the chosen train station but you will need the Booking Code and the credit / debit card used to purchase the tickets.
Some tickets can be sent to your phone if you download the app.
Group discounts are available
Plymouth to Tavistock about 45 minutes and about 10 minutes walk to Mount Kelly (we’re checking out taxis OR it may possibly be able to arrange for someone to pick you up)
Time to look around or extend your visit?
then venture a little further afield for some great walks in Dartmoor National Park with its ancient stone circles or historic Plymouth (15 miles) and nearby beaches