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Two events take place in Galmpton village over the next few weeks, both of which showcase the many and diverse skills of the residents of the village and surrounding areas.  The first is the 9th Annual Galmpton Barn Art Group’s Art Exhibition held in the Barn Hall from Saturday 17th August until Bank Holiday Monday, August 26th.  The group always stage a superb exhibition with pictures in many media all created by a talented group of local artists.  Doors are open from 10.30 a.m. until 6.00 p.m. with free admission.  Refreshments are available.  On Sunday 1st September the Galmpton Festival Association will be holding their annual Galmpton Autumn Festival from 11.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.  The flower, cookery, crafts, fruit and vegetables, and art shows will be held at various locations along and near Greenway Road, Galmpton.  There is free admission to view all the shows, skills demonstrations and musical entertainment.  The book of schedules to enter in the shows costs £1.50 and can be purchased from the Manor Inn or Galleon Stores.  Refreshments will be available in the village hall and the Manor Inn.  All proceeds are in aid of Rowcroft Hospice.  The Autumn Festival is supported by Eric Lloyd & Co.  Bill Bye, director of Eric Lloyd & Co, commented that, “these two shows capture the very essence of life in the village of Galmpton, a village where there is a great community spirit.”  If you are looking to buy or sell in Galmpton call Eric Lloyd & Co on 01803 844466.