Dark Skies Festival

Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

Friday 13th to Sunday 29th October 2023.

The 2023 festival has now finished and we're delighted to have had so many people join our events.  A press release will be linked here soon.

This popular annual festival was kindly being sponsored this year by Airband logo

Press and public enquiries to Katrina Munro on

Work will soon be underway for the 2024 festival! Check back here for details.

Dark Skies Festival Art Competition for Children - The  Results

Capture the wonders of Exmoor at Night in a painting, drawing or other creative medium.

We were blown away by the quality of artwork submitted by children in our annual Exmoor Dark Skies Festival Competition.

The entries are now on public display (from 16th November) at our National Park Centre in Lynmouth which is open 7 days a week. The display will be available until the end of the year.

Winner 12-16yrs - Benjamin Graham  from Tiverton

Winner 11 and under Elise Mcvey from Dulverton

Highly Commended :

Eben Grant, Noah Turner, Spencer and Dexter McVey, Beth Cranston, Brooke Barnard, George Gadd, Ewan and Seth Newell, Etta Baldaro, Sophia Lopez Clarkson

Thank you to  everyone who took part!